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Five things we learned from the James Comey interview

The former FBI director was not afraid to talk in detail about Donald Trump, his own family and the alleged pee tape Former FBI director James Comey has taken part in his first televised interview since the release of his book about his dealings with Donald Trump, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership. Speaking …

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The New York Times Has Learned Nothing From Its Disastrous Coverage of the 2016 Election

The Grey Lady seems bent on repeating her most egregious mistakes this November. In a foreboding sign for New York Times readers, the paper has named one of the pillars of its 2016 campaign coverage to oversee its political coverage leading into the crucial 2018 and 2020 elections. The paper drew criticism during and following the 2016 …

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Has the Academy Learned a Thing From #MeToo and #TimesUp?

For all the speeches at the Oscars, Kobe Bryant and Gary Oldman still went home winners. A year ago, the world watched uncomfortably as Brie Larson handed Hollywood's highly accolade to Casey Affleck, a man accused of sexually harassing behavior and named in two lawsuits. Oscar has always danced happily with accused abusers, including Roman Polanski, Woody …

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What I Learned at a Big Fat Salvadoran Wedding

Click here for reuse options! Notes on the tragic country trashed by our big fat president. I arrived in El Salvador to attend a family wedding last week, just days before President Trump tweeted about this “shithole country,” depicting it as a danger to and a drain on American society.   MS-13 gang members are being removed …

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Six things we learned from the Florida town hall on gun control

At event held a week after Stoneman Douglas massacre, Marco Rubio dodged NRA questions while assault rifle ban divided the crowd How will gun control be discussed at a conference of conservatives this week? Follow developments in an experimental format for mobile Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school students, teachers and parents booed, screamed and asked …

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Five things we learned from Trump’s first State of the Union

US president boasted of strong economy and tax cuts, and called for infrastructure spending and a bipartisan deal on immigration Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address is in the can. Here’s what we learned: Related: Trump’s State of the Union address promised unity but emphasized discord Continue reading… US politics | The Guardian

John Kelly says that Donald Trump has learned something, Trump moves fast to prove him wrong

On Wednesday, Chief of Staff John Kelly emerged from the White House to check on his shadow and let everyone know that Donald Trump had realized that building a giant concrete barrier along America’s southern border was, and always had been, a profoundly stupid idea. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told a caucus …

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