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diArticles feed for di, 23 Mar 2019 22:47:02 GMT for Node.jsroundup,russia investigation,mueller time,robert mueller,donald trump,mueller report,politicsnorth korea,kim jong-un,global politics,world view,president trumpmartin luther king jr.,what's past is prologue,lester maddox,ted kennedy,civil rights,gerald ford,ronald reagan,donald trump,1980 presidential election,segregation,george wallace,politics,1976 presidential election,jimmy carter,iran hostage crisisstate investigations,obstruction of justice,robert mueller,donald trump,poltics,mueller report,congressional investigations,mueller time,campaign finance law,collusion with russia,michael cohendonald trump,mueller time,robert mueller,russia investigationpolitics,mueller report,robert mueller,russia investigation,president trumprussia investigation,mueller time,robert mueller,mueller report,politics,president trumpmueller time,mueller report,robert mueller,russia investigation,political chatsrussia probe,george papadopoulos,paul manafort,rick gates,mueller time,robert mueller,mueller investigation,top story,russiamueller time,twitterthe democrats,house democrats,vision 2020,dccc,democratic primaries737 max,boeing,businessdonald trump,politics,fox news,tucker carlsonthe law,felicity huffman,varsity blues scandal,college admissions scandalthe national interest,politicsselect all,anti-vaxx,technology,gofundmeisrael,mitt romney,democracy,bret stephens,brexit,donald trump,interesting times,the republican party,transgender issues,theresa mayjeremy corbyn,politics,brexit,european union,theresa mayeconomic policy,labor,poverty,trump administration,president trumpron paul,gary hart,hillary clinton,george mcgovern,ted kennedy,kamala harris,joe biden,walter mondale,ronald reagan,ed muskie,vision 2020,george h.w. bush,bernie sanders,the democrats,politics,ted cruz,democratic national convention,jimmy carter,democratic primaries<![CDATA[The Last Mueller Report Speculation You’ll Ever Have to Read]]>, 23 Mar 2019 19:00:00 GMT

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election may be over, but the two-year wait to find out what he and his team of investigators concluded is not. Beyond the initial reports that the special counsel has not recommended any additional indictments, the contents...More »]]>Chas Dannerrounduprussia investigationmueller timerobert muellerdonald trumpmueller reportpolitics<![CDATA[Trump Won’t Let U.S. Officials Come Between Him and Kim Jong-un]]>, 23 Mar 2019 16:31:03 GMT

“President Trump likes Chairman Kim, and he doesn’t think these sanctions will be necessary.”

With that Friday night statement from White House press secretary Sarah Saunders, foreign policy’s favorite star-crossed lovers were back: the ardent Donald Trump and the elusive dictator Kim Jong-un, kept apart by … the United States Treasury....More »]]>Heather Hurlburtnorth koreakim jong-unglobal politicsworld viewpresident trump<![CDATA[How Jimmy Carter’s Election Previewed Trump’s]]>, 23 Mar 2019 13:00:02 GMT

Today, James Earl Carter, the 39th President of the United States, became the oldest living ex-president, at 94 years and 172 days. That’s especially remarkable because Carter had been diagnosed in 2015 with metastatic cancer that had spread to his brain and liver — which a few months later remarkably...More »]]>Ed Kilgoremartin luther king jr.what's past is prologuelester maddoxted kennedycivil rightsgerald fordronald reagandonald trump1980 presidential electionsegregationgeorge wallacepolitics1976 presidential electionjimmy carteriran hostage crisis<![CDATA[The Trump Investigations Are Far From Over]]>, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:29 GMT

Politics, punditry and human nature being as they are, the late-Friday news that special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s final report has been transmitted to the attorney general (and will be described in summary form to Congress very soon) has spurred a frenzy of speculation, and the first of many leaks...More »]]>Ed Kilgorestate investigationsobstruction of justicerobert muellerdonald trumppolticsmueller reportcongressional investigationsmueller timecampaign finance lawcollusion with russiamichael cohen<![CDATA[Mueller Report Wraps Up With No New Indictments]]>, 22 Mar 2019 23:43:10 GMT

