How would a second Trump presidency affect Britain?

Re-election of Republican frontrunner could threaten UK security, warns former head of secret service

Former U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference
The former president's refusal to commit to maintaining US membership of Nato is 'problematic' for Britain
(Image credit: Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

As the spectre of a second Donald Trump term in the White House looms across the Atlantic, experts are warning of the potential "political threat" to Britain.

Trump won the support of about 51% of Iowa caucus-goers on Monday, demonstrating his enduring domination of the party. If he goes on to win the GOP nomination, the former president faces a bitter rematch against Joe Biden at this year's presidential elections. Polls have consistently put the two neck and neck in the race, despite the 91 felony charges that Trump faces in four criminal cases. 

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