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McMaster: It Was ‘Wholly Appropriate’ for Trump to Give Intel to Russia on a Whim

McMaster says that Trump unilaterally decided to share (classified) intel with the Russians — and there’s nothing wrong with that.

Trump Is Using a Nixon Tactic to Shore Up Conservative Support in a Crisis

Nixon got his base to rally behind him in early stages of Watergate. Will the same trick work for Trump?

Trump Admits He Shared Classified ‘Facts’ With the Russians

The national security adviser, secretary of State, and Russia all offered Trump cover. It only took Trump two tweets to make them all look like liars.

Mitch McConnell Wants to Steal Another Court Seat From Merrick Garland

The Senate Majority Leader’s latest devious scheme looks a lot like his last devious scheme.

Can Trump Actually Bring Jobs Back to Ford?

Major layoffs at the company suggest it will probably prove harder than the president appreciates.

Conservative Media Rails Against Leaks to the Press, Doesn’t Care What Trump Tells Russia

They suggested the real danger is the “deep state” tattling on President Trump – and of course, Hillary’s emails.

White House Staffers Hope to Survive Latest ‘Totally Self-Inflicted’ Scandal

They had hoped that a quiet week would distract Trump from his rumored plans for a staff shake up. Then the Russia classified information story hit.

The Law Can’t Stop Trump. Only Impeachment Can.

Republicans defend Trump’s breach of classified information because it’s legal. Dangerous incompetence is not illegal.

Trump Revealed Highly Classified Intelligence to Russian Officials

The president “revealed more information to the Russian ambassador than we have shared with our own allies.”

Here Are the 8 (Reported) Finalists for FBI Director

The White House is considering replacing James Comey with a sitting Republican congress member.

Emmanuel Macron Hires Center-Right Mayor As His New Prime Minister

Macron is trying to build broad support from moderates on both the left and the right.

Sean Spicer’s Tape Stonewall Just Got 10 Feet Higher

“The president has made it clear what his position is.” That is the opposite of the truth.

Trump’s Biggest Boosters Are Beginning to Doubt the Donald

When Ann Coulter and the Tea Party’s favorite artist are wavering in their support, it’s time to worry.

Democrats Threaten Obstruction If GOP Doesn’t Make Concessions on Rule of Law

Democrats plan to bring Senate business to a halt if Republicans don’t take steps to protect the independence of the Russia investigation.

Trump Consults Fake-News Memes When Contemplating Climate-Change Policy

As Trump mulls the Paris deal, his deputy national security adviser provides him with a key bit of intel: a fake Time story about global cooling.

Trump’s Budget Director Says Fat, Lazy Americans Don’t Deserve Health Care

Mick Mulvaney: “That doesn’t mean we should take care of the person who sits at home, eats poorly, and gets diabetes.”

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