January 13, 2017, 4:20pm
By Justin Wolfers – The New York Times.
If the November election was intended as a rejection of elites, of expertise and of the sort of technocratic advice that economists often give, it’s a punch that has landed.
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January 12, 2017, 2:06pm
President Obama’s farewell address came as Washington obsessed over a sketchy intelligence report alleging that Donald Trump is being blackmailed by Moscow with a tape of perverted sex acts. Somehow, it was fitting.
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January 12, 2017, 2:04pm
– Washington Post.
Sen. Ben Cardin used one of the oldest saws in politics to lay out an imperative for the coming Trump era. “It cannot be business as usual,” Cardin said.
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January 12, 2017, 2:02pm
GOLDMAN – The New York Times.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department inspector general’s office said Thursday it would open an investigation into the decision in October by James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director, to inform … Read more »
January 10, 2017, 5:02pm
By Eugene Robinson – The New York Times.
Seriously? Is President-elect Donald Trump so thin-skinned that even criticism from Meryl Streep triggers a nasty, over-the-top response? What kind of crybaby have Americans elected as their leader?
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January 09, 2017, 2:38pm
By Charles M. Blow – The New York Times.
The more we learn about Russia’s hacking and the release of its electronic loot during our presidential election, the more it becomes clear that Donald Trump’s victory and his imminent presidency
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January 07, 2017, 5:58pm
By Ed O’Keefe and Sean Sullivan – The Washington Post.
A top ethics official has warned that plans to confirm Donald Trump’s top Cabinet choices before background examinations are complete are unprecedented and have overwhelmed government investigators responsible for the … Read more »
January 06, 2017, 5:22pm
By Fareed Zakaria – The New York Times.
Put his campaign rhetoric, tweets and appointments all together, and we’re getting a sense of U.S. foreign policy under Donald Trump. The president-elect has consistently signaled that he wants to be accommodating … Read more »