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Trump hosts NASCAR Cup Series Champion

President Trump welcomes 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and his team to the White House’s South Lawn at 2:10 p.m. ET Monday. Truex, who drives for the Furniture Row Racing team, finished in 17th place in Saturday’s NASCAR All-Star Race. He’s the first NASCAR champion welcomed to the White House […]

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Playing Donald Trump for Peace

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in after signing a joint statement in the Demilitarized Zone, April 27, 2018. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP, File) EDITOR’S NOTE:&nbspThis article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from […]

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Trumpism Is the New McCarthyism

Joseph McCarthy is helped in his questioning of Army Secretary Robert Stevens by Committee Counsel Roy Cohn, right, who later represented Donald Trump during Trump’s early business career. (AP Photo) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Support […]

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Michael Novak’s ‘Rise of the Unmeltable Ethnics’ in the Trump Era

On March 17, 2016, National Review published an open letter titled “An Appeal to Our Fellow Catholics,”urging Catholics to take a stand against the immensely popular Republican candidate whose upcoming nomination, the letter affirmed, risked destroying the conservative, prolife