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  1. programming note
    CBS Deems Trump’s National Emergency Speech Less Important Than Price Is RightTwenty minutes after his 8-minute speech began 40 minutes late, it was back to the Big Wheel.
  2. russia investigation
    Mueller Recommends Paul Manafort Receive Up to 24 Years in PrisonUnfortunately for Manafort’s chances of ever getting out of prison, this recommended sentence only deals with his financial convictions in Virginia.
  3. politics
    You Can’t Stop a Power Grab by Fact-Checking ItTrump’s national emergency stems from an ideological problem, and it won’t be fixed by fact-checking.
  4. william weld
    William Weld and the Strange Allure of No-Hope Primary ChallengesSo many people think Trump ought to have a primary challenger that they’ll exaggerate the importance of anyone who shows up.
  5. national emergency declaration
    Trump Counting on Supreme Court to Vindicate His Emergency DeclarationTrump did the legal case for his emergency declaration no good in his rambling press appearance announcing it.
  6. the national interest
    Trump’s Emergency Declaration Shows He Is Unfit for OfficeAt worst, the president is trashing the Constitution. At best, he is using the courts to rescue him from a massive blunder.
  7. snl
    Prepare Yourself for the Return of Alec Baldwin’s Trump on SNLYou’ve been warned.
  8. the national interest
    Putin Told Trump North Korea Couldn’t Launch Missiles, and He Believed ItHarrowing evidence Trump’s insane credulity on North Korea is influenced by Russia.
  9. national emergency declaration
    What to Expect When You’re Expecting a National EmergencyEverything you need to know about Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to fund a southern border wall.
  10. donald trump
    White House Tries to Hide Official News That Trump Is ObeseThe White House released Trump’s physical showing that he is obese just after announcing that the president intends to declare a national emergency.
  11. big announcements
    Is the Trump Admin Seriously Going to Declare National Emergency via Notes App?Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted out a clumsily cropped screenshot.
  12. national emergency declaration
    Trump to Sign Spending Bill, Declare National Emergency to Build the WallTrump avoids another shutdown and an admission of failure, but an emergency declaration over the wall could create a legal and political quagmire.
  13. clarence thomas
    Is Trump Trying to Ease Clarence Thomas Off the Supreme Court?A Thomas retirement this year would probably give conservatives an extended hold on the Supreme Court.
  14. government shutdown
    Congress Set to Pass Deal to Avoid Shutdown, But Trump Could Still Kill ItTrump has been noncommittal about signing the funding bill. It mostly represents his surrender, so he may just be pondering how to spin it.
  15. fox news
    Fox News Refuses to Air Ad for Oscar-Nominated Anti-Fascism Doc During HannityAn ad for the doc A Night at the Garden – which features uncut footage of marching American Nazis – will only run in L.A., not nationally.
  16. russia investigation
    Manafort ‘Intentionally’ Lied to Mueller Investigation; Plea Deal VoidedPaul Manafort is now the fourth Trump surrogate to be caught lying to investigators about campaign contacts with Russia.
  17. the national interest
    Trump Has Willed the Wall Into Existence With His MindA new stage of fantasy begins with Trump’s most famous campaign promise.
  18. politics
    Everything to Know About Ilhan Omar’s Israel ControversyOn Tuesday, Trump called on the congresswoman to resign.
  19. politics
    Trump Spent $50,000 on an Elaborate Golf Video GameHe recently had one installed at the White House.
  20. the national interest
    Republicans Trying, Failing to Come Up With Good Reasons to Conceal Trump TaxesSurely Trump has nothing to hide and there’s no reason to check.
  21. green new deal
    McConnell Wants to Troll Democrats With Green New Deal VoteMcConnell hopes to get 2020 Democrats on the record about the policy moon shot, so Republicans can hit them with attacks mischaracterizing the deal.
  22. patriotism
    Trump Proposes July 4 Parade in D.C., Which Already Exists“We’re thinking about doing, on the Fourth of July or thereabouts, a parade, a ‘Salute to America’ parade.”
  23. politics
    U.S. Senate Does Rare Good Thing and Passes Major Conservation LegislationThe bill will create over one million acres of new, protected wilderness.
  24. dogs
    Trump Once Again Reveals His Odious Position on DogsHe couldn’t even pretend to like them in a recent rant about dog ownership.
  25. government shutdown
    Trump May Accept Defeat on Wall Funding and Claim He’ll Get His Money ElsewhereAs Congress denies him anything like the border-wall money he’s demanded, Trump may claim he’ll “plus up” the amount via executive action.
