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 POLITICAL NEWS
(Page 8) BEGINNING May 1, 2018

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7/14/18

Five GOP lawmakers mulling bid to lead conservative caucus

House Republicans take first steps to impeach Rod Rosenstein

Sen. Mike Lee on calls to cancel Trump-Putin summit

Kasich: Trump’s ‘wrecking ball diplomacy’ causing deep resentment among vital allies

Lawmakers look to Kavanaugh’s past confirmation fight for lessons in new Supreme Court battle 

US judge, Trump administration spar over immigrant child safety

HHS defends decision to shorten family reunification vetting process

Mueller Has the Goods—All of the Goods

Here’s when Americans will start feeling the pain from escalating Trump-imposed tariffs

Kevin de León wins endorsement of California Democrats in rebuke of Dianne Feinstein

Dem infighting erupts over Supreme Court pick

Kavanaugh paper chase heats up

Top Senate Democrats double down on calls for Trump not to meet with Putin after Mueller indicted 12 Russian intel officers

Democrats: Trump Should Cancel Putin Meeting After Hacking Charges

Trump leaves chaos in his wake in UK

Trump holes up at his Scottish golf resort, tweeting about Russia before next week’s Putin meeting 

Welcome to Scotland? No Love Lost in Trump's Ancestral Home

Donald Trump taunts protesters at Scottish golf course as they tell him to 'go home'

THE LATEST: 'BABY DONALD' BLIMP FLIES OVER EDINBURGH MARCH

What's at stake in Trump's summit with Putin 

Kremlin says Iran’s presence in Syria a top issue at Trump-Putin meeting

Poll: Majority of Russians dislike President Donald Trump

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7/13/18

Rep. Gohmert’s comments about Strzok’s infidelity prompt charges of hypocrisy against GOP 

In Peter Strzok hearing, House GOP loses all connection to reality

Ex-GOP lawmaker: Strzok hearing 'was a humiliating day' for Republicans

Republicans renew push to impeach Rod Rosenstein amid Russian indictments

Susan Collins abandons all pretense of carefully considering her Supreme Court vote

GOP moderates hint at smooth confirmation ahead for Kavanaugh
GOP candidates caught in a bind on Medicaid 

Jordan weathering political storm, but headwinds remain

Fox News poll brings bad news for Republicans

Countering Netanyahu, top US senator again warns Israel about Syrian regime

Read Mueller’s full indictment against 12 Russian officers for election interference

Mueller indicts 12 Russians in 2016 DNC hack

U.S. indictments show technical evidence for Russian hacking accusations

6 questions from the indictment of 12 Russians for hacking 

Mueller’s indictment of 12 Russians lands at a really awkward moment for Trump

Rod Rosenstein and Robert Mueller officially repudiate a major Trump conspiracy theory 

White House says new Mueller indictment in Russia probe shows no evidence of collusion

Kellyanne Conway's husband trashes Trump, promotes the Russia probe in string of tweets

Mueller indictment appears to make reference to Roger Stone

Thanks to Robert Mueller, Trump and Putin Now Have a Summit Agenda

The Trump tax cuts still aren't helping regular folks

More than 2,500 migrant children waiting to be reunited with parents over next two weeks

Judge tells U.S. to pay costs of reuniting migrant families

Ban NATO Summits
(As long as Donald Trump is president, they're just not worth it.)

Pyongyang test for Pompeo

Mnuchin is in denial about the pain Trump's tariffs are inducing 

New EPA Chief Is Already Facing 2 Ethical Problems In His First Week, Echoing Scott Pruitt

Former HHS secretary Tom Price’s air travel wasted $341,000 in government funds, watchdog says

Shields and Salam on new Russian election meddling charges, Trump’s Putin meeting

Top Democrats request meeting with intel chief over sharing of classified info

Red-state Dems resist Schumer plot to defeat Kavanaugh

Trump knew 12 Russians were being indicted. He still talked about a ‘witch hunt’ and being Putin’s friend. 

Will it be ‘happy talk’ — or will Trump and Putin focus on arms control and other critical issues? 

The Trumps meet Queen Elizabeth II

President Trump meets Britain's Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle

President Trump made some major missteps when meeting the queen

Trump trashes immigration in Europe as British PM praises it in U.K.

President Trump praises British Prime Minister May one day after report criticizing her approach to Brexit 

Trump’s tough words for Merkel and May raise questions about his relationships with female leaders 

Trump ratchets up 'fake news' rally cry overseas during UK visit 

Trump Didn't Forget to Pack His White Supremacy for His U.K. Trip

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7/12/18

FBI agent Peter Strzok feuds with GOP critics at hearing 

5 takeaways from wild hearing with controversial FBI agent

Rep. Trey Gowdy to Peter Strzok: 'I don't give a damn what you appreciate'

Toothless trade resolution demonstrates Congress’s unwillingness to check Trump 

Super PAC linked to Paul Ryan raises record-breaking $51 million for midterms

Collins, Murkowski signal comfort with Kavanaugh

In major abortion ruling, Kavanaugh offers clues of how he might handle divisive issue on the Supreme Court 

US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June

Trump administration reunites just over half of migrant children under 5 with parents, says others are 'ineligible'

Trump’s harsh immigration policies are a gift for human traffickers

US workers will carry cost of the trade war: Microsoft Chairman

Tariffs are making it more expensive to build in Boston — and that could push rents even higher

Justice Department appeals approval of AT&T-Time Warner merger

Commerce secretary Ross to divest assets after ethics office scolding

In Andrew Wheeler, Trump Gets a Cannier E.P.A. Chief

Unions Could No Longer Get Medicaid Money Under New Trump Proposal

ACA' removed from swaths of Medicaid.gov website, watchdog reports 

ACLU calls for Trump officials to hand over info on immigrant children

A survey finds that Americans think the best president in their lifetime was Obama

Poll: Majority want Mueller to take his time on probe, do it right

Giuliani: Trump interview with Mueller 'further away'

Poll: Majority of Americans say Trump ‘not tough enough’ on Russia

Dems in terrible bind on Kavanaugh nomination

Dems struggle with unity amid leadership tensions

Democrats Are Gaining Ground in House Midterms

Dems seek to rebuild Rust Belt 'blue wall' in governor races

Dems say they'll vote no on their 'Abolish ICE' legislation

Democrats demand Steve Bannon testify to counter Peter Strzok testimony

House Dems demand ‘transparency’ over Trump’s review of US aid to Palestinians

Trump clashes with Europe ahead of Putin summit 

At NATO, Trump claims allies make new defense spending commitments after he upends summit 

President Trump claims victory at tumultuous NATO summit, shifts tone after lashing out at allies

Trump declares victory at NATO as allies dispute his claims

Trump inflates US spending on NATO, misidentifies state Reagan lost in '84 election

Trump: Europe is 'losing its culture' because of immigration

I think they like me a lot in the U.K.,’ Trump says, as he faces mass protests in Britain 

Trump says he feels 'unwelcome' in London due to protests

Trump attacks London mayor over terrorism: 'He has done a terrible job'

Trump blasts Prime Minister Theresa May in interview published during his first official visit to Britain 

In explosive interview, Trump says Theresa May's Brexit plan will 'kill' a US-UK trade deal

Trump dishes up fresh dose of chaos aimed at May, Londoners

In a deeply revealing news conference, Trump tips his hand on his thinking about Putin 

Trump releases ‘nice note’ from Kim Jong Un praising progress despite setbacks in denuclearization talks 

Trump Has Nobody to Blame for North Korea but Himself

Trump pick for top NASA role has no past experience in space tech

Trump wants a patriotic makeover for Air Force One

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7/11/18

Dow drops more than 200 points, snaps 4-day winning streak after US unveils new tariffs on Chinese goods

Senate overwhelmingly rebukes Trump on tariffs — but the measure won't limit his powers

Paul Ryan criticizes Trump's China tariffs, saying they aren't "the right way to go

Senate confirms Justice Department nominee who represented Russian bank

Speaker Ryan, Republicans rally around Rep. Jim Jordan amid wrestler abuse allegations

The 7 senators most likely to cross party lines on Trump’s Supreme Court pick, ranked 

Republicans express confidence about Trump’s Supreme Court pick; Democrats plot plan to sink him 

US Navy dedicates ship to McCain

Racist Post Doesn't Stop New Jersey GOP Chairman From Supporting Candidate

Once Upon a Time, Helsinki Meant Human Rights
(Trump’s summit with Putin risks tarnishing a legacy of Republican moral leadership.)

Millionaire Republican reportedly bought a yacht the same day he voted to cut his taxes

Civil rights organizations are worried about Brett Kavanaugh’s potential impact on racial issues 

Rosenstein Asks Prosecutors to Help With Kavanaugh Papers in Unusual Request

Trump, Brett Kavanaugh and what he wrote in the Starr Report about impeaching presidents 

Trump's court pick would be murder on the environment—and consumers wouldn't fare well either

The elite world of Brett Kavanaugh

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh piled up credit card debt by purchasing Nationals tickets, White House says 

First wave of migrants is reunited Parents facing difficult choices

Trump's trade war may soon hit consumers' wallets and paychecks

China Can Hit U.S. Tech Firms Where It Hurts in Tariff Response

California stands to suffer if US-China trade war worsens

China has its currency to use as a weapon in trade war with Trump

NATO Doesn’t Need More Defense Spending

Ex-Russia ambassador: Trump has done more damage to NATO in months than Russia has in decades

Just Watch John Kelly When Trump Says Germany Is 'Totally Controlled by Russia'

Report: Kelly's role 'diminished' in White House, 'they've basically stopped telling' him when meetings are

‘An embarrassment’: Schumer, Pelosi respond to Trump’s behavior at the outset of NATO gathering 

O'Rourke's Senate bid raises whopping $10.4M in second fundraising quarter

New Dem star to rattle DC establishment

The 7 senators most likely to cross party lines on Trump’s Supreme Court pick, ranked 

Republicans express confidence about Trump’s Supreme Court pick; Democrats plot plan to sink him 

Trump attends NATO summit - Live Updates

Trump begins NATO summit with attacks on 'delinquent' allies

Trump berates NATO allies and then asks them to double their defense spending goals 

Trump steps up attacks on NATO

How Trump and Putin could kill NATO

Trump 'plays right into Putin's hands' at NATO meeting

Once Upon a Time, Helsinki Meant Human Rights
(Trump’s summit with Putin risks tarnishing a legacy of Republican moral leadership.)

Trump ditches European allies to bro out with Turkish strongman

The method to Trump’s NATO madness 

Trump’s relationship with Merkel sinks even lower

Trump and Merkel are headed for a one-on-one showdown after Trump said Germany was Russia's puppet

Trump faces hostile reception from UK

Trump administration takes major step to help Chinese firm ZTE 

Trump taps Obama Mideast peace envoy for top State Department post

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7/10/18

Senate moves to start negotiations on defense policy bill

Susan Collins is no maverick with GOP judicial nominees

Chuck Grassley: Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh a 'superb' choice

Rick Santorum Turns On Trump: He 'Just Bowed To The Washington Elite'

Senate takes swipe at Trump with pro-NATO vote

Senate To Vote On Motion Addressing Trump's Ability To Levy Tariffs

S. Carolina business leaders seek Congress' help on tariffs

Brett Kavanaugh Is, Above All Else, a Political Animal
(It's why his first judicial nomination was held up for six years, and it's why his rise to the Supreme Court is such a problem.)

The path ahead for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh’s remarkably political intro speech 

Four questions about the Mueller probe that might test Kavanaugh’s views of presidential power 

Supreme Court nominee has argued presidents should not be distracted by investigations and lawsuits 

Where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stands on key business issues

Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's pro-business tilt stokes concern from unions and workers' advocates

Kavanaugh’s paper trail makes his confirmation harder but ensures he’ll be reliably conservative 

4 big questions about Brett Kavanaugh 

Jewish groups ‘concerned’ over Trump’s Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh

Pence: 'I do' still want Roe v. Wade overturned

Judge will not extend deadlines for Trump administration to reunite families

Michael Cohen has made 'a declaration of independence' from President Trump, lawyer says

Anti-Trump FBI lawyer Lisa Page refuses to testify, despite subpoena

Giuliani works for foreign clients while serving as Trump’s attorney 

Kelly's role 'diminished' in White House, 'they've basically stopped telling' him when meetings are

U.S. Embassy In London Warns Americans To “Keep A Low Profile” During Donald Trump Visit

How China could hurt US once it ran out of imports to tax

‘I will oppose him with everything I’ve got,’ Schumer says as Democrats prepare to fight Kavanaugh 

Democrats vow fight of a lifetime to keep Brett Kavanaugh off Supreme Court

Senate Dems in Trump states take measured stance on Kavanaugh

Red state Democrats will vote on Supreme Court pick to stay alive

Dems grasp for way to stop pick

Dems push to postpone Kavanaugh confirmation until Mueller probe ends

Dems mull whether Warren is the one to take on Trump

Why Donald Trump Nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Five takeaways from Trump’s Supreme Court announcement

Trump hits combative notes as he undermines May, praises Putin ahead of NATO summit 

Trump heads into high-stakes summits with NATO and Putin at odds with his own ambassadors

Trump stokes tensions with US allies ahead of NATO summit

Trump blasts NATO again as he departs for Europe: 'US is spending many times more than any other country'

Trump Derides NATO as ‘Obsolete.’ Baltic Nations See It Much Differently.

Trump’s NATO trip shows ‘America First’ is ‘America Alone’ 

Trump says Putin meeting 'may be the easiest of them all'

Trump’s Deal Is All Show, No Reality in Pyongyang

Trump appears to walk back 'zero tolerance' immigration policy as family reunification deadline looms

Trump officials to release migrants with ankle monitors

Trump preparing tariffs on additional $200B in Chinese goods: report

Administration slashes grants to help Americans get Affordable Care Act coverage 

Trump pardons Oregon cattle ranchers in case that sparked 41-day occupation of national wildlife refuge 

Anatomy of a Trump rally: 76 percent of claims are false, misleading or lacking evidence 

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7/9/18

Dow rallies more than 300 points as banks post best day since late March

GOP rallies around Kavanaugh as Supreme Court pick

These senators will make or break Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh

Trump court battle imperils Senate Dems, House GOP

At state level, GOP renews push to require ‘supermajorities’ for tax hikes, imperiling progressive agenda 

GOP campaign arm withdraws support from NJ House candidate who made racist statements

As Trumpism takes hold, Republicans face increasing pressure to embrace policies they once opposed 

Conservative group launches $1.4M 'Confirm Kavanaugh' campaign

President makes Supreme Court pick as pro-Trump group targets red-state Democrats in nomination battle

Kavanaugh Faces Tough Nomination Fight

Brett Kavanaugh: Everything you need to know about Trump's Supreme Court pick

5 Things to Know About Brett Kavanaugh

Washington insider Kavanaugh boasts conservative credentials

Trump Supreme Court pick sets abortion battle in motion

Supreme Court nominee has been a foe of emissions rules

NJ Politics Digest: HowDoesSupremeCourtVacancyAffectState’s US Senate Race?

Exactly how conservative are the judges on Trump’s short list for the Supreme Court? Take a look at this one chart. 

Government won’t meet Tuesday deadline to reunite separated parents, children 

Judge rejects Trump request to allow migrant children to be detained for longer than 20 days

Judge dismisses federal government's challenge to California sanctuary laws

You’ve heard the calls to #AbolishICE. Here’s what that could mean. 

Voters already fear economic pain from Trump's trade war 

Poll: Large majority of women disapprove of Trump's job in office

Rudy Giuliani undercuts two of Trump’s biggest scandal-related denials 

Fox News lets President Trump lie on live television, for hours and hours 

Rethinking how Trump's rallies are covered

At least 30 Colorado school districts and charter schools allow teachers to carry guns, but no statewide training standards regulate them

From Kellyanne Conway to Stephen Miller, Trump’s advisers face taunts from hecklers around D.C. 

