Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer
Some advisers are worried that the president’s direct involvement leaves him needlessly vulnerable to allegations of a coverup.
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A timeline of the explosive lawsuit alleging a White House link in the Seth Rich conspiracy
The suit claims that a wealthy Trump supporter asserted that the president reviewed a later-debunked Fox News story.
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Trump aides’ stunning cry for help: Admitting the president misled the American people
They say the president was directly responsible for that misleading statement about Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer. The fact that they admit this shows how worried they are.
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The Plum Line •  Opinion
President Trump is now directly implicated in trying to cover up the Russia scandal
A blockbuster story shows him personally crafting a misleading statement.
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‘Goodbye, Mooch’: Late-night comedians bid farewell to Anthony Scaramucci
“He said he was gonna fire everybody,” Stephen Colbert said, “And I gotta admit, he delivered.”
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Ivanka Trump is part of the problem
Far from being a moderating force on her father, the president’s daughter is not part of the solution.
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The Daily 202: John Kelly proves he can manage up on his first day as chief of staff
Getting Trump to fire Scaramucci fits with a career of speaking truth to power.
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Trump is clueless about health care. Republicans are worse.
The president never had a health care plan, but his party somehow came up with even less.
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Right Turn •  Opinion
President who? The GOP learns to ignore Trump.
Trump loses the ability to intimidate.
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The best advice I could have given to John Kelly: Don’t do it!
His new role as White House chief of staff will place him at odds with the president’s instincts.
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The White House was shocked — shocked, I tell you — by Anthony Scaramucci’s potty mouth
Yet again, those around Trump seem to forget who they work for.
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Analysis | The GOP’s ‘tremendous powers of denial’: Breaking down Sen. Jeff Flake’s case against Trump
New White House Chief of Staff Kelly flexes muscle on first day; Scaramucci fired
Analysis | A final indignity: Scaramucci got punked by an email prankster posing as Priebus
Anthony Scaramucci removed as White House communications director
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The most dangerous man in Washington
Mick Mulvaney has the potential to instigate a global crisis within a matter of months.
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Am I my Mooch’s keeper?
Lamest. Administration. Ever.
Behold the Trump boomerang effect
Why Jeff Sessions is going to lose his war against cannabis
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Struggling Under Armour to cut nearly 300 jobs in restructuring plan
It amounts to around 2 percent of the company’s total workforce.
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Perspective | The Nats did well at the trade deadline. But the Dodgers did better — again.
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UCF kicker wouldn’t agree to NCAA’s YouTube rules, so the school ruled him ineligible
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Power outage hits Outer Banks, may keep tourists out for two weeks
Crews working on a bridge hit underwater power lines, forcing mandatory evacuations at the height of the vacation season in North Carolina.
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Houston oil executives join Dallas business leaders in denouncing Texas ‘bathroom bill’
Dire wolves were real. Now someone is trying to resurrect them.
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HBO is hacked, and Game of Thrones episodes may have leaked out
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