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Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office have been a disaster. Scott Pruitt’s have been even worse.

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The far right's opinion of Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has plummeted since the time Breitbart News praised him for doing "the Lord's work" in early March. In only ...

Twitter has a serious problem—and it’s actually a bigger deal than people realize

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On March 30, during the first Senate intelligence committee hearing on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, London-based cybersecurity expert Thomas Rid described how several groups became ...

Thanks to Trump, these taxpayers may avoid the IRS

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President Donald Trump isn't close to passing his proposed tax cuts yet, but he's already inspired one group of taxpayers to avoid the IRS this year: undocumented immigrants. National Public ...

Donald Trump's modeling agency is on the verge of collapse, say industry insiders

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Donald Trump's presidency hasn't been good for one of his favorite businesses. The president's modeling agency has been losing models and senior staff in recent months amid a growing backlash ...

Why Trump congratulating Turkish president Recep Erdogan is even worse than people realize

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Several media outlets have slammed President Donald Trump for congratulating Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on winning a referendum that will bolster his autocratic power and weaken that nation's democracy.

Trump made it a lot easier for oil companies to drill in national parks

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This story was originally published by Fusion and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Some of our most iconic national parks—the Great Sand Dunes, the Everglades,

There's racist. And then there's stunningly racist. Then there's this fundraising email.

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Last week, a fundraising email was circulated in support of David Clarke, Milwaukee's infamous conservative sheriff. The email was made to look like it came from Rudy Giuliani. However, it ...

Jon Ossoff's Race Is the First Real Battle Between Millennials and Trump

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Jon Ossoff doesn’t like to talk about his age. His reticence is understandable. Since the media and liberal voters foisted the 30-year-old political neophyte from the Atlanta suburbs into the ...

These politicians think they've found a way to get Donald Trump's taxes

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Unless you filed for an extension, your federal tax returns are due Tuesday night before midnight. Traditionally, it's around this time that presidents make their own tax returns public as ...

Donald Trump is making the United States an anti-corruption laughingstock

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Jessica Tillipman, a dean at the George Washington University Law School and an expert on government ethics and compliance, was recently giving an anti-corruption training to a roomful of visiting ...

Leaked email: Official confirmation that President Trump's modeling agency will shut down.

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One of President Donald Trump's favorite businesses will go the way of Trump Steaks, Trump University, Trump Airlines, and Trump Magazine: his embattled New York modeling firm, Trump Model Management,

What Jeff Sessions' prosecutor days in Alabama portend for the DOJ's new war on crime

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At the height of the war on drugs, a few quirks of geography conspired to place Mobile, Alabama, at the center of the action. Interstate 10, which runs through downtown,

Fox News owns Bill O'Reilly's ugly legacy

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Fox News doesn't—or didn't—have a Bill O'Reilly problem. It has a Fox News problem. For years, it was clear that O'Reilly was a lying lout who exploited his position, power,

Jason Chaffetz is fleeing scandal—but maybe not his own

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Jason Chaffetz is so ambitious that his last name is a verb. In the political world, to Chaffetz means to throw a former mentor under the bus in order to ...

Trump's will bring major conflicts of interest into his China summit

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When Donald Trump meets with Chinese president Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago today, he'll go into the talks with no particular expertise on US-China diplomatic relations or experience as an international ...

This is what Democrats have to gain from filibustering Gorsuch

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Speaking to a gathering of Democratic donors in late March, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) gamed out the perils of filibustering Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee to the US Supreme ...