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Here’s Why Attorney-Client Privilege Might Not Save President Trump or Michael Cohen

The president has been frantic ever since federal agents raided his attorney's office. President Donald Trump is banking on attorney-client privilege to shield his sensitive communications with Michael Cohen from the prying eyes of federal investigators — but there's good reason to think it won't work. As Mimi Rocah, former assistant U.S. attorney for the …

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Paul Ryan is not going to become noble, save the nation from Trump

As recently as his Wednesday announcement that he would retire, House Speaker Paul Ryan said he wasn’t going to say anything about his replacement until after the election. So much for that. The Wisconsin Republican told NBC’s Chuck Todd that “we all think that Kevin is the right person” and predicted a “seamless transition.” He …

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GOP Strategist Sounds the Alarm: Spineless’ GOP Will Do Nothing To Save Mueller

Wilson explains that the GOP has had plenty of opportunities to put limits on Trump's actions over the past year and has declined to do so every time. Anti-Trump Republican strategist Rick Wilson believes that President Donald Trump is about to cripple special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation — and he thinks congressional Republicans are going …

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Can Christian democracy save America from Trump? | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti and Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Religious conservatism doesn’t have to be populist. It has played an important role for democracy and dignity in Europe – and can do so in the US, too Since Donald Trump’s election, the American left has asked itself tough questions about what it must do to respond to his rise. An equally important conversation needs …

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The fight to save the EPA

Like a lot of his fellow EPA professionals, John J. O’Grady is in crisis mode these days. “You can’t describe the madness that’s going on,” he says. “It’s something that just never would have been expected.” O’Grady, a 31-year veteran of the Environmental Protection Agency, is president of Council 238 of the American Federation of …

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Billionaires Won’t Save the World—Just Look at Elon Musk

The "playboy genius" is essentially squandering taxpayer money on pet projects like Mars trips and flamethrowers. Will Mars save humanity? Or will our savior be billionaire Elon Musk? Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, humbly believes we don’t have to choose. Mars will save us, he promises, and Musk himself will engineer this Mars …

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Spare us your ‘disappointment,’ Susan Collins. You were willing to sell women out to save face

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) finds it “extremely disappointing that Speaker Ryan chose not to include our health insurance legislation in the government funding bill due to opposition from Leader Pelosi.” That would be the health insurance legislation she traded away months ago in exchange for some magic beans from Mitch McConnell, when she provided the …

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The GOP doesn’t have $1.3 billion to save their House majority, and it wouldn’t be enough anyway

There are lots of reasons for Republicans to be freaked out about the results in the PA-18 special election Tuesday. I mean, they must defend ONE HUNDRED NINETEEN Republican-held seats bluer than that one.  But it’s even worse than that. Because it was the only election that Tuesday, Republicans poured their heart, soul and wallets into …

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Trump joins frantic last-ditch effort to save House seat in Pennsylvania Trump country

The special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District is this Tuesday, March 13, and Republicans are not letting up on their desperate effort to win this House seat in a heavily gerrymandered red district that won’t even exist in November’s elections. On Saturday, Donald Trump flew in to try to bail out state Rep. Rick …

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Trump’s tax cuts will send billions to healthcare companies, but not save consumers anything

Axios looked at fourth-quarter financial reports and investor calls from 21 publicly traded healthcare companies, and found that they’ll all be making a pretty penny from the Republican tax scam, but healthcare consumers are unlikely to see lower costs as a result. What we found: 21 companies collectively expect to gain $ 10 billion in …

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