On Friday afternoon, a security officer delivered special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report to the office of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Within its pages, there were no new indictments under seal, meaning that the nearly two-year investigation ended without the special counsel recommending that President Trump, or any of...More »]]>Matt Stiebdonald trumpmueller timerobert muellerrussia investigation<![CDATA[When Will We See The Mueller Report?]]>, 22 Mar 2019 22:35:59 GMT

The hour has finally arrived. Nearly two years after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein tasked Robert Mueller with leading an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, the special counsel has delivered his report to the Justice Department. Now, Attorney General William P. Barr is thumbing through Mueller’s findings,...More »]]>Eric Levitzpoliticsmueller reportrobert muellerrussia investigationpresident trump<![CDATA[When Will We Be Able to Read the Mueller Report?]]>, 22 Mar 2019 22:35:59 GMT

The hour has finally arrived. Nearly two years after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein tasked Robert Mueller with leading an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, the special counsel has delivered his report to the Justice Department. Now, Attorney General William P. Barr is thumbing through Mueller’s findings,...More »]]>Eric Levitzrussia investigationmueller timerobert muellermueller reportpoliticspresident trump<![CDATA[Intelligencer Chat: First Reactions to the Mueller Report’s Completion]]>, 22 Mar 2019 22:22:11 GMT

At long last, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his feverishly anticipated report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election to the Department of Justice. Details on the contents of the report are scarce, but multiple sources report that Mueller is not seeking any further indictments — a...More »]]>Jonathan Chait,Benjamin Hart,Ed Kilgoremueller timemueller reportrobert muellerrussia investigationpolitical chats<![CDATA[Everything We’ve Learned From Robert Mueller’s Investigation (So Far)]]>, 22 Mar 2019 22:00:00 GMT

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finally delivered his report to Attorney General William Barr, nearly two years after his investigation started. In a letter to Congress, Barr said he may brief lawmakers in the next few days. For now, the biggest revelation is that Mueller is not recommending any...More »]]>Margaret Hartmann,Nick Taborrussia probegeorge papadopoulospaul manafortrick gatesmueller timerobert muellermueller investigationtop storyrussia<![CDATA[Want to Understand the Mueller Report? Here’s Who You Should Follow on Twitter]]>, 22 Mar 2019 21:53:09 GMT

Robert Mueller has, at very long last, submitted his report to the Department of Justice. A driving question of the collected Russia investigations thus far: what does “collusion” really mean? In terms of legal consequence, the answer is frustratingly unattainable for those who don’t hold a JD, or don’t...More »]]>Matt Stiebmueller timetwitter<![CDATA[House Democratic Establishment Declares War on Democracy]]>, 22 Mar 2019 19:40:39 GMT

The American political system is dominated by a two-party duopoly that uses its control over election laws to suppress challenges to its power. That statement might sound like Nader-ite agit-prop, but it is a plain fact, widely recognized by scholars of comparative politics. “Perhaps the clearest case of...More »]]>Eric Levitzthe democratshouse democratsvision 2020dcccdemocratic primaries<![CDATA[Could the 737 MAX Kill Boeing?]]>, 22 Mar 2019 19:20:12 GMT

Indonesia’s Garuda announced earlier today that it was cancelling its $6 billion, 49-plane order for the 737 MAX, and was in discussions with Boeing about returning the one aircraft of that order already delivered. This is the first cancellation of a 737 MAX order since the worldwide fleet was...More »]]>Jeff Wise737 maxboeingbusiness<![CDATA[There’s No Good Reason to Go on Fox News]]>, 22 Mar 2019 18:40:39 GMT

