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Donald Trump

  1. the national interest
    Kook Art Laffer Wins Medal From Trump For Inventing Fake CurveA fitting reward for decades of voodoo economic wrongness.
  2. vision 2020
    Inside Trump’s 2020 Campaign Launch in Orlando, It’s Still 2016Trump called this rally “45 Fest,” and it was billed as the official start to his reelection. It’s not clear yet what — if anything — this means.
  3. vision 2020
    The Billionaire Mercer Family Has Reportedly Bailed on Trump in 2020The reported loss of the Mercers — vital to Trump’s 2016 run — compounds campaign fears that the GOP’s big-ticket donors won’t show up in 2020.
  4. vision 2020
    Warren, Beto, Biden, and Bernie Get Center-Stage Positions at First DebatesO’Rourke, who hasn’t been polling that well, got lucky with his debate placement.
  5. racism
    What Kyle Kashuv Gets Wrong About Harvard and GrowthKashuv says that Harvard is betraying its commitment to growth by rescinding his admission. Maybe Harvard’s own growth requires it.
  6. vision 2020
    Amy Klobuchar Needs a Plan to Enact Her 137 PlansThe Minnesotan now has more specific plans than the wonky Elizabeth Warren. But she could use some priorities and a strategy for enacting legislation.
  7. paul manafort
    Paul Manafort Rescued From Rikers by Deputy Attorney General“Calling this highly unusual doesn’t even begin to capture” it, one legal expert tweeted.
  8. presidential pardons
    Supreme Court Won’t Stop States From Prosecuting Federal DefendantsBy leaving an exception to double-jeopardy rules in place, the Court did not make it easier for Trump to keep people out of jail via pardons.
  9. donald trump
    All the Weird New Details About Trump’s Infamous Escalator RideFour years later, Trump’s campaign launch sounds even stranger. But at least Michael Cohen’s call for elephants and bikini-clad women was scrapped.
  10. last night on late night
    John Oliver Breaks Down Why It’s Time to Impeach President Trump“Every asshole succeeds until finally they don’t.”
  11. the party of lincoln
    Trump Suggests His Treatment in the Media Is As Bad As Lincoln’s AssassinationAnd other highlights from the president’s interview with George Stephanopoulos.
  12. you're fired
    Trump Campaign Fires Pollsters After Leak of Polls That Look Bad for TrumpA lesson in shooting the messenger.
  13. constitutional crisis
    Trump Says His Supporters Might ‘Demand’ He Serve More Than Two TermsIt’s the fourth time Trump has expressed interest in violating the 22nd Amendment, exacerbating worries that he won’t step down in 2020 or 2024.
  14. sarah huckabee sanders
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Governor of Arkansas? It’s Possible.If the daughter of former governor Mike Huckabee does run for his old job, as Trump suggested, she’d be formidable but not necessarily unbeatable.
  15. marriage
    Trump on His Wife: ‘It’s Called Melania’“We have our own Jackie O today. It’s called Melania.”
  16. the national interest
    Trump: Witness to My Crime Can’t Testify, But Trust Me He’s LyingThe White House’s absurd contradiction on Don McGahn.
  17. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren’s One-Two Punch for Conquering WashingtonThe policy-oriented senator has at least a good start on a plan for enacting her plans.
  18. my single is dropping
    Listen to Taylor Swift’s New Single, ‘You Need to Calm Down’Why are you mad, when you can be GLAAD?
  19. keeping up
    Why Kim Kardashian Was Back at the White HouseNo, it wasn’t to become the new press secretary.
  20. impeachment
    Donald Trump and Justin Amash Plot Primary Challenges Against Each OtherAmash might run against Trump, who might back a challenger to Amash.
  21. the art of diplomacy
    Finally, Trump Opens Dialogue With WhalesThe president tweeted about meeting “the Prince of Whales.”
  22. weird coincidences
    Air Force One’s New Paint Job Sure Looks Like Trump’s Private JetTrump, of course, says he designed it himself.
  23. politics
    Democrats React to Trump Saying He’d Accept Foreign Dirt on 2020 RivalsTrump’s interview with George Stephanopoulos garnered criticism from 2020 Democrats, including more calls for impeachment from Gillibrand and Warren.
  24. the national interest
    Trump Goes on TV to Solicit 2020 Foreign CollusionHe’s not hiding his intentions here.
  25. vision 2020
    Trump Can’t Stop Lying About His UnpopularityHis latest assault on unwelcome poll numbers — including data from his own campaign — shows he’s compelled to deny reality and make up his own.
