What if a foreign power gained control of the US Presidency?
"MI6 agent James Mackay fears that this may already be happening."
"The 1980 novel by Ted Allbeury, called The Twentieth Day of January, is about a Republican populist getting elected president of the United States.
"It turns out that his chief adviser is under the influence of the Kremlin, a connection that is unearthed by a British intelligence officer.
"When confronted with evidence that the Russians have sexually compromising pictures of him, the president-elect takes an overdose, which the CIA passes off as a heart attack."
Trumped by a work of fiction.
"Suspecting that the KGB is behind Powell's sudden rise from nowhere to the political bigtime..."
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