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  1. just asking questions
    Filmmaker Alex Holder Says Trump Was ‘Utterly Irrational’ After January 6The documentarian talks about what he saw before, during, and after the attack on the Capitol, while he was embedded with the First Family.
  2. early and often
    2022 Midterms: A Guide to the Races Worth WatchingA cheat sheet to keep track of all the crucial races, primary upsets, and campaign drama — Trump-fueled and otherwise — from now through Election Day.
  3. early and often
    The Drama-Lover’s Guide to the New Trump BooksLove gossip, but not enough to actually read the new batch of Trump books? Here are all the juicy, disturbing, and darkly amusing tidbits you missed.
  4. january 6 committee
    Cassidy Hutchinson Shows Trump’s Complicity in the Attack on the CapitolThe former top aide provides a clear and damning account of the White House on January 6 and the man who started the riot.
  5. 2022 midterms
    Illinois Republicans Go MAGA While Moderates Prevail in Colorado PrimariesTrump chose his battles wisely in the June 28 primaries, picking two winners in Illinois and staying out of Colorado’s contentious races.
  6. exhibit a
    The Odds Are Going Up That Trump Could Be ChargedCassidy Hutchinson advances the 1/6 committee’s theory of the case, though it’s not a slam dunk.
  7. the national interest
    Republicans Are Trying to Cover Up Greatest Political Scandal in U.S. HistoryThe GOP still won’t admit it even deserves to be investigated.
  8. capitol riot
    A Funny Thing Happened in Trump’s SUV on the Way to the Capitol RiotMaybe he should have walked after all.
  9. early and often
    The Wildest Revelations From the January 6 CommitteePublic hearings and press reports have revealed plenty, from Ginni Thomas’s emails to Ivanka disagreeing with dad to Trump’s remarks on hanging Pence.
  10. early and often
    FBI Seized Phone of Trump Coup Plotter John EastmanThe seizure took place the same day Feds raided Trump DOJ official Jeffrey Clark’s home, suggesting the January 6 criminal inquiry is heating up.
  11. just checking in
    So What Is Rudy Giuliani Up to These Days?Trump’s former attorney has been keeping busy by dealing with January 6–related legal woes, making weird videos, and arguing with parade hecklers.
  12. life after roe
    No, Trump, God Didn’t Overturn Roe v. WadeThe 45th president has a habit of blasphemously confusing himself with the Almighty, despite his religious illiteracy.
  13. life after roe
    The End of Abortion Rights Is Trump’s Big PaybackHe promised Republicans a Court conservative enough to overturn Roe so long as they tolerated his corruption and criminality. It worked.
  14. early and often
    How Trump Found the One Justice Department Lawyer Willing to Steal the ElectionTestimony of top officials showed how far the president was willing to go to get the department illegally involved in his coup.
  15. politics
    Authorities Raid Home of Jeffrey Clark, Trump DOJ OfficialHe played a key role in former president Trump’s attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
  16. the national interest
    Why Ron DeSantis Can Beat Trump in 2024The party is deciding, and the voters are getting the message.
  17. explainer
    Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A TimelineThe insurrection wasn’t a one-day event. It was the culmination of a multifaceted, yearslong plot — and it isn’t over.
  18. early and often
    Mo Brooks Falls With Trump’s Knife in His Back“MAGA Mo” couldn’t win once Trump endorsed Katie Britt, a 21st-century Republican version of the conservative Democrats Brooks used to battle.
  19. early and often
    Trump’s Very Bad Day in GeorgiaOn the same day that Georgia witnesses exposed Trump’s horrific behavior toward election officials, he suffered two more primary losses in the state.
  20. january 6 committee
    January 6 Committee Explores Trump’s Postelection Reign of TerrorThe former president and Rudy Giuliani tried to intimidate and smear anyone standing in their way, including local-election workers.
  21. january 6 hearings
    Ron Johnson’s Office Tried to Send Pence Fake ElectorsAn illuminating text exchange was revealed by the January 6 committee on Tuesday.
  22. early and often
    How Do You Write a History of the Trump Era While We’re Still in It?Historians have an unusual dilemma presented by no other former president — he might run again and win.
  23. the national interest
    Republicans Will Do It AgainThey have not been chastened by the revelations of the January 6 committee.
  24. january 6 hearings
    January 6 Hearings Build Case for a Trump-Eastman Criminal ConspiracyA California judge had already concluded that Trump and his lawyer acted criminally. The House select committee showed why that’s no exaggeration.
  25. capitol riot
    Checking In With the Real-Estate Brokers Who Stormed the CapitolAnd their current listings, from Chicago’s Trump Tower to a Colorado car wash franchise.
  26. disloyalty
    Oh, Mo! Trump Betrays ‘MAGA Mo’ Brooks Yet Again, Endorses BrittHaving endorsed and then de-endorsed his onetime January 6 ally, Trump is again making it clear that his idea of loyalty is not reciprocal.