Amy Walter and Susan Page on Congress’ Supreme Court fight, Trump’s NATO tensions

Schumer: Senate should reject Kavanaugh's nomination

Democrats must hang tough on high court pick

Dem senator: Trump's Supreme Court pick shows he's 'terrified of Robert Mueller'

Cuomo signs executive order to protect reproductive rights before Trump's Supreme Court nomination

Medicare for all is new Democratic mantra in congressional races

Trump taps Brett Kavanaugh to succeed Kennedy on Supreme Court

Trump just singled out pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in a tweet about drug pricing

Trump’s grade on the economy: Steady B

Trump tweets confidence that Kim Jong Un will denuclearize, honor 'our handshake'

President Trump goes to Europe this week. Its leaders are bracing for the impact.

Trump’s combative words on NATO put Mattis in an increasingly tough spot 

President Trump’s caustic racial comments dovetail with harsh policies

The Singapore Honeymoon Is Over
(Trump in Singapore was spectacle. Pompeo in Pyongyang is the grim reality.)

Spare a Thought for the Bundeswehr
(Trump is right that Germany needs to spend more on defense, but his public demands are making it politically impossible.)

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7/8/18

Graham: 'China's hands' all over North Korea rebuke of US negotiators

Graham: Trump's Supreme Court picks 'all winners'

Graham: Red-state Dems 'are going to have a very hard decision' on Supreme Court pick

Who top conservatives want Trump to pick for Supreme Court

In Missouri Senate race, GOP contender wants to put Supreme Court fight center stage

Full Blunt: 'I hope the president sticks with the sanctions' on North Korea

GOP senator: US should continue military exercises with South Korea if North Korea talks break down

GOP senator: Actions toward North Korea will speak louder than words

GOP runs into Trump tax law in New Jersey

Mitch McConnell warns of fights potential Trump SCOTUS picks may face

Mitch McConnell confronted by protesters at Kentucky restaurant: 'We know where you live'

Clash looms over ICE funding

Trump adviser confident SCOTUS pick will get confirmed before midterms

Judge does not give Trump admin more time to reunite all separated families

Where are the kids? Reporters demand answers

There's a mountain of evidence that Trump's trade fights will be most harmful to the people who voted for him

Whiskey wars: Trade tariffs hit hard in Trump country

Tariffs hurt US businesses and consumers: Steve Forbes

Weapons of trade war: What might China have up its sleeve?

Giuliani blasts Mueller probe for bias

Giuliani advises Trump not to pardon Cohen, says ‘it would just confuse everything’ 

‘It’s a Terrible Vote’: Red-State Democrats Face an Agonizing Supreme Court Choice

Durbin: McConnell 'totally inconsistent' on Supreme Court hearings

Dem senator: Trump a 'puppet' for outside groups making Supreme Court pick

A 'Supreme' show: Trump savors big reveal for court choice

Trump is bent on wrecking NATO. Prepare for catastrophe. 

5 things to watch as Trump heads to NATO summit

Transatlantic ties hang in the balance as Trump comes to Europe

Stelter: What would Trump do without Fox News?

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7/7/18

Who top conservatives want Trump to pick for Supreme Court

Supreme Court contender Kavanaugh faces pushback from social conservatives

McConnell pushing Trump toward 2 potential Supreme Court picks: report

Nunes calls for House probe of 42 Obama-era anti-Trump activists
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Nunes calls for House probe of 42 Obama-era anti-Trump activists

Former GOP Leader Bill Frist Calls On Republican Senate To Protect Mueller

Voter optimism holds key to GOP’s midterm hopes

North Korea accuses US of pushing 'gangster-like mindset' on denuclearization

North Korea calls U.S. attitude toward talks ‘gangster-like’ and ‘cancerous,’ rejecting Pompeo’s assessment 

North Korea slams talks with Secretary of State Pompeo as 'regrettable'

China accuses Trump of launching ‘the biggest trade war in economic history’

New tariffs take effect in trade battle Soybeans embody chaos of U.S.-China trade fight
(The U.S. and China show no indication of talks as levies are slapped on exports from both sides.)

Tariffs could crimp retail sales ‘A trickling effect all the way down’
(Companies looking ahead to the holidays fear higher prices would hurt demand.)

World powers back Iran oil exports despite US sanctions threat

Who are the ‘People of Praise’ that Supreme Court contender Amy Coney Barrett belongs to?

‘A little steel in the spine’: Rod Rosenstein, facing mounting criticism from Congress, is starting to fight back 

Giuliani says Trump will do Mueller interview only if there's evidence president 'committed a crime'

At EPA, Pruitt is gone but policies stay

Trump Starts a Trade War, but the Path to Success Remains Unclear

How Trump’s trade war with China could go sideways on him

What to know about Trump's Supreme Court pick so far

Trump’s Cuts In Climate-Change Research Spark a Global Scramble For Funds

Trump Admin Temporarily Halting Some Payments Under Obamacare Program

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

Trump and women: The big disconnect in American politics 

Trump predicts ‘New York Times’ and ‘Washington Post’ will be 'out of business in 7 years'

Trump’s Incompetence Is No Joke: Weekend Edition

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7/6/18

Republican lawmakers hate Trump's trade war, but it's not clear if they'll try to stop it

Red states will lose the most in trade war with China: Citigroup

Trump’s mockery of the #MeToo movement underscores the GOP’s problem with women in 2018 

Will Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski support Trump’s Supreme Court nominee? Here’s what history tells us.

California GOP congressional candidate runs as open Holocaust denier

Candidate for US Congress to continue campaign after car crash

Government begins returning migrant children to their parents

Government says it may need more time to reunite some separated families

Trump administration seeks more time to reunite some migrant families split at border 

Trump administration says it may not meet deadline to reunite separated families

Trump lawyers say gov can't locate parents of 38 migrant children

Judge orders U.S. to provide list of separated migrant children

Plea for asylum denied in minutes
(In a Texas court, judges dispatch cases quickly as immigrants ask to stay in U.S.)

Immigration top issue for U.S. voters, economy a close 2nd - Reuters/Ipsos poll

Most Americans oppose key parts of Trump immigration plans, including wall, limits on citizens bringing family to U.S., poll says 

China joins a growing list of countries to brush off Trump’s trade threats 

As Trump’s trade war starts, China vows retaliation 

China experts warn Trump's trade war is about to get uglier 

Trump's Tariffs Have Led to Layoffs at U.S. Manufacturers

Economy adds 213K jobs in June, unemployment ticks up to 4 percent

Mueller alleges that bank executive helped Manafort obtain loans while trying to get Trump campaign role

Special Counsel Mueller reportedly looking into Trump's inauguration

Trump's legal team is now in open combat with Mueller over the Russia investigation

Critics say Trump’s insults of Warren were a double scoop of misogyny, racism

Donald Trump, Void of Decency, Mocked #MeToo Victims Last Night in Montana

McMaster complained that Trump 'thinks he can be friends with Putin'

Ahead of NATO and Putin summits, Trump’s unorthodox diplomacy rattles allies 

Brooks and Klein on Trump’s Supreme Court shortlist, Scott Pruitt’s scandals

Dem. Governor: Trump officials view placing migrant kids in foster care equal to family reunification

Elizabeth Warren lashes out at Trump for mocking #MeToo movement 

Trump declares victory after DNC breach lawsuit dismissed

FEC dismisses complaint alleging Trump Org made illegal Trump Campaign contribution

Trump Has Already Started Four Trade Wars—and Counting

Fact-checking President Trump’s numbers on the ‘human toll of illegal immigration’

Trump asked Pruitt to resign in message delivered by Kelly: report

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7/5/18

GOP lawmakers relieved with Pruitt’s departure

Senate battle over court nominee threatens to stymie legislative progress

Financial Times (John Kasich): The USMidwest will Suffer in Donald Trump’s TradeWar

Republican candidates in key Senate races struggle with Trump tariffs 

Senate, House GOP at odds over rare rebuke of Trump on national security 

Mike Pence called Ted Cruz to talk about Trump's Supreme Court options

EPA leader Scott Pruitt resigns after scandals engulf his agency

Former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler will replace Scott Pruitt as acting EPA head

No immigrant kids from separated families have been reunited with parents yet, says Trump health chief Alex Azar 

HHS secretary says Trump administration rushing to reunite migrant families separated at the border 

Parents Are Struggling to Reclaim Their Children from the Office of Refugee Resettlement

Donald Trump has no answers for the border crisis. And things are about to get worse.

Army abruptly discharging immigrant recruits

Federal judge denies Trump administration effort to block California's 'sanctuary' law

Trump is raising working people's taxes with tariffs: Andrew Feldman

'We are the casualty:' US pig farmers brace for second round of pork tariffs from China, Mexico

China trade war with U.S.: These will be the first casualties from more tariffs

Trade war set to escalate as Fed warns of economic hit 

Tariffs have not been good and put us at a disadvantage to...

Shots fired as U.S.-China tariffs take effect in deepening trade row

Iran Threatens to Stop Hormuz Oil Exports If Own Crude Cut

US vows to keep oil lanes open after Iran threatens to block key waterway

The U.S. labor shortage is reaching a critical point

Cohen does not believe he'll receive a pardon from Trump

At HelsinkiSummit, Putin Likely to Rebuff Any Pressure From Trump on Syria

Chuck Schumer issues a dire warning to Trump about his Supreme Court choice

Schumer urges Trump to tap Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

Pelosi: Pruitt's successor even more focused on advancing 'the toxic Trump agenda'

Two Democratic congressmen call for IG probe of Pruitt's secret calendar after CNN report

Tester touts Trump ties ahead of presidential push to oust him

Dems seek to one-up each other with Trump attacks

Trump privately indicated that he has settled on a Supreme Court nominee

Trump: Two or three finalists for Supreme Court, decision by Sunday

The Trump Supreme Court pick who’d pose the biggest danger to abortion rights 

Trump Docket: New justice could sway court on president's personal cases

Trump keeps sending mixed messages to Congress about immigration

Trump administration expands government's deportation powers

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort requests permission to hire 40 foreign workers

Trump announces Ex-Fox News exec Bill Shine to join White House

Trump orders OPEC to tame gas prices, but analysts blame his Iran sanctions for rising fuel costs

Trump shapes the landscape in Jerusalem

How Trump Went From ‘Fire and Fury’ to Dismissing North Korean Nuclear Advances

What the president says, and what the facts show
(Looking deeper into Trump remarks on immigration, healthcare, tax cuts)

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7/4/18

Key GOP senator: I won’t support any Supreme Court nominee that has shown ‘hostility’ to Roe v. Wade

Illinois governor calls on Nazi candidate to drop out of race, breaking with Cruz

Why the Supreme Court Opening Could Affect Gay Marriage as Well as Abortion

U.S. companies in China think the government is already messing with them 

US pork producers prepare for steep tariffs: 'I don't want to be the patriot who dies at the end of the war'

Merkel warns Trump against trade war over car tariffs threat

Liberty Island evacuated amid 'Abolish ICE' protest; woman attempts to climb Statue of Liberty

ACLU membership grew from 400,000 to 1.84 million after Trump was elected: report

Demoralized federal prison officers feel left behind by 'law and order' Trump

Progressives poised to shape agenda if Dems take back House

Dem Senate candidate says she won't support Schumer as party leader

Liberal Democrats mount campaign against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee by targeting two Republican senators 

‘Abolish ICE’ demands from Democrats draw sharp White House rebuke 

Trump honors US Founding Fathers, vets in Fourth of July video address to the nation

Trump Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Slain Journalists, But Still Blasts ‘Fake News’

Trump faces crucial stretch

Trump has Supreme faith in them Three advisors help Trump remake courts

Trump tensions peak ahead of NATO summit

Trump says OPEC doing 'little' to help rising gas prices

Trump-Putin Summit will include one-on-one meeting between two leaders

Trump pushed top aides for Venezuela invasion, senior administration official says

Trump falsely claims Obama gave citizenship to 2,500 Iranians during nuclear deal talks 

Almost Half The Country Thinks Donald Trump Is A Racist

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7/3/18

Republican lawmakers come to Moscow, raising hopes there of U.S.-Russia thaw  

Senate panel backs up intelligence agencies, says Russia aimed to help Trump in election

Senate panel upholds finding that Russia backed Trump, contradicting House

Senate panel agrees with intel community that Putin was trying to help Trump

‘I’d like to kill ’em’: GOP takes on Trump tariffs

Reject the low road that leads to separating children, parents - Kasich

The buzzword at center of Supreme Court clash

Leading contender to be Trump’s Supreme Court pick faces questions from social conservatives 

A test for U.S. bond with Mexico ‘More skeptical’ about the U.S.

Businesses see Trump, not Lopez Obrador, as greater threat to NAFTA

US to allow ZTE to resume some operations temporarily

Trump's trade war is getting very real 

Is what's good for General Motors still good for the country? 

Pfizer hikes prices on 100 drugs

Federal judge says Trump administration showed 'bad faith' in adding citizenship to census

Trump administration must turn over information about 2020 census question

Cohen clues spell trouble for Trump

3 Trump associates have now hinted he may know more than he's letting on about the Russia meeting at TrumpTower

Legal experts say Mueller team likely gained access to NRA tax filings: report

Barack Obama Needs to Get His Hands Dirty

Maxine Waters is done with 'nice guy politics'

Senate Democrats seek information on family reunifications, call for briefings 

Trump threatens action against World Trade Organization

Trump Blasts NATO Allies For Spending Too Little On Their Own Defense: Report

Trump demands NATO allies boost defense spending

Trump brashly declares: 'If not for me, we would now be at War 
with North Korea!'

Trump got a dose of Dutch bluntness from visiting prime minister 

Trump administration seeks to drop Iran’s oil revenue to nothing

Trump accuses Obama of giving citizenship to 2,500 Iranians

Dubious Fox News article appears to have sparked Trump attack on Obama 

How Trump is changing the face of legal immigration 

Trump interviews three more potential Supreme Court candidates 

Trump: Supreme Court pick will be a 'home run'

Trump's trade war is getting very real 

Trump knocks Harley-Davidson again, says administration working to bring other motorcycle companies to the US

Trump to revoke Obama-era guidelines on race in college admissions

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7/2/18

GOP rep denied access to facility housing immigrant kids

One Republican senator has the power to defeat Trump's Supreme Court nominee 

With Supreme Court Opening, Rogue Republican Senators Become Most Powerful Men in DC

New Hampshire's GOP Governor Extends Medicaid Expansion But Adds Work Requirement

Q-Poll: Almost Two-Thirds of US Support Roe v. Wade

Companies buying back their own shares is the only thing keeping the stock market afloat right now

Judge rules feds must give asylum seekers chance at freedom

The movement to 'Abolish ICE' is heating up -- and going mainstream

Amy Walter and Susan Page on Supreme Court stakes, ‘Abolish ICE’ politics

Worldwide retaliation for US tariffs kicked in on Sunday, putting a 'bull's-eye' on wide range of goods

US Chamber of Commerce slams Trump’s tariff plan

Car prices would soar under Trump's latest tariff plan

What does López Obrador’s win in Mexico mean for the U.S.?

A change is coming to US-Mexico relations

Pruitt asked aide to help find wife a job with $200K salary

Will Cohen flip? New interview raises the question

Michael Cohen to Trump: I will flip on you if I need to 

Cohen says his loyalty is first to family and country, not Trump

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Cohen says family and country, not President Trump, is his 'first loyalty'

American patriotism is down

CNN's Jim Acosta is undaunted by critics: 'We have a job to do'

Schumer faces heavy pressure from left on Supreme Court

Dem generation gap widens

Trump says he’s interviewed 4 Supreme Court candidates

Trump meets with Supreme Court contenders, two in focus

Trump makes clear Roe v. Wade is on the chopping block 

Trump refuses Annapolis mayor's request to lower flags for Capital Gazette victims

Trump has embraced the big-money donor world he once shunned 

Trump White House sets turnover records

Trump’s Ineptitude Is No Joke

Trump again criticizes U.S. allies

Poll shows most Israelis have little hope for Trump peace plan

The EU and NATO and Trump — Oh My!

U.S. yields, China rises in Pacific Trump unsettles Seoul and Tokyo
(Under President Trump, America’s traditional influence in the region may be on the decline.)

