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The National Interest

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    The Media Keeps Giving Trump the Benefit of the Doubt on CollusionReporters keep digging up awful facts about the president, but interpreting those facts in the friendliest possible light.
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    Trump Is Making the Department of Justice Into His Own Private Goon SquadHis purge is creating a chilling effect on law enforcement.
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    Mean Girl Kellyanne Conway: ‘Why Is Everybody So Obsessed’ With TrumpThe counselor to the president is puzzled by a strange fixation with the world’s most powerful person.
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    Trump Admits He Was Underfunding Defense Budget to Make Room for ParadeNow he tells us we are going to get fighter jets, but only because he failed to get a parade?
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    Pretending Single Payer Health Care Is Easy to Pass Doesn’t Make It EasyBernie Bros need to stop calling Democrats shills and engage with the reason they’re reluctant to impose radical change.
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    Trump Strips Security Clearance From Former CIA Director John BrennanPresident uses security clearances to discredit opponents for the first time.
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    White House ‘Can’t Guarantee’ There’s No Tape of Trump Saying N-WordAn incredibly revealing lack of confidence by Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
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    Donald Trump Hires the Worst People, According to Trump“Disgraceful,” “drugged-up loser,” “low-life” and other Trump descriptions of the people Trump hires.
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    Trump Foreign Policy Held Back by Struggle to Grasp Time Zones, MapsTrump also has trouble relating to foreign presidents who have real jobs that don’t involve binge-watching cable news.
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    Omarosa Is Leveraging Her Tapes Against the Trump AdministrationOmarosa may or may not have the goods, but she knows exactly what she is doing, and Trump is right to be scared.
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    Trump Invites For-Profit Colleges to Exploit StudentsBetsy DeVos thinks the federal government should help failing colleges rip off students.
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    Marco Rubio Credits Trump With 18 Nuclear War–Free Months in OfficeThe commander-in-chief clears a high bar.
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    Trump’s ‘Perjury Trap’: Confessing to Obstruction of Justice or Lying About ItThe president’s lawyers don’t want their client to answer questions about his obvious crime.
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    The Whole Republican Party Seems to Be Going to Jail NowIt’s been the most corrupt 24 hours of Trump’s administration yet.
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    Do Obamacare’s Left-Wing Critics Actually Understand It?A Jacobin editor defends the Republican Party against the charge of wanting to take poor people’s insurance away.
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    Why Does Trump Get More Credit Than Obama for the Same Economy?Trump’s greatest political asset is an economy doing no better than the one he inherited. Why does he benefit when Democrats didn’t?
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    Trump Administration Attacking Legal Immigrants NextThere’s a new plan to harass immigrants who have used Obamacare or food stamps. So much for the excuse that it’s just about law enforcement.
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    Trump’s Lawyers Can’t Talk Him Out of Talking to MuellerPresident who is a pathological liar should probably not talk to the special counsel under oath, but he somehow still wants to.
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    Why Republicans Will Repeal Obamacare If They Hold CongressGOP operative: “Repeal is like fight club. First rule is not to talk about it.”
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    Liberals Are the Real Nazis, Says Donald Trump Jr. Actual Nazis Disagree.Dinesh D’Souza’s new movie tries to connect Democrats to the far right in an age when the far right vocally disagrees.
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    Trumpcare Means Leaving the Poor and Sick to Fend for ThemselvesThe Republican health-care agenda has dissolved into a rearguard sabotage campaign.
  22. Trump Heaps Praise on Kim, Can’t Wait to See Him ‘Soon’Despite questions over the American remains North Korea has sent back to the U.S., Trump couldn’t be happier with Kim.
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    Trump’s Boast About Getting Fallen Heroes From Korea Is CollapsingKim Jong-un isn’t denuclearizing, and he also isn’t returning the bodies of 200 U.S. servicemen. Other than that, it’s a great deal.
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    Trump’s Reelection Slogan, ‘Keep America Great,’ Belies How Much Trouble He’s InTrump ran on a series of extravagant promises that haven’t come true.
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    Trump Wants to Give the Wealthy Another Tax Cut, With No Vote in CongressCongress can’t pass another tax cut for the rich, but Trump doesn’t care.
