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'Mars awaits': Trump supporters to vote on logo for space force

The Trump administration has announced a new space force to protect America from what Mike Pence has called “the growing security threats emerging in space”.<p>But Trump supporters have been asked to put aside questions like “How much will this cost?” and “Isn’t the air force already doing this?” and …

Science

Texas governor mocked for posting quote attributed to Winston Churchill

Some journalists on Tuesday fact-checked Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) after he posted a tweet that cites a fake quote from former United Kingdom Prime …

Winston Churchill

In post-Soviet Russia

David G. Lewis (Exeter): Eurasian Spaces in a New World Order: Grossraum Thinking in Russian Foreign Policy. Michael David-Fox (Georgetown): …

Foreign Policy

Trump Tweets that the Trump Tower meeting was NOT about adoption after all

On Sunday morning the President tweeted about reports from the Washington Post and other sources, which cite anonymous sources who claim the …

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5 myths about Trump's income tax returns. Hidden financial ties to the Kremlin?

dt-tax-returns-lowe.jpg<p>At this point, disclosure of Trump's tax returns has become a crucial national security/counter-intelligence concern<p>-- David …

Income Tax

I sure hope Helsinki was just another reality-show episode on the Trump Show

Nikolsky Alexei/TASS via ZUMA<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Like everybody else in the country, David Frum is …

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David Frum: The United States faces a national-security emergency

David Frum, the conservative Republican senior editor at <i>The Atlantic</i>, says it has become clear that Trump has been bribed or blackmailed into …

United States

Could Trump’s tax returns explain Helsinki performance?

The only reporter to obtain a complete Trump tax return, Tim O'Brien, tells Lawrence O'Donnell the information in Pres. Trump's tax returns would …

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America Faces a National Security Emergency

The country can no longer afford to wait to ascertain why President Trump has subordinated himself to Putin—it must deal with the fact that he has.

National Security

What Does Putin Have on Trump?

David Frum: “We still do not know what hold Vladimir Putin has upon President Trump, but the whole world has now witnessed the power of its …

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Ideas - The Atlantic

Opportunity Zones, created by Trump’s tax law, are meant to help the heartland thrive and make the country more equal—but can they pull it off?<p>Annie Lowrey<br>• 6:00 AM ET<p>Why would the president threaten war over such relatively inconsequential words?<p>Conor Friedersdorf<br>• Jul 23, 2018<p>Russian electoral …

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Rep. Swalwell: Marathon GOP-led hearing ‘wrong hearing, wrong priorities’

Congressman Swalwell says that the Republican-led hearing of FBI agent Peter Strzok should never have happened. Swalwell accused Republicans of …

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The End of the Brexit Illusion

David Frum: “Two British cabinet ministers have resigned within the past 24 hours, an upheaval not seen since at least 1982.”<p>“Both resigned for the …

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Educating David Frum About the Trade Deficit

You can make a very good living coming up with stories about how the U.S. trade deficit is a good thing. After all, the jobs that are lost are …

Trade Deficits

Trump’s Crisis of Legitimacy

The president understands the stakes of the Russia story more clearly than most of his followers.<p>Nothing matters—until something matters. Helsinki is that something, and it will not stop mattering soon.<p>There’s a reason we have two different words for <i>legality</i> and <i>legitimacy</i>. Each new wave of …

U.S. Politics

Yes. It is long past time for 25th Amendment remedies. Why do you ask?: **David Frum**: _[What Hold Does Putin Have on Trump?](https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/07/trump-putin/565310/)_: "We still do not know what hold Vladimir Putin has on Donald Trump, but the whole world has now witnessed the power of its grip... >...Russia helped Donald Trump into the presidency, as Robert Mueller’s indictment vividly details. Putin, in his own voice, has confirmed that he wanted Trump elected. Standing alongside his benefactor, Trump denounced the special counsel investigating Russian intervention in the U.S. election—and even repudiated his own intelligence appointees. This is an unprecedented situation, but not an uncontemplated one. At the 1787 convention in Philadelphia, the authors of the Constitution worried a great deal about foreign potentates corrupting the American presidency.... Founders imagined corruption taking the form of some princely emolument that would enable an ex-president to emigrate and... “live in greater splendor in another country than his own.” Yet they understood that even the most developed countries were not immune to the suborning of their leaders. As Morris said, "One would think the King of England well secured [against] bribery… Yet Charles II was bribed by Louis XIV.” >The reasons for Trump’s striking...

« Economic Growth: Some Fairly Recent Should- and Must-Reads | Main | »<p>Yes. It is long past time for 25th Amendment remedies. Why do you ask?: <b>David</b> …

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Giuliani says that after probe, things might get cleaned up with presidential pardons

After a judge sends Fmr. Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to jail over witness tampering allegations, Giuliani tells the NY Daily News that once …

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Political pundit David Frum: Trump is president as punishment for Americans not being informed

David Frum, a senior editor at The Atlantic, lectured Americans on Sunday to be more informed after a recent study revealed almost three-quarters of …

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CNN’s Stelter to David Frum: Is it ‘Appropriate’ to be ‘So Critical of Trump’ Ahead of North Korea Summit?

CNN’s <b>Brian Stelter</b> asked <i>Atlantic</i> senior editor <b>David Frum</b> if it’s “appropriate” to be so critical of President <b>Donald Trump</b> ahead of his summit with …

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Instapundit » Blog Archive » DAVID FRUM: TRUMP IS OUR ‘PUNISHMENT’ FOR TERRIBLE CITIZENS NOT LIKING THE NEWS. Frum also cond…

Conservative View

'News fatigue' challenges readers and reporters

Indira Lakshmanan, Steven Brill and David Frum discuss what newsrooms can do to combat "news fatigue" and help the public see the "big picture" about the Trump administration.

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Journalist Wonders If Trump ‘Punched’ Melania — The First Lady’s Office Hits Back Hard

1:09 AM 06/05/2018<p>Atlantic Senior Editor David Frum openly theorized last weekend about President Trump punching his wife and covering it up. Frum …

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Podcast With David Frum On Civil Discourse, Foreign Policy, And Impeachment

SUBSCRIBE TO THE FEDERALIST RADIO HOUR HERE. David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic and author of the new book, “Trumpocracy: The Corruption of …

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David Frum: An Update On The Trumpocracy; Impeachment/Constitutional Crisis

Recorded May 12th, 2018: David Frum is a Canadian-American political commentator. A former presidential speechwriter, Frum later became the author of …

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MSNBC Panel: Why Didn't Rod Rosenstein Resign Following Trump Tweet Demanding Investigation?

In another time, Rod Rosenstein may have resigned following Trump demanding an investigation of the Russia investigation but Department of Justice is …

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Lawrence: DOJ adapts against Trump attacks

In another time, Rod Rosenstein may have resigned following Trump demanding an investigation of the Russia investigation but Department of Justice is …

Politics

Trump campaign and a 'willingness' to collude

International Politics Scholar Brian Klaas sees a connection between Donald Trump Jr’s meetings in Trump tower and accusations of 'collusion,' David …

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Be More. PBS.

Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we need …

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New revelations on Qatari investor's Trump Tower meeting

A Qatari investor confirms claims by Michael Avenatti that he was at a Trump Tower meeting in December 2016 as the Daily Mail reports Cohen asked the …

Politics

Trump filled swamp with former lobbyists

New reports tie Trump lawyer Cohen’s work to one of the Kushner companies as reports say the Trump government is filled with former lobbyists. David …

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