Articles of Interest
March 08, 2017, 6:29pm

By Jennifer Rubin – The Washington Post.

FBI director tells Justice Department to reject Trump’s wiretap claim

President Trump was “mad — steaming, raging mad,” The Post reports. No one was defending his harebrained assertion that President Barack Obama … Read more »

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March 08, 2017, 6:28pm

By Dana Milbank – The Washington Post.

President Trump, long at the forefront of intellectual discovery, last week came up with a major finding: Health-care reform is hard. “Unbelievably complex,” in fact.

“Nobody knew that health care could … Read more »

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March 08, 2017, 6:27pm

One Sentence: The Republican bill to gut the Affordable Care Act and slash Medicaid takes health coverage away from millions of Americans – from seniors to children – will force people to pay much, much more for, high-deductible insurance … Read more »

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March 07, 2017, 6:11pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

According to Politico, a Trump confidante says that the man in the Oval Office — or more often at Mar-a-Lago — is “tired of everyone thinking his presidency is screwed up.” … Read more »

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March 07, 2017, 6:09pm

By Richard Cohen – The Washington Post.

Donald Trump, clever guy that he is, has come up with a new reality show. It’s called “President for a Day” and the way it works is that, every so often, maybe once … Read more »

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March 06, 2017, 11:24am

 – The Washington Post.

The Post reports:

President Trump on Saturday angrily accused former president Barack Obama of orchestrating a “Nixon/Watergate” plot to tap the phones at his Trump Tower headquarters last fall in the run-up

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March 05, 2017, 2:56pm

Leashes Come Off Wall Street, Gun Sellers, Miners and More.

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WASHINGTON — Telecommunications giants like Verizon and AT&T will not have to take “reasonable measures” to

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March 04, 2017, 4:57pm

By Timothy Egan – The New York Times.

My friend Sam laughed when I told him I was going to spend my Saturday at a “Search for Meaning” festival at a Jesuit college in the heart of seriously secular Seattle. … Read more »

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March 03, 2017, 11:13am

By Paul Waldman – The Washington Post.

After President Trump’s first address to Congress last night, journalists and pundits were effusive in their praise of one particular moment, when Trump talked about Ryan Owens, the Navy SEAL killed in the Read more »

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March 03, 2017, 11:11am

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

The latest big buzz is about Jeff Sessions, the attorney general. It turns out that he lied during his confirmation hearings, denying that he had met with Russian officials during the 2016 … Read more »

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