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Donald Trump

  1. mueller time
    Mueller Report Subpoena Fight Is the First Skirmish in a Long War to ComeAmong other things, the House Democratic leadership needs to show an impeachment-hungry base it’s willing to fight.
  2. the top line
    Good News: A Recession Looks Less Likely NowAfter some scary data in recent months, the economy seems to be humming along nicely again.
  3. interesting times
    Sullivan: There Was No Russia Conspiracy. But Trump Is More Dangerous Than Ever.The Mueller report reveals a man who is a constant threat to the rule of law. Impeachment is the only answer.
  4. mueller time
    Trump Blames Obama for Russian Interference in 2016 ElectionAnd other, more grounded Republican responses to the release of the Mueller report.
  5. the national interest
    Trump Beat the Rap, but Mueller Uncovered a Historic ScandalThe special prosecutor finds few new crimes, lots of misconduct, and a president acting like a mob boss to cover it all up.
  6. mueller time
    Rick Hasen on Why Mueller Should Have Gone After Don Jr.The president’s son was let off the hook for potential campaign-finance violations. This expert says that was a mistake.
  7. the pee tape
    Absolutely Every Single Thing We Know About the Pee TapeUpdated with new information from the Mueller report.
  8. mitch mcconnell
    Mitch McConnell’s New Campaign Ad Is Brazenly Anti-DemocracyThe McConnell campaign’s first campaign ad is about insisting that his various subversions of democracy are instances of “letting the people decide.”
  9. vision 2020
    Terry McAuliffe Won’t Run for President in 2020The ebullient former Clinton money man will refocus on Virginia, where his party’s troubles may enable him to return to the governorship in 2021.
  10. the national interest
    Congress Should Impeach William BarrThe attorney general has proven himself an irredeemable hack at a time when the job demands independence.
  11. mueller time
    The Most Redacted Sections of the Mueller ReportWhat we know we don’t know about the blocked-out information in the Mueller report.
  12. mueller time
    Sorry, Peelievers: The Only Trump Tapes in the Mueller Report Sound FakeThe Mueller report reveals Team Trump was interested in compromising tapes believed to be in Russia’s possession — but it appears they weren’t real.
  13. game of thrones
    HBO Would Prefer It If Trump Didn’t Use Game of Thrones Imagery for His MemesTrump responded to the redacted version of the Mueller report with a Thrones meme.
  14. mueller time
    11 Areas of Obstruction of Justice Mueller InvestigatedMueller’s findings of fact about Trump’s behavior hardly seem “exonerating” at all.
  15. mueller time
    Mueller Report: Trump Said ‘I’m F***ed’ When Special Counsel Was AppointedTurns out he was wrong about that.
  16. mueller time
    The Mueller EncyclopediaAn index of who’s who and what’s what to help make sense of the Mueller report.
  17. politics
    Everything We Learned About Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in the Mueller ReportThe Mueller report’s most important details on the billionaire couple toying around in politics.
  18. game of yeah right
    There Is No Way Trump Watches Game of ThronesLet me tell you why.
  19. mueller time
    Uncap Your Highlighters, B*tches: It’s the Best Part of the Mueller ReportIt’s poetic.
  20. mueller time
    Everything We Learned About Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in the Mueller ReportThe Mueller report’s most important details on the billionaire couple toying around in politics.
  21. republicans
    White Alabamians Are Doing It AgainRoy Moore, an accused child molester, is leading early polls in Alabama’s Republican primary for the 2020 U.S. Senate election.
  22. mueller time
    Read the Full Mueller Report DocumentThe Justice Department released the redacted version of the Mueller Report today.
  23. mueller time
    Very Normal President Celebrates Mueller Report With Game of Thrones Tweet“NO COLLUSION,” the tweet reads in the show’s signature font.
  24. mueller time
    Barr Confirms White House Got a Sneak Peek at the Mueller ReportSeems that Barr helped Team Trump pre-spin the Mueller report — an effort that continued with his press conference spinning it just before release.
  25. mueller time
    Very Normal President Celebrates Mueller Report With Game of Thrones Tweet“NO COLLUSION,” the tweet reads in the show’s signature font.
  26. mueller time
    Everything You Need to Know About the Mueller Report’s ReleaseThe Mueller report will come out after Barr’s presser, Congress will see a less-redacted version, and other late news about the long-awaited release.
  27. foreign policy
    Note to John Bolton: ‘Three Stooges of Socialism’ Is Not a Terrifying AllusionTrump’s national security adviser can’t seem to decide if the administration’s Latin American enemies are scary or figures of fun.