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7/1/18

Susan Collins says she won’t support Supreme Court nominee who demonstrates ‘hostility to Roe v. Wade’ 

GOP senator: Supreme Court pick who would overturn Roe v. Wade 'would not be acceptable'

Collins: I'm going to have 'in-depth' talk with SCOTUS pick about Roe v. Wade

Graham on Roe v. Wade: 'You don’t overturn precedent unless there’s a good reason'

Full Graham: Mueller investigation ‘not a ground for recusal’ from Supreme Court

Supreme Court to enter new era
(Kennedy’s retirement clears path for GOP appointees to pursue conservative goals.)

Graham: 'Fake news' to say Russia did not meddle in US election

Sen. Tim Scott calls race discussion with Trump 'painful,' 'uncomfortable,' but 'hopeful'

'I’m Never Going to Forgive It.' Meghan McCain Hits Back at President Trump's Attacks on Her Father

How Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Undo Kennedy’s Legacy

Trump adviser: Supreme Court pick not about Roe v. Wade

Foreign spying comes under new scrutiny from lawmakers

Bolton: Trump will address election meddling with Putin

Another US motorcycle company considering moving production overseas

The Iowa farmers on the frontline of Trump's trade war with China

EU warns Trump auto tariffs will harm US 'first and foremost

Emails reveal close rapport between top EPA officials, those they regulate 

Fox News Once Gave Trump a Perch. Now It’s His Bullhorn.

Maxine Waters responds to death threats: 'You'd better shoot straight'

Left mounts heavy pressure campaign on swing senators over Supreme Court

Restless Democratic newcomers bringing change to House

Outsider candidate's rise alarms Michigan Democrats

Trump: European Union is 'possibly as bad' as China on trade

Trump says he won’t sign any NAFTA deal until after midterms 

Trump said North Korea was ‘no longer a nuclear threat.’ His spies disagree. 

The Trump administration says it's a 'myth' that families that ask for asylum at ports of entry are separated. It happens frequently, records show

Trump: Opponents 'better just take it easy'

Trump: Harley-Davidson 'going to take a big hit' for moving some production overseas

Trump no longer talks a lot about the stock market. Here’s why

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6/30/18

Republican wins Texas special election for House seat 

With Corey Stewart atop the ticket, Virginia Republicans are in turmoil 

GOP State Rep who implied she could shoot peaceful protestors is running unopposed

Satellite images raise alarms about North Korean nukes

US intelligence believes North Korea upping nuclear fuel production — report

GM says new Trump auto tariffs threaten American jobs 

Trump era ramps up tech worker revolt

Scaramucci warns Trump must 'change tactics now' on trade

In 50 states, hundreds of thousands protest immigration policy, with focus on midterms

Thousands protest Trump’s immigration policies in NYC

Thousands march in Washington in wilting heat to protest Trump’s immigration policy 

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement Puts Key Issues On The Line

Roberts may hold key vote as Supreme Court moves right 

Top Supreme Court prospect has argued presidents should not be distracted by investigations and lawsuits 

EPA's chief ethics officer recommends investigations into Pruitt allegations: reports

Trump ally Giuliani says end is near for Iran's rulers

The midterm elections shape up as a battle over intensity. Are Democrats ready? 

Abolishing ICE becomes Dem litmus test

Trump's Supreme Court search begins, with youth a key factor

Trump claims he didn’t support immigration bill he tweeted support for three days ago

Trump presses Saudis to increase oil production in face of rising gas prices 

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6/29/18

These are the five senators to watch in the Supreme Court nomination fight 

Mike Huckabee: If Trump nominated Moses to the Supreme Court Dems would still be unhappy

How Rosenstein’s and Wray’s testimony undermined GOP efforts to undermine the Russia investigation 

Ted Cruz Tells People to Vote Democrat in IL-3 Race

Abortion is already emerging as a top issue in the midterms with Supreme Court vacancy 

Manchin warns Trump against picking court nominee who will overturn Roe v. Wade 

Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Do Not Want Roe v. Wade Overturned

Kennedy’s Retirement Just Threw the Midterm Elections Into Chaos

Battle over Trump court pick to be most expensive ever

Justice Dept. announces new family detention policy for illegal immigrants

Lawmakers take immigration battle to ballot box

Business groups warn that auto tariffs could kill US jobs, hurt economy

States that supported Trump would get hit hardest in a trade war with Canada

Canada makes retaliatory tariffs official: 'We will not back down' 

The U.S. Can’t Afford to Demonize China

Trump’s top economic adviser (Kudlow) says deficit ‘is coming down rapidly,’ contradicting virtually all available data 

Judge blocks Trump's Medicaid employment requirement

North Korea has increased nuclear production at secret sites, say officials

Shields and Brooks on Trump’s Supreme Court politics, Ocasio-Cortez’s primary upset

Obama offers Democrats tough love ahead of midterms: 'Enough moping'

Anti-establishment fervor grips Dems

Democrats, with few options to stall Trump’s Supreme Court pick, will emphasize abortion stakes

Democrats’ nuclear-option gambles are coming up snake-eyes 

Why Kirsten Gillibrand and other Democrats’ calls to abolish ICE are politically risky

Trump to announce Supreme Court pick July 9; two women on short list

Trump is mulling 2 women Supreme Court nominees

Trump administration tells judge it needs flexibility to keep immigrant families in long-term detention

Trump admin likely to detain migrant families for months during immigration proceedings

Trump calls for another round of tax cuts, further reductions to corporate tax rate 

Trump says he is not seeking new chief of staff, but 'things happen'
Trump: Journalists should be free from fear of violent attacks

Trump was reportedly surprised by the number of US troops stationed in Germany and expressed interest in pulling some of them out

Trump seeks Kim repeat with Putin

Trump says he'll raise election meddling with Putin in Helsinki meeting

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6/28/18

Senate passes legislation to legalize hemp as agricultural commodity

Senate overwhelmingly passes sweeping farm bill, setting up fight with House 

Senate passes mammoth farm bill

House passes measure demanding DOJ documents

Republicans berate Rosenstein and urge him to end Russia probe 

Live coverage: Tensions mount as Rosenstein grilled by GOP

McConnell on court schedule: 'This is not 2016'

Collins, Murkowski to play pivotal role in Supreme Court abortion battle

Senate faces bitter fight over Trump’s next pick

When the Supreme Court Locks Arms With Republicans

Rep. Mia Love leads SaltLakeCounty Mayor Ben McAdams by 6 percentage points — a too-close-to-call margin

North Carolina GOP candidate: 'God is a racist white supremacist'

Midterm turnout surges for both parties

Five highlights from the tense Wray-Rosenstein hearing

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Smacks Down Rep. Jim Jordan in Tense Exchange

Former Roger Stone Aide Is Fighting Mueller Subpoena, Lawyer Says

How the ‘Bad Boys of Brexit’ forged ties with Russia and the Trump campaign — and came under investigators’ scrutiny 

Kennedy retirement isn't a game changer for corporate America 

Kennedy's retirement raises possibility of overturning Roe v. Wade 

Five times Anthony Kennedy was the fifth vote shows the significance of his retirement 

Mattis’s Last Stand Is Iran
(As the U.S. defense secretary drifts further from President Donald Trump’s inner circle, his mission gets clearer: preventing war with Tehran.)

Trump official seeks sanctions for Chinese leaders on human rights concerns 

John Kelly expected to leave White House this summer

Most immigrants are in the U.S. legally, something most Americans don’t know 

No fix for family crisis Migrant families given few answers
(Judge orders migrant children reunited with parents, but Congress heads into July recess with few answers.)

Protesters occupy Senate building, decry Trump immigration stance

Here's a list of products affected by tariffs so far, including nails and whiskey

America’s severe trucker shortage could undermine the prosperous economy 

Is civility in America really dead?

Maxine Waters cancels events over 'very serious death threat'

Democrats have a risky long shot at blocking Trump's next Supreme Court pick

President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin to meet July 16 in Helsinki

Intrigue and uncertainty loom over Trump-Putin summit

Trump will demand of Putin a total Iranian exit from Syria — report

Trump suggested to Macron that France should leave the EU: report

President Trump announces a major U.S. Steel expansion — that isn’t happening 

Trump trolls Harley-Davidson at the Foxconn groundbreaking

Trump considering who will be next White House chief of staff

The Inconvenient Legal Troubles That Lie Ahead for the Trump Foundation

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6/27/18

Justice Kennedy, the pivotal swing vote on the Supreme Court, announces retirement 

Sen. Mike Lee, prominent conservatives on Trump's short 'list' to replace Kennedy

'The McConnell rule': Some Dems say the vote for Justice Kennedy's replacement should be delayed

House rejects Trump-backed immigration reform bill

House rejects immigration bill pushed by Trump in last-minute tweet 

House rejects second GOP immigration bill

‘I thought you were my friend’: Immigration meltdown exposes GOP hostilities

Poll: Support for GOP tax law erodes

The GOP reaps its reward for selling its soul to Trump 

This is the week Mitch McConnell was waiting for 

GOP set to grill agent who vowed to stop Trump

Supreme Court deals major financial blow to nation's public employee unions

How to reunite 2,000 families: The government has no clue

Doctors say migrant children separated from their parents will face lasting ills

Sessions’ visit sparks protests, arrests
(Hundreds rally against anti-migrant policy as attorney general blasts critics in speech to conservatives.)

Shine accepts top White House job

California Abortion Ruling Puts Other States' Laws in Doubt

The New Tax Form Is Postcard-Size, but More Complicated Than Ever

Harley-Davidson move bolsters Trump critics

Harley stung by Trump tweets? Join the club Trump target list grows

No one on Trump’s short list is fit to replace Kennedy

Who will pick up Kennedy's bipartisan legacy on the court? No one.

White House, Kremlin agree on time and place for Trump-Putin summit 

Pompeo corrects Trump, says North Korea is a nuclear threat

North Korea is still expanding its nuke facilities, say experts

Will raising human rights issues really derail nuclear negotiations with North Korea

Crowley going down spotlights the looming Democratic identity crisis 

Nancy Pelosi Disagrees That Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Means Democratic Socialism Is on the Rise

Dem Senator: Trump's next Supreme Court nominee would overturn Roe v. Wade

Democrats’ bogus argument about what the GOP said about Supreme Court nominees in an election year 

Kennedy’s retirement gives Trump another chance to make long-term impact

Trump pushes Supreme Court pick as campaign issue for Republicans

Sen. Mike Lee, prominent conservatives on Trump's short 'list' to replace Kennedy

READ: Trump list of candidates to replace Justice Kennedy

Trump signals unease with his own trade offensive 

Trump's plan to crack down on foreign investment is much less harsh than expected

Trump administration plans to use Coast Guard money to pay for border enforcement 

Ahead of NATO Summit, U.S. President Exhorts Allies to Pay Up

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6/26/18

Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban 

Trump’s travel ban upheld by Supreme Court, drawing heated reaction

Foreign critics of Trump’s travel ban face a new foe: The Supreme Court 

Supreme Court says crisis pregnancy centers do not have to provide women abortion information 

Republicans press ahead with narrow fix to migrant crisis created by Trump 

Democrats reject GOP’s narrow fix to Trump’s family separation policy 

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan ducks question over Trump’s civility

‘We’ve crossed the Rubicon’: Toomey takes on Trump

Corker renews effort to rein in Trump on tariffs

Trump made fun of Rep. Mark Sanford again. The House Freedom Caucus has had enough.
Romney wins Utah primary race

A poll commissioned by Bush and Biden shows Americans losing confidence in democracy 

The federal debt is headed for the highest levels since World War II, CBO says 

Trump tax cuts carry a big price tag: Huge debt and risk of another financial crisis, budget office warns

Federal judge orders families separated at border be reunited within 30 days

Migrant children won't be reunited with parents who are still in custody, top official says

Migrant Children In DetentionCenter Told Not To Talk To Reporters

ACLU: Immigrant woman says border agent threatened to put her daughter up for adoption

Sessions quips about family separation during speech to conservative group

Business groups urge senators to pass bill to rein in Trump on tariffs

Here's how auto tariffs would affect new car buyers

Harley stunner spikes tension with Trump over trade policy

Virginia judge rules against Paul Manafort, will let fraud case continue 

Experts Question Wisdom of Canceling U.S. Exercises with South Korea, As Mattis Makes It Official

With North Korea, Good Intentions Aren’t Enough

Hamas claims Russia opposes Trump peace plan

Kushner’s Peace Plan Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

A top House Democrat loses in upset; Trump extends his winning streak in GOP primaries 

Are Democrats too consumed with taking down Trump? Many Democrats worry they are. 

Maxine Waters: 'I have not called for the harm of anybody'

Polls: Dems lead in three key Senate races

18 Democratic attorneys general sue Trump over family separations

Bloomberg considering run for president as a Democrat

Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban 

Trump’s travel ban upheld by Supreme Court, drawing heated reaction

President Trump’s misconceptions about immigration courts and law 

Trump suffers early damage on separations

Trump’s approval plummets way, way down . . . to where it’s been for a while 

Trump threatens Harley-Davidson with taxes ‘like never before’ and predicts its eventual collapse 

Trump wants more money from Congress for his border wall 

Trump's census citizenship question could lead to massive undercount of needy children, report says

Trump’s VA pick, once a defender of Confederate symbols, built his career serving polarizing figures 

Trump can’t take all job credit
(Experts say the labor market’s momentum was entrenched years before his election.)

Donald Trump made 103 false claims last week, shattering his dishonesty record

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6/25/18

U.S. stocks sag as U.S.-China trade war talk heats up 

GOP scrambles to regain fiscal credibility with House budget

Immigration overhaul on life support in the House

House Republican says Pruitt should resign

GOP lawmakers plan official visit to Russia later this week

Freedom Caucus to Trump: Lay off Sanford attacks

Trump’s false portrayal of his Sanford insult goes largely unchallenged by House Republicans: ‘It wasn’t a big deal’ 

Most immigrants who enter the country do so legally, federal data shows 

Former migrant detention facility worker leaks footage from inside facility to MSNBC

15-Year-Old Boy Reportedly Missing From Migrant Shelter In Texas

Pentagon to build tent camps for migrants at two military bases in Texas

HHS is working to reunite migrant families. But it won't happen immediately. 

Plan to reunite families raises doubts Doubts cast on U.S. plan to unify migrant families

Protests erupt again despite Trump's pledge to reunite immigrant children with their parents

Leader of UK Reform Jewry: Trump’s immigration policies could lead to genocide

Caught in Trump’s Trade Fight: GE Factories in Wisconsin, South Carolina

How this trade war could backfire — in China’s favor 

Harley-Davidson will move some production out of US after retaliatory tariffs

Trump says he’s ‘surprised’ Harley-Davidson is moving work overseas after tariffs take effect 

Ocean science agency chief floats removing ‘climate’ from mission statement and focusing on trade deficit 

Pruitt facing new probe into claims he retaliated against EPA staffers who questioned some decisions 

Supreme Court upholds Texas redistricting a lower court said discriminated against black and Hispanic voters 

Special counsel obtains Trump ally Erik Prince's phones, computer

‘Cotton-picking mind’? Trump surrogate encapsulates the president’s problem with black voters

Restaurant’s Sanders snub snowballs into partisan fight

The Civility Debate Has Reached Peak Stupidity

Protesters take aim at new Trump administration target -- and miss

Total Denuclearization Is an Unattainable Goal. Here’s How to Reduce the North Korean Threat.

Pelosi calls for civility after Maxine Waters encourages supporters to heckle Trump officials

Chuck Schumer slams Maxine Waters: ‘Not American…to call for harassment of political opponents’ 

Maxine Waters reads list of times Trump has called for violence

Liberal hostility toward Trump aides could galvanize the GOP base 

Trump, midterm pressures complicate immigration fight

Trump sounds like he doesn’t really want an immigration deal

Trump hits Harley-Davidson for using tariffs as 'excuse' for moving production overseas

Trump looks to make more history, this time with Putin

What Trump doesn’t get about ideology in Iran. It’s about nationalism, not theocracy. 

The Trump Administration’s Family Values
(The policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border was the purest distillation yet of what it means to be governed by a President with no moral center.)

