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Donald Trump

  1. politics
    There’s No Good Reason to Go on Fox NewsLike the Blob, Fox absorbs everything it touches.
  2. politics
    There’s No Good Reason to Go on Fox NewsLike the Blob, Fox absorbs everything it touches.
  3. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Trump Is a Massive Failure — and Getting Exactly What He WantsAt the level of governance, he’s a catastrophe. But meanwhile he keeps tightening his grasp on the country.
  4. 2020 presidential election
    How Electable Is Bernie Sanders?It’s not clear whether Sanders is actually stronger or weaker than his Democratic rivals as a potential challenger to Trump.
  5. pettiness
    A Brief History of Trump’s Feud With John McCainFrom life until after death.
  6. politics
    Trump Is Somehow Still Mad About McCain’s Funeral“I didn’t get, ‘Thank you,’ but that’s okay.”
  7. white supremacy
    Racism Is Good at Hiding. Just Ask This White Nationalist Police Officer.A school resource officer in Virginia is also a member of Identity Evropa. His job? To help bigots conceal their bigotry from the public.
  8. politics
    Trump Very Boldly Calls Someone Else the ‘Husband From Hell’Kellyanne Conway’s husband George is the latest recipient of Trump’s Twitter ire.
  9. checks and balances
    Why Is the Trump Administration Always Getting Shut Down in Court?A Washington Post analysis shows that federal judges keep blocking the administration because its legal explanations aren’t “supported by facts.”
  10. nepotism
    New Book Details Kushner’s Alleged Middle East Peace Plan, Which Is PreposterousAccording to Vicky Ward’s Kushner Inc., the senior advisor hoped to convince five countries plus Palestine to give aid or renegotiate boundaries.
  11. florida
    Florida Will Drop Solicitation Charges Against Robert Kraft If He Admits GuiltOffering to drop charges if Kraft admits he would have been found guilty has a tone of shaming, but could be due to a dubious use of warrants.
  12. scotus
    SCOTUS Eases Rules for Deporting Ex-Con ImmigrantsIt’s another ruling that makes it easier for the Trump administration to strike fear in the hearts of those it calls “criminal aliens.”
  13. the national interest
    Trump Promised 3 Percent Growth. His Economists Quietly Admit It Won’t Happen.Page 527 of the new Economic Report of the President contains a pretty big concession.
  14. politics
    100-Person Poll: How Will the Trump Presidency End?We asked 100 New Yorkers (plus 14 pundits, journalists, academics, and activists) how they see the Trump administration ending.
  15. donald trump
    Report: Trump Repeatedly Inflated His Net Worth in Deals With Deutsche BankOver two decades, the bank reportedly lent Trump $2 billion. In response, Trump inflated his assets on three occasions and defaulted on major loans.
  16. crime
    Man Suspected of Killing Gambino Mob Boss Drew QAnon Symbols on Hands in CourtCriminal conspiracy and far-right conspiracy theories overlap at the extradition hearing of a Staten Island man who allegedly killed a mobster.
  17. vision 2020
    White Evangelicals Are Still the Heart of Trump’s BaseYes, white Evangelical support varies modestly along with Trump’s overall standing, but it’s still his best demographic.
  18. trump tweets
    16 Things Trump Attacked Over a Wild Weekend on Twitter, and One He Didn’tIf only he had a family he could spend his weekends with.
  19. the national interest
    Republicans Are Denying Trump’s Completely Open Bigotry Against MuslimsWhite House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney: “I don’t think anybody can say that the president is anti-Muslim.” Really? Anybody?
  20. comedy v politics
    Live From Twitter, It’s Donald Trump Threatening SNL With Federal InvestigationsThe reruns were triggering.
  21. last night on late night
    Christine Baranski Usurps Laura Benanti As The Late Show’s Melania TrumpThat’s what two Tonys can do.
  22. the national interest
    Republicans: Pelosi Won’t Impeach Because She Knows Trump Is InnocentThat is not actually why Pelosi opposes impeachment.
  23. the swamp
    Who’s in Trump’s Rolodex?His phone friends may be more important than his staff. So who’s he calling?
  24. independents
    There Aren’t Many True Independents, and They Aren’t Into PoliticsMost self-identified independents lean heavily toward one party. Howard Schultz and others banking on some silent centrist force should take note.
  25. the national interest
    No Collusion? Paul Manafort’s Partner Rick Gates Is Still Helping Robert MuellerRick Gates continues to rat out his old friends, so Manafort and the Trump campaign aren’t in the clear.
