Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

On the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany last month, President Trump’s advisers discussed how to respond to a new revelationthat Trump’s oldest son had met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign – a disclosure the advisers knew carried political and potentially legal peril.

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Trump reacts to London terror by stoking fear and renewing feud with mayor

A traditional president would have reacted carefully to the London Bridge terrorist attack by instilling calm, being judicious about facts and appealing to the country’s better angels. Donald Trump, of course, is no traditional president.

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Analysis | Red states would be disproportionately affected by the Republican health-care bill

House Republicans appear poised to approve the American Health Care Act, a bill that promises to overhaul Obamacare substantially with uncertain long-term effects. One effect that we can predict, however, is that the brunt of the negative aspects of the bill – higher premium costs, weakened insurance plans for those with preexisting conditions and decreases in coverage – will be borne heavily by states that voted for Donald Trump, the president who would sign it into law.

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Opinion | Trump has a dangerous disability

It is urgent for Americans to think and speak clearly about President Trump’s inability to do either. This seems to be not a mere disinclination but a disability. It is not merely the result of intellectual sloth but of an untrained mind bereft of information and married to stratospheric self-confidence.

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Attorneys general criticize DeVos for hurting student loan borrowers

Nearly two dozen state attorneys general are blasting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for revoking federal guidance issued by the Obama administration to increase consumer protections in student loan servicing.

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A month after dismissing federal prosecutors, Justice Department does not have any U.S. attorneys in place

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is making aggressive law enforcement a top priority, directing his federal prosecutors across the country to crack down on illegal immigrants and “use every tool” they have to go after violent criminals and drug traffickers. But the attorney general does not have a single U.S.

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The Tax March: Thousands to protest around the country; call on President Trump to release his taxes

From Birmingham, to Seattle, to the nation’s capital, protesters are gathering in cities throughout the country Saturday to call on President Trump to release his personal tax returns. The protests fall on the country’s traditionally recognized deadline to file taxes, April 15. In all, more than 100 marches are expected to occur throughout the day.

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Trump’s grammar in speeches ‘just below 6th grade level,’ study finds

Eloquence is a trait valued by debate team coaches but not necessarily needed for the White House. Though their supporters will always defend them, George Washington and George W. Bush are just two of many presidents considered poor public speakers – and there have been many commanders in chief in the two centuries between them who were not necessarily golden-tongued.

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FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page

The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.

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Opinion | The struggle to give a soul to a soulless presidency

In a conversation with an ambassador from Asia a few years ago, I asked why her country was still more favorably disposed to the United States than to a rising China. “Because we know what you believe in,” she responded. Since World War II, the United States has operated in the Pacific with a certain set of interests and values.

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