  28. mueller report
    Remembering the Starr Report As We Await the Mueller ReportIt’s unlikely Mueller’s report will have the seismic impact of the dirty book Ken Starr put together, which 20 million people read the first two days.
  29. mueller time
    Five Reasons Why Republicans Won’t Abandon Trump Like They Ditched NixonNixon had weaker intraparty support than Trump, who will benefit from likely polarization over the Mueller report.
  30. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Wants to Bring Back One of Bill Clinton’s Signature ProposalsExpanding national service was Clinton’s most reliable 1992 applause line, and it could help candidates like Mayor Pete strike a communitarian tone.
  31. the national interest
    Trump Is Attacking Not Ilhan Omar But All Muslims and MinoritiesA campaign of vilification and dehumanization that goes far beyond the pseudo-outrage at one exhausting member of Congress.
  32. kids these days
    For the Country’s Best Teen Poets, Poetry Is ActivismHonorees of the National Student Poets Program, threatened under Trump, fight for the personal and political power of verse.
  33. mueller report
    Trump Aides Worry Mueller Report Will Expose Them As LeakersSome staffers are reportedly having “breakdown-level anxiety” despite cooperating with Mueller at the direction of Trump’s legal team.
  34. immigration
    Barr Decision May Keep Tens of Thousands of Asylum Seekers Locked UpThe AG’s ruling to deny bond to many asylum seekers is consistent with the president’s recent claim that the process is a “con job.”
  35. ilhan omar
    Why ‘Civility’ Protects Dan Crenshaw But Not Ilhan OmarAndy Barr wants Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be more “civil” when addressing Dan Crenshaw. But Crenshaw’s treatment of Ilhan Omar was anything but.
  36. vision 2020
    Poll Shows Roy Moore Is Still the Wacko to Beat in AlabamaMoore may draw multiple GOP rivals, but don’t bet the farm against him — or against Democratic incumbent Doug Jones.
  37. vision 2020
    William Weld Isn’t Going to Save the GOP From TrumpThe former turned current Republican is as much of a threat to Trump as the gnats Richard Nixon swatted aside in 1972.
  38. vision 2020
    From Breezy Beto to Wonky Warren: How Candidates Use PolicyPolicies can be an ideological marker, a signature, or even an identity.
  39. donald trump
    Trump Says He’s ‘Always Liked’ Jimmy Carter Despite Insulting Him for YearsAfter Carter complimented Trump on his handling of the U.S.-China relationship, President 45 walked back years of insults lobbed at President 39.
  40. mike pence
    Another Embarrassing Story of Mike Pence’s Unrequited Love for Trump“I’d like my wife to look at me just for one day the way Mike Pence looks at President Trump every day they’re together.”
  41. coachella
    YG Brought Out a Trump Impersonator for His Coachella SetYou know the song.
  42. power
    Trump Video Leads to More Death Threats Against Ilhan OmarTrump tweeted a misleading video of comments she made at the Council on American Islamic Relations last month.
  43. donald trump
    Report: Trump Asked Tiger Woods for His Thoughts on Tax ReformTrump reportedly treats golf as a form of roving “Executive time,” where political allies and celebrities can lobby their causes.
  44. vision 2020
    Trump Raises $30 Million in First Quarter, Smashing Democratic NumbersFor Democrats, just as distressing as the total is Trump’s success with small donors: a reported 99 percent of donations were $200 or less.
  45. vision 2020
    The 10 Worst Presidential-Nomination CampaignsThere have been plenty of woofers — and warnings — for the 2020 presidential field.
  46. conspiracy theories
    Even Conspiracy Theories Have Gotten Dumber, a New Book ShowsA Lot of People Are Saying plumbs “the new conspiracism,” conspiracy theory without the theory.
  47. immigration
    Could Trump’s Illegal Plan to Ship Migrants to Cities Make Everyone Happy?The president’s assumption that urban liberals hate and fear migrants as much as he and the MAGA folk do isn’t necessarily accurate.
  48. abortion
    Trump to Screen Anti-Abortion Film at the White HouseThe tradition of the White House film night takes a turn to the right.
  49. vision 2020
    Echoing Trump, McConnell Calls for Making 2020 a ‘Referendum on Socialism’When conservatives cannot tout their own agenda, launching a Red Scare is a handy perennial approach.
  50. the art of politics
    Andres Serrano’s Absurd Museum of TrumpThe Piss Christ artist spent around $200,000 and some long hours on eBay hunting down assorted kitsch from Trump’s career.
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