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Warren Buffett’s Company Made $29 Billion Off the Trump Tax Cuts

Paul Ryan recently boasted that the GOP’s tax cuts had given one lucky secretary in Pennsylvania an extra “$1.50 a week.”

Roy Moore Back in Action With Endorsement of Feminist-Hating Senate Candidate in Missouri

If there’s any Senate candidate out there who is following Moore’s twisted path, it’s probably Courtland Sykes.

SCOTUS Hands Trump Temporary Setback on DACA Cancellation

The March 5 deadline set for DACA’s demise is now a dead letter as the Ninth Circuit and then perhaps SCOTUS will review Trump’s action.

Trump Reluctant to Overrule FBI, Give Kushner Security Clearance

The president wants to give Kushner permanent access to state secrets (over the FBI’s objections), but he doesn’t want the bad press that would ensue.

Utah GOP Passes New Rule That Could Eject Romney From Ballot

This is probably less about the candidate than regular old party warfare.

Trump Might Be Too Busy to Talk to Robert Mueller, Says Lawyer

That White House bedroom television isn’t going to watch itself.

Trump’s Plan to Solve the Opioid Crisis Might Involve Executing Drug Dealers

He praises brutal policies in Singapore and the Philippines, and would reportedly love to replicate them — but he’ll settle for harsher sentences.

U.S. Needs New FAA Head, Trump Generously Offers His Personal Pilot

President Trump has trusted John Dunkin to fly his jet since 1989, so obviously he should be on the short list to oversee civil aviation nationwide.

Why Are U.S. Troops Staying in Syria? The Trump Administration Won’t Say

Officials argued the military can remain there indefinitely, with no new authorization from Congress — but wouldn’t explain the long-term objectives.

The Wild Illinois Governors’ Race Shows Why the Midterms Remain Unpredictable

Primary challenges, like those facing both sides of the Illinois contest, make it hard to handicap the 2018 gubernatorial landscape.

The Second Amendment Is No Barrier to Stricter Gun Laws

The courts have found that even all-out bans on assault-style weapons are in harmony with the right to keep and bear arms.

Russian Spies Hacked Olympics, Pretending to Be North Korea

The alleged attack was probably in retaliation for being banned from the Games.

China Poised to Eliminate Presidential Term Limits

Get used to President Xi Jinping, because he’s probably going to be running China for a long time.

Mexican President Won’t Visit the White House as Planned

This may come as a shock, but he still wants Trump to stop pretending that Mexico will pay for a border wall.

CPAC Speaker Needed Security Escort After Flagging Trump’s Sexual Misconduct

She chided conservatives for looking the other way regarding Trump’s treatment of women.

The Nunes Memo Is Fake and the Russia Scandal Is Very Real

Weeks later, a rebuttal destroys the Republican claim that the Deep State is conducting a witch hunt.

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