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December 11th, 2017 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

* Mark Berman and Frances Stead Sellers report that the women who accused President Trump of sexual misconduct aren’t going away: As the country grapples with a national reckoning over sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men, three women who accused the most high-profile man in America again questioned Monday why their claims did nothing to […]

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December 11th, 2017 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

As Trump's accusers step up, Democrats call on him to resign. They have a point.

As sexual harassment #MeToo scandals seemingly land by the day (today celebrity chef Mario Batalli!),  it seems like one person in particular is not being held to account. That would be Donald Trump, our president, who was accused by more than a dozen women during last year’s presidential campaign of groping, grabbing and other unwanted […]

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How did Republicans make their tax bill so darn unpopular?

December 11th, 2017 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

How did Republicans make their tax bill so darn unpopular?

When Republicans finally took control of the entire federal government, they promised that the results would be something we had never seen before. And so it has come to pass. What party could say that it wrote a bill to cut taxes that turned out to be one of the most unpopular pieces of legislation […]

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December 11th, 2017 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

This big development in the Mueller probe could put Trump in danger
THE MORNING PLUM: On January 24 of this year, President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, lied to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador during the transition. On January 26th, the White House was informed that Flynn had misled top Trump officials about those contacts. On February 13, Trump fired Flynn. […]

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December 10th, 2017 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

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How Republicans are immunizing their voters against whatever Mueller uncovers

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December 9th, 2017 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

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December 8th, 2017 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

* Josh Gerstein reports that Paul Manafort is in a whole heap of trouble: Federal prosecutors’ investigation into Paul Manafort’s financial dealings was enormous in scope, with FBI agents executing at least 15 search warrants and assembling a trove of hundreds of thousands of records related to the case, according to details in a new […]

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How Republicans are immunizing their voters against whatever Mueller uncovers

December 8th, 2017 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

How Republicans are immunizing their voters against whatever Mueller uncovers

The Republican Party is getting very nervous about Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s potential collusion with Russia and possible crimes associated with it, as well it should. So many Republicans — and their allies in the conservative media — seem to have arrived at a strategy: Launch an all-out PR assault […]

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Al Franken is gone. Roy Moore will likely remain. Why?

December 8th, 2017 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

Al Franken is gone. Roy Moore will likely remain. Why?
THE MORNING PLUM: Al Franken’s resignation under pressure, combined with the likelihood that Roy Moore will win the Alabama Senate race next week, has left Democrats deeply conflicted. Many are pleased to see their party coming around, if too slowly, to a principled stand against sexual harassment, while also lamenting that this leaves in place […]

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