“They don’t want to argue,” Laura Ingraham complained on Thursday night. “They want to search and destroy. That’s what they do. That’s why Fox News viewers are so loyal because we refuse to bow, refuse to cave into these kind of terroristic tactics and that’s what they are. They...More »]]>Sarah Jonesdonald trumppoliticsfox newstucker carlson<![CDATA[Why Prosecutors Went Harder at the Parents than the Kingpin in Varsity Blues]]>, 22 Mar 2019 17:27:48 GMT

The Varsity Blues scandal that took over the nation’s headlines last week was shocking, but one notable aspect of the case that is rarely discussed was how aggressive and intentional federal prosecutors were in using their powers to go after people who, from a traditional law-enforcement perspective, were the lowest-level...More »]]>Renato Mariottithe lawfelicity huffmanvarsity blues scandalcollege admissions scandal<![CDATA[Trump Nominates Famous Idiot Stephen Moore to Federal Reserve Board]]>, 22 Mar 2019 17:19:49 GMT

Stephen Moore’s career as an economic analyst has been a decades-long continuous procession of error and hackery. It is not despite but precisely because of these errors that Moore now finds himself in the astonishing position of having been offered a position on the Federal Reserve board by President...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestpolitics<![CDATA[GoFundMe Hops on the Finally-Doing Something-About-Anti-Vaxxers Train]]>, 22 Mar 2019 16:02:24 GMT

GoFundMe, according to a report from the Daily Beast, is the latest platform to do, uh, something to try to curb its anti-vax problem. The crowdfunding website will no longer allow people raising money for vaccine misinformation campaigns using its services.

“Campaigns raising money to promote misinformation about vaccines...More »]]>Madison Malone Kircherselect allanti-vaxxtechnologygofundme<![CDATA[Trump Is a Massive Failure — and Getting Exactly What He Wants]]>, 22 Mar 2019 15:50:28 GMT

Every day, the evidence piles up that Trump’s presidency is a failure on its own terms, let alone anyone else’s. And every day, it becomes clearer that this really doesn’t matter at all.

A politically successful policy catastrophe? That’s one way of putting it. Let us count the ways. On...More »]]>Andrew Sullivanisraelmitt romneydemocracybret stephensbrexitdonald trumpinteresting timesthe republican partytransgender issuestheresa may<![CDATA[E.U. to Let Britain Drag Out Its Nervous Breakdown a Bit Longer]]>, 22 Mar 2019 15:27:03 GMT

On Thursday, the European Union extended the deadline for Britain’s eviction from the continental bloc, allowing the United Kingdom to carry on with its national nervous breakdown for a few additional weeks.

The U.K. was poised to make a “no deal” Brexit on March 29, an outcome that would threaten...More »]]>Eric Levitzjeremy corbynpoliticsbrexiteuropean uniontheresa may<![CDATA[Trump Economic Team: Welfare Cuts Poverty. So, Let’s Cut Welfare.]]>, 22 Mar 2019 12:39:09 GMT

During his final State of the Union address, Ronald Reagan etched an epitaph onto the tombstone of welfare liberalism: “The federal government declared a war on poverty, and poverty won.”

For decades, this was the conservative movement’s single-sentence indictment of the Great Society. In the GOP’s telling, the social...More »]]>Eric Levitzeconomic policylaborpovertytrump administrationpresident trump<![CDATA[4 Reasons Democrats Will Have a Front-runner Soon — and 3 They Won’t]]>, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:42 GMTThere are at present 15 candidates in the Democratic presidential field for 2020 that are serious enough that they will likely make the cut for the first official debate in June. According to the New York Times, there are three others likely to run, (Biden, Bullock and Swalwell) and another...More »]]>Ed Kilgoreron paulgary harthillary clintongeorge mcgovernted kennedykamala harrisjoe bidenwalter mondaleronald reaganed muskievision 2020george h.w. bushbernie sandersthe democratspoliticsted cruzdemocratic national conventionjimmy carterdemocratic primaries

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