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How to understand Trump's perverse version of the story

Trump has always spun his own narrative as heroic or persecuted. Often both at the same time. At the beginning of his presidency, he snapped comparisons with his predecessor Andrew Jackson, who was an outsider and populist in Washington. He was also a racist and anti-abolitionist. Of all the Presidential podium presidents, Trump chose his predecessor, the first black man …

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Donald Trump's pipe dream from Minnesota

But probably not really, at least according to a new poll conducted for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and released on Monday. In it, Trump is double digits behind former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders holds a 49% to 40% lead over the incumbent Far from Trump's near miss in Minnesota in …

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Bill Taylor, Trump's best diplomat in Ukraine, is the next Democrat witness

It was a decision that the longtime diplomat did not recklessly make, according to sources, and that may have been removed from service following the politically motivated withdrawal of the previous ambassador to Ukraine. "He's someone who's ready to take on tough jobs," retired ambassador Ronald Neumann told CNN. Taylor is expected to be removed from the Intelligence, Oversight and …

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The 41 best known lines from Donald Trump's Cabinet meeting

I reviewed the transcript of Trump's comments at the top of the Cabinet meeting. They are down. . 1 "We never agreed to protect the Kurds for the rest of their lives." 2. Everyone said the Kurds were doing very well. Who is "everyone" here? Seriously. 3. "A relationship with the Kurds is good and they will be safe." How …

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Trump's base digs in the heels, even as support for impeachment grows

A recent survey of the country's cultural and political landscape found that support for the impeachment and impeachment of President Trump is increasing among most Americans, but Republicans are almost unanimous in opposing it, and Mr. Trump is being led with a loyal, but a lagging stance leaves behind the shrinking core of followers. The findings, released Monday by the …

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Trump's money machine triggers democratic alarms

He noted that a Trump campaign that is already perfected, tapping and monetizing anger on the Republican base, provided record fundraising even before the backlash of an impeachment witch hunt was fully utilized. "At some point this campaign will take place. Start off in a genuine way in these battlefield states. We have to find a way to keep up …

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Pelosi and the congress delegation travel unannounced to Afghanistan to reach allies after Trump's decision on Syria

Pelose's trip to Afghanistan was her first since she was elected spokesperson in January. She had planned to lead a delegation, but this trip was aborted in the dispute with Trump over the timing of his State of the Union speech during a government disruption. This underscores her sharp disagreement with President Trump over the policies in the Middle East …

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The court that could decide on the future of Trump's presidency

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit – known as the DC Circuit and the country's "second highest court" – examines the powers of federal regulators and the executive. DC Circuit's portfolio has long been at the center of disputes over possible White House misconduct, including Watergate's in the Nixon years, the Iran-Contra scandal of the …

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Mulvaney faced a major threat from the White House before Trump's impeachment crisis

Top consultants such as Trump's son-in-law and counselor Jared Kushner sought to find at least two potential successors for the Upper West Wing job just before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced in late September that she would move forward with an impeachment investigation. These previously unannounced efforts did not materialize, but underscore the weakness of Mulvaney's position even before he …

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