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The Justice Department just upped its war on anti-Trump protesters

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2 mentions7 days ago
The Justice Department is demanding that the website-hosting company DreamHost turn over identifying information on visitors to a website used to organize protests during the president’s inauguration in January. The ...

Trump has been thinking about nuclear war for decades. Here's why that's scary.

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It’s been quite some time since Americans—and citizens of other nations—had to worry about nuclear war during the daily lives. But it has taken just a few tweets and a ...

Charlottesville will test whether Trump's Justice Department goes after violent racist groups

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With President Donald Trump dithering for two days before denouncing the hate groups that sparked violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and with the continued presence of figures in his inner circle ...

Here's why it's fair—and necessary—to call Trump's chief strategist a white nationalist champion

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After Donald Trump announced he was appointing Stephen Bannon to a top job in the White House as chief strategist, I sent out a tweet referring to a Mother Jones ...

Donald Trump says there were "very fine people on both sides" in Charlottesville

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During an intense back-and-forth with reporters on Tuesday afternoon, President Donald Trump came close to defending the demonstrators who gathered with white nationalists and neo-Nazis to protest the removal of ...

A Putin-friendly oligarch's top US executive gave a lot of money to Donald Trump

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Earlier this year, as Donald Trump, then the president-elect, was trying to counter news reports that Russia had hacked the 2016 election to help him win, the head of the ...

Donald Trump might pardon his buddy, a sheriff known for treating immigrants terribly.

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Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday, there is speculation that Trump might use the speech as an opportunity to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe ...

Trump's election commissioners think the threat of hacking is no big deal

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The intelligence community fears that Russia’s meddling in US elections did not end in November 2016, and that when the Kremlin tries to intervene again, state and local voting systems ...

This Trump official once praised a defender of Holocaust deniers

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Earlier this year, President Donald Trump appointed Teresa Manning, a leading anti-abortion activist, to be a deputy assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services. The pick was ...

When Donald Trump destroyed historic art to build Trump Tower

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Until the election, we’re bringing you “The Trump Files,” a daily dose of telling episodes, strange but true stories, or curious scenes from the life of presumptive GOP nominee Donald ...