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Trump’s contradictions hit a fever pitch

Trump’s contradictions hit a fever pitch

Something is eating at President Donald Trump. Another exhausting day of the indefatigable commander in chief’s compulsive seizing of the spotlight showed how what once would have been considered outrageous has become Washington routine. The President had a tantrum at NATO ally Denmark only because it wouldn’t sell him Greenland, doubled down on an anti-Semitic…MORE

Giuliani says he met with Ukrainian official to discuss Biden

Giuliani says he met with Ukrainian official to discuss Biden

Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he had spoken with a Ukrainian official about Joe Biden’s possible role in that government’s dismissal of a prosecutor who investigated Biden’s son. The move shows the former New York mayor is making a renewed push for the country to investigate President Donald Trump’s political enemies. Giuliani, who serves as…MORE

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops out of presidential race

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops out of presidential race

Democratic Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday announced he is suspending his presidential campaign. “It’s become clear I’m not going to be carrying the ball — I’m not going to be president, so I’m withdrawing tonight from the race,” Inslee told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. “But I have to tell you, look, I’ve been fighting climate…MORE

Trump is either trolling everyone or thinks he’s like a god

Trump is either trolling everyone or thinks he’s like a god

There’s been a change in President Donald Trump. He used to say he had accomplished more than any other President, a debatable claim. But now he’s using messianic language about himself. “I’m the chosen one,” he said Wednesday about what he claims is a singular, and still only hoped-for, trade deal with China. That was…MORE

Fact check: Would Elizabeth Warren’s trade plan prevent the US from signing a trade agreement with Germany?

Fact check: Would Elizabeth Warren’s trade plan prevent the US from signing a trade agreement with Germany?

Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney said on CNN Tuesday that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign trade plan (laid out in a Medium post) would “prevent us from actually having a trade agreement with Germany.” Facts First: Delaney is correct. Warren’s trade plan includes a lofty list of requirements for countries to meet as preconditions…MORE

Is it panic time for Kamala Harris?

Is it panic time for Kamala Harris?

The whispers began within minutes of the release of CNN’s new national poll on the 2020 field: Is something wrong with Sen. Kamala Harris’ campaign? The poll showed the California Democrat dropping from 17% (and in second place) in a June CNN survey to 5% (and tied for fourth) now. Which is not good! And…MORE

Appeals court says Colorado elector didn’t have to vote for Clinton

Appeals court says Colorado elector didn’t have to vote for Clinton

A federal appeals court has found it was unconstitutional for Colorado to block an elector from voting for a candidate other than the winner of the state’s popular vote in 2016, which was Hillary Clinton, in a ruling that likely tees up more major court action about the Electoral College in advance of the 2020…MORE