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Trump Goes Nose-to-Nose With Congress, and Flinches

August 3, 2017

Donald Trump ran for president as an anti-politician, someone who would adhere to the Constitution and stand his ground on principles no matter how hard he was pushed or who was pushing him. Turns out that was a lie.

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Is Trump About to Lash Out?

July 21, 2017

The journalistic and legal drumbeats tormenting President Trump are continuing to intensify, and there are signs in Washington today that the president is about to make a desperate attempt to silence them.

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The President We Should Have

July 21, 2017

The Washington Post’s editors imagined what a responsible leader, faithful to his obligations under the Constitution, might have said. We’re pleased to share their musings here.

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