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Watergate’s John Dean: President Trump is an ‘authoritarian klutz’

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In an interview with New York Magazine‘s The Daily Intelligencer, John Dean, the former advisor to President Richard Nixon whose call-recording testimony made the Watergate case, told reporter Olivia Nuzzi ...

The Airport Lawyers Who Stood Up to Trump Are Under Attack

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While the country has been fixated on President Trump’s firings, leaks and outbursts involving the Department of Justice, that agency has itself been stealthily attacking our democracy by telling good ...

Behind Comey’s firing: An enraged Trump, fuming about Russia

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President Donald Trump weighed firing his FBI director for more than a week. When he finally pulled the trigger Tuesday afternoon, he didn't call James Comey. He sent his longtime ...

Trump’s housing budget is a mass eviction notice for the poor

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America’s systems for helping vulnerable families keep a roof overhead are already woefully underfunded, leaving about 15 million deserving households to fend for themselves when the rent is due. President ...

Trump considering staff shake-up: reports

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James Comey Donald Trump ObamaCare By Rebecca Savransky - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 ...

Meet the beleaguered tenants of ‘Kushnerville’

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This story was co-published with The New York Times Magazine. The Townhouse on High Seas Court in the Cove Village development, in the Baltimore suburb of Essex, was not exactly ...

There's no way Republicans will truly confront Trump on his scandals. It would destroy their party.

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Following the explosive report that President Donald Trump leaned on then-FBI director James Comey to go easy on former national security adviser Michael Flynn—and the explosive report that Trump's transition ...

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

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It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. But the Global Seed Vault, buried ...

Trump’s likely FBI Director Joe Lieberman is a strong proponent of mass surveillance

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If former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman becomes the new director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the agency will be run by one of America’s most outspoken supporters of mass ...

Trump Resistance Movement Joins Fight for $15 In Massive March on McDonald’s

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Trump Resistance Movement Joins Fight for $15 In Massive March on McDonald’s This article originally appeared on Common Dreams CHICAGO – On the heels of mass demonstrations against President Trump’s ...

Will Michael Moore’s new documentary bring down Trump?

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Remember when Michael Moore released Fahrenheit 9/11 and single-handedly stopped George W. Bush from getting re-elected? That election was a close one. Thankfully, Moore’s gripping 2004 documentary secured a narrow ...