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An Atomic-Weapons Expert’s Worst-Case Scenario for What Trump Might Do With All That ‘Access to the Nuclear Codes’

Scientist Philip Coyle was the head of nuclear-weapons testing under President Bill Clinton and an adviser to the Carter and Obama administrations.

Democrats’ Best Bet for 2018: Accentuate the Negative

Midterm elections are usually referendum on the White House party. So the heavy lift of a positive agenda for Democrats may be a waste of energy.

New Documentary Suggests Michael Brown Did Not Rob Store Before Fatal Encounter with Ferguson Police

The film releases previously unreported security footage taken the night before Brown’s death.

McCain: Trump Should Prove Wiretapping Claim or Retract It

He also believes that, with regards to the Trump campaign and Russia, there are “a lot more shoes to drop from this centipede.”

White House Amateur Hour Continues With U.S. Attorney Purge

The handling of this abrupt bureaucratic massacre just reinforces the impression of a paranoid, haphazard administration.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Is Refusing Trump Administration’s Order to Resign

Trump himself had asked the prosecutor to stay on in November, but now a high profile confrontation could be brewing.

Muhammad Ali Jr. Says He Was Detained at Airport Again

He was on the way home from speaking to U.S. lawmakers about the first time he was detained and allegedly asked about his name and religion.

Trump Suggests Obama Always Wanted Obamacare to Collapse in 2017

“That’s the year it was meant to explode, because Obama won’t be here,” the president explained to the House GOP leadership.

The DOJ Just Called for the Firing of 46 Obama-Appointed U.S. State’s Attorneys, Including Preet Bharara

Then-president-elect Donald Trump had asked the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York to stay on in November.

This Congressman Cried After Missing His First Vote in 6 Years

GOP Representative Justin Amash of Michigan tweeted an apology to his constituents.

Breitbart May Have Just Killed Trumpcare

Steve Bannon’s old site (correctly) notes that the House GOP’s Obamacare replacement would hurt Trump’s base and endanger his party in 2018.

Feds Block Release of Russian U.N. Ambassador’s Cause of Death

“Ambassador Churkin’s diplomatic immunity survives his death.”

GOP Bill Would Let Your Employer Demand to See Your Genetic Information

And then force you to mitigate your genetic liabilities, or else accept higher premiums on your health insurance.

Spicer’s Giddy Jobs Tweet May Have Broken a Federal Rule

Executive-branch employees are supposed to keep quiet on jobs numbers for an hour after their release.

White House Suggests It Hired a National Security Adviser Without Googling Him

Trump claims he didn’t know that Flynn had lobbied for Turkey when he hired him. But his transition team was informed of that before Inauguration Day.

Trump Already Wavering on Trumpcare

As GOP leaders try to whip the AHCA through the House unchanged, Trump is negotiating with conservatives in a way that could destroy Senate support.

‘What About Men Having to Purchase Prenatal Care?’ Demands Republican

A simple question explains the logic of the GOP’s hatred for universal health insurance.

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