Trump nicknames Jewish Democratic Senate candidate ‘Wacky Jacky’

Trump misidentifies Appalachian Trail as 'Tallahassee Trail' while mocking Sanford

Majority of Americans approve of Trump’s handling of the economy for the first time: survey

GREENE: Trump's lynch-mob Twitter threat against Maxine Waters crosses the line

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6/24/18

GOP House rep: Trump ‘still 100 percent’ behind immigration bill

Trump tweets, hard-right voters hamper GOP immigration push

Flake: Trump's attacks on Democrats 'bothersome,' unhelpful in immigration debate

Lankford: 'Vast majority' of migrants coming for economic reasons

Rep. Senator -Trump administration says it can locate separated children, but reunification will be a challenge

Flake: Trump has 'unfortunately' redefined Republican Party

Jeff Flake Threatens To Block Judicial Nominations Over Trump's Tariffs

Jeff Flake calls on Congress to stand up against President Trump

Corker: 'I think there's a jailbreak brewing' in opposition to Trump tariffs

Mike Huckabee accused of bigotry and racism after tweet touting Pelosi's 'campaign committee'

GOP senator: Obama administration’s track record on reuniting families 'wasn't particularly good either'

Gov. John Kasich - Faith and Courage

Nevada’s partisan split on display
(Trump visit elicits state Republicans’ and Democrats’ sharply different viewpoints)

Races to watch in Tuesday’s primaries

Former Trump adviser: Family separations 'terrible optics' for the administration

Former adviser: Trump's executive order won't last 3 weeks

Bringing the immigration debate back to reality

Border shelter meds scrutinized
(Migrant youths at U.S. facilities are given drugs including psychotropics without consent, a lawsuit alleges)

Government details how separated families will be reunited -- eventually

Mattis: Pentagon preparing temporary migrant camps on two bases

New fears over Chinese espionage grip Washington

Official: US to present North Korea with timeline, 'specific asks'

In Syria, Trump travel ban case is being watched closely

Gorsuch says he’ll repeal and replace the Fourth Amendment with something terrific

Dem rep charges Trump with using immigration talk to energize political base

Elizabeth Warren tours immigration center: 'It's a disturbing picture'

Trump’s hard-line view of immigration draws parallels to the 1930s 

Trump advocates depriving undocumented immigrants of due-process rights 

Trump complains about not being able to use executive order for immigration overhaul

Trump, stumping in Nevada, makes immigration a central midterms issue for GOP 

Trump wants to make foreign arms sales easier

Trump's visit to Britain faces mass protest marches -- and a giant baby blimp

Trump: Trading partners to face ‘more than reciprocity’ if trade ‘barriers and tariffs’ are not removed

America's closest allies are furious about Trump's tariffs, and now an unorthodox idea to go after him is gaining steam

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6/23/18

GOP lawmakers preparing to vote on bill allowing migrant children to be detained longer than 20 days

Senate left in limbo by Trump tweets, House delays

GOP laments week of chaos sowed by Trump

The main election strategy of vulnerable House Republicans: Prove they’re not Trump 

Trump mocks McCain at Nevada rally

Katie Arrington, GOP lawmaker who defeated Sanford, seriously injured in car accident 

Trump Border Policy Mired in Confusion Following New Order

Migrant crisis persists without solution Officials struggle to bring families together
(Federal agencies scramble with no clear direction on dealing with parents and children entering U.S.)

Hundreds of Jews protest US border policy at ICE headquarters in New York

California vows immediate inspections of facilities housing children separated from parents

The DOJ has turned over additional FISA records to Republicans, and former intelligence officials say the implications could be 'catastrophic'

Soybeans are getting whacked after Trump hits China with tariffs on $50 billion worth of goods

This Nation Is Beginning to Realize the Full Extent of What It Did to Itself in November 2016

Dem after visiting Texas migrant kids tent camp: This is 'part of a morally bankrupt system'

Nevada Dem Senate candidate fires back at Trump: 'I’m not afraid to stand up to him'

Trump wanted to use executive order to pass total immigration reform

Trump’s spontaneous style leads to arguments in White House and chaos on borders

In rambling speech, Trump renews attacks on immigrants: “They will come by the millions.”

Trump rips Conor Lamb as '#LambTheSham' in endorsing his GOP opponent

Trump’s bad week: A policy rollback, a political setback and a still-defiant president 

Trump says Democrats are spreading ‘phony stories’ on family separations

Trump business dealings raise ‘serious concerns,’ ethics office says

The four times Trump signed tax returns for his foundation that contained incorrect information 

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6/22/18

House passes sweeping opioids bill

Rep. Mia Love cast Utah’s only no vote on the House’s hardline immigration bill, which failed to pass

Trump tells Republicans to 'stop wasting their time' on immigration

Trump Leaves GOP Leaders Out To Dry On Immigration

Trump tweet may doom House GOP effort on immigration

House still plans immigration vote next week despite Trump's tweet

Republican congressman demands Trump fire controversial adviser Stephen Miller over immigration controversy

What Republicans just can’t seem to get away from 

‘We have a profound problem’: Mark Sanford has some thoughts about Trump and the truth 

After Nevada GOP push, Treasury changed lucrative policy benefiting one county 

Where Migrant Children Are Being Held Across the U.S.

Pentagon will make room for up to 20,000 migrant children on military bases 

The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the border 

A Physician in South Texas on an Unnerving Encounter with an Eight-Year-Old Boy in Immigration Detention

Reuniting families who were separated at the border could take months, federal officials warn

The chaotic effort to reunite immigrant parents with their separated kids 

Texas border chaos: Courts, families, government collide in zero-tolerance debacle

White House adviser calls Stephen Miller ‘Waffen-SS’ – report
(Senior Trump aide said to 'actually enjoy seeing those pictures at the border' of children separated from their parents)

11 States Will Challenge Trump's New Immigration Executive Order in Court

Under Trump, Americans are becoming more supportive of immigration 

This week in Trumponomics: The Trump trade war starts to hurt

Trump administration's new tariffs hit US consumers less

EU Hits Back at Trump With $3.4B in Retaliatory Tariffs

Increased threat of a trade war is ramping up fears of a 'full-blown recession'

Trump’s tariff threats suddenly look very real in the heartland of Germany’s car industry 

Bashing by Trump may give Merkel boost instead
(Criticism of German chancellor’s policy on refugees is likely to backfire, analysts say.)

Supreme Court rules law enforcement needs warrant to search cellphone data

Mueller's office attacked The New York Times and Washington Post for 'inaccurately' reporting on his investigation

Judge denies Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort's bid to drop money laundering charge

Trump’s Michael Cohen problem just keeps looking more ominous 

Watchdog group calls for investigation into Wilbur Ross’s financial dealings 

Scrutiny ramps up over Commerce secretary's stock moves

Shields and Brooks on family separation at the border, remembering Charles Krauthammer

Beto O'Rourke vows to 'show up' for all Texans as he thrills delegates at state Democratic convention

Texas Democrat: 'Strong racist element' to child detentions

Democrats so far are playing a good defense in fight for Senate control

Key Democrat: Trump advisers 'lied through their teeth' when testifying about Russia contacts

Trump answers critics of family separation policy with Americans ‘permanently separated’ from family by illegal immigrants 

Trump administration creating family reunification task force

Trump hosts 'Angel Families' to highlight crime by illegal immigrants

Trump threatens Europe with 20 percent tariffs on auto imports, escalating trade showdown with U.S. allies 

State of the Trade Wars
(Tracking U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs — and the retaliatory measures other countries are taking.)

Trump hurls a wrecking ball at the transatlantic alliance 

Trump officially declares N. Korea still a threat, despite his claim after historic summit 

Jordan king heads to US to discuss peace plan with Trump

Video: One rally, one hour, almost 30 Trumpian claims 

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6/21/18

House rejects conservative immigration bill, delays vote on GOP compromise measure

House GOP leaders abruptly postpone high-stakes vote on immigration bill 

House GOP leaders push immigration vote to next week

Trump undermined House Republicans’ entire immigration debate in one tweet

Republicans know their immigration bills are going nowhere, and they're gearing up to pin the blame on Democrats

Paul Ryan Accuses Democrats Of Caring More About Open Borders Than Kids

House panel approves belated 2019 budget

House narrowly passes farm bill that includes stricter work requirements for food stamps, a month after failing on first try 

House Republicans pass a farm bill that guts food assistance for working families

Grassley wants to subpoena Comey, Lynch after critical IG report

Republican blasts Trump’s ‘pettiness and insecurity’ for mocking ousted Congressman to his face

The GOP’s ‘Utterly Dysfunctional’ Strategy of Babying Its Base

U.S. Business Taking a Stand Against the Separation of Families at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Protesters descend on LaGuardia as young migrants arrive in NYC

Border Patrol will stop referring migrant parents who cross into the U.S. illegally with children for prosecution, official says 

Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' border prosecutions led to time served, $10 fees

Separations end, but foster care, shelters remain overwhelmed

Where are the migrant child facilities? Scattered across America

U.S. centers force migrant children to take drugs: lawsuit

Virginia detention facility for young migrants received over $4.6 million in government grants after abuse allegations

We need to get migrant children out of HHS care as 'expeditiously' as possible 

Corey Lewandowski dropped by speakers bureau after family separation remark

Tariffs on Chinese goods threaten Southern California ports and could ripple through to consumers

Trade War could mean big trouble for the dollar

White House announces proposed revamp of federal government, including a consolidation of social safety net programs 

Singapore Was John Bolton’s Worst Nightmare

Supreme Court rules that states may require online retailers to collect sales taxes 

Judge Denies Request by Manafort to Suppress Evidence

National Enquirer sent stories about Trump to his attorney Michael Cohen before publication, people familiar with the practice say  

Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and intellectual provocateur, dies at 68

Charles Krauthammer, legendary conservative intellectual, dies at 68 

Political figures pay tribute to Charles Krauthammer

Democrats Plan New Effort to Target Minority Voters

Democrats look to gain in Southern California as outrage mounts over family separations 

Trump reportedly suspends prosecutions of migrant parents with kids at border

Trump lost a battle on family separations, but his immigration war continues 
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Fact-checking claims about Trump’s plan to stop family separations 

Trump's immigration reversal creates its own chaos

Trump’s Katrina Moment

Why the Trump Time magazine cover is so powerful

Trump: GOP needs Dem votes for immigration bills but 'they won't vote for anything!'

Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy

Trump says trade wars are ‘easy.’ Here come the first American casualties. 

Top rights body: Trump no longer ‘moral leader of free world’

Trump reportedly tossed a Starburst toward Merkel during G7 summit

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6/20/18

Trump backs down in rare reversal

Trump reverses course, signs order ending his policy of separating families at the border 

Ryan and Meadows clash on House floor, leaving immigration bills on thin ice

Senate rejects billions in Trump spending cuts as two Republicans vote ‘no’ 

Flake threatens to limit Trump court nominees

Mitt Romney on the investigation into the Trump campaign: ‘No one is above the law’

Trump’s Trade Wars Prompt Congressional Pushback

Republicans, commerce secretary square off in heated hearing over tariffs 

On immigration, Trump keeps making life absolutely miserable for Republicans in Congress 

Congressman says 'there's nothing cruel' about children being separated from parents at border

A GOP strategist abandons his party and calls for the election of Democrats 

DOJ requests military lawyers to help prosecute immigration crimes: report

Separations end, but foster care, shelters remain overwhelmed

Family immigration detention centers could be at capacity within days

Reports have spread that shelter workers can’t comfort migrant children. Rules aren’t that simple. 

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children separated at US border

Trump signs order to 'address' separations, but it won't change the situation for children in shelters now

Several U.S. airlines: Don't put separated migrant children on our flights

What's changed after Trump's immigration order: For families, for the military and for Congress

Did Michael Cohen just drop a hint about flipping on Trump? 

Michael Cohen resigns from RNC post and partly blames Trump's 'heart wrenching' family-separation border policy

Michael Bloomberg Will Spend $80 Million on the Midterms. His Goal: Flip the House for the Democrats.

Democrats leaning heavily on Hollywood support to win back House

Top Democratic Lawmakers Sound Alarm on Trump ‘Loyalty Tests’ for State Department Officials

Trump backs down in rare reversal

Trump reverses course, signs order ending his policy of separating families at the border 

Pummeled for days on immigration crisis, Trump told top aides: 'Fix it'

Religious right hits Trump on border crisis

Trump’s Trade War Spooks Markets as White House Waits for China to Blink

Trump likely to meet with Putin in July

White House to propose merging Labor and Education into one agency as centerpiece of federal government overhaul 

Watch live: Trump holds rally in Minnesota

President Trump seems to be saying more and more things that aren’t true 

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6/19/18

Dow tumbles about 300 points, wipes out gains for year, as Trump directs more tariffs at China

13 GOP senators ask administration to pause separation of immigrant families

Senate GOP tries to defuse Trump border crisis

McConnell backs bill to keep immigrant families together

Sen. McCain Calls for End to Border Separation Policy

Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

Senate GOP pushes for bill to end Trump's family separation policy, but Schumer says 'the president alone can fix it'

Love, Hatch and Herbert urge immigration fix to halt separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border

House GOP's new bill would stop most family separations

House GOP plan would cut Medicare, Medicaid to balance budget 

House GOP 2019 budget calls for deep Medicare, Medicaid spending cuts

Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of separating families at border, but most Republicans support it

Republicans hammer FBI over handling of Clinton email probe 

20 weeks out from midterms, Dems and GOP brace for surprises

Fact-checking Trump on immigration, family separations

The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the border 

From ‘I alone can fix it’ to ‘Congress alone can fix it,’ Trump passes the buck on family separation 

Trump's media allies struggle to defend his immigration policy 

Watch Laura Ingraham's Soul Leave Her Body As She Describes Border Facilities as 'Summer Camps'

Corey Lewandowski on undocumented child with Down syndrome separated from mother: 'Womp womp'

American CEOs call out Trump's 'heartless, cruel' border policy 

Children’s wails sharpen outcry over border policy

Trump admin to pay Texas nonprofit more than $450M to house migrant children

Businesses have made millions off Trump's child separation policy

ICE chief: Parents who break the law are responsible for separations

640 United Methodist clergy, members file complaint against Jeff Sessions

US quits the UN’s human rights council, citing its ‘chronic bias against Israel

Top Trump aide to leave White House

Cohen ally says he may cooperate with investigators against Trump

FBI agent Peter Strzok escorted from headquarters

Goldman Sachs CEO: 'Tit-for-tat' approach to trade negotiations is...

China Has a Nuclear Option in the Trade War

Senate GOP pushes for bill to end Trump's family separation policy, but Schumer says 'the president alone can fix it'

Dem plays audio from child detention center on Senate floor

Democrats recall visiting border facilities: 'It did confirm my worst fears'

Poll finds Newsom has a commanding lead over Cox in California governor's race

Dem scores upset over Republican in Florida county commissioner race

Trump is defiant as border crisis escalates, prepares to lobby House GOP on immigration bills 

Trump: 'You have to take the children away'

Trump urges House GOP to fix immigration system, expresses no strong preference on rival bills amid uproar over family separations 

Trump says he would back both US House immigration bills as separation crisis grows

Trump meets with House Republicans on migrant policy, leaving his position no more clear

Why Trump is digging in on separating families at the border

Fact-checking Trump on immigration, family separations

The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the border 

From ‘I alone can fix it’ to ‘Congress alone can fix it,’ Trump passes the buck on family separation 

Trump says he'll cut off foreign aid to countries that send 'not their best' people

Trump turns to Europe’s far right as he detains Latin American children

Trump signed secret pledge to safeguard Israeli nukes — report

Trump administration expands use of health plans that skirt ACA consumer protections 

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6/18/18

Senate votes to block Trump's ZTE deal

The GOP backs Trump on separating families at the border — which is all he cares about 

Republicans abandon Trump, demand end to zero-tolerance border policy

Paul Ryan’s cheery Father’s Day message is not playing well amid the child detainment crisis 

Ted Cruz proposes emergency bill to keep immigrant families together

GOP senators scramble for a fix to separating immigrant families
Majority oppose policy that causes family separation, but Republicans approve

Congress may snub Trump on wall, risking shutdown

Amendments fuel resentments within Senate GOP

Koch brothers group won't back Stewart in Virginia

All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

Sessions says family separation is ‘necessary’ to keep the country from being ‘overwhelmed.’ Federal immigration data says otherwise. 

