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Several in Trump’s Administration Have Been Exposed to the Coronavirus, So Why Won’t They Get Tested?

President Donald Trump (L) greets Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a dinner at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 7, 2020.Photo: JIM WATSON (Getty Images) I’m not sure if Trump’s only mission as president is to continue to assure his cronies that their investments are safe or if he truly just doesn’t give a […]

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The False Prophets of the Childcare Revolution

Business groups and executive types love to talk about the importance of childcare. A 2019 report from the Council for a Strong America’s ReadyNation initiative, a bipartisan coalition of over 2,000 executives, was bluntly titled “Want to Grow the Economy? Fix the Child Care Crisis.” Similarly, a 2018 Wall Street Journal article, “Why Businesses Are […]

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The Trump Administration Finally Broke the Anti-Trafficking Movement

When Congress passed the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, 20 years ago, it was hailed as a shining example of bipartisan consensus. “You’ve got soccer moms and Southern Baptists, the National Organization for Women and the National Association of Evangelicals on the same side of the issue,” Michael Horowitz, senior fellow at the conservative Hudson Institute […]

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The Hollow Promise of “Bipartisan” Criminal Justice Reform

Alice Marie Johnson is free and starring in her first Super Bowl ad. Already, the campaign for her release had made international headlines: a black woman in her sixties, a casualty of America’s drug war who was imprisoned in 1996 for participating in a cocaine distribution operation, a grandmother essentially sentenced to die in jail. […]

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The False Hope of “Bipartisan” Criminal Justice Reform

Alice Marie Johnson is free and starring in her first Super Bowl ad. Already, the campaign for her release had made international headlines: a black woman in her sixties, a casualty of America’s drug war who was imprisoned in 1996 for participating in a cocaine distribution operation, a grandmother essentially sentenced to die in jail. […]

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‘You Think Russia Ever Goes In and Gets Ukraine, or No?’: The Wildest Things Trump Said at a Private 2018 Dinner Revealed

WASHINGTON — President Trump was even more blunt, crass, and unfiltered during a private dinner in 2018 at the Trump Hotel than he normally is in public. While the big standout of the meal was his demand to fire the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, his transactional approach to geopolitics, total lack of concern for helping […]

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