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Pruitt and a Pardon

How is Scott Pruitt still running the EPA?

April 18 2018 3:04 PMA Measured View of the Cohen ProbeMichael Cohen can’t spill all the beans on Trump if he doesn’t know all the beans—but there are two people who can.
April 9 2018 10:04 AMTrump’s Nativist Delusions and Peña Nieto’s ResponseThe Mexican response to Trump’s nativism and bellicosity is stronger than ever.
April 4 2018 2:28 PMSinclair’s Local News Propaganda BombHow the kind of news organization typically found in undemocratic countries is trying to gain power in America.
March 29 2018 12:11 PMLiberal Democracy’s Misplaced Faith in the FuturePutin took advantage of the belief that life will inevitably get better for all in a liberal democracy.
March 23 2018 6:15 PMTrump Is Finally Getting the Team He WantsThe president is getting ready to go to war with somebody, but who?
March 19 2018 1:49 PMJohn Kelly’s Power and FailureWhy Trump’s chief of staff has failed even by his own narrow definition of the job.
March 16 2018 3:49 PMRating the Trump–Russia AnglesWhat are we to make of all the breadcrumbs around the Russia investigation?
March 13 2018 7:39 PMRex Tillerson’s Long GoodbyeWas the firing personal, or was it politics? More than likely it was a little of both.
March 7 2018 2:36 PMDemocracy Gets a CheckupWhat’s fueling the global decline in liberal democracy?
March 1 2018 9:05 PMOverleveraged and Under ScrutinyCombing through the fallout of Jared Kushner’s downgraded security clearance.
Feb. 26 2018 10:55 AMThe Big Facebook TalkCan the company’s problems ever be solved?
Feb. 19 2018 8:00 AMProject Lakhta and Russia’s Plan to Screw With AmericaA new set of indictments from the special counsel’s office lay out how Russia meddled in the 2016 election.
Feb. 12 2018 2:49 PMThe Effects of Reckless RhetoricWill the Republican Party ever be able to rid itself of Trump’s hateful speech?
Feb. 6 2018 5:32 PMReleasing the MemeHow the #ReleaseTheMemo influence campaign landed in our president’s brain.
Feb. 1 2018 4:30 PMWhat If We Never See the Mueller Report?An impeachment defense lawyer takes a deeper look at the cat-and-mouse game between Trump and Mueller.
April 11 2018 5:12 PMRaiding Trump’s Personal Attorney and FixerMichael Cohen’s work for the Trump Organization has a long, sketchy history—will that now be a subject of the investigation?
April 5 2018 10:47 AMThe MBS-JK Connection Takes on the Middle EastThe Trump administration is in way over its head in Mideast politics. This is how disasters happen.
April 2 2018 1:26 PMAll That Kushner MoneyThe president’s son-in-law still has a significant interest in Kushner Companies, and it’s causing all sorts of ethical problems.
March 28 2018 9:31 AMMichael Cohen Must Be Kicking HimselfTrump’s personal lawyer is all tied up in the Stormy Daniels scandal, and it’s mostly of his own doing.
March 22 2018 11:23 AMWho Trashed the Party?How Cambridge Analytica leveraged Facebook to get inside the heads of millions of users.
March 19 2018 11:33 AMThe PutinCon FilesWhat message is Vladimir Putin sending to the West with the nerve-agent attacks on Russians in the U.K.?
March 15 2018 9:22 AMThe Ghost of the Mueller InvestigationWhy does Ivanka Trump get a pass in spite of all the smoke around her finances and the Russia investigation?
March 9 2018 5:45 PMStormy Sues, Sanders Slips, and Cohen Tries Another FixIf Trump didn’t sign the Stormy Daniels agreement, is it still enforceable?
March 3 2018 6:00 AMGetting WholeThe FBI’s pre-election investigation of Paul Manafort came up short, but it gave Mueller plenty of ammo.
Feb. 27 2018 9:01 PMA System of SilencingHow Trump’s affairs could be used as leverage against the president.
Feb. 22 2018 9:00 PMHigh School Revolutionaries Are Changing the Gun DebateThe students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are showing that neither Trump nor the NRA are politically untouchable.
Feb. 15 2018 9:55 AMJohn Kelly and the Complicity MachineEven with evidence of abuse, the White House still tried to cover for Rob Porter.
Feb. 9 2018 4:04 PMThe Partisan Attacks on Christopher SteeleRepublicans are trying to discredit the man behind the dossier. That’s troubling for the future.
Feb. 5 2018 11:52 AMAn Incomprehensible Dud of a MemoThere’s not a lot of substance to the Nunes memo, but Trump could still use it to go after Mueller.
Jan. 31 2018 7:01 PMHow Paul Manafort’s Life UnraveledThe tale of a man who sought wealth and power and ended up in Robert Mueller’s sights.

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