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Donald Trump Jr

  1. Incorrect CNN Report on Wikileaks Provides Fuel for Pro-Trump MediaIt has not been a great week for accuracy in mainstream media.
  2. russia probe
    Don Jr. Cited Attorney-Client Privilege to Avoid Discussing Talks With His DadTheir lawyers were listening to the conversation, but Democrats say that’s not how attorney-client privilege works.
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    Donald Trump Jr. Definitely Meant to Fave This Tweet About Anal BleachingCharming.
  4. the national circus
    Frank Rich: The GOP Can’t Handle Moore ProblemsThe harebrained schemes of hypocritical party leaders trying to jettison the Alabaman are worthy of the Three Stooges.
  5. Trump Encourages Elephant Hunting by Lifting Ban on Trophy ImportsThe Interior Department has scrapped an Obama-era ban on bringing elephant remains back from Zimbabwe.
  6. russia probe
    What We Learned From Donald Trump Jr.’s WikiLeaks MessagesTrump Jr. may have acted on WikiLeaks’ suggestions and informed other senior officials that the organization had reached out to the campaign.
  7. Trump’s Denials of Russian Hacking Look Pretty Darn IncriminatingIf his campaign staff suspected in 2016 that Russia stole Clinton’s emails, why wouldn’t the president take the CIA’s word for it in 2017?
  8. Report: Russian Lawyer Coordinated With Kremlin Before Trump Tower Meeting“More chilling evidence of Kremlin’s direct involvement,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal tweeted.
  9. Trump Jr. Defends Russia Meeting to Senate As Mueller Pushes for More DetailsIt was a busy day in Washington for the Russia investigation.
  10. Report: Trump’s Campaign Manager Tipped Off the Feds to Don Jr.’s Russia MeetingBloomberg says Robert Mueller is working hard to turn the former Trump campaign manager into an asset for the prosecution.
  11. Donald Jr., Manafort Won’t Testify in Public — or Under OathFrom must-see to can’t-see.
  12. The National Enquirer Floats a New Theory: Hillary Framed Don Jr.The supermarket tabloid, run by a personal friend of Trump’s, isn’t the only media outlet turning its attention to the former secretary of State.
  13. Trump-Russia Scandal Could Be Trouble for ‘Putin’s Favorite Congressman’Most GOP congressmen are keeping their distance from the Trump family’s Russia scandal. That’s not an option for California’s Dana Rohrabacher.
  14. Eighth Person at Trump Jr. Russia Meeting NamedIke Kaveladze is an American businessman who represents the Russian real-estate development company associated with the Agalarov family.
  15. Spicer: Seriously, Donald Jr.’s Meeting Was About AdoptionRiiiight.
  16. russia investigation
    Trump’s Lawyer Falsely Suggests Secret Service to Blame for Don Jr.’s MeetingThe agency wasn’t even protecting the president’s son at the time.
  17. russia investigation
    No, Trump Jr. Doesn’t Have a First Amendment Right to Get Russian InformationThe courts have already been pretty consistent on this issue of foreign citizens not being able to participate in America’s self-government.
  18. Trump Campaign Began Paying Trump Jr.’s Lawyer Weeks Before Email Story BrokeLooks like the Trump campaign thought there was something in that “nothingburger.”
  19. the national interest
    The Trump Tower Russian Collusion Meeting Gets Way More SuspiciousAt this point it would take a strange coincidence for hacking not to have been discussed.
  20. the national interest
    Kellyanne Conway Moves the Russian Collusion Goalposts to Undisclosed LocationOld standard: There was no contact with Russia. New standard: Collusion must be “sustained, systemic, furtive.”
  21. Former Soviet Counterintelligence Officer Met With Don Jr.When Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer to get dirt on Hillary Clinton, she didn’t come alone.
  22. the national interest
    I Have Found America’s Worst ColumnistEd Rogers: lobbyist, Washington Post columnist, and Trump defender.
  23. Senate Judiciary Committee Wants to Talk to Don Jr.It’s asking Donald Trump Jr. to testify about his meeting with the Kremlin-connected lawyer, possibly as early as next week.
  24. denials
    Trump Suggests Putin Wanted Clinton to Win, Though Son’s Emails Say the OppositeMaybe Goldstone referred to “Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump” because he didn’t want to be rude.
  25. the national circus
    Watching the Downfall of a Presidency in Real TimeTrump Jr.’s emails may or may not be the “smoking gun.” But what seems clear is that this is only the beginning of what investigators could uncover.
