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  1. corey lewandowski
    Trump Donor Accuses Corey Lewandowski of Unwanted Sexual AdvancesThe former Trump campaign manager allegedly touched her leg and buttocks, spoke in sexually graphic terms, and “stalked” her.
  2. politics
    New Book Implies Trump Was Even Nicer to Putin in PrivateIs that possible?
  3. infrastructure
    Trump Called Himself the ‘Builder President.’ But What Did He Actually Build?A short, grim list of projects he completed while in office.
  4. close looks
    Posted Live From the InfernoJerry Saltz on the pictures from the Capitol—some of the scariest, stupidest ever taken.
  5. conservatism
    As ‘Woke Capital’ Turns on Trump, the GOP Turns on ‘Small Government’The movement for “small government” is starting to realize that it has more influence over the state than it does over the corporate sector.
  6. dinner with the kushners
    This Was Me Trying, Says Karlie KlossThe model and wife of a Kushner would like you to know she tried.
  7. the law
    Another Judge Blocks Trump’s TikTok BanThe latest deadline will reportedly be “overlooked.”
  8. bleep
    Most Jersey Reporter Ever Tells Trump Supporter to ‘Buzz Off’ on Live TVBut it sounded like ‘F— Off.’ Really it did.
  9. election 2020
    Biden Beat Trump in the Town Hall TV-Ratings BattleBiden’s ABC town hall had the benefit of a stronger lead-in.
  10. facebook
    Facebook Exec: Facebook Is Like the One Ring, Helped Trump WinAndrew Bosworth compares Facebook to an evil ring from fantasy books. He also thinks it helped Trump win.
  11. politics
    Trump Is Beefing With the Mayor of Minneapolis Over MAGA Rally BillAfter a Minneapolis arena tried to pass a half-million-dollar security bill on to the campaign, Team Trump threatened to sue and attacked the mayor.
  12. trade wars
    Trump Administration Slaps 25 Percent Tariffs on European Foods and BoozeIncluding Italian cheeses and French wines.
  13. give me shelter
    Trump’s Rape of America, and Other Greek TragediesSearching the classics to make sense of asylum, hubris, and democracy itself.
  14. twitter
    The Democratic Party Has United Its Warring Factions by Unleashing a Bad TweetThe Democrats have found a strategy to counter factionalism: awful tweets.
  15. the national interest
    U.S. National Security Officials Still Consider Trump a Security RiskThe Mueller report focused on criminal matters, not counterintelligence. Whether Russia has leverage over Trump is a huge, unresolved question.
  16. year in culture 2018
    Book Publishing’s No Good, Very Good Year of TrumpIn 2018, publishers cried about the president all the way to the bank.
  17. migrant caravan
    Tear-Gassing Migrant Children at Protests Is Not ‘Un-American’Children have been targeted for violence throughout U.S. history to deter their elders from protesting.
  18. migrant caravan
    For Trump and the Republicans, the Migrant Caravan Served Its Political PurposeThe Central American migrant caravan dominated Trumpland for weeks. Its political value expired after the midterms.
  19. password is a bad password
    Read This If You Want to Hack Into Kanye West’s iPhoneA video from West’s meeting with Trump revealed his poor OpSec habits.
  20. Trump at NATO Summit: Germany Is ‘Captive to Russia’The president kicked off the summit by deriding America’s European allies as “delinquent,” and berating Germany for relying on Russian fuel sources.
  21. It’s Normal for the U.S. to Put Corporate Profits Above Babies’ HealthUnder Trump, America undermined global public health for the sake of enriching corporations. It did the same thing under Clinton and Obama.
  22. Trump Sidelines Bolton to Keep Peace With North KoreaTrump did not invite Bolton to his recent meeting with a North Korean envoy, after being advised that including him would be “counterproductive.”
  23. select all
    Pete ‘Shade Master’ Souza Is Writing a Book About, Well, ShadeThe former Obama White House photographer has spent months shading Trump on Instagram.
  24. Preet Bharara’s Former Deputy on His Old Boss’s Firing and Michael Cohen CaseFormer acting U.S. attorney Joon Kim discusses leading the Southern District of New York under the Trump administration.