  26. government shutdown
    Shutdown Negotiations Still Snagged As ICE Detention Policies Come to the ForeWith Trump headed to an El Paso rally amid mischaracterizations of what Democrats are demanding, another government shutdown is possible.
  27. the national interest
    Republicans Keep Admitting Everything They Said About Obama Was a LieWhite House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confesses the GOP Congress refused to give Obama any successes.
  28. 2020 presidential election
    Joe Biden May Be the Last Hurrah for Moderate DemocratsBarring a Biden nomination, the time seems ripe for progressives to take the wheel in the Democratic Party, and for moderates to fall in line.
  29. politics
    The Union That Ended the Shutdown Is Preparing to ProtestEven if the government doesn’t shut down next Friday, flight attendants intend to protest at some major airports.
  30. the national interest
    Trump’s Inaugural Grift Reportedly Lined His Own PocketsSome excessive payments for the inauguration went to Donald Trump himself through his hotel.
  31. border wall
    Trump Quietly Laying Groundwork for Massive Surrender on Border WallIf he accepts the kind of deal in the works right now, Trump will have been dealt an embarrassing defeat.
  32. big little lies
    Everything Is Fine, Why Do You Ask?Watch Ivanka turn into the dog drinking coffee meme when asked about the Russia probe.
  33. border wall
    Border Communities Are Rising Up Against Trump’s WallPeople closest to the border are among those most opposed to the wall.
  34. donald trump
    Trump (Accidentally) Praises the ‘Abolition of Civil Rights’The “very good brain” has a very bad slipup.
  35. the national interest
    New Proof the Trump Tax Cuts Are Doing the Exact Opposite of What They PromisedOverseas cash is not coming in, and cost of compliance is going up. Everything Paul Ryan said is happening in reverse.
  36. the national interest
    An Inheritance Tax Is Democrats’ Best Weapon Against Trump’s OligarchyA popular plan that gives Democrats a way to frame Trump’s economic privilege.
  37. 2020 presidential election
    Report: Likely Presidential Candidate Klobuchar Mistreated Her StaffDo rumors about her conduct toward staff reflect sexist double standards, or evidence that’s she not so Minnesota Nice?
  38. border wall
    For Lack of Anything Better to Do, Congress Resumes Border NegotiationsWheeling and dealing on border-security appropriations are pointless unless Trump gets involved or decides to take matters into his own hands.
  39. the national interest
    Mulvaney: Trump Not Mentioning Debt Because ‘Nobody Cares’Mulvaney used to care a whole lot.
  40. state of the union address
    Bernie Sanders Calls Trump’s SOTU ‘Racist,’ Rebukes Claims About ‘Hot’ EconomyIn his own State of the Union response, Sanders called out Trump’s racism toward Latinos, and noted that his speech glazed over economic inequality.
  41. state of the union address
    Abrams Delivers in State of the Union ResponseIt was the best SOTU response in years, and showed why southern — and not just southern — Democrats are excited about her future.
  42. state of the union address
    What You Missed in the 2019 State of the Union AddressWe may forget the details from Trump’s 84-minute speech by next week, but these GIFs will live on.
  43. politics
    Stacey Abrams Was the Perfect Antidote to TrumpHer State of the Union response was emotional and personal.
  44. state of the union address
    Trump to Democrats: Let’s Compromise — and Do It My Way!Another presidential address advertised as a bipartisan gesture turned out to be anything but that.
  45. politics
    The Moment Trump Didn’t Expect at the State of the UnionDemocratic congresswomen stole his attempt at enthusiasm for women at work.
  46. the national interest
    The State of the Union Is CrookedTrump demands an end to all investigations of his crooked administration.
  47. politics
    Even Trump’s Tie Doesn’t Wanna Be at the State of the UnionIt tried to escape.
  48. state of the union address
    Here’s a Real Bipartisan Idea: Make Trump Leave If He Loses in 2020Since Republicans are so excited about comity, they should agree to eject Trump from the White House if he loses in 2020 but claims “voter fraud.”
  49. melania trump
    First Lady Invites 11-Year-Old to SOTU Because He Is Bullied for His Name: TrumpThe First Lady doesn’t want anyone making fun of a Trump — all 4,788 of them living in America.
  50. just asking questions
    Former WH Aide Cliff Sims on Trump’s Emotional Life and the Art of Leaking“I’d become someone I didn’t like,” says the Team of Vipers author. “I justified a lot of these things in the moment.”
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