  26. the national interest
    Conservatives Confident Trump Is No Longer Lying About RussiaThe most recent fallback position is probably true, right?
  27. Trump Jr. Tells Hannity He Saw Meeting As ‘Opposition Research’ (From Russia)Unsurprisingly, Hannity didn’t press him on the part where he was told the Russian government wanted to influence the election.
  28. q&a
    Election Law Expert Robert Bauer on What Don Jr.’s Emails Mean for the PresidentA Q&A with the former White House counsel on what crimes may have been committed, how it affects the Russia probe, and the implications for Trump.
  29. the law
    Don Jr. Won’t Face ‘Collusion’ Charge, But Team Trump May Be in Legal TroubleHis interest in obtaining damaging Clinton information may violate several laws against campaigns working with foreign powers.
  30. White House: The Real Story of Don Jr.’s Emails Is That Democrats Are BadThe administration is already brainstorming how they can spin this into a “conversation” about Clinton’s mishandling of “sensitive intelligence.”
  31. The ‘Did They Collude’ Debate Is Over. The Only Question Now Is How Much.We’ve gone from evidence of collusion to proof.
  32. The Least the GOP Can Do Now Is Demand Jared Kushner’s ResignationKushner attended a meeting that was explicitly framed as an opportunity to benefit from Russian meddling. And he still has a security clearance.
  33. Trump Jr. Emails Confirm He Was Solicited With Info to ‘Incriminate Hillary’“This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump.”
  34. Trump’s Big Political Asset Is Supporters Who Believe Any Negative News Is FakeGOP “base” voters have long regarded the media as “biased” allies of their enemies. It’s taken Trump to convince them any bad news is just made up.
  35. Russian Lawyer: Donald Trump Jr. Wanted Dirt on DNC ‘So Badly’The Kremlin-linked lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. claims that he was desperate for dirt on Clinton — but she had none to give.
  36. How Trump’s Russian Business Ties Led to Don Jr. Meeting a Kremlin-Linked LawyerIt involves a beauty pageant, a Russian pop star, and Trump’s decades-old dream of building in Moscow.
  37. Email to Don Jr. Said Russian Government Was Trying to Help Campaign: ReportSources say before meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer, he was told the dirt she had on Hillary Clinton was part of a larger Russian effort.
  38. Donald Trump Jr. Hires Lawyer for Russia InvestigationAlan Futerfas is a criminal attorney who’s worked with some high-profile defendants.
  39. russia investigation
    Trump Jr. Says He Met With Russian Lawyer to Get Damaging Information on ClintonThe president’s son says he was lured into the June 2016 meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer under false pretenses.
  40. the national interest
    Donald Trump Jr.’s ‘Denials’ of Russian Collusion Are Actually ConfessionsWhen “I was hoping to collude with this murderous dictator” is your defense.
  41. russia investigation
    Trump Campaign’s Inner Circle Met With Kremlin-Linked LawyerDonald Trump Jr. arranged the previously undisclosed June 2016 meeting, which President Trump’s lawyers are now suggesting was a setup.
  42. How Far Will the Right Go in Blaming the Left for the Alexandria Shootings?Some commentators are taking the argument to some disturbing lengths.
  43. politics
    Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey’s TestimonyThe president’s son might want to brush up on his dad’s defense strategy before going on TV again.
  44. Donald Trump Jr. Discusses ‘New Ideas’ With Dubai Business PartnerThe Trump Organization promised not to make any new foreign deals while Donald Trump was president. Its friends in the UAE don’t seem to buy that.
  45. Donald Trump Jr. Is in Montana to Campaign and Kill Prairie DogsThe president’s son usually prefers to kill much bigger animals.
  46. Donald Trump Jr. Is Reportedly Talking About Running for Governor of New YorkThe president’s eldest son says the “politics bug bit” him.
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    Why the White House Is Boosting Mike CernovichThe White House wants to fuzz the boundaries between mainstream, respectable news outlets and utterly gonzo ones as much as possible.
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    Donald Trump Jr. Walked Into the Woods a Man and Walked Out a MemeThe boots. The flannel. The fact that he’s alone on a tree stump like the old man at the end of The Giving Tree.
  49. Trump’s Tech Meeting Disrupted the Norms of Liberal DemocracyTrump promised to cede control of his company to his sons, Eric and Don Jr. Then, he invited them to a policy meeting with Silicon Valley titans.
  50. Don Jr. Helped Pick the Interior Secretary Because He Likes HuntingConflict of interest? What conflict of interest?
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