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    Rudy: Trump Is Innocent Because He Did Not Personally Hack Democratic EmailsWatch the goalposts retreat over the horizon.
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    Why Are So Many Leftists Skeptical of the Russia Investigation?What to think about Trump’s collusion with Russia has somehow caused a divide among progressives.
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    Why Does Trump Keep Lying About His Dealings With Russia?President Trump has denied having known about the June 2016 meeting with a Russian. Michael Cohen can testify that he did know.
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    European Commissioner Used Colorful, Very Simple Cards to Explain Trade to TrumpPresident Trump met with European diplomats, was treated to an extremely remedial tutorial on trade.
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    After Trump-Putin Summit, Freaked-out Republicans Are Supporting Mueller ProbeThe party’s appetite to help Trump fire Mueller has suddenly dissipated.
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    Trump-Created European Trade Crisis Averted by Fake DealTrump applies his winning North Korea formula to the European Union: loud threats followed by a totally vague “solution.”
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    Secret Michael Cohen Tape Shows Trump Knew of Hush MoneyTurns out Trump was not telling the truth when he denied knowing about the payment to National Enquirer to keep Karen McDougal quiet.
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    Conservative Shocked to Discover Obama Doesn’t Hate White PeopleIt slowly dawns on the right that the last president was not actually a race-baiting demagogue.
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    Trump: Russia Is a Friend, Journalists Are the EnemyPresident Trump doubles down on Russia summit in most literal way possible
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    Trump Weighing Putin’s Bonkers Plan to Let Russia Interrogate U.S. DiplomatPutin proposed in Finland to interrogate an American he hates. The Trump administration hasn’t ruled it out.
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    Trump Denies Russia Is Still Targeting U.S. ElectionsThe Trump administration warns Russia is an active threat to intervene in the elections. Trump says it isn’t.
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    How Trump Turned the Right’s Biggest Russia Hawk Into a DoveWall Street Journal columnist Holman Jenkins used to compare Putin to Hitler. Now he credits Trump with wisely averting war.
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    Trump Is Fighting the Entire Republican Party to Defend PutinIf loving Russia is wrong, Donald Trump doesn’t want to be right.
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    Trump Betrays His Country for Russia in Plain SightAt the summit in Finland, President Trump and Vladimir Putin engaged in collusion in front of the entire world.
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    Mueller’s New Indictment Points to Collusion With RussiaThe Department of Justice charges only Russians, but signs of their Republican partners are plain.
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    Trump Still Pretending Fake North Korea Nuclear Deal Is RealProbably better than getting mad and starting a war, though.
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    Paul Ryan Unaware Constitution Lets Congress Override Presidential Veto“You would have to pass a law saying ‘don’t raise those tariffs’ and the president would have to sign that law,” says Ryan. Not true!
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    Poll: Barack Obama Was the Greatest President of Our LifetimeWhy haven’t Democrats exploited the popularity of their recent presidents, and the unpopularity of Republican ones?
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    Trump Is Training His Base to Hate NATO and Like PutinHeading into the NATO summit, Trump is making an agreement with his allies impossible, and ramping up pro-Putin talk.
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    Glenn Greenwald Tells Russians Liberals Are Blaming Them As Excuse for ClintonGreenwald in Moscow: “Excuses were needed … and that’s why there became this obsession with the Russian government.”
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    Stephen Miller Owned the Libs by Throwing Away His Own SushiThe Trump administration’s self-defeating nationalist agenda summarized in one anecdote.
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    Stephen Miller Owned the Libs by Throwing Away His Own SushiThe Trump administration’s self-defeating nationalist agenda summarized in one anecdote.
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    ‘Populist’ Trump Turns Up Nose at Public University GraduatesPresident somehow combines the worst aspects of anti-intellectualism and snobbish elitist credentialism.
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    Why Hasn’t Trump Fired Scott Pruitt? Because Pruitt Can Fire Robert Mueller.The EPA administrator pitches President Trump on a sinister plan to quash the Russia investigation.
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    Trump Insists No Other Americans Allowed Into His Putin MeetingBecause there’s definitely no pee tape he might be discussing.
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