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7h ago

Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 8.17.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
CDC headquarters in Atlanta
CDC headquarters in Atlanta
9h ago

GOP focuses on the Hillary Clinton email mess it doesn’t remember

The more Republicans try to connect Hillary Clinton's email mess to Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago scandal, the more they forget the relevant details.
Hillary Clinton after making her concession speech following her defeat to Donald Trump, in New York on November 9, 2016.
Hillary Clinton after making her concession speech following her defeat to Donald Trump, in New York on November 9, 2016.
10h ago

The ‘unprecedented’ argument isn’t the winner the GOP thinks it is

Practically the entire GOP is blaming law enforcement for responding to alleged crimes, instead of the perpetrator who allegedly committed the crimes.
Image: Mar-A-Lago Club
Image: Mar-A-Lago Club
12h ago

FBI reportedly interviewed White House lawyers about missing docs

In the investigation into the Mar-a-Lago scandal, the Justice Department sat down with the top two lawyers from Trump's White House's counsel's office.
Donald Trump,Mark Meadows,Pat Cipollone,Robert O'Brien
Donald Trump,Mark Meadows,Pat Cipollone,Robert O'Brien
13h ago

Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 8.17.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, attends a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on July 19, 2022, in Washington.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, attends a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on July 19, 2022, in Washington.
13h ago

Republicans can’t let go of their interest in the 17th Amendment

Imagine looking at the landscape and concluding that one of the problems with our politics is that Americans are able to elect their own senators.
Donald Bolduc
Donald Bolduc
14h ago

What the fate of the Impeachment 10 says about the state of the GOP

Ten House Republicans voted to impeach Donald Trump early last year. Now, only two are still standing.
Image: The Capitol building seen at sunset.
Image: The Capitol building seen at sunset.
15h ago

Team Pence notes how it didn’t improperly take classified docs

Mike Pence's team is quietly letting us know: The former vice president was careful not to take materials that didn't belong to him — unlike some people.
Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a campus lecture hosted by Young Americans for Freedom at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. on April 12.
Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a campus lecture hosted by Young Americans for Freedom at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. on April 12.
16h ago

A familiar problem: Trump struggles to hire a legal defense team

Fearing the seriousness of the Mar-a-Lago scandal, Donald Trump wants to hire an impressive legal defense team, but good lawyers keep saying no.
Image: Donald Trump on the phone.
Image: Donald Trump on the phone.
17h ago

Liz Cheney falls far short in a GOP she no longer recognizes

Republicans didn't reject Liz Cheney because she’s too much of a Democrat; they hold her in contempt because she’s too much of a democrat.
Liz Cheney
Liz Cheney
1d ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 8.16.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
People help evacuate an elderly man from an area near the site of explosion at an ammunition storage of Russian army near the village of Mayskoye in Crimea on Tuesday.
People help evacuate an elderly man from an area near the site of explosion at an ammunition storage of Russian army near the village of Mayskoye in Crimea on Tuesday.

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