  27. early and often
    Trump: Ignore Ivanka, She’d Already ‘Checked Out’ on My LiesIvanka offered a dubious excuse to distance herself from Dad’s bogus claims. After the January 6 hearings, he used the same excuse to discredit her.
  28. early and often
    Liz Cheney: Staff Said Trump Wanted Mike Pence HangedThe former president was onboard with the January 6 crowd calling for his running mate’s assassination.
  29. the national interest
    Republicans Respond to January 6 Hearings by Defending TrumpNo remorse, no accountability.
  30. early and often
    Mike Pence Doesn’t Deserve a Medal for Refusing to Lead a CoupWe should thank the former vice-president for rejecting Trump’s unconstitutional demand on January 6, 2021. But let’s not get carried away.
  31. early and often
    Fake Trump Electors Told to Keep Their Activities SecretIn Georgia, the Trump campaign wanted its self-appointed electors to act like they were engaged in a criminal conspiracy.
  32. early and often
    De-endorsed Mo Brooks Begs Trump to Take Him BackMAGA Mo, who lost Trump’s support, has come crawling back to Mar-a-Lago, desperate for a boost in his runoff against McConnell favorite Katie Britt.
  33. early and often
    Trump Endorses Peter Thiel Protégé Blake Masters’s Arizona Senate BidTrump is risking his solid record in Senate primaries by promoting an extreme candidate to run against Democrat Mark Kelly.
  34. early and often
    Michael Avenatti Gets 4 Years in Prison for Stealing From Stormy DanielsThe disgraced celebrity attorney, who is already in jail for extorting Nike, will go on trial again in July for allegedly embezzling $10 million.
  35. the national interest
    Trump’s Insurrection Is Building Professionalized InstitutionsNext time, they won’t rely on amateurs.
  36. early and often
    Trump Can’t Blame Democrats for His Georgia FlopA significant number of Democrats participated in the Georgia Republican primary. But there’s no evidence that they were all trying to thwart Trump.
  37. texas school shooting
    For Trump and Other NRA Speakers, the Answer to Uvalde Was More GunsThe horror of Tuesday’s school shooting in Texas left an impression at the NRA’s annual conference, but it didn’t make a difference.
  38. early and often
    Will Trump Ruin Georgia Republicans Out of Spite?Trump really dislikes Governor Brian Kemp, who thwarted his primary purge attempt. But Georgia Republicans want a united front against Stacey Abrams.
  39. early and often
    Is Trump Really a Republican Kingmaker?The former president is still touting his highly inflated endorsement record, but his humiliating losses in Georgia tell a different story.
  40. early and often
    The Bush Political Dynasty Ends With a WhimperThe once-dazzling George P. Bush lost badly to Trump-backed Attorney General Ken Paxton, whom he called a “philandering felon.”
  41. early and often
    Trump Dumped Mo Brooks. He Made the Senate Runoff Anyway.The January 6 speaker survived Trump’s ludicrous “woke” accusation and will face Katie Britt in next month’s Alabama GOP Senate runoff.
  42. early and often
    The Devil Went Down to Georgia and LostTrump spent the past two years working to exile Brian Kemp and Brad Raffensperger from the GOP, but he couldn’t do it.
  43. early and often
    President Mike Pence Would Be Worse Than TrumpThe former vice-president is attempting to bolster his chances in 2024, but Democrats would be wise to beware any attempt to rehabilitate his image.
  44. early and often
    Trump Faces Another Round of Humiliation in GeorgiaTrump hoped to get his revenge in Tuesday’s primary. Instead, his pick for governor, David Perdue, is sure to lose, and his other prospects look iffy.
  45. early and often
    Trump Is Upset That Android Hasn’t Approved His Nonexistent AppHe’s wondered, “Is Google trying to f- - - me?” Maybe, but the more immediate issue is his own company hasn’t submitted an app for Android.
  46. cannes 2022
    So, Uh, Jessica Chastain Plays Donald Trump’s Sister in Armageddon TimeAlongside her friends Anne Hathaway and Jeremy Strong.
  47. early and often
    How Doug Mastriano’s Primary Victory Threatens the 2024 ElectionThe GOP gubernatorial nominee in Pennsylvania backed Trump’s failed election coup in 2020 and could be well positioned to help him succeed next time.
  48. early and often
    Trump Wants Dr. Oz to Copy Him and Declare Victory Before the Race Is CalledThe race between Mehmet Oz and David McCormick has not been called and will likely head toward an automatic recount.
  49. qanon nation
    The ReAwaken America Tour Is the Start of QAnon 2.0The conspiracy theory that has gripped the conservative movement is evolving. But into what?
  50. early and often
    Trump Couldn’t Give Oz a Decisive Win Over McCormickThree MAGA-y candidates dominated Pennsylvania’s GOP Senate primary, but Trump’s official pick appears to be headed to an automatic recount.
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