Sessions: Building a wall will end family separations at border

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defends separation of families at the border

John Kelly proposed separating children from their parents to deter illegal immigration last year, and now the Trump administration can't get its story straight

The media surges to the border as family separation crisis grows 

Audio Recording: Hear the Voices of Children Detained at the Border

Detained immigrants sit in cage at Texas detention facility 

How the toxic stress of family separation can harm a child

Outrage grows as families are separated. Will Trump change his policy?

Even Trump's allies are criticizing his 'zero tolerance' policy of separating illegal immigrants from their children

White House falsely insists Democrats to blame for family separations, even as some in GOP urge Trump to reverse course 

Live coverage: FBI chief, Justice IG testify on critical report

Supreme Court sidesteps partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin, Maryland cases

Judge strikes down Kansas law requiring proof of citizenship to vote

Amy Walter and Stu Rothenberg on Trump separating families, Supreme Court on gerrymandering

Schumer warns 'House moderates' against immigration compromise bill

Democrats intensify fight for immigrant children — and bludgeon Trump and Republicans ahead of midterms 

ON THE ROAD WITH BETO O'ROURKE, THE DEMOCRAT RACING TO UNSEAT TED CRUZ

Senate candidate's first campaign ad depicts Trump administration as literal dumpster fire

Trump calls for tariffs on additional $200B in Chinese goods as trade war ramps up

Trump’s tariffs aren’t the biggest trade problem. Will China step up to protect the WTO? 

Trump digs in amid uproar on zero tolerance policy

Trump defiant as crisis grows over family separation at the border 

Trump doubles down on family separation policy

Trump risks political damage as he barrels forward with separating migrant families

Forget Tax Cuts. Trump Wants to Rally G.O.P. Base Over Immigration

The Limits to Trump's Medicaid Freedom for States

President Trump directs Defense Department to 'immediately begin the process' of establishing 'space force' as sixth military branch

At least six people close to Trump almost certainly knew about offers from Russians of dirt on Clinton 

Trump's approval rating just reached its highest level yet in the gold standard of presidential indicators

Trump’s approval rating has fallen in every state, but not as much in the South

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6/17/18

GOP senator: Family separation policy 'inconsistent' with American values

Sanford: GOP lawmakers 'running for cover' over fear of Trump tweets

Sanford: Trump is being allowed to lie without consequences

Gowdy: IG report ‘certainly helps’ Trump

Gowdy: House will use 'full arsenal' of constitutional weapons to get DOJ, FBI compliance on subpoenas

Nunes vows ‘hell to pay’ if Russia probe docs not turned over

Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

Congress tackles mounting opioid epidemic

Laura Bush blasts Trump migrant policy as 'cruel' and 'immoral'

GOP, Democrats are outraged but at odds over ending family separation at border 

Cardinal Dolan hits Sessions's use of the Bible to defend family separation: There's 'no Bible passage' that would justify it

Ex-ethics chief calls on Trump to end 'monstrous' migrant policies

Former US ambassador to Mexico rips ‘draconian’ and ‘un-American’ immigration policies

This is the handout immigrant parents get before they're separated from their children

White House faces growing outcry over migrant family policies

DHS secretary defends Trump administration's migrant policies

Giuliani: Trump is 'not going to issue pardons' during Mueller investigation

Giuliani suggests Trump may pardon Manafort after Mueller’s probe 

Giuliani: 'I doubt' Trump knew Roger Stone met with Russian during 2016 campaign

FBI agent removed from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts says he’s willing to testify before Congress 

Des Moines Register front page warns Iowa could lose up to $624M from Chinese tariffs

U.S. oil slumps as China threatens duty on U.S. crude imports

Secret VA nursing-home ratings hid poor quality care from public

Supreme Court faces major decision on partisan gerrymandering

Most Americans say it’s too early to judge Singapore summit’s success; poll shows big partisan differences 

Trump’s trusted diplomat faces daunting task with North Korea

Schumer praises Trump for China tariffs

Dem lawmaker: Migrant family separation policy 'is on all of us'

Schiff: White House using migrant kids’ grief and tears to build border wall

Merkley leads Dem lawmakers to border amid migrant policy outcry

Trump sows immigration turmoil
(He says he wouldn’t back a compromise bill. Then the White House backtracks.)

Trump associate Roger Stone reveals new contact with Russian national during 2016 campaign 

Trump slams Schumer criticism of his Singapore deal, offers ferocious defense of his arrangement with Kim

Is Trump gaslighting the world on North Korea

Trump accidentally admits everything he’s been saying about North Korea’s nukes is a lie

Poll: Americans favor another nation's leader over President Trump when it comes to trade policy

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6/16/18

GOP fears midterms backlash from breaking up families at the border

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

Trump repeats falsehood that Democrats are to blame for forced family separations at the US-Mexico border

Trump cites as a negotiating tool his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents 

RNC mum on whether it will support Trump-backed Corey Stewart

Tom DeLay Rips Manafort's Jailing as 'Tyranny'

Political trajectories of Graham and Sanford reflect looking-glass GOP 

Pruitt’s new problem with the GOP: Ethanol

For Pruitt, gaining Trump’s favor — and keeping it — came through fierce allegiance 

Giuliani says he has ruled out Trump interview with Mueller

‘Prepared for war’: As Mueller moves to finalize obstruction report, Trump’s allies ready for political battle 

Former IRS attorney says IRS 'should go after' Trump

For the biggest group of American workers, wages aren’t just flat. They’re falling. 

Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

Trump tariffs latest: US ambassador to Canada receives death threat and white powder as trade war looms

Border Patrol chief: Number of migrant family separations could double

This Nation Is Politically Deranged
(The Justice Department Inspector General's report proves the nation became addicted to unreality.)

They're under 50%, but Democrats should feel good about their Senate chances in Pennsylvania

National security expert leads the charge to keep US Jews voting Democratic
(Halie Soifer, newly elected head of Jewish Democratic Council of America, must deal with Republican challenges and a divided party in the lead-up to the November midterms)

Trump cites as a negotiating tool his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents 

Trump repeats falsehood that Democrats are to blame for forced family separations at the US-Mexico border

Trump’s media game puts press on back foot

Trump taps budget aide to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, seeking to continue push to limit the agency’s reach 

Former IRS attorney says IRS 'should go after' Trump

Trump not buying report on FBI
(He rejects conclusion that the agency wasn’t biased in the Clinton email investigation.)

Trump’s danger on North Korea? Raised expectations

Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

Dictator envy? Trump seems to have it
(He voices admiration for North Korea’s leader, underscoring his longtime respect for autocrats.)

‘Dictator envy’: Trump’s praise of Kim Jong Un widens his embrace of totalitarian leaders 

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6/15/18

House immigration debate widens
(A GOP proposal would limit the policy of separating children and parents at border.)

House Republicans consider allowing immigrant children to be detained alongside their parents 

Republicans scramble to understand if Trump just sunk their immigration effort

White House says Trump backs GOP immigration bills, despite comments opposing them. One official says Trump misunderstood Fox News’ question.

Steve King: House GOP 'considering' removing Ryan

‘When are Republicans going to stand up to Trump? Never.’ Here’s why

U.S. and China announce new tariffs in escalation of trade war 

China announces retaliatory tariffs on $34 billion worth of US goods, including agriculture products

China to impose 25 percent tariffs on 659 US goods worth $50 billion

Why China 'holds all the aces' in a full-blown US-China trade war

Israeli Foreign Ministry said to send out very skeptical paper on Trump-Kim meet

North Korean defector criticizes Trump's praise of Kim Jong-un

White House officials ignored Trump's request to invite Putin to White House: report

Kremlin: Putin-Trump meeting possible

Experts say Trump's Russia policy is at odds with itself 

Paul Manafort ordered to jail after witness-tampering charges 

Mueller keeps tightening the screws on Paul Manafort 

Cohen signals openness to cooperating with federal investigators

Rudy Giuliani calls Joe Biden a 'mentally deficient idiot'

Pence turns VP’s office into gateway for lobbyists to influence the Trump administration 

Some of Obamacare's loudest critics are now defending the law in court 

The 49 wildest quotes from Donald Trump's bananas interview with Fox News

CNN anchor: Trump lied, we're calling him out

Shields and Brooks on North Korea summit takeaways, Trump’s family separation policy

Nancy Pelosi blasts 'the hypocrisy of all people of faith' over border policy dispute

Trump to slap 25% tariffs on up to $50 billion of Chinese goods; China retaliates

This week in Trumponomics: A great time for a trade war

Trump told Shinzo Abe he’d ship 25 million Mexicans to Japan

Trump praises Kim’s authoritarian rule, says ‘I want my people to do the same’ 

Trump quip about North Korea's Kim sparks outcry on social media

‘Very unfair!’: Trump complains about Manafort’s jailing on witness tampering allegations 

President Trump: Comey is 'criminal,' and IG report 'totally exonerates me'

Yup, the ‘we’ll stop’ Trump text is bad. But Trump just overplayed his hand on the FBI. 

Trump’s Remarkable Admission About Dishonesty
(The president is open in his affection for oppressive rulers and in saying it’s acceptable to lie to the public. Why does anyone still doubt he means it?)

Trump is losing the debate over splitting up immigrant families 

Trump again falsely blames the Democrats for his administration's family separations

2,000 kids separated from parents under Trump border crackdown

National Guard soldiers Trump sent to border are shoveling manure, changing flat tires

Trump 2020 working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers

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6/14/18

House Republicans consider allowing immigrant children to be detained alongside their parents 

Republicans unveil DACA citizenship-border wall compromise bill

House Republicans propose financial penalties for states that block offshore drilling 

Sen. Inhofe criticizes Scott Pruitt, wants face-to-face meeting with embattled EPA chief 

Speaker Paul Ryan says he disagrees with Trump's policy of separating children from their parents at the border

In passionate speech, Sen. Orrin Hatch urges compassion for the gay community, help for suicide prevention

RNC Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel Called Out Over Trump Loyalty Demand

Nevada GOP nominates proud pimp

Bipartisan lawmakers introduce infrastructure bill for poor communities

Inspector general finds Comey mishandled FBI's Clinton email inquiry, disclosing it to public improperly

Five takeaways on the IG’s scathing report on the FBI

Watchdog Report Dismantles Trump Claims, but Slams Comey and the FBI

Sessions hints more firings possible, defends Rosenstein over conflicts allegations

Trade war could wipe out gains of GOP tax law, former top Trump economic adviser says 

Canadians boycott US goods, Trump over tariffs

It's U.S. states that will bear the brunt of Trump's tariffs 

In defense of separating immigrant families, Sessions cites same Bible passage used to defend slavery 

US reckons with Trump's war on immigration

This Country Wouldn't Exist Without People Who Fled Violence and Oppression

Catholic Leader Says Trump Administration Is 'Immoral' For Separating Families At Border

North Korea’s dispersed and hidden weapons complex highlights the challenge of denuclearization 

Classified Israeli report raises questions about Trump-Kim summit: report

Nancy Pelosi wonders why there 'aren't uprisings' across nation: 'Maybe there will be'

Dem senator: 'Stop pretending' law banning separation of migrant families is hard to pass

Poll: Casey holds double-digit lead over Barletta in Pa. Senate race

Chuck Schumer reacts to IG report on Clinton email investigation

'But my emails': Hillary Clinton takes swipe at Comey after IG report

Dems say Obama return from sidelines is overdue

Trump to impose 25 percent tariff on $50 billion in Chinese products, broadening the trade war 

As Trump boasts, details of a nuclear deal await Summit over, now comes the difficult part

Poll: North Korea summit was a good idea and helped Trump

Singapore Was Just the First Episode of Trump’s North Korea Show

Trump suggested that North Korean TV anchor should get a job in US: report

President Trump’s flip-flop on coverage for preexisting health conditions 

New York AG sues Trump Foundation over ‘persistent illegal conduct’

Five things to know about the lawsuit against the Trump Foundation

Trump Foundation hits back at 'political motivations' of New York attorney general's lawsuit

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6/13/18

GOP chairwoman: Anyone who doesn't support Trump 'will be making a mistake'

Trump tightens grip on GOP

Senate GOP campaign arm has no plans to endorse Republican nominee in Virginia

This new poll about Ohio's 2018 election should worry Republicans

Corker: GOP becoming 'cult-like' on Trump

Graham to Corker: 'You don't care about the Republican Party because you're leaving'

Trump’s GOP allies skeptical this time
(Republicans in Congress are wary or even critical of the summit result.)

White House opposes Senate measure to block Trump's deal to save China's ZTE

Trump offers support for House GOP immigration bill, but it may not be enough 

Republicans are still trying to repeal Obamacare. Here’s why they are not likely to succeed 

GOP senator: DOJ's ObamaCare argument 'as far-fetched as any I've ever heard'

Trump’s Justice Department finally did something so lawless that even GOP leaders are recoiling

Federal Reserve bumps up interest rate, signals two more hikes likely in 2018 

If Trump administration has its way, insurance coverage for pre-existing conditions could cost you more

Jeff Sessions’s asylum decision hurts women the most 

The Silence of John Bolton

Pompeo calls questions about gaps in Trump-Kim statement ‘insulting and ridiculous’ 

Sarah Huckabee Sanders denies report she's leaving White House

Mueller's approval rating among Democrats and independents on the decline

Pressure on Michael Cohen intensifies as Mueller stays focused on the Trump attorney 

Trump's personal attorney splits with his own legal team

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen likely to cooperate as his attorneys leave case, sources say

Top conservative media personality turns on EPA chief Scott Pruitt: He's 'gotta go' 

MSNBC reporter: Detained immigrant children 'effectively incarcerated' in Texas facility

What the Trump-Kim summit could mean for Israel and Iran

If Anyone Gets the Nobel, It’s Moon and Kim

Trump, Kim played to the camera
(President’s meeting with North Korean ruler appears to be made for reality TV.)

The Sensational Idiocy of Donald Trump’s Propaganda Video for Kim Jong Un

New election poll shows Democratic voters are more engaged and Democratic House incumbents more popular 

Democrats sharpen attacks on Trump administration on drug prices and preexisting conditions 

Summit gives Trump political boost — with risks

Trump and Kim declare summit a big success, but they diverge on the details 

Trump heaps praise on 'tough guy' Kim Jong Un

Trump-Kim summit creates new anxieties for Asian allies

Fact-checking President Trump’s claims about the North Korea deal 

Half of Americans back Trump's handling of North Korea - Reuters/Ipsos poll

Aiming at AT&T and Time Warner, Trump shot from the hip and missed 

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6/12/18

Amash fires back at Trump over Sanford primary tweet

House Republicans are woking on a fix for family separation

House to vote next week on two competing immigration bills after Republican negotiations on a compromise fall short 

House GOP leaders defeat effort by moderates to force a vote on bipartisan legislation for 'Dreamers'

House GOP leaders wage last-ditch effort to stop uprising on immigration 

‘It’s obscene’: GOP candidate seethes as Trump embraces Democratic senator 

Running for Reelection, Mia Love Distances Herself from Trump

Republican senators only willing to go so far in challenging Trump on trade 

Mitch McConnell makes Senate history as longest-serving Republican leader

Trump’s promise of end to U.S.-South Korea ‘war games’ creates confusion in Congress 

Rubio: Coverage of Trump’s North Korea summit exposes 'incredible hypocrisy' of media

Test of Trump loyalty topples South Carolina's Sanford

As North Korea danger recedes ever so slightly, renewed Russian threat looms

Was the Trump-Kim summit a huge success or a colossal failure? 

The biggest winner of the Trump-Kim summit is China 

Reporters thought this video was North Korea propaganda. It came from the White House. 

Five takeaways from Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un

4 takeaways from the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

History is made as Trump and Kim meet, but will they produce something historic? 

