Articles of Interest
March 09, 2017, 4:01pm


The relationship between a new president and the intelligence agencies that serve him can be difficult in the best of times. But it’s hard to imagine a more turbulent transition than

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March 09, 2017, 3:59pm

By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times.

I enjoyed the show “House of Cards” but always felt that it went a bit too far, that its plot wasn’t plausible. After seven weeks of President Trump, I owe “House of … Read more »

March 08, 2017, 6:32pm
March 08, 2017, 6:30pm
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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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