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The National Interest

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    Trump’s Lawyers Can’t Talk Him Out of Talking to MuellerPresident who is a pathological liar should probably not talk to the special counsel under oath, but he somehow still wants to.
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    Why Republicans Will Repeal Obamacare If They Hold CongressGOP operative: “Repeal is like fight club. First rule is not to talk about it.”
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    Liberals Are the Real Nazis, Says Donald Trump Jr. Actual Nazis Disagree.Dinesh D’Souza’s new movie tries to connect Democrats to the far right in an age when the far right vocally disagrees.
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    Trumpcare Means Leaving the Poor and Sick to Fend for ThemselvesThe Republican health-care agenda has dissolved into a rearguard sabotage campaign.
  5. Trump Heaps Praise on Kim, Can’t Wait to See Him ‘Soon’Despite questions over the American remains North Korea has sent back to the U.S., Trump couldn’t be happier with Kim.
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    Trump’s Boast About Getting Fallen Heroes From Korea Is CollapsingKim Jong-un isn’t denuclearizing, and he also isn’t returning the bodies of 200 U.S. servicemen. Other than that, it’s a great deal.
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    Trump’s Reelection Slogan, ‘Keep America Great,’ Belies How Much Trouble He’s InTrump ran on a series of extravagant promises that haven’t come true.
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    Trump Wants to Give the Wealthy Another Tax Cut, With No Vote in CongressCongress can’t pass another tax cut for the rich, but Trump doesn’t care.
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    Rudy: Trump Is Innocent Because He Did Not Personally Hack Democratic EmailsWatch the goalposts retreat over the horizon.
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    Why Are So Many Leftists Skeptical of the Russia Investigation?What to think about Trump’s collusion with Russia has somehow caused a divide among progressives.
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    Why Does Trump Keep Lying About His Dealings With Russia?President Trump has denied having known about the June 2016 meeting with a Russian. Michael Cohen can testify that he did know.
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    European Commissioner Used Colorful, Very Simple Cards to Explain Trade to TrumpPresident Trump met with European diplomats, was treated to an extremely remedial tutorial on trade.
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    After Trump-Putin Summit, Freaked-out Republicans Are Supporting Mueller ProbeThe party’s appetite to help Trump fire Mueller has suddenly dissipated.
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    Trump-Created European Trade Crisis Averted by Fake DealTrump applies his winning North Korea formula to the European Union: loud threats followed by a totally vague “solution.”
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    Secret Michael Cohen Tape Shows Trump Knew of Hush MoneyTurns out Trump was not telling the truth when he denied knowing about the payment to National Enquirer to keep Karen McDougal quiet.
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    Conservative Shocked to Discover Obama Doesn’t Hate White PeopleIt slowly dawns on the right that the last president was not actually a race-baiting demagogue.
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    Trump: Russia Is a Friend, Journalists Are the EnemyPresident Trump doubles down on Russia summit in most literal way possible
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    Trump Weighing Putin’s Bonkers Plan to Let Russia Interrogate U.S. DiplomatPutin proposed in Finland to interrogate an American he hates. The Trump administration hasn’t ruled it out.
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    Trump Denies Russia Is Still Targeting U.S. ElectionsThe Trump administration warns Russia is an active threat to intervene in the elections. Trump says it isn’t.
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    How Trump Turned the Right’s Biggest Russia Hawk Into a DoveWall Street Journal columnist Holman Jenkins used to compare Putin to Hitler. Now he credits Trump with wisely averting war.
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    Trump Is Fighting the Entire Republican Party to Defend PutinIf loving Russia is wrong, Donald Trump doesn’t want to be right.
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    Trump Betrays His Country for Russia in Plain SightAt the summit in Finland, President Trump and Vladimir Putin engaged in collusion in front of the entire world.
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    Mueller’s New Indictment Points to Collusion With RussiaThe Department of Justice charges only Russians, but signs of their Republican partners are plain.
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    Trump Still Pretending Fake North Korea Nuclear Deal Is RealProbably better than getting mad and starting a war, though.
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    Paul Ryan Unaware Constitution Lets Congress Override Presidential Veto“You would have to pass a law saying ‘don’t raise those tariffs’ and the president would have to sign that law,” says Ryan. Not true!