  26. russia investigation
    Lindsey Graham Just Made It Less Likely the Public Will See the Mueller ReportGraham shut down the House motion to give the Mueller report to the public and called for a counter-investigation into Hillary Clinton’s 2016 conduct.
  27. veto bait
    12 GOP Senators Join With Democrats to Reject Trump’s Emergency DeclarationTrump will veto the resolution of disapproval, but his inability to keep Republican senators in line is a major embarrassment.
  28. the national interest
    Trump Again Threatens Violence If Democrats Don’t Support HimThe president’s authoritarian rhetoric has been so normalized it hardly registers when he openly advocates fascism.
  29. 2020 presidential election
    Yes, a Contested Convention Could Actually Happen in 2020It’s still not likely to happen, but a vast Democratic field and proportional delegate awards could make things interesting in Milwaukee.
  30. fox news
    See the Salaries of Fox News Alumni Who Have Served in the Trump AdministrationThanks to financial disclosures, the public now knows that Fox News paid John Bolton a $569,423 salary and Sebastian Gorka $4,320 for just a month.
  31. the national interest
    Michael Cohen Has Email Showing Trump Obstructed Justice by Dangling PardonEven Trump’s attorney general admitted that would be a crime.
  32. the national interest
    Brexit and Trumpism Have Failed Because Conservative Populism Is a LieDonald Trump doesn’t call himself “Mr. Brexit” anymore.
  33. vision 2020
    With 2020 Election Advice, Paul Ryan Forgets Why Trump Won the Last ElectionIn a public appearance in Florida, the former House Speaker claimed that GOP policy, not Trump’s personality, would spur a Republican victory in 2020.
  34. stormy daniels
    Michael Avenatti Is No Longer Representing Stormy DanielsThe adult-film actress announced that Avenatti would no longer represent her, though the media magnet said he “terminated the relationship.”
  35. nepotism
    New Book Makes the Case That Jared and Ivanka Are Worse Than Previously ThoughtAmong the couple’s newly revealed transgressions: forcing their way on to Air Force jets and defending President Trump’s racism.
  36. politics
    Trump’s Budget Is a Disaster for the GOPThe President keeps trying to attack programs that are more popular than he is.
  37. the national interest
    Trump’s Massive Criminal Exposure Just Shows How Unfairly He’s Being TreatedByron York argues that Trump is right about “presidential harassment.”
  38. the national interest
    Trump Denies Calling Tim Cook ‘Tim Apple.’ It Happened on TV.Kind of a problem that the president is a pathological liar.
  39. drain the swamp
    Trump Owns the Swamp Now, and It’s Awash in LobbyistsThe administration seems to be filling, not draining, the swamp of special interest influence in Washington.
  40. the national interest
    Instead of a New Press Chief, Trump Could Try Committing Fewer CrimesBill Shine is out as Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher–slash–White House communications director.
  41. the democrats
    Apparently, Democratic Voters Don’t Want an Anti-TrumpJoe Biden continues to lead in most 2020 polls — even though he is arguably the Democrats’ most Trump-like option.
  42. donald trump
    Trump’s Claim That Democrats Are an ‘Anti-Jewish Party’ Is AbsurdHis reaction to the Ilhan Omar controversy ignores a century of strongly pro-Democratic Jewish sentiment, which continues today.
  43. centrism
    Democrats Aren’t Cultural ‘Extremists,’ They’ve Moved With the CountryRoss Douthat is wrong: Republicans are the ones who have abandoned “cultural centrism.”
  44. paul manafort
    Manafort Gets Light Sentence for Tax and Bank FraudHe’s not out of the woods yet, but Manafort’s sentence fell far short of the federal guidelines and prosecutors’ recommendations.
  45. donald trump
    Trump: I Am the WallThe wall has become more than a southern border barrier. It’s a metaphor for Trump’s promise to protect his base from economic and cultural change.
  46. ilhan omar
    Ilhan Omar Is a Convenient Republican TargetThe party is hoping to distract attention from their own and their president’s extremism.
  47. vision 2020
    Heartland Progressive Sherrod Brown Won’t Run for President in 2020He was invisible in the polls, but Brown was widely thought to have potential as a progressive who appealed to white working-class voters.
  48. ilhan omar
    4 Reasons Republicans Are Keeping the Heat on Ilhan OmarOmar is a convenient target for Republicans hoping to distract attention from their own and their president’s extremism.
  49. tech savvy
    Trump Calls Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Tim Apple’ to His FaceCook responded to the gaffe by quietly changing his name on Twitter.
  50. mueller time
    Trump’s Relationship With Russia Is Corrupt. Mueller Is Just Filling in Details.We might learn what laws have been broken, but the basic shape of the story is clear.
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