  26. chat room
    Alec Baldwin on Why Celebs Are Rushing to Host Game Shows“It was very, very, very convenient.”
  27. the tweet beat
    Trump’s First Twitter Like in Years Is About … Rihanna?The “Executive Time” president salutes another work-life balance queen.
  28. the tweet beat
    Trump’s First Twitter Like in Years Is About … Rihanna?The “Executive Time” president salutes another work-life balance queen.
  29. rip
    Trump May Soon Have the Blood of Two ‘Friendship Trees’ on His HandsAfter the passing of the original “friendship tree,” French president Emmanuel Macron is sending Trump a new oak sapling.
  30. vision 2020
    The States Trump Might Plausibly Aim to Flip in 2020There are no states that look like ripe fruit for Trump, though Minnesota, New Hampshire, Maine, Nevada, and maybe Virginia are possibilities.
  31. other people's money
    Trump Cared About His Campaign Spending When It Was His Money — Not AnymoreHe loves spending “other people’s money,” and that’s what he’ll do in 2020.
  32. tv
    Not So Fast: Alec Baldwin Says He May Not Be Done Playing Trump on SNL“We’ll see.”
  33. mueller time
    House Democrats Strike Deal With DOJ for Mueller Report DetailsIn return, the House will not vote on holding Barr in contempt. It’s a truce, not a treaty, in the war between Democrats and the Trump administration.
  34. vision 2020
    Not As Many ‘Bernie or Bust’ Voters As FearedAnd a lot of Sanders supporters who voted for Trump or stayed home in 2016 were, like everyone else, misled by the assumption Clinton had it won.
  35. vision 2020
    Is the DNC ‘Winnowing’ Potentially Strong 2020 Presidential Candidates?The party can’t make everyone happy, but yes, there have been some late bloomers who did well despite poor early polls.
  36. science!
    Trump Thinks the Moon Is Part of MarsToday’s declaration from POTUS is brought to you by “Science!”
  37. the national interest
    What Will Trump Campaign On If There’s a Recession?Gaming out what the president will say if he can’t say it’s the best economy ever. (Maybe he’ll just say it anyway.)
  38. this week in late night
    Trump Is in England, So Late Night Went on VacationCoverage of Trump in England was a sticky wicket, to use a native colloquialism.
  39. russia investigation
    FBI Notes State Russians Tried to Plan Trump-Putin Call Day After InaugurationAccording to FBI agent Peter Strzok, Michael Flynn told him that the Russian ambassador said Putin wanted to call Trump right after the inauguration.
  40. snl
    Alec Baldwin Is Really for Real Done Playing Trump on SNL, SeriouslyPlease stop asking him.
  41. impeachment
    Did Impeachment Plans Damage Republicans in 1998?Sifting the evidence both ways provides no clear answer to the question – or clear guidance to Democrats today who don’t want to squander a 2020 win.
  42. tariffs
    Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico: Everything We KnowA 5 percent tariff on all Mexico imports is set to go into effect on Monday, and virtually everyone opposes it.
  43. the national interest
    Pelosi Wants Trump to Go to Prison. Here’s How It Could Happen.Five potential crimes Trump could be charged with after leaving office.
  44. donald trump
    No, Obsessive Media Coverage of the Economy Wouldn’t Make Trump PopularA public opinion analyst explains that it’s not all about the economy, and media has to cover Trump’s non-economic antics anyway.
  45. border wall
    Military to Spend a Month Painting a Mile of Wall Because It Isn’t Pretty EnoughAn unspecified number of military members will reportedly spend a month painting a mile of the border wall to improve its “aesthetic appearance.”
  46. war crimes
    Trump Steps Back From Plan to Pardon War Criminals: ReportBacklash from veterans reportedly caused the president to rethink his plan to pardon convicted and alleged war criminals around Memorial Day.
  47. politics
    We’re Now Paying Off Trump’s Vietnam Draft-Dodger DebtIn his interview with Piers Morgan, Trump appeared to show regret for not having served in Vietnam, but said he’s making up for it now, God help us.
  48. josh hawley
    Josh Hawley Could Be the Face of the Post-Trump RightThe polished young Missouri senator thinks liberty is a vehicle for the righteous, not the godless.
  49. donald trump
    9 Must-See Moments From Trump’s Bonkers Interview With Piers MorganIncluding his denial of climate change and trying on a bowler hat.
  50. feuds
    Donald Trump Is Tweeting About Bette Midler From LondonNo international data plan will stop him.
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