Trump and Kim signed a joint statement. What does it mean?

Read the document signed by Trump and Kim after the summit

Peace in our time? 6 things to know for June 12

The elephant in the summit room

Singapore summit agreement recycles old deals, defers the hard work

Two Truthless Leaders Just Signed an Agreement That Commits No One to Anything

Weak Trump Gets Nothing in Vague North Korea Nuke Deal, Kim Wins Big

In Kim he trusts. Trump sounds naive after meeting North Korea’s leader. 
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The North Korea summit was a triumph of Trumpian stagecraft, and the media fell for it 

The Trump-Kim Summit: Reality TV or a New Era?

Judge allows AT&T and Time Warner to merge

Was Trump a factor? Time Warner says DOJ suit was motivated by politics 

Carson Backs Off Triple Rent Hike for Poor People

Judge orders Mueller team to turn over names of European politicians in alleged Manafort lobbying scheme 

Jim Acosta fires back after Trump campaign chief calls for his credentials to be revoked

AMA endorses assault weapons ban

Top Democratic senator: Here's why it’s 'BS' to say you can’t criticize Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un

Democrats seize on DOJ's ObamaCare decision ahead of midterm election

Dems flip heavy Trump district in Wisconsin

Pelosi to visit U.S.-Mexico border next week

People are dying because of the Trump administration’s immigration policy

President Trump's full press conference on summit with Kim Jong Un

Trump's 'astonishing' concession to Kim Jong Un and North Korea

Trump-Kim summit: Trump says after historic meeting, ‘We have developed a very special bond’ 

History is made as Trump and Kim meet, but will they produce something historic? 

Trump’s promise of end to U.S.-South Korea ‘war games’ creates confusion in Congress 

Trump stokes confusion with pledge to halt Korean war games

Trump says North Korea will keep its promises, and the US will stop war games

In Kim he trusts. Trump sounds naive after meeting North Korea’s leader. 
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Kim Jong Un accepts Trump's invitation to Washington: report

Trump lavishes Kim with compliments after historic summit

Kim returns to North Korea as Trump lavishes praise 
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North Korean starvation and killings? Trump says Kim Jong Un is 'very talented' but not 'nice'

Trump says media treating him 'very good' on North Korea summit

Trump goes on media tour after Singapore summit 

Trump’s false assertion that Canada claims to ‘make’ $100 billion in trade with the U.S. 

Trump says Trudeau's comments are going to cost Canada 'a lot of money'

Trump Pardons Another Celebrity Criminal

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6/11/18

Paul: Graham 'a danger to the country' for seeking military authorization for North Korea

GOP centrists face decision day on Dreamer petition

GOP senators blast White House aide over trade remarks

Jeff Flake’s criticism of Trump’s G7 antics is a sham

Trump, senators headed for clash on cyber policy

Senators strike deal to include ZTE penalties in must-pass defense bill

House GOP super PAC boosts ad reservation total to $60 million 

Todd Young in talks about chairing Senate GOP campaign arm

GOP, business groups slam Trump attacks on Canada

Pompeo says Trump can offer North Korea security assurances unlike any in the past

Ending Korean War not so simple
(In push for peace, U.S. troop presence and North’s nuclear arms have to be considered.)

Norwegian prime minister: U.S. economy is losing global influence

Macron Blasts Trump as Incoherent and Inconsistent After G7

'An Unprecedented Scandal': How Newspapers Around the World Reacted to Trump's Behavior at the G-7 Summit

It's Time to Isolate Donald Trump 

Sessions: Victims of domestic abuse and gang violence generally won’t qualify for asylum 

Net neutrality's old rules are a thing of the past. Here's what could happen next

Supreme Court upholds Ohio’s way of removing infrequent voters from rolls 

Larry Kudlow has suffered a heart attack, Trump says

Conway's husband pens article defending constitutionality of Mueller probe

Several prominent Russians had contact with NRA during 2016 campaign

Corporate executives are using stock buybacks to pad their own compensation, according to the SEC

Trump takes aim at China’s tech sector. That could hurt U.S. innovation. 

Amy Walter and Susan Page on U.S. alone at G-7, North Korea 

Dem senator slams Sessions on asylum-seeker move: The inhumanity of the policy is staggering

Obama meeting with 2020 hopefuls to discuss party future, running in the age of Trump

Trump and Kim sign 'comprehensive' document to end summit

Trump, Kim Jong-un sign document, pledge to work together for peace

Trump meets with Singapore leader as U.S. races to finalize details for North Korea summit 

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un meet in Singapore for historic summit

President Trump meets Kim Jong Un
(Real time updates)

Trump says one-on-one Kim meeting was 'very, very good'

Trump set a very high bar for his meeting with Kim Jong Un 

Trump blasts 'haters & losers' three hours before North Korea summit

Trump mocks press at North Korea summit

Donald Trump’s New World Order

Going it alone: Trump increasingly relies on unilateral action to wield power 

Trump has a fatal weakness on trade

One map shows why Trump's trade fight with Canada could end in disaster

Trump takes aim at China’s tech sector. That could hurt U.S. innovation. 

Trump commits $256 million to revive long-neglected national parks, gets no thanks from left

Trump rejects parts of VA law he was ‘very happy’ to sign 

Trump’s affinity for dictators over democrats 

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6/10/18

GOP embraces single-payer healthcare attack in California

Scalise throws support behind Black, Blackburn ahead of Tennessee primary

Graham: I'm 'not so sure' McCain is right that a majority of Americans back free trade

GOP strategist: Trump 'beclowned himself' at G-7 summit

Senators Angus King and Susan Collins unite to help newspapers

Kudlow: Trump couldn't show weakness ahead of North Korea summit

Trump adviser dismisses McCain criticism on G-7

Trump economic adviser: Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back'

Trump trade adviser rips Trudeau: 'There is a special place in hell'

G7 leaders — except Trump — vow to keep nukes out of Iran’s hands

European leaders are indignant and defiant over Trump’s G-7 statement. But they’re not surprised. 

Merkel: EU will retaliate against Trump tariffs

Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience

EU official mocks Trump with viral Merkel photo: 'Just tell us what Vladimir has on you'

Kelly described White House as a ‘miserable place to work’

'Fox & Friends' host calls North Korea summit a meeting of 'two dictators'

Giuliani: Comey could be prosecuted based on IG report

Poll shows deep divisions between Israeli and US Jews on Trump, peace, religion

Kim arrives for summit with security force, private food supply

The ‘dotard’ meets ‘Little Rocket Man’: Trump and Kim are adversaries with many similarities 

Feinstein: Trump made 'big mistake' in not signing G-7 communique

Susan Rice: Trump remarks on Obama, Crimea 'disgraceful'

‘Mothers could not stop crying’: Lawmaker blasts Trump policy after visiting detained immigrants

George Soros: Trump Is ‘willing to destroy the world’

Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit

Trump and Kim Jong Un arrive in Singapore for historic

After blowing up the G-7, Trump seeks peace with North Korea 

Trump adds chaos to G7, even beyond Trump’s newest target: Canada
(He riles allies at the Quebec gathering, leaves early, then backs out of a joint pact he’d just signed.)

Trump accuses Canadian leader of being ‘dishonest’ and ‘weak’ 

Trump doubles down on criticism of EU, Canada

AP FACT CHECK: Trump ignores strong points in US trade

The Trump administration’s policy of splitting up families is creating a population of dislocated and frightened children 

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6/9/18

McCain rips Trump over trade, tells allies: 'Americans stand with you, even if our president doesn't'

Frequent Trump critic touts president: Trump's rhetoric on free trade at G-7 is 'tremendous news'

DACA deadline looms with no deal in sight

Kansas GOP governor candidate used taxpayer money to pay $1000 fine in federal case: report

North Korea nuclear summit special coverage starts 8pm ET Monday

Head of Canada's auto parts industry association mocks Trump's threat of auto tariffs

In Trump, some fear the end of the world order 

Thanks to Trump, a safer world of global stability is slipping from our grasp

Dem lawmaker: Trump conceding 'role as leader of the free world' after G-7 summit

Dem leaders condemn Trump after reversal on G-7 communique endorsement

Trump takes hard line with US allies at G-7 summit

Trump won’t endorse G7 statement, accuses Trudeau of ‘false statements’

Trump rips 'meek and mild' Trudeau for criticizing US tariffs

Trump removes U.S. from G-7 joint statement over escalating feud with Canada’s Trudeau 

Trump Turns Tables on G-7 Allies With Free-Trade ‘Proclamation’

Trump throws G-7 into disarray with tweets after he leaves

Trump and Angela Merkel’s stare-down: Photo from G-7 sets internet on fire

Trump pushes allies away, embraces US adversaries

The Singapore summit will test Trump’s ability to shift from disruption to constructive dealmaking 

Trump says he’ll size up Kim Jong Un ‘within the first minute’ of Singapore summit 

Why the Summer Zervos case might be the most dangerous for Trump

'Fake news CNN, the worst': Trump lashes out at CNN reporter

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6/8/18

House GOP weighs possible immigration compromise with border wall funds 

House Republicans consider new merit-based visa program

Washington plans to tackle the opioid crisis this month 

Republicans broke with Trump a lot more than usual this week 

John McCain blasts Donald Trump for ‘diminishing American leadership’ in calling for Russia to rejoin G-7

McCain, Flake push back on Trump's call for Russia to rejoin the G7

Trump’s latest health care move squeezes Republicans

Two Years Later, No Amnesty for the GOP’s Never Trump Camp

At fundraiser, Republicans look back, ahead while seeking to energize base in lead up to elections

Special counsel Mueller indicts Paul Manafort, Russian associate on obstruction charges 

Manafort hit with new charges in Russia probe

Manafort ignored advice to stop talking with Russian-linked associate after indictment: report

Trump’s top economic adviser was against tariffs for years. Then he joined the Trump White House. -Kudlow

Why the Pentagon fears the U.S. is losing the hypersonic arms race with Russia and China 

China hacked a Navy contractor and secured a trove of highly sensitive data on submarine warfare 

Two weeks after Trump unveiled plan to lower drug prices, two cancer drugs got a $1,000-per-month price hike 

ACA lawsuit could jeopardize 52 million Americans’ access to health care 

Shields and Ponnuru on G-7 trade tensions, Trump-Kim summit expectations

Dem rips Trump's call to include Russia in G7: What does Putin have on him?

Senate Dems aim to block feds from charging some illegal immigrants with crimes

With an eye on Bernie Sanders, the Democratic National Committee adopts new restrictions for 2020 presidential candidates

Democratic donors push Mark Warner to enter 2020 race as moderate alternative to Warren, Sanders

Trump is handing Democrats a juicy campaign issue 

Trump defiant as odd man out on trade at G-7 summit

Deep discord to greet Trump at G-7

Trump calls Trudeau ‘indignant’ ahead of Canada visit

Trump, Macron cool down the buddy act at Canada's G7

Donald Trump 'tired of Theresa May's school mistress tone’ and will not hold talks with her at G7

Trump's ZTE cave means larger loss for his trade agenda 

Trump calls for Russia to be reinstated to G-7, threatens allies on trade 

Trump calls for Russia's G-7 reinstatement, adding to deep tensions with allies at summit

Maybe Don't Say This in Public
(President Trump takes yet another pro-Russia stance that for any other president would be inexplicable.)

Trump: We should consider scraping all tariffs

Petulant, Whiny Trump Cuts Short G-7Early, France Effectively Declares U.S. Irrelevant

Trump says he will bring up human rights with Kim Jong Un

Two weeks after Trump unveiled plan to lower drug prices, two cancer drugs got a $1,000-per-month price hike 

Trump says he is likely to support ending blanket federal ban on marijuana

Trump says he is considering pardon for Muhammad Ali

Trump doesn't rule out pardoning Manafort, Cohen

Trump continues to back EPA chief Scott Pruitt. He's 'doing a great job'

Fact Check: Trump’s claim that an Obama administration effort on Iran was ‘totally illegal’ 

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6/7/18

US deficit surges to $530 billion in May: CBO

Fractured House Republicans emerge from meeting with no final deal to protect young immigrants

GOP staves off immigration revolt — for now

GOP immigration talks stall, and moderates step up the pressure for a House vote

Ryan remarks on Trump ‘Spygate’ leave conservatives fuming

Ryan stresses ‘no evidence of collusion’ with Russia a day after saying no evidence of spying on Trump 

McConnell will ask Cornyn to stay on GOP leadership team

House passes Trump's plan to claw back $15 billion in spending

Free-trade Republican lawmakers mount revolt against Trump tariffs 

Republicans seek Plan B on midterm messaging

Poll shows why the GOP has given up touting its unpopular tax plan

Reclaiming Global Leadership - John Kasich

Trump administration won’t defend ACA in case brought by 20 GOP-led states, endangering much of law, including consumer protections

McDonald's plans to lay off workers as it streamlines management

Closing coal plants is reducing premature births — immediately

Voters aren't sold on Trump's tariffs. Most are reluctant to back candidates who support them, NBC News/WSJ poll says

Tennessee store puts 'No Gays Allowed' sign back up after Supreme Court cake ruling

Justice Dept. argues key parts of ObamaCare are unconstitutional

Sessions sends letter to Ryan explaining rationale for not defending ObamaCare

Justice Department seizes New York Times reporter's phone, email records

Ex-Senate Aide Charged in Leak Case Where Times Reporter’s Records Were Seized

US hits China's ZTE with $1 billion penalty in deal to end crippling sanctions, Commerce Secretary Ross says

Pruitt enlisted security detail in picking up dry cleaning, moisturizing lotion 

Rudy Giuliani: I wouldn't hand over President Trump's phones without preconditions if Mueller asked

Little sign of renewed respect for U.S.America first’ or ‘America alone’?

Israel refused South Korea’s request to publicly back Trump-Kim summit — report

Japanese PM Abe mistakenly retweets Trump's attack on GOP senator

Trump’s tariffs teach Europe a lesson, Putin says

A Strong Economy Presents Democrats with a Challenge in the Midterms

Pelosi rips Trump-era economy's 'consumer confidence,' which is at 18-year high

Why Bernie Sanders won’t join the Democratic Party 

Trump to travel directly to Singapore from G-7 summit

Trump complains about traveling to Canada ahead of Singapore summit with Kim 

‘It’s about the attitude’: Trump says he doesn’t have to prepare much for his summit with North Korea’s leader 

Trump dangles White House visit for North Korea’s Kim if summit goes well 
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Trump ramps up feud with Canada, France ahead of G-7 summit

Trump wages war north of the border 

France’s Macron threatens rare rebuke of U.S. at G-7, Trump fires back 

Bullies Don’t Win at Diplomacy

The Trump Administration Is Driving Away Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Trump says Justice Department could have handled Russia probe, accuses special counsel team of unprecedented bias 

Trump officials took actions on energy policies suggested by coal tycoon, documents show 

Trump administration won’t defend ACA in case brought by 20 GOP-led states, endangering much of law, including consumer protections

Trump lets loose in leaked FEMA briefing

Trump approval ticking up in new poll

The Man Who Would Be King



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6/6/18

Dow surges 300 points to close above 25,000

Paul Ryan splits with Trump, says ‘no evidence’ FBI spied on president’s campaign

House Speaker Paul Ryan sides with Trey Gowdy over Trump on 'Spygate'

Paul Ryan says Trump should not pardon himself: "No one is above the law'

Sen. Bob Corker defies Trump and unveils bill to check his ability to impose tariffs

Senate defense bill eyes threats from Russia, China

GOP braces for intraparty fight

Republicans Say They're Concerned About Scott Pruitt. Their Votes Say Otherwise.

