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Pompeo suggests God sent Trump to save Israel  NBC News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested in a televised interview Thursday that God may have sent President Donald Trump to Earth to protect Israel. Pompeo ...

Here's why Lindsey Graham plays so nice with Trump  CNN

No one has been a bigger convert on President Donald Trump than Lindsey Graham.

By Donald Trump’s Standards, Jared and Ivanka Should Be in Jail  Vanity Fair

Quick: Your father (and father-in-law) has just been elected president of the United States in part by claiming that his opponent was unfit to run the country ...

On Politics: Trump’s Tweet Reverses Decades of Policy on Israel  The New York Times

The president said the U.S. should recognize Israel's authority over the Golan Heights, one of the world's most disputed areas, reversing long-held American ...

Trump’s free speech executive order isn’t about free speech  Vox.com

Trump's campus free speech executive order is really about trying to seize power for conservatives on college campuses.

Anthony Scaramucci says Trump's McCain attacks are 'stupid'  CNN

President Donald Trump's attacks on the late Sen. John McCain are "stupid" and "socially unnatural," Anthony Scaramucci said Thursday.

But their emails: Seven members of Trump’s team have used unofficial communication tools  The Washington Post

President Trump's objections to Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state were never terribly convincing. He didn't always ...

New reports unmask the folly and bad faith of Trump’s border obsession  The Washington Post

As this blog regularly points out, President Trump's immigration agenda is absolutely saturated in a kind of bottomless bad faith that we haven't quite found the ...

Trump's False Claims In Verbal Attack On Sen. John McCain  NPR

At a speech in Lima, Ohio, on Wednesday, President Donald Trump went off script into a five minute, ad-libbed attack on the late Senator John McCain, ...

Trump vows to 'fix' student loan debt  CNN

The Trump administration is floating several policy proposals to address student loan debt, as college affordability becomes a popular topic for Democrats on the ...

Probe of Trump's Moscow business secrets raises more questions  MSNBC

Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy at WNYC, talks about a new report from WNYC and Pro Publica examining Donald Trump's pursuit of a ...

Re-emergence of Trump Aide Accused of Abuse Is ‘Deeply Troubling,’ Ex-Wife Says  The New York Times

After the publication of an op-ed article by Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary, Jennifer Willoughby wrote that he “has yet to publicly show regret ...

Florida Man Cesar Sayoc Pleads Guilty To Sending Bombs To Democrats, Trump Foes  NPR

A Florida man accused of mailing pipe bombs to a number of prominent Democrats and Trump critics, as well as CNN, has pleaded guilty before a federal judge ...

Trump already amassing huge war chest for 2020 – challengers beware  Fox News

While President Trump is facing murmurs of a primary challenge – as well as a massive field of Democratic candidates jockeying to take him on – the incumbent ...

Trump's Caddy Will Put You in a Chokehold If You Criticize His Boss  POLITICO

What the president's staffers can learn from the ex-Marine who carries his golf clubs and another former caddy in Trump's orbit.

Fact-check: Trump claims Mueller investigation 'illegal,' ignoring multiple court rulings  CNN

Since the early days of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, President Donald Trump has not only claimed innocence but has argued that the entire ...

Congress’s Mean Girls Are Trump’s Offspring  The Wall Street Journal

Omar and Ocasio-Cortez equate roughness with authenticity. So does the man they despise.

With Trump and Netanyahu in lockstep, Democrats wrestle over support for Israel  The Washington Post

Democrats are scrambling to reinforce their party's support for the U.S.-Israel relationship as accusations of anti-Semitism roil the party and President Trump ...

Trump can't have a strong US economy and low interest rates at the same time, says ex-Fed governor  CNBC

U.S. President Donald Trump has on several occasions hit out at the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates, claiming that such an action was harmful to the ...

Donald Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda Faces Another Setback in Court  The Intercept

Donald Trump's plan to deprive noncitizen immigrants of legal protections has suffered another setback. The Trump administration broke the law when it denied ...

Chuck Todd: A Lot Of Trump's Base Just Wants To See Him "Own The Libs"  RealClearPolitics

MSNBC host Chuck Todd offered a possible explanation for the president's recent obsession with the late Sen. John McCain on "MTP Daily" Wednesday ...

China's slowdown is 'self-inflicted,' not caused by Trump's tariffs: Yale's Stephen Roach  CNBC

"There's downward pressure on the Chinese economy. A lot of it is self-inflicted due to the so-called deleveraging campaign and the tariffs imposed by the U.S. ...

Opinion | Trump's 'socialist' rhetoric is lazy name-calling from a lazy thinker  The Washington Post

President Trump has made fearmongering about “socialism” a key plank of his reelection campaign. It's more lazy name-calling from a lazy thinker, but this time ...

