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SOMETHING WE CAN DO TODAY: Demand that our representatives come out in favor of the “Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act” to protect the Mueller investigation

Donald Trump just reversed himself yet once again on the subject of Russian election interference. After reluctantly agreeing with U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia had, in fact, sought to influence the outcome of the 2016 election, Donald Trump changed course again this evening, calling the whole thing “a big hoax” perpetrated by President Obama. While […]

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If you believe the chatter, Trump is getting ready to make his move against the Justice Department

everyone come to DCnow — Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) April 11, 2018 Ever since word came out yesterday that the office, home and hotel room of Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, had been raided by the FBI, people have been wondering if, perhaps, this might be the thing that finally causes Trump to go full-Nixon and […]

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Military pawns, racist scum, and living in a nation where no-one’s at the helm… Welcome to the #TrumpShutdown

As we discussed last week, in hopes of avoiding a government shutdown, a bipartisan group of Senators led by Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin went to the White House with a plan that, as they relayed to the President, would pass through both houses of Congress. This compromise legislation, they explained to Donald Trump and […]

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Trump was offered a bipartisan government funding bill. He essentially turned it down because it wasn’t racist enough. He owns this government shutdown. And the Democrats should not capitulate.

Some of what you’re about to read may very well be wrong. I don’t pretend to understand the ins and outs of our convoluted government funding mechanisms. I have, however, been trying to follow along, and I wanted to share what I think is going on. As always, if you have an issue with something […]

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It looks as though Trump really did ghostwrite Don Jr.’s laughably pathetic letter attempting to explain his Trump Tower meeting with Russians as having been about international adoption policy

By now we’ve all read at least a significant portion of the Michael Wolff book, right? If not, please turn away from your computer for a minute, as what I’m about to say might be considered something of a spoiler… The biggest takeaway from Fire and the Fury, as least as I see it, isn’t […]

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