House GOP factions claim progress on immigration compromise

McConnell: Immigration bill not on Senate's agenda

McConnell: Senate won't pass bill reining in Trump's tariff authority

Republican ex-drug CEO Hugin hopes centrism and New Jersey roots — plus a pile of his own cash — will help him beat Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez

Business group's poll shows support for GOP tax law

Winners and losers from the biggest primary night of the year

California, New Jersey and six other states held primaries with big stakes for control of Congress: Here are the results

Election Results: Key House Primaries in California, New Jersey, Iowa, Montana and New Mexico

Mexico makes good on threats to impose tariffs on $3 billion worth of US cheese, pork, and other products 

China's Willing to Boost Imports If U.S. Meets Half-Way on Trade

Mattis says tariffs won't hurt NATO ties

Larry Kudlow discusses G7, says there will be trade talks

Sessions defends separating immigrant parents and children: ‘We’ve got to get this message out’

Does the U.S. keep immigrant children in cages? 

Feds plan mass prosecution of illegal border-crossing cases in San Diego, attorneys say

Illegal immigration rises for third straight month despite Trump crackdown

Judge rules federal anti-sanctuary city law unconstitutional

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is requesting that witnesses turn in their personal phones to inspect their encrypted messaging programs

Mueller Finally Starts to Target Trump’s Israel Ties

Giuliani: Mueller’s team is ‘trying very, very hard to frame’ Trump

Rudy Giuliani dismisses Stormy Daniels' credibility, desirability: 'Porn stars desecrate women'

Lt. Colonel: Convinced Putin has grip on Trump

Andrew McCabe wants immunity for testimony on Clinton email probe -- or he'll plead Fifth

Comey defied authority during Clinton probe: inspector general

This is what happens to Medicare when you cut taxes but not spending 

Shepard Smith takes Trump administration to task: 'It's about facts'

Macron says calls with Trump are like sausages

Very good news for Democrats: California's primaries yielded zero shutouts in key House races

Yes, Democrats will be running in every California House race this fall. Here’s why this is big news. 

Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Calif. urges Trump to campaign for GOP opponent ‘as much as possible’ 

Will Asian Americans make California even bluer in November? 
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Dem leaders embrace pay-go

Trump plans confrontational approach with world leaders at economic summit 

Trump to face lion’s den at G-7 summit

Abe is back to talk to Trump — with a list of Japan’s concerns about North Korea

Trump's on-the-fly North Korea negotiations fuel White House worries over concessions

Trump may offer to host second summit with Kim Jong Un at Mar-a-Lago 

Trump wrongly accused Canada of torching White House in War of 1812

Trump quiet on Puerto Rico death toll at hurricane-preparedness briefing

Trump signs veterans health bill as White House works against bipartisan plan to fund it 

Trump administration readies to release plans for reorganizing government

Trump has commuted the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman whose case was championed by Kim Kardashian 

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6/5/18

PRIMARY RESULTS

McConnell cancels most of Senate’s August recess, forcing campaign-schedule scramble 

McCarthy says he has no plans to cancel August recess

GOP rep calls on House to cancel August recess

SD state lawmaker: Businesses should be allowed to 'turn away people of color'

Graham questions if Rosenstein can remain in charge of Mueller probe

‘A tremendous abuse’: Senate Republicans warn Trump not to pardon himself 

House Republicans wrestle over immigration deal

How lawmakers have landed an endorsement from Trump

David Koch is leaving Koch Industries, stepping down from Americans for Prosperity 

'Economy crippling' and 'third grade' work: Conservatives pan Trump's move to save failing coal and nuclear plants

California primary election: live results

A crucial Medicare trust fund will run out three years earlier than predicted, new report says 

Paul Manafort Loses His Cool

McCabe seeking immunity for Senate testimony on Clinton email probe

School safety committee won't examine guns, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says

Judge Nap Rips Trump Lawyers for 'Sophomoric, Absurd' Legal Assertions

Jamie Dimon: Trump's trade policy is a fly in the ointment that could end the economic recovery

Why Trump is wrong about the 'greatest economy' in history

Dan Rather fires veracious cannonball at Trump on Trump’s own stomping ground—social media

Jake Tapper: Trump lied about the Eagles

CNN’s Don Lemon: Trump ‘Demanding Forced Patriotism’ Like an Autocrat

Unidentified man takes knee during anthem at Trump's 'Celebration of America'

Scott Pruitt enlisted an EPA aide to help his wife find a job — with Chick-fil-A

China offered to buy $70 billion in U.S. products to ward off Trump’s tariffs 

Russian leader Vladimir Putin: President Trump and I 'regularly talk over the phone'

It looks like Iran’s turn to sink the nuclear deal 

Dennis Rodman will be in Singapore for Trump-Kim summit

House Democrats throw wrench in GOP spending plans

Menendez, pharmaceutical CEO to compete for N.J. Senate seat

Dems flip GOP-held legislative seat in Missouri

Female Dems dominate in two competitive Iowa House races

Dem wins primary in bid to become first Native American congresswoman

Rep. Keith Ellison is calling it quits in Congress

House Dem to run for New York attorney general

White House revises spending 'claw-back' proposal

Five things to know about Trump tax cuts: Phase two

Trump starts the morning by admitting obstruction and threatening the Inspector General

Trump’s legal team readies for fraught showdown with Mueller, even as president declares broad powers 

Trump draws powerful enemy in trade fight: the Koch brothers 

Trump administration rolls out a beauty pageant for Medicaid 

Trump fixates on pardons, could soon give reprieve to 63-year-old woman after meeting with Kim Kardashian 

Trump stokes culture wars over national anthem

Trump’s ‘Celebration of America,’ sans Philadelphia Eagles, draws backlash 

Donald Trump Set to Be Deposed in Sexual Assault Accuser Lawsuit After Latest Judge Ruling

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6/4/18

GOP senators: A president can obstruct justice

GOP, Trump at odds on pardon power

House Republicans careen toward immigration showdown

GOP candidates echo Trump on immigration as president transforms party in his image 

Behind closed doors: Republicans worry tax reform won't save GOP

GOP senators eye their options against Trump on tariffs

Koch network announces plan to oppose Trump tariffs 

End of an era? Tea party class of House Republicans fades

Kudlow: Trade Dispute Could Jeopardize Jobs Growth

Cash-rich companies are set to pour $2.5 trillion into buybacks, dividends and M&A this year

Pompeo calls for kicking Venezuela out of OAS and more sanctions 

Mueller says Manafort tried to tamper with a potential witness

Rudy Giuliani basically admitted Trump might not tell Mueller the truth 

Giuliani on shifting TrumpTower story: 'It was a mistake. I swear to God.'

Trump Team Pushed False Story Line About Meeting With Kremlin-Tied Lawyer, Memo Shows

Press: No one is above law, despite lawyer’s arguments

White House says Trump is not above the law

4 major cases to watch from the Supreme Court this term

Supreme Court throws out lower-court decision that allowed immigrant teen to obtain abortion 

Supreme Court rules in favor of baker who would not make wedding cake for gay couple

Most Americans do not support businesses citing religion to deny service to LGBT people 

March for Our Lives leaders plan a 'get out the vote' summer bus tour

'Medicaid-for-All' Rapidly Gains Interest in the States

At America’s toughest border wall, a hole remains

Monitoring North Korea would be a massive task N. Korea may not reveal all, experts warn

Security Brief: North KoreaSummit Back On; End of the Korean War?

Amy Walter and Susan Page on Democrats’ midterm messaging, Bill Clinton on #MeToo

Schumer: 'If a president can pardon himself,' this isn't a democracy

Senate Democrats demand Trump hold the line in North Korea talks 

Democrats call for investigation into Hurricane Maria's Puerto Rico death toll

Politicians react as Trump disinvites Eagles; Kenney calls president 'fragile egomaniac'

Trump disinvites Eagles from White House, plans 'different type of ceremony' for fans

4 takeaways on Donald Trump's absolutely appalling statement on the Eagles' White House visit

Former Eagles player hits back at Trump uninviting team to White House: 'So many lies'

The Trump administration is going after Native Americans now, too

Trump claims he will break 'big trade barriers' which hit U.S. farmers who have been 'not doing well for 15 years'
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The Trump administration wants to make it easier to sell U.S. guns abroad. Here’s what you need to know. 

Trump to appeal judge's ruling that he can't block Twitter users

Trump's Authoritarian Movement Is Reaching an Inevitable Conclusion

Trump’s ‘pardon’ storm grows deeper

Donald Trump's 'PARDON' tweet tells us a lot about where his head is at

Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to pardon himself of federal crimes but denies any wrongdoing

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6/3/18

'Unthinkable': Republicans squelch talk of Trump pardoning himself

GOP rep: 'Terrible move' for Trump to pardon himself

Top Republican says Trump shouldn’t pardon himself

Christie: Trump would be impeached if he pardoned himself

Giuliani calls it ‘unthinkable’ that Trump would pardon himself 

McCain backs effort to bypass GOP leadership, force House vote on DACA

Kasich: GOP doesn't have to ask Trump to do anything

McCarthy: Russia probe should wrap up if there's no collusion

Kevin McCarthy refuses to answer CNN question about White House 'lies'

GOP doubles female recruits for congressional races

Gingrich: North Korea talks ‘may not occur’

Republicans in Congress are courting a constitutional crisis

Relief for North Korea only after clear, irreversible steps to denuclearization: Mattis

North Korea shakes up military leadership ahead of Trump summit: U.S. official

Kudlow: Trudeau is ‘overreacting’ to U.S. tariffs 

Trudeau: It's 'insulting' that the US considers Canada a national security threat

Canadian foreign minister to US: Think hard about message you're sending your closest allies

China warns US trade deals are off if tariffs go ahead

Talks end with China warning trade benefits at risk if US imposes tariffs

Economist calls Trump's new tariffs start of a 'psychopath's trade war'

Iran urges countries to stand up to Trump's 'bullying' on nuke deal

Giuliani points to reversal on Trump Tower letter: 'This is the reason you don’t let the president testify'

Giuliani: Even if Trump had shot Comey he couldn't be prosecuted

John Brennan unleashes on Trump, says president 'grandstands like a snake-oil salesman'

Cohen mulled running for New York mayor to create ‘dynasty’

Melania Trump expected to attend Gold Star event at White House

Dem senator shares video of him being barred entry to immigration detention center

'Scared': Montana Democrats sue to stop Green Party from spoiling Tester's re-election

Bill Clinton suggests Trump would already face impeachment if he were a Democrat

On trade and North Korea, Trump tries to play disrupter 

Trump, Kim differ on what it means to ‘denuclearize’
A quick disarmament is unlikely

Trump thinks he’s saving trade. The rest of the world thinks he’s blowing it up. 

Trump accuses DOJ, Mueller's office of 'leaking' his attorneys' letters

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6/2/18

Vulnerable Republicans see immigration as political salvation

Jobs report raises GOP hopes for midterms, while worrying Dems

McConnell: Trump should 'pull back from the brink' on tariffs 

The North KoreaSummit Is Back On—But Don’t Expect Miracles

North Korea's demolition of its only nuclear test site may have just been a show for the cameras

The U.S. is trying to find a discreet way to pay for Kim Jong Un’s hotel during the summit 

Defense industry braces for hit from Trump tariffs

From distillers to farmers, trade war would cause casualties

Trade war: Mexico pork tariff threats push Iowa losses to $560 million

The Canadian government is slapping the US with massive tariffs — and they might be even bigger than expected

NAFTA: Trump, Trudeau Trade Barbs

Giuliani threatens to go to court if Mueller subpoenas Trump

Giuliani threatens legal battle with Mueller over subpoena

States defy Trump on ObamaCare

Work begins on border barrier replacement project in San Diego

Former Attorney General Eric Holder criticizes Trump pardons

Hoping a blue wave can reach these red districts Democrats upbeat in GOP areas

Dem senator compares Trump to Nixon after his lawyers claim he can't obstruct justice

Chuck Schumer: Trump lawyers’ argument that he can’t obstruct justice would be valid in a dictatorship

Trade war shadows Trump victory lap on economy

Breaking from GOP orthodoxy, Trump increasingly deciding winners and losers in the economy 

Trump names Douglas Fears as homeland security adviser

Trump's lawyers argued president could not have obstructed Russia probe -NYT

America's poor becoming more destitute under Trump - U.N. expert

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6/1/18

Marco Rubio’s Reboot for the Trump Era

Kentucky GOP chief: ‘Nobody likes’ Trump's tariffs on steel, aluminum

How Ted Cruz helped get Dinesh D'Souza his presidential pardon

Unemployment rate matches lowest point in half a century

The 5 most important numbers from Friday's jobs report

Sears is closing 63 more stores 

The Economy Can Handle Steel and Aluminum Tariffs. The Real Risk Is Erratic Policy.

Tariffs Can Work—but Not Stupid Ones

Backlash from allies, business associations over steel and aluminum tariffs

Canada’s Prime Minister blows away Trump tariffs, condemns U.S. government—not the American people

Trudeau: Trump's tariffs are 'insulting and unacceptable'

US vetoes UN resolution offering 'protection' for Palestinians

Kim Won’t Be Duped Like Qaddafi

Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation and coercion' in South China Sea

White House planning for potential Trump-Putin summit

Illegal border crossings remained high in May despite Trump’s crackdown 

Firm discloses more EPA lobbying by advocate with ties to Pruitt condo rental

IRS chief says Trump’s budget would sharply cut taxpayer service 

Signs of sophisticated cellphone spying found near White House, U.S. officials say 

Shields and Brooks on Trump trade war risks, president’s political pardons

Democratic Governors Threaten to Sue Over Trump's Abortion Rule

Clinton allies open to backing Warren for president in 2020

Trump reinstates summit with Kim Jong Un for June 12 in Singapore 

Trump says summit with North Korea will take place on June 12

Trump breaks protocol, sends markets a clear signal on jobs report before numbers are released 

Trump's economy faces new threats ahead of midterms

After embassy move, Trump weighs giving envoy control over consulate too

Trump disparaged pardons in the past. He’s been generous with them as president. 

Floating clemency for Blagojevich, Trump diminishes the gravity of political corruption 

Trump’s self-serving pardons 

Trump considering emergency authority to boost coal plants

Trump orders 'immediate steps' to boost coal, nuclear plants

Lawyer suing Trump over emoluments expects to see hotel records

Trump again lashes out over 'infiltration' of 'spies' into his campaign

President Trump has made 3,251 false or misleading claims in 497 days 

Trump’s spent far more going to Mar-a-Lago alone than the Mueller probe has cost 

Mother of Santa Fe shooting victim: Meeting with Donald Trump 'was like talking to a toddler'

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5/31/18

Dow drops more than 200 points as Trump tariffs reignite trade-war fears

Congressional Republicans lining up against Trump on trade

GOP shuns Trump ‘spy’ theory GOP steering clear of ‘Spygate’ theory

The battle for Ryan’s post

Boehner: With Trump takeover of GOP, the Republican Party is 'kinda taking a nap'

Kasich slams GOP leadership: 'Republican Party has gone dormant'

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Trump's new tariffs

Chamber: Trump’s trade policies could threaten 2.6 million jobs

US allies quickly fire back at Trump's tariffs – escalating an already-tense trade battle

Trudeau says NAFTA talks broke down after Pence made ultimatum

So Is the North Korea Summit Back On, or What?

What will U.S. give North Korea in exchange for nukes? Ahead of summit, question looms. 

