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Constitutional fight over Trump border wall begins

Constitutional fight over Trump border wall begins
All of the lawsuits rely, in part, on the President’s own statement on Friday that he actually did not need to declare a national emergency in order to move ahead with the wall’s construction but chose that method as the fastest way to get the job done.
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Robert Reich: The State of Our Disunion

Robert Reich: The State of Our Disunion
Trump discussing the State of the Union is like pyromaniac discussing lighter fluids. His goal is, and has always been, disunion.
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Trump’s about to make Secret Service protect him — without pay

Trump’s about to make Secret Service protect him — without pay
Secret Service agents are willing to put their lives on the line to protect Trump and his family, but his push for a shutdown to pay for his racist border wall could cut off their pay.
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Robert Reich: Why Trump’s Private Transactions are Terrifying

Robert Reich: Why Trump’s Private Transactions are Terrifying
At least a scoundrel knows when he is doing bad things. A megalomaniac who only sees the art of the deal, doesn’t.
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Now Even Trump’s Inauguration is Under Criminal Investigation

Now Even Trump’s Inauguration is Under Criminal Investigation
“Many of the president’s biggest campaign backers were involved in the inaugural fund.”
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Trump uses flimsy excuse to avoid visiting church in black neighborhood

Trump uses flimsy excuse to avoid visiting church in black neighborhood
Shortly after publicly committing to visit a majority-black church in Baltimore, the Trump White House suddenly canceled the event.
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Trump official faces investigation for giving pedophile a sweetheart deal

Trump official faces investigation for giving pedophile a sweetheart deal
More than a dozen members of Congress are demanding an investigation into a member of Trump’s Cabinet, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta.
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Robert Reich: Trump is Brazenly Violating the Three Basic Principles of the Rule of Law

Robert Reich: Trump is Brazenly Violating the Three Basic Principles of the Rule of Law
The “rule of law” distinguishes democracies from dictatorships. It’s based on three fundamental principles. Trump is violating every one of them.
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Trump consoles himself after election by insulting troops all week

Trump consoles himself after election by insulting troops all week
Trump has taken his disrespect for America’s troops and veterans to a whole new level over the past week.
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Trump blows off Veterans Day while his campaign hocks vet-themed swag

Trump blows off Veterans Day while his campaign hocks vet-themed swag
This Veterans Day weekend, Trump repeatedly refused to honor the sacrifices of America’s troops — and then shamelessly exploited veterans in a bid for donations to his presidential campaign
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