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  • A Trump administration aide's "shocking" account of Trump's Pentagon has been cleared for release

    A former aide to Defense Secretary James Mattis is moving forward with the release of a book his publisher has hyped as a “sometimes shocking account” of the Pentagon under President Donald Trump, less than two weeks after he sued the Pentagon over claims that officials delayed its release to help Mattis.  Guy Snodgrass, a [

    Mother Jones
  • Trump’s tweet could be a federal crime

    Regarding the Aug. 31 news article “Did Trump tweet U.S. spy image of Iran?”: We ordinary people in the national security field (of which there are upward of 800,000 by The Post’s estimates ) wh

    Washington Post
  • Buttigieg: Trump 'clearly has no strategy' to negotiate with China

    Mayor Pete Buttigieg claimed President Trump "has no strategy" when it comes to negotiating with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    NBC News
  • The Border Wall Is Trump’s High Crime

    There are, by the latest count, at least 130 House Democrats who support impeaching President Donald Trump, a number that has risen quietly but steadily in the wake of Robert Mueller’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last month. While that cohort counts many senior members of House leadership among its members—including caucus Vice Chair Katherine Clark and powerful committee heads like Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Eliot Engel and Appropriations Chair Nita Lowey—House Speaker...

    The New Republic
  • The collateral damage for Trump’s wall is now clear

    To build the border barrier, the president plunders $3.6 billion from military bases, including schools.

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  • No, Trump Rallies Didn't Increase Hate Crimes by 226 Percent

    In the aftermath of August's mass shooting in El Paso, a cursory glance at the news might have left you with the impression that there were two villains that day: the white supremacist who viciously killed 22 people and wounded 24 more, and President Donald Trump, who supposedly incited him.  "The president cannot be absolved of responsibility for inciting the hatreds that led to El Paso," read a New York Times piece. Democratic presidential contenders echoed this sentiment, with Beto O'Rourke...

    Reason.com
  • Mattis says he has a 'duty of silence' but his views on Trump are clear

    Despite claiming he owes the Trump administration a "duty of silence," former Secretary of Defense James Mattis is speaking out about his turbulent tenure at the Pentagon, writing a new book and participating in interviews for the first time since his dramatic resignation eight months ago.

    CNN