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    Faced with actual example of political persecution, Trump goes uncharacteristically silent

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  • Kornacki: 'A great start for Democrats' in NY-3 election to replace Santos

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  • Trump faces potentially crippling week of legal penalties

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  • Hillary Clinton offers advice to President Biden on addressing concerns about his age

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  • 'Putting her on notice': Jack Smith losing patience with Judge Cannon in Trump documents case

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  • 'Shocking': Hillary Clinton surprised at ease of GOP capitulation to 'puppeteer' Trump

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  • The remedy is in the states: Clinton envisions middle ground on booting Trump from ballot

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  • 'He is a useful idiot': Hillary Clinton scorns Tucker Carlson over Putin interview

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  • Trump fraud judge demands answers on report of witness perjury plea

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How Trump could use loopholes to make sure no 'grown-ups in the room' get in his way

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Even though some presidential appointments require approval by the Senate, that wouldn't necessarily prevent Donald Trump from surrounding himself with dangerous sycophants if he wins a second term. And while there is a tradition of separation between the presidency and the Justice Department, there are no laws demanding it, essentially giving Trump full control of the DOJ if voters return him to the White House. Barton Gellman, staff writer for The Atlantic, talks with Alex Wagner about "How Trump gets away with it."