Former Trump confidante Hope Hicks to cooperate with House Democratic probe into Trump  CNN

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director and long-time confidante of President Donald Trump, plans to turn over documents to the House ...

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago to host Palm Beach County Republicans. Reporters aren’t invited.  The Washington Post

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The biggest fundraising event for Palm Beach County Republicans will be closed to the news media this week because the most ...

Kellyanne Conway defends Trump after he attacked her husband  POLITICO

Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's attacks on her husband George Conway saying he's “a counterpuncher” and asserting ...

The awful reality that Donald Trump's attacks on John McCain prove  CNN

On July 18, 2015, then-candidate Donald Trump said this about John McCain: "He's not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people ...

Getting Rid of the Electoral College Isn’t Just About Trump  The New York Times

At a CNN town hall in Jackson, Miss., on Monday night, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts called for shutting down the Electoral College. “I believe we ...

Is Trump Causing White Terrorism?  The New York Times

And what would a fair college admissions system look like?

Trump says China tariffs may stay for 'a substantial period of time'  CNN

President Donald Trump has warned that US tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese exports are unlikely to go away anytime soon — even if the two countries reach a ...

Meet Trump’s Other Partners on His Attempted Moscow Tower — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast  ProPublica

In this week's episode, we explore some of Donald Trump's partners — including a developer with no site and no funding — and find one reason Trump might've ...

Ronald Reagan's daughter says he would be 'horrified' by Trump's America  CNN

Former President Ronald Reagan would be "horrified" and "heartbroken" by America's current state of affairs under President Donald Trump, the late president's ...

Trump says ISIS will be 'gone by tonight'  POLITICO

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said ISIS will be “gone by tonight” and held up a pair of maps to reporters that he claimed shows the dramatic reduction ...

Analysis | Trump's advice on Brexit may be useless — or worse  The Washington Post

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Analysis | The Energy 202: Trump's $100 trillion price tag for the Green New Deal may have come from a tweet  The Washington Post

Maybe my tweet had more influence than I thought,” said a Manhattan Institute senior adviser.

Trump won't let McCain feud rest in peace  CNN

For Donald Trump, feuding comes as easily as breathing.

How Companies Learned to Stop Fearing Trump’s Twitter Wrath  The New York Times

Two years into President Trump's term, many businesses appear to be increasingly prioritizing their balance sheets over political backlash caused by his efforts ...

Well, Socialism Couldn’t Give Us Trump  The New York Times

What this country needs is a president who knows how to default.

Donald Trump's 2020 secret sauce  CNN

President Donald Trump isn't in a great place to win a second term in 2020.

Trump administration starts 'remain in Mexico' policy in El Paso, Texas  NBC News

The Trump administration expanded its "remain in Mexico" policy to El Paso, Texas, this week for migrants seeking asylum in the U.S..

How Democrats fell out of love with impeaching Trump  CNN

Almost from the day that Donald Trump won the White House in 2016, a significant chunk of Democrats have wanted Congress to throw him out of 1600 ...

Trump officials prepared to stonewall Democratic oversight demands  POLITICO

Trump doesn't plan to negotiate with Congress over investigations the way his predecessors did.

Trump's tweets read like your crazy uncle in the attic, but we'll only worry if he shuts up  USA TODAY

A lot of people are debating whether Donald Trump's behavior and language are getting worse, by which they mean more unhinged. Unfortunately, not.

Something is terribly wrong with Trump  CNN

Michael D'Antonio writes that following a weekend of unhinged Twitter ranting -- without any serious attention devoted to the victims of the New Zealand terror ...

Soybean farmers are still paying for Trump's trade war  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's trade war made last year tough for American soybean farmers, but 2019 could be the year they really start feeling ...

Trump Touts Questionable Survey Results  FactCheck.org

A national survey promoted by President Donald Trump may not show that “50% of Americans AGREE that Robert Mueller's investigation is a Witch Hunt,” as he ...

All of Trump’s Humiliating Financial Lies Are About to Be Exposed  Vanity Fair

One of the great mysteries of the business world is why Deutsche Bank lent financial pariah Donald Trump $2 billion over two decades, when other firms treated ...

Top House Democrats compare Trump's rise to Hitler's  CNN

Two powerful House Democrats have invoked Adolf Hitler's actions in Germany and the treatment of Jews during World War I and in the 1920s to warn against ...

Another Trump Facebook election  Axios

His 2020 campaign has spent nearly twice as much as the entire Democratic field combined on Facebook and Google ads.

Money, power and data: Inside Trump's re-election machine  CNN

Arlington, Virginia (CNN) There are no moldy pipes or electrical wires hanging from the ceiling in the new headquarters for President Donald Trump's 2020 ...

Secretary DeVos Issues Statement on President Trump's Higher Education Executive Order  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement today on President Trump's Executive Order on "Improving Free Inquiry, ...

