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  1. the end stage
    Trump Plans to Issue at Least 100 Pardons and Commutations on TuesdayHe is also reportedly still considering whether or not to try to preemptively pardon himself and his family members and aides.
  2. georgia
    White House Forced Out U.S. Attorney Amid Effort to Overturn Election in GeorgiaThe top federal prosecutor in Atlanta, Byung Pak, was reportedly told to resign because Trump was upset he didn’t help find voter fraud in Georgia.
  3. the group portrait
    The Beleaguered Chroniclers of the Trump White HouseFour years of history, day after day after day.
  4. covid-19
    Trump Holiday Parties Celebrate Season by Denying RealitySpreading Christmas cheer, election denialism, and potentially the coronavirus.
  5. huh
    Melania’s White House Memoir May Be a Coffee-Table BookWhich admittedly feels more aligned with her brand than an intimate autobiography would.
  6. department of justice
    DOJ Bans Trump Aide Seeking ‘Insider Information’ on Voter Fraud: ReportHis liaison at Justice was booted from the building for pressuring officials to give up details about investigations into purported election fraud.
  7. white house
    Trump’s Crank COVID Adviser Scott Atlas ResignsHe said that masks don’t work and that lockdowns caused the latest surge.
  8. white house outbreak
    As Trump Downplays Pandemic’s Third Wave, New COVID-19 Outbreak Hits White HouseAt least five of the vice president’s aides have tested positive, sparking another pandemic-related political disaster for President Trump.
  9. coronavirus
    Twitter Removes Trump Adviser’s Tweet Claiming Masks Don’t WorkThe platform nixed radiologist Scott Atlas’s tweet for breaking its policy on distributing misleading info that could encourage the spread of COVID.
  10. the national interest
    Trump’s Genetic Delusions Are Being Put to the TestThe president’s obsession with DNA is not only an expression of racism, but also an explanation for the bizarre passivity of his pandemic response.
  11. coronavirus
    Trump Aide Hope Hicks Tests Positive for COVID-19The trusted presidential adviser has been in alarmingly close contact with Trump and other White House and campaign staffers in recent days.
  12. white house
    Leaked Recording of Melania Trump: ‘Who Gives a F**k About Christmas Stuff?’In a leaked tape, the First Lady also shares her frustration with critics who wanted her to stop migrant-family separation: “Give me a f***ing break.”
  13. 2020 census
    Leaked Census Document Warns of ‘Serious Errors’ Due to Shortened TimelineThe Trump administration’s most effective attempt to undermine the census is also its simplest.
  14. white house
    Trump Announces Federal Investigation of ‘Left-Wing Civil Unrest’Trump continued to make false comparisons between far-left and far-right agitators and defended his supporters who shot demonstrators with paintballs.
  15. white house
    Trump Reportedly Offered John Kelly FBI Director Job If He Pledged LoyaltyA new book details how Trump tried to get John Kelly to swear personal allegiance to him, and how the DOJ limited the scope of the Mueller inquiry.
  16. trump administration
    Kellyanne Conway Announces White House Departure at the End of AugustThe embattled counselor and her husband, Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway, both said they were stepping back to focus on their family.
  17. vision 2020
    Most Republican Convention Speeches Will Be Delivered From D.C.Trump will likely speak from the White House, with others stationed at a federally owned hall near his hotel. They’ve come a long way from Charlotte.
  18. white house
    Trump Says a Person Was Shot by the Secret Service Outside White House GroundsA COVID-19 briefing was delayed when Trump was escorted from the room and informed that Secret Service shot a person outside the White House fencing.
  19. coronavirus
    National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien Tests Positive for CoronavirusHe’s the highest-ranking White House official to test positive, but he’s not the first.
  20. coronavirus
    A Questionable Day for White House SanitationOn Wednesday, a cafeteria on the White House grounds closed after a COVID-19 infection, while Trump spoke about handwashing in a bizarre manner.
  21. coronavirus
    Trump, Citing TV Ratings, Says Daily Coronavirus Briefings Will ResumeA lot has changed since the briefings wound down in late April, including 90,000 more coronavirus deaths in the U.S.
  22. president trump
    Everything We Learned From Mary Trump’s BookIn Too Much and Never Enough, Trump’s niece claims he allegedly cheated on the SATs. In an interview, she alleged she heard him use racial slurs.
  23. coronavirus
    The White House Is Still Blocking the Public From COVID-19 Hospitalization DataThe Trump administration said it would repost COVID-19 hospitalization data after a CDC site went dark, but wouldn’t provide new info moving forward.
  24. white house
    Ivanka Trump Promotes Can of Goya Beans, Violates Ethics StandardsBoth Ivanka and President Trump posted pictures of themselves with Goya products, which goes against federal rules for executive-branch officials.