  25. New York AG Calls for Closing Presidential Pardon LoopholeRight now, if Trump pardons cronies for a federal offense, New York can’t prosecute them for crimes related to the same act.
  26. Trump Unsure If Pruitt Is Too Corrupt for EPA – Or Just Corrupt Enough to Be AGDespite the EPA director’s scandals, Trump floated firing Jeff Sessions and making Pruitt attorney general just this week.
  27. Tillerson’s Firing Brings America Closer to War With North KoreaThe secretary’s departure suggests Trump will kill the Iran deal in May – and sabotage the prospects of diplomacy with North Korea in the process.
  28. Despite Conflicts of Interest, Kushner Is Still Running U.S. DiplomacyThe Mexican government has discussed exploiting Kushner’s inexperience and venality. Kushner just met privately with Mexican officials anyway.
  29. Trump Bids Good-bye to Gary Cohn — and Empirical RealityThe president’s worst impulses had been constrained by deference to the stock market and corporate America. Now, he’s thumbing his nose at both.
  30. select all
    Did Facebook Really Charge Trump Less for Advertising?Did they?
  31. Forget the State of the Union Address: Trump Wants a Military ParadeTrump wasn’t joking about wanting a great big jingoistic display. It’s happening.
  32. select all
    That Trump ‘Dow Joans’ Tweet Is FakeApparently there isn’t always a tweet.
  33. Israel Strikes Gaza in Response to Rocket FireTrump bucked precedent — and the entire international community — by naming Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Riots and rockets ensued.
  34. select all
    Who’s Behind These Robocalls About Anti-Trump Social-Media Activity?“It does seem that you’ve been making some rather negative comments about President Trump.”
  35. Trump Takes Rare Trade Action Against ChinaThe Commerce Department just launched a process that could result in steep duties on Chinese aluminum.
  36. The Case for Centrism in the Trump Era Is Hilariously WeakA former Clinton adviser argues that Trump beat Democrats on substance, not style — and accidentally exposes the bankruptcy of his worldview.
  37. what now?
    Report: Trump Offered $25,000 to Dad of Deceased Soldier, But It Never CameThe White House, however, says the check has been mailed.
  38. Democrats’ Biggest Donor Demands Candidates Pledge to Impeach TrumpTom Steyer’s litmus test could be the opening shot in the billionaire’s rumored campaign to capture Dianne Feinstein’s Senate seat.
  39. 9 Cringeworthy Trump Moments From Puerto Rico“Now I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack.”
  40. When Trump’s Aides Admit He Has No Idea What He’s Talking AboutDon’t sweat the small stuff.
  41. What the Trump Administration Means When It Says ‘On Notice’▶️ Is it more than an empty threat?
  42. the national circus
    Everything Trump Does Must Be Viewed Through This Single LensIt explains his otherwise inexplicable attacks on staunch ally Jeff Sessions.
  43. Nothing About Trump’s Syria Announcement Was NormalIt came out of nowhere, and the backstory was even stranger — and more alarming.
  44. The Trump Doctrine in Afghanistan: Let the Generals Handle ItWe’re about to find out what Mattis’s Pentagon will do with mostly unchecked authority to conduct a war.
  45. interesting times
    The Perverse Presidency of Donald TrumpHis singular policy aim appears to be overturning anything Obama accomplished.
  46. basketball diplomacy
    Dennis Rodman Returns to North KoreaThe Celebrity Apprentice star once called Kim Jong-un a “friend for life.”
  47. international affairs
    Trump Backtracks From Attacks and Tries to Be Deal-maker in Qatari FeudBut so far he’s gotten nowhere.
  48. comey testimony
    These Are the 4 Other Calls Comey Had With Donald TrumpIn his pre-released statement, Comey mentioned six phone calls with the president, but only described two.
  49. The World Without AmericaPresident Trump is relinquishing the United States’ global leadership role. But rather than leave a vacuum, other countries are stepping up.
  50. the national circus
    America, Get Ready for the Comey ShowPresident Trump has the spotlight as the world reels from his Paris decision. But next week, the fired FBI Director finally speaks out.
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