Meghan McCain rips into 'pathetic' Trump after attacks on her father  POLITICO

ABC host Meghan McCain on Monday said President Donald Trump lives a "pathetic life" obsessing over her father and other political rivals, returning rhetorical ...

Trump’s Tax Cut Won’t Power the Growth He Predicts, Officials Concede  The New York Times

White House forecasters say the economy would need more tax cuts, fewer regulations and an infrastructure plan to produce long-term 3 percent annual growth.

Meghan McCain reacts to Trump's attacks on John McCain, says president is 'so jealous'  MSNBC

Following a resurgence of President Trump's verbal attacks on the late Sen. John McCain, Meghan McCain spoke out on “The View” about the renewed criticism ...

Donald Trump Jr.: U.K.'s Prime Minister Should Have Listened To My Father  NPR

With just over a week to go until the deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, the son of President Trump says that everything would be on ...

Democratic super PAC launches $50 million effort to weaken Trump with core supporters  NBC News

WASHINGTON — One of the largest Democratic super PACs, American Bridge, is embarking on a $50 million effort designed to soften President Donald ...

Trump's border wall money may come at expense of schools for military kids  Reuters

The U.S. Department of Defense is proposing to pay for President Donald Trump's much-debated border wall by shifting funds away from projects that include ...

See Trump's reaction when Bolsonaro uses term 'fake news'  CNN

During a joint news conference, President Donald Trump said he was "very proud" to hear Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro use the term "fake news."

'High-level fear-mongering': Trump's economic team drives 'socialism' attack  POLITICO

President Donald Trump has enlisted his senior economic advisers to flesh out one of his early 2020 presidential campaign themes: Socialism is coming.

16 minutes that explain the Trump presidency  CNN

For President Donald Trump, a bad defeat is simply a spark for a future fight.

Trump's relationship with Fox News is unprecedented. Sunday's tweets prove it  CNN

New York (CNN Business) Experts say the back-scratching relationship between President Trump and Fox News is unlike anything in the history of American ...

Why Donald Trump’s immigration play could backfire big time in 2020  Washington Post

President Trump's recent budget proposal asks Congress for $8.6 billion to fund the construction of a southwestern border wall. His request comes just a couple ...

Trump’s Pentagon chief under Boeing-related ethics probe  Vox.com

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is under investigation by the Pentagon's internal watchdog for allegedly boosting his former company, Boeing, ...

Federal judge demands Trump administration reveal how its drilling plans will fuel climate change  The Washington Post

A federal judge ruled late Tuesday that the Interior Department violated federal law by failing to take into account the climate impact of its oil and gas leasing in ...

President Trump meets with Brazil's president  CNN

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will sit for formal bilateral talks with President Trump and the two will hold a joint news conference. Follow here for the latest.

A church service on a blue-skied Sunday interrupts Trump’s weekend of presidential pique  The Washington Post

On a sparkling, crisp spring Sunday morning, daffodils and crocuses in bloom, President Trump attended a Lenten *service* at historic St. John's Episcopal ...

Evangelical approval of Trump remains high, but other religious groups are less supportive  Pew Research Center

More than two years into Donald Trump's presidency, white evangelical Protestants in the United States continue to overwhelmingly support him, according to a ...

Trump’s Budget Gets Everything Backward  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump's proposed budget for 2020 is a fairly standard list of conservative priorities. Trump would spend more on the military and border ...

Trump issues first veto of his presidency, says resolution 'put countless Americans in danger'  CNN

Deeming congressional rejection of his border national emergency "reckless" and "dangerous", President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency ...

Trump’s budget slashes science. Here’s what would be lost.  Washington Post

A smaller budget at the National Science Foundation would mean 1000 fewer new grants and would reduce graduate student fellowships by 20 percent.

Jamie Dimon: Trump's strategy on tariffs might have worked  CNN

New York (CNN Business) Jamie Dimon is no fan of tariffs. But the CEO of JPMorgan Chase concedes that President Donald Trump's love of tariffs just might be ...

Democrats Call For Investigation Into Pro-Trump Former Owner Of Massage Parlors  NPR

High-ranking Democrats on Capitol Hill are calling for a counterintelligence investigation into a woman who has peddled access to President Trump and who ...

Robert Neller says Trump's border focus hurting military's combat readiness  Washington Times

The Marine Corps's commandant says President Trump's decision to deploy active-duty troops to the border and plans to siphon funds from military construction ...

The real reason the Trump administration is constantly losing in court  The Washington Post

Federal judges have ruled against the Trump administration at least 63 times over the past two years, an extraordinary record of legal defeat that has stymied ...

CNN's Ana Cabrera slams Trump's weekend tweet storm  CNN

CNN's Ana Cabrera criticizes President Donald Trump for tweeting about "Saturday Night Live" and the late Sen. John McCain instead of addressing white ...