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    Poll: Barack Obama Was the Greatest President of Our LifetimeWhy haven’t Democrats exploited the popularity of their recent presidents, and the unpopularity of Republican ones?
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    Trump Is Training His Base to Hate NATO and Like PutinHeading into the NATO summit, Trump is making an agreement with his allies impossible, and ramping up pro-Putin talk.
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    Glenn Greenwald Tells Russians Liberals Are Blaming Them As Excuse for ClintonGreenwald in Moscow: “Excuses were needed … and that’s why there became this obsession with the Russian government.”
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    Stephen Miller Owned the Libs by Throwing Away His Own SushiThe Trump administration’s self-defeating nationalist agenda summarized in one anecdote.
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    Stephen Miller Owned the Libs by Throwing Away His Own SushiThe Trump administration’s self-defeating nationalist agenda summarized in one anecdote.
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    ‘Populist’ Trump Turns Up Nose at Public University GraduatesPresident somehow combines the worst aspects of anti-intellectualism and snobbish elitist credentialism.
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    Why Hasn’t Trump Fired Scott Pruitt? Because Pruitt Can Fire Robert Mueller.The EPA administrator pitches President Trump on a sinister plan to quash the Russia investigation.
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    Trump Insists No Other Americans Allowed Into His Putin MeetingBecause there’s definitely no pee tape he might be discussing.
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    The Anti-Trump Right Has Become Trump’s BaseTed Cruz voters support Trump as much as Trump voters do.
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    Interviewer Asks Trump to Bring Country Together. He Praises ‘My Base.’Trump whiffs on a slow-pitch softball from Fox News.
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    5 Reasons Michael Cohen Apparently Flipping Is Extremely Bad News for TrumpThe Trump fixer has access to wide criminal exposure for the president.
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    The Other Russia Collusion Scandal Is Breaking Wide OpenPutin appears to have funneled millions to support the Brexit vote, just like Trump’s election. His British partner’s cover story is falling apart.
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    Trump’s Always-Wrong Economist Lawrence Kudlow Wrongly Says Deficit Is FallingLawrence Kudlow says “classic supply-side economics” is bringing down the deficit, while it is, in fact, going up.
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    Trump Calls His Supporters ‘Elite,’ Doesn’t Understand How Populism Works“We got more money, we got more brains, we got better houses, apartments, we got nicer boats … we’re the elite.”
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    Chuck Schumer Is Secretly Sabotaging the Next Democratic President“Schumer has privately reassured Republican senators in recent weeks that he would not change the rules and is committed to keeping the filibuster.”
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    The Republican Court and the Era of Minority RuleThe retirement of Anthony Kennedy is another way the party that has lost the vote is consolidating power anyway.
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    FDR Failed to Make Congress Obey. Trump Succeeded. How?Trump’s personality cult changes what we thought we knew about presidents and Congress.
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    Trump Compares His Propaganda to North Korea’s at Bizarre South Carolina RallyTrump‘s Kim Jong-un envy is a real thing.
  44. Trump’s Latest and Most Insane New Theory For Shutting Down Mueller ProbeTrump wants you to read this case by right-wing legal cranks for why Mueller should stop investigating him even if he turns up lots of crimes.
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    Trump’s Attempt to Bully Restaurant Is Going to Backfire HilariouslyThe president thinks the way to drive a small restaurant out of business is to polarize national opinion about it.
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    The Genesis of Trump’s Family-Separation PolicyFor a would-be strongman, cruelty is the ultimate deterrent.
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    Britain Has a Russia Collusion Scandal Now. It Looks Exactly Like Trump’s.Lies, secret meetings with Russians, covert financing, social-media bots. Putin did the same thing in Brexit as he did with Trump.
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    Why Trump’s Family-Separation Policy FailedA political and policy debacle from an administration with a failed immigration policy.
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    Real-life Stephen Miller Now Creepier Than Onion Parody VersionTrump’s immigration adviser “enjoys” the suffering of the children.
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    Why Trump Is Using Hostage Tactics on Family SeparationIt’s a way for him to avoid taking responsibility for his own policy.
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