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24 мая, 05:24

The Pontiff Versus the Mogul

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President Trump prepares to meet Pope Francis as his recently released budget shows just how different his philosophy is from the one that drives the leader of the world’s Catholics.

24 мая, 01:42

Outflanking General Flynn

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The Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday it would subpoena the former national security adviser’s businesses for Russia-related documents, potentially bypassing the Fifth Amendment.

24 мая, 00:50

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Trump's Wish List

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The White House released Trump’s budget proposal, which includes significant domestic-spending cuts.

24 мая, 00:41

What Trump’s Ideal Justice Department Would Look Like

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The president’s budget proposal calls for the hiring of more prosecutors, more immigration judges, and more federal marshals.

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23 мая, 23:58

How Trump's Budget Would Weaken Public Health

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The president’s proposed spending plan would make the country more vulnerable to health emergencies.

23 мая, 23:29

The Questions About Obstruction Now Spread to White House Staff

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Reports that presidential aides asked senior intelligence officials to help shut down the FBI investigation put those staffers in legal jeopardy.

23 мая, 23:10

It’s Too Late for Fox to Retract Its Seth Rich Story

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The story was notably loud. Its retraction is notably quiet.

23 мая, 22:14

Sessions's Climbdown on Sanctuary Cities

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The administration backed away from its aggressive January order punishing jurisdictions that limit collaboration between local law enforcement and federal immigration agents.

23 мая, 21:34

What Progressives Miss About Arms Sales

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Celebrating their success in retaining blue-collar jobs is one way Republicans are winning the votes of working-class Americans.

23 мая, 19:43

Trump's Cuts to SNAP and Social Security Would Hit the Rust Belt Hard

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The president’s full budget includes reductions in income-support programs that core Republican voters rely on—more so than other groups do.

23 мая, 14:15

'Terrorism Is Aimed at the People Watching'

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Tabloid-style coverage of mass murder helps those intent on using violence to stoke fear.

23 мая, 13:00

The 25th Amendment Makes Presidential Disability a Political Question

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Nothing in the text or history of the amendment is stopping the vice president, Cabinet, and Congress from determining that the president is “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.”