Trump’s GM tweets: General Motors’ Ohio plant closure, explained  Vox.com

Trump is eager to blame everyone but himself for a GM plant closing in Lordstown, Ohio.

Trump's Moscow Tower Problem | Trump, Inc.  WNYC Studios

This week, we're exploring President Donald Trump's efforts to do business in Moscow. Our team — Heather Vogell, Andrea Bernstein, Meg Cramer and Katie ...

Trump's Bad Deal with the Taliban  POLITICO

Under peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, the administration seems poised to give away everything America has fought for in Afghanistan since 9/11.

From Russia to hush money: Court records offer new details on inquiries of ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – Federal authorities began investigating President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, in mid-2017 and suggested their ...

How Two Arcane Clauses In The Constitution Could Expose Trump’s Businesses  FiveThirtyEight

This is the Trump Docket, where we track some of the most important legal cases of the Trump presidency and how their results could shape presidential power.

Lawsuit alleges Trump's profits from DC hotel are unconstitutional  MSNBC

The latest court drama for a lawsuit concerning Trump and the Constitution's emoluments clauses appears to face an uphill battle. POLITICO's Josh Gerstein ...

‘Be Weak & Die!’ Seeking Clues Behind Trump’s Weekend Twitter Barrage  The New York Times

The profusion of more than 50 tweets, which stoked new tensions and nursed past grievances, came as the president was largely idle and skipped his regular ...

I disagreed with Obama. But what Trump has done makes those differences insignificant.  The Washington Post

As it was with George W. Bush and every other president who preceded him, Barack Obama made policy decisions I found troubling. Obama once described the ...

Pentagon tells Congress how projects might be delayed to pay for President Trump's wall  USA TODAY

The acting Defense Secretary says he has told Congress the military construction projects that could be delayed to fund President Trump's border wall.

Canada’s becoming a tech hub thanks to Donald Trump immigration policies  Recode

US companies are moving tech jobs to Canada rather.

Democratic investigations now target Trump's entire world  CNN

Nearly everyone in Donald Trump's world just became a potential witness.

Trump’s Casinos Couldn’t Make Atlantic City Great Again  WIRED

Photographer Brian Rose turns his lens on the city where Donald Trump built (and nearly destroyed) his reputation.

Donald Trump's epically bad week  CNN

(CNN) It's been a week for Donald Trump. Consider these five bad things that happened to him: 1. Michael Cohen testified: No, Trump's former fixer didn't ...

Trump’s Phone Friends May Be More Important Than His Staff. So Who’s He Calling?  New York Magazine

Donald Trump's phone friends may be more important than his staff. So who's he calling? Eric Trump, Don Jr., Sean Hannity, Stephen Schwarzman, Rupert ...

Is America Becoming Trump’s Banana Republic?  The New Yorker

Susan Glasser speaks to George Conway about the Senate vote against Trump's declaration of national emergency and discusses the question of whether the ...

News Brief: Trump's FAA Pick, Clergy Abuse Suit, Disney-Fox Deal  NPR

Trump picked former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to lead the FAA. West Virginia lawsuit accuses Catholic dioceses of covering up clergy sex ...

Mysterious Buyer Pumps $2.9 Million Into President Trump’s Coffers  Forbes

President Trump sold a $2.9 million New York City condo to a mysterious buyer on March 8, in a previously unreported deal laid out in public documents.

Trump's economy: A report card  CNN

President Donald Trump claims full credit for the strong economy and stock market.

Meghan McCain calls Trump's life 'pathetic'  CNN

Meghan McCain blasted President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on the late Sen. John McCain, saying that Trump will "never be a great man."

Donald Trump's shocking, shameful about-face on Otto Warmbier  CNN

When Otto Warmbier was returned to the United States in 2017 and died shortly afterward, President Donald Trump condemned the North Korean regime for the ...

Kaine: Trump's rhetoric 'emboldens' white nationalists  POLITICO

Sen. Tim Kaine on Sunday slammed President Donald Trump's rhetoric in the wake of a shooting that killed 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand.

Bolsonaro gets Trump's praise but few concessions, riling Brazilians  Reuters

Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro won glowing praise and conditional promises from U.S. President Donald Trump on his visit to the White House this ...

Federal Authorities Raided Trump Fundraiser’s Office in Money Laundering Probe  ProPublica

A sealed search warrant obtained by ProPublica shows federal agents scoured Elliott Broidy's office for documents related to China, Saudi Arabia and a Miami ...

It Isn’t Complicated: Trump Encourages Violence  The New York Times

He doesn't deserve blame for any specific attack. He does deserve blame for the increase in white-nationalist violence.

Stephen Colbert Is Not Satisfied by Trump’s Response to the New Zealand Shootings  The New York Times

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night's highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. If you're interested in ...