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Trump Has Turned the 2020 Election Into a Political Version of “Survivor”

March 10, 2020 - 4:50am

Donald Trump filed his paperwork to run for reelection only hours after his inauguration in January 2017, setting a presidential record, the first of his many dubious achievements. For a man who relished the adulation and bombast of campaigning, it should have surprised no one that he charged out of the starting gate so quickly for 2020 as well.

Just What Was Lara Trump Up To?

August 25, 2018 - 1:12am

Lost amid the Paul Manafort verdict and Michael Cohen’s guilty plea is the release of a recorded phone call allegedly made last December by Lara Trump to recently fired White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman.
Without knowing the full context, the call represents anything from an innocuous effort to help a friend to a campaign finance law violation to obstruction of justice. All of which raises the question: Just what was Lara Trump up to?

Why White House Counsel Don McGahn Has Donald Trump Extremely Worried

August 21, 2018 - 1:36am

Reading President Trump’s Twitter feed over the past week, it’s hard not to conclude that he feels the walls are closing in. It started with his former adviser and fellow reality TV star Omarosa’s new book. She accused him of being a racist and, even more unsettlingly, revealed that she has been taping conversations with people in the campaign and the White House, including the president himself.