  25. white house
    Former Melania Confidant Pens Latest Trump Tell-All BookStephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to Melania Trump, is set to release a book on her friendship with the first lady on September 1.
  26. celebrations
    What We Know About Trump’s Second Annual July 4th CelebrationAfter a fireworks show above Mount Rushmore, Trump will head back to D.C. for more fireworks and flyovers.
  27. coronavirus
    The White House Is Rolling Back Its Coronavirus Safety ProtocolsMandatory temperature checks will no longer be conducted on all visitors, and last week, mask wearing became voluntary.
  28. white house
    What We Know About John Bolton’s Tell-all BookBolton writes that Trump was obsessed with giving Kim Jong-Un an autographed CD of “Rocket Man” and pressured China to interfere in the 2020 election.
  29. white house
    All the Absurd Details About Trump’s Church Photo OpIvanka reportedly hatched the idea, Bill Barr ordered the clearing of the park, and no one thought about what Trump would do in front of the church.
  30. politics
    Trump Denounced for Using the Bible As a PropThe violent clearing of peaceful protesters so Trump could awkwardly pose with the Bible is drawing condemnation from religious and political leaders.
  31. protests
    At the White House, the Lights Were OffEven as there was chaos right outside the gates — and in cities across the nation.
  32. coronavirus testing
    Coronavirus Test Used in White House May Have Faulty Rate As High As 48 PercentAn NYU study showed, before peer review, that the Abbott ID NOW test used in the White House may have a false-negative rate of 33 to 48 percent.
  33. coronavirus
    White House Coronavirus Outbreak Undercuts Trump’s Safe Reopening MessageTrump claimed he had “met the moment” for safe testing levels for a reopening, as the White House issued new restrictions to dampen its own outbreak.
  34. coronavirus
    Everything We Know About the White House Coronavirus OutbreakTwo staffers have tested positive, and several officials are under self-quarantine, now that the virus has arrived at the White House.
  35. coronavirus
    Pence Self-Isolates for Just 3 Days After Coronavirus Breach in the White HouseWhile Fauci will quarantine for the recommended two weeks, Pence is self-isolating for just three days following the White House’s coronavirus breach.
  36. trump administration
    Pence Spokesperson Katie Miller Tests Positive for the CoronavirusMiller is married to top Trump adviser Stephen Miller. It is not yet clear how many White House aides and officials may have been exposed.
  37. coronavirus
    The Person Who Serves Trump His Meals Tests Positive for the CoronavirusAfter one of Trump’s personal valets became ill, the president and vice-president tested negative.
  38. the swamp
    The American People Should See Trump’s Coronavirus Briefings in Their EntiretyIf the press wants to reveal the real Trump, we shouldn’t help the public look away.
  39. coronavirus
    Trump Boosts Tweet Calling for Anthony Fauci to Be FiredThe doctor said fewer people would have died with earlier social distancing. That’s obvious, and to Trump, potential grounds for dismissal.
  40. the media
    Where the Risk of Coronavirus Comes With Unparalleled AccessThese days, the White House is almost certainly the weirdest beat in American journalism.
  41. revolving door
    Trump Campaign Aide Kayleigh McEnany Named White House Press SecretaryThe Trump loyalist once said that the president never lies to the American people.
  42. turnover
    Trump Names Mark Meadows Chief of Staff, Fires Mick MulvaneyThe president named his fourth chief of staff in less than four years after wanting to get rid of Mulvaney for months.
  43. trump administration
    The White House Reportedly Just Hired a College SeniorThe 23-year-old will be working in the newly politicized Presidential Personnel Office.
  44. white house
    Fired Trump Loyalist Will Now Control White House HiringJohn McEntee was fired after committing financial crimes. Now he’s back to help Trump and his allies fire their perceived enemies in the government.
  45. white house
    Trump Hired Them, Then He Called Them IncompetentJohn Kelly is just the latest Trump hire to fall from the president’s good graces. So much for hiring the “best people.”
  46. white house
    John Kelly Criticizes Trump 14 Months After Leaving White HouseThe president’s former chief of staff claims he could have prevented some recent bad behavior.
  47. politics
    Trump Asked Reince Priebus How Badgers ‘Work,’ If They’re ‘Mean’: ReportTo be distracted from an important meeting with thoughts of a charismatic animal is perhaps the most relatable the president has ever been.
  48. white house
    White House Said It Was Snowing in D.C. on Night It Was Almost 50 Degrees OutNot the kind of climate denialism the Trump administration is usually known for.
  49. trump tweets
    The White House Scheduled Trump Tweets to Keep His Afghanistan Trip SecretIf Trump doesn’t tweet for 12 hours, people start asking questions.
  50. racism
    Melania Trump Will Be FineHer cold reception in Baltimore belies a life of staggering insulation, even compared to her predecessor.
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