Pompeo cites progress toward salvaging ‘once in a lifetime’ nuclear summit 

Mike Pompeo can’t promise North Korea summit is back on

Kim Jong Un hasn’t changed his stance on denuclearization

North Korean Facing Pompeo Is a Master Spy Who Helped Groom Kim, Then Survived His Purges

Japan urges Trump to take a hard line with North Korea 

Puerto Rico gov: 'There will be hell to pay' if data held back on hurricane deaths

Americans viewed Hurricane Maria as if it was happening in another country

The Fight Against Human Trafficking Is Too Important for Trump and Pompeo to Ignore

Deadly attacks feared as hackers target industrial sites

Automakers: Yes President Trump, There Really Is Such a Thing as Climate Change

Largest federal employees union sues Trump over ‘official time’ rollback 

Why Virginia’s Medicaid expansion is a big deal 

Prosecutors interview Comey as they investigate whether McCabe should be charged 

Senate Democrats demand EPA IG probe whether Pruitt got improper gift from top aide who scouted apartments, citing new agency emails

Trump imposes steel and aluminum tariffs on the E.U., Canada and Mexico 

Trump pours kerosene on the global trade wars

Trump deepens the West’s sense of crisis 

Trump imposes steel, aluminum tariffs on U.S. allies and Europe plans to retaliate

Trump’s fatal flaw is becoming dangerous—even to him

Trump threatens NAFTA after imposing tariffs on U.S. allies to punish 'unfair competition'

Trump tells Trudeau on NAFTA: US will agree to fair deal or ‘no deal at all’

Trump Remaking Federal Policy on Women's Reproductive Health

Trump's feud with Sessions grows toxic

Trump claims he did not fire Comey over Russia

Donald Trump's Russia claim contradicts, um, Donald Trump's Russia claim

'Unfairly treated': Trump delivers own brand of presidential mercy with power of pardon

President Trump pardons Dinesh D’Souza

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5/30/18

Dow jumps more than 300 points after banks rebound; small caps hit new record

Dick's Sporting Goods shares skyrocket as gun sales restrictions don't hurt sales as much as feared

The four GOP-held seats that could decide control of the Senate 

Romney threads the needle on Trump in Utah Senate debate 

Richard Painter makes unlikely Senate bid in Minnesota

GOP hopes of holding Senate rise after Arizona deadline

The Man Who Would Be Speaker

Conservative stalwart boosts FBI in Trump feud

Time's up, Congress. Bypass GOP leaders and get DACA done for DREAMers: John Kasich

Flake won’t support Trump’s refugee bureau pick over anti-immigrant views

GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy contradicts Trump on 'informant' claim

Senior Republicans Are Complicit in Trump’s “Spygate” Propaganda

Senate grapples with prison reform bill

Immigrant fight heats up

Giuliani-connected law firms have a history with a pro-Trump super PAC linked to Cambridge Analytica

Giuliani Says He Might Have Recused Himself From Russia Probe Too

Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice probe is bigger than we realized 

Polar opposites Trump and Mueller barrel toward a showdown

Pompeo has dinner with top North Korean official in New York: report

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Funding, at Risk of Trump Cuts, Saved by a Judge

Federal Reserve votes to ease rule aimed at preventing big banks from making risky financial bets 

This is what’s really happening to kids at the border 

Democrats say they weren’t invited to Jerusalem embassy ceremony

President Trump, your source for breaking news about North Korea 

White House offers mixed messages with latest about-face on tariffs 

Trump plans to impose metal tariffs on closest U.S. allies 

How Trump's Plan to Lower Drug Prices Could Hurt Patients

Trump signs bill for terminal patients to try unproven drugs

Trump: I wish I didn't pick Jeff Sessions

PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS HE WANTS TO DO REAL WORK, STOP HATE-TWEETING MUELLER, CLINTON AND OBAMA

Trump was asked to respond to Roseanne’s racist tweets. He made the incident about himself..

Trump accuses ABC of double standard on 'Roseanne' cancellation

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Trump goes full white nationalist in service of the Republican Party.

Trump Goes Really (Really) Off Script ...

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5/29/18

Dow drops nearly 400 points after Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan lead bank stock tumble

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to resign after months of scandal

Gowdy: FBI acted properly with use of informant during 2016 campaign

Mitt Romney says Trump is not a role model; president departs 'from the truth'

Conservative activists aren't giving up their Obamacare repeal dream 

House GOP prepares to consider Trump's $15 billion clawback

Where NJ State’s House Members Stand on Forcing Immigration Vote

Trump is hiding the number of civilians the U.S. has killed. Congress must act. 

White House says Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un is 'expected,' just days after Trump canceled it

White House seeks to save summit with North Korea

EU Foreign Ministers Seek to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal Alive

Why Europeans Turned Against Trump

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Arkansas abortion law

Special counsel Mueller initiates sentencing process for 2nd cooperating defendant 

The Latest: Judge sides with Mueller team in Manafort case

Ivanka Trump's Chinese trademarks raise questions about potential conflicts of interest

ABC just took a moral stand on Roseanne. Spoiler alert: Donald Trump won't.

Trump needs to return to his realist roots and get us out of the Mideast | Mulshine

Conservative columnist: Trump is no patriot - and we all should say so

Trump confirms top North Korean official is on his way to New York for meetings about summit

Trump announces tariffs on China, tech crackdown ahead of key trade meeting 

Trump administration to tighten restrictions on some Chinese visas

Trump: Mexico will pay for the wall 'in the end'

Mexico's president fires back at Trump: We will never pay for your wall

Trump heads to red Tennessee to help GOP salvage a key Senate seat

Trump’s mention of Corker draws boos at Tennessee rally

Trump told Sessions to reverse his decision to recuse in Russia probe

Trump steps up attacks on Mueller

Trump uses discrediting skills on Mueller

With ‘Spygate,’ Trump Shows How He Uses Conspiracy Theories to Erode Trust

14 tweets that show Donald Trump's Russia obsession is only getting worse

The art of the evidence-free claim. How Trump gets by without sourcing what he says

DONALD TRUMP IS NO LONGER HIDING HIS IMPEACHMENT STRATEGY

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5/28/18

Authors of GOP tax law disperse to lobby firms

Garrett reverses, will not seek reelection amid battle with alcoholism

GOP leaders scramble to contain immigration rebellion

US pauses new North Korea sanctions as officials try to reset summit: report

Top North Korean officials travel to U.S., Singapore in summit preparations: media

Why New Jersey is leading the resistance to Trump’s offshore drilling plan 

Tribes feel under siege by Trump Native tribes at odds with Trump

Ms. Smith goes to Washington: Trump presidency seen driving record numbers of women to seek office

This is Bernstein's 'bottom line' about Trump

Amy Walter and Susan Page on separating migrant children, GOP retirements 

More than 60 Dem lawmakers demand ethics investigation into Trump's relationship with China

Democrats, emboldened by GOP cuts and policies, back bigger government 

Superdelegate issue still looms large as Democrats look to thwart Trump

Spurning left, centrist Dems tout bank law for midterms

President Trump participates in Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony

Donald Trump just put the 'Me' in his Memorial Day tweet

Trump to meet with Japanese prime minister ahead of potential North Korea summit 

TrumpVA pick boosts hopes for reform

Trump’s fluid approach to national and economic security is leaving his allies baffled 

Trump is blaming Democrats for separating migrant families at the border. Here’s why this isn’t a surprise.

Trump mocks Dem lawmaker for introducing bill to repeal GOP tax cuts

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5/27/18

GOP congressman says he’s leaving Congress because ‘all I do is answer questions about Donald Trump’

House immigration fight could boost vulnerable Republicans

GOP-Trump trade fight boils over with threat to cars

Rubio open to changing law that separates immigrant children from parents

Two years into escalating ICE enforcement, one Republican admits policy is 'a problem'

Rubio convinced Kim ‘does not want to denuclearize’

Rubio defends FBI on Trump probe

Rubio, in challenge to Trump, suggests Congress will act against ZTE 

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'No question' there was a 'spy' collecting info during 2016 campaign

Flake doesn't rule out challenging Trump in 2020

Senator Flake says Trump's 'spygate' is a 'diversion tactic'

In Washington, North Korea’s ‘denuclearization’ talk draws skepticism 

U.S. officials meet with North Koreans despite uncertainty surrounding Trump-Kim summit 

U.S. delegation arrives for talks on summit with North Korea

Former CIA director on North Korea: 'These folks are not going to get rid of all their nuclear weapons'

China calls US warships in South China Sea 'a provocation'

Giuliani suggests Obama, top intelligence officials knew of 'spygate'

Giuliani: Basis for Mueller probe was not legitimate

Giuliani insists Trump won't fire people to end Mueller probe

Giuliani advises no Mueller interview without informant info

Chelsea Clinton: Trump Degrades 'What It Means To Be An American'

Dem money floods Calif. primaries to avert electoral disaster

Schiff: 'No evidence' to support Trump's spy theory

‘Throw the bums out’ of Congress to protect Russia probe, top Democrat says 

Maxine Waters: Most Americans don’t understand ‘something is terribly wrong’ between Trump and Russia

Trump threatens another shutdown as budget battle heats up

After North Korea recommits to denuclearization, Trump says summit 'will happen'

President Trump on Saturday accused Democrats of 'protecting MS-13 thugs'

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5/26/18

McConnell sees Ohio in play as confidence about midterms grows  

GOP senators introduce Trump's plan to claw back $15 billion in spending

Trump’s war of attrition against Mueller bears fruit among Republicans 

Former RNC Chair on Trump FBI 'spygate' claim: 'Republicans are complicit in this crazy'

Abortion wars flare for midterm election campaign

Ireland votes to overturn its abortion ban, ‘culmination of a quiet revolution,’ prime minister says

Russian-bought Facebook ads after the election sought to divide the country on immigration

Jared Kushner Laughed as Trump Used Made Up Hispanic Names to Discuss Immigrants Committing Rape, Murder:

North and South Korean leaders meet at Kim’s request to ‘frankly’ discuss how to make summit with Trump a success, Seoul says 

Five signs the US-North Korea summit might still happen

Emails show EPA officials working with climate-change deniers

Federal court rules Trump’s Education Dept violated privacy laws

Trump upbeat about Singapore summit with North Korea: 'Moving along very nicely'

Trump: Meetings on potential North Korea summit going 'very well'

Trump and Kim fight PR war after canceled summit

Trump's 'phony' source turns out to be White House official

Trump taps anti-immigration activist

‘Colossal waste’: Border Patrol union chief rips Trump’s buildup of troops

Pro-hunting Trump officials take ax to wildlife protections

Trump Says Mueller's Investigation Has Cost Almost $20M — Has It?

In the Trump Era, We Are Losing the Ability to Distinguish Reality from Vacuum

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5/25/18

Election fears recede for House Republicans

New Jersey Senate race: Menendez, Hugin almost even in new poll, but most undecided

Concerned by Trump, Some Republicans Quietly Align With Democrats

‘A confidential informant is not a spy’: Lindsey Graham undercuts his ally Trump 

After period of reckoning, Ted Cruz recasts himself: From opposition force to Trump ally 

GOP congressman: Straight people should be allowed to refuse to sell homes to gay people

Senate harassment bill runs into opposition from House

GOP nearing end game on immigration votes

Trump administration is telling Congress it has an agreement to save China's ZTE: Reports

Don't let them fool you — Republicans love regulation, too

NARAL Pro-Choice America launches $5 million campaign to flip the House

Summit collapse foils chance to press North Korea on suspicious sites 

Making sense of the canceled North Korea summit 

The North KoreaSummit Was a Trumpian Fantasy from the Get-Go

After summit pullout, South Korea and China have little appetite for Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’

Homeland Security proposes halting 'startup visa' for foreign entrepreneurs

Wilbur Ross, after rocky year, has a tough sell in China next week 

US 'concerned' about possible Assad operation in southwest Syria

Pentagon approves hundreds more National Guard troops to support border agents

EPA grapples with potential health threat in drinking water

EPA spends 30 pct more on Pruitt's security, cites death threats

Zinke, Noem announce Trump rollback for outfitters, guides

Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg met with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen days before the inauguration 

'Trump's son should be concerned': Wiretaps show Trump Jr. met with Putin ally

Surging gas prices could fuel backlash against Trump

Shields and Brooks on North Korea summit canceled, Trump’s attacks on Russia probe

Trump suggests Kim summit could still take place as scheduled

Trump says dialogue with North Korea has reopened: 'We're talking to them now'

Trump to North Korea: I Want You to Want Me

Trump says he’ll spare Chinese telecom firm ZTE from collapse, defying lawmakers 

Invitations offer wealthy Chinese access to President Trump at fundraiser 

Trump’s go-it-alone approach to foreign policy angers allies, benefits adversaries 

Trump’s and Bolton’s Instincts Form a Toxic Combination

'We’re closed!’: Trump vents his anger over immigration at homeland security secretary 

Treatment and rhetoric about undocumented children put the Trump administration in a new category on hard-line immigration policy 
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Navy graduates deride 'physical coward' Trump ahead of Academy commencement address

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is wrong about military pay, ships

Trump revamps civil service rules, makes it easier to fire bad federal employees

President Trump’s fog of ‘scandals’ and outrages about the Mueller investigation 

Don't miss what Donald Trump is doing with his 'spy' allegations

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5/24/18

McConnell says he backs Mueller probe after classified briefing

GOP immigration rebels push forward after Trump promises to veto any bill without wall funding 

GOP donor threatens to cut off support for Republicans who don't back DACA

Realtor group pulls support from GOP rep over comments about selling to LGBT homebuyers

House GOP sets three FBI interviews in Clinton probe

Republicans in U.S. Congress slam Trump probe of auto imports

Trump on collision course with Congress on ZTE

Paul Ryan’s political purgatory

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake: ‘Our presidency has been debased’ 

Congress sends massive veterans bill to Trump, opening door to more private health care 

Senate passes long-stalled bill to address sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

White House lawyer’s presence at briefings on FBI’s Russia source roils lawmakers 

North Korea claims to have demolished nuclear test site

How Kim-Trump tensions escalated: The more the U.S. said ‘Libya,’ the angrier North Korea got 

Now That the Summit Is Off Between the U.S. and North Korea, What’s Next?

Rudy Giuliani: Trump Won’t Interview With Mueller Until We Get ‘Spygate’ Report

Giuliani: Trump asked White House lawyer to go to Russia briefings

Clapper: Trump distorting my comments is Orwellian

Comey: Trump's 'Spygate' claims are made up

Mueller probing Roger Stone's finances: report

Trump’s 2019 Budget Underestimated New Debt by $2.3 Trillion, CBO Says

Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Increase to 7-Week High

US launches investigation into automobile imports on a 'national security' basis

Nancy Pelosi Says Impeaching Donald Trump Would Divide the Country, Do More Harm Than Good

The Newest Deal: Dems build a progressive platform for 2020

Democrats push for more transparency

Dems seek to chip away at Trump’s economic record

Biden: Republicans show 'phony populism,' 'fake nationalism'

Trump Pulls Out of North KoreaSummit Meeting With Kim Jong-un

Trump wanted to pull plug on North Korea summit before Kim could

Trump’s canceled North Korea summit sums up his chaotic foreign policy 

Donald Trump’s Strange Letter to Kim Jong

Trump’s cancellation of summit with Kim raises fears of renewed tensions, destabilization  

Five takeaways on the canceled Trump summit with Kim

An unpredictable president changes the North Korea script 

Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim, warns that military ready

Trump: US ready for military action against North Korea

Trump Dials Up the Trade War to 11

Trump signs the biggest rollback of bank rules since the financial crisis

President* Trump Is Ready to Pull the WholeTemple Down on His Head

The Infomercial President Is Peddling a New Brand to Distract You From the Russia Probe

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5/23/18

Three reasons moderate Republicans are backing
an immigration vote

Republicans fear retribution for joining immigration revolt

GOP dissidents on cusp of forcing immigration votes

Top Senate Republicans ask White House for entry into meeting on classified information 

Donald Trump just said something that will terrify congressional Republicans

Bowing to pressure, White House to host bipartisan briefing on Russia investigation

Koch-backed group to target some Republicans over spending vote in new ad campaign

Pentagon disinvites China from major naval exercise over South China Sea buildup 

Pompeo says he merely asked Iran to ‘behave like a normal nation’

Treasury Department unveils sanctions on 5 Iranians

Trump officials weigh 25 percent tax on imported cars in a bid to force concessions in NAFTA trade talks 

North Korea says it’s up to U.S. whether they meet at a table or in a ‘nuclear showdown’ 

North Korean official calls Pence 'political dummy,' renews threat to cancel Trump summit

European official said to warn Israel: ‘Trump won’t be president forever’

In reversal, Giuliani now says Trump should do interview with Mueller team 

Mueller fights media access to secret court filings

A big shoe drops in the Mueller probe, as the Taxi King flips 

Big Business Tax Breaks May Worsen Income Inequality

Trumpcare will hurt these people next year

In an internal memo, the White House considered whether to simply ‘ignore’ federal climate research 

Jared Kushner receives permanent security clearance, ending uncertainty over his status 

New York Jets chairman says players free to protest anthem despite new NFL policy