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Four things that have happened since Trump tore up the Iran deal

Ok, I’ve got four additional things I want to mention about Trump’s proclamation yesterday that the United States would no longer honor its obligations under the multinational Iran deal. [For my previous thoughts, just scroll back to yesterday’s post.] 1. It’s clear to me, as I sit here watching Sarah Huckabee Sanders attempt to answer […]

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Ripping up the Iran deal… And why Trump can’t answer the very simple question, “How does this make us safer?”

About a week and a half ago, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a news conference at the Ministry of Defence in Tel Aviv, where he stood in front of an enormous “Iran lied” graphic, and talked of the country’s covert nuclear arms program. What wasn’t clear to everyone watching, however, was that none of […]

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Who could have possibly predicted that Giuliani, instead of bringing an end to the Mueller investigation, would fuck things up even worse?

Remember how, a few weeks ago, when it was announced that Rudy Giuliani had joined the Trump legal team, we were told that he’d been brought onboard to “negotiate an end” to the Mueller probe? Remember how Trump said in a statement that Giuliani would be working to get the whole matter “quickly resolved for […]

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Trump’s legal team readies for war as the threat of impeachment grows

This past March 10, Maggie Haberman reported in the New York Times that Ty Cobb, the White House attorney coordinating the administration’s response to the Mueller investigation, would soon be stepping down. In that same article, Haberman also said that Trump was “in discussions with a veteran Washington lawyer who represented Bill Clinton during the […]

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“The Department of Justice is not going to be extorted,” declares Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

It won’t get much coverage, seeing as how Donald Trump’s extremely colorful personal physician has resurfaced in today’s news cycle, but Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said something today that I very much liked, and I wanted to be sure to at least note it here. When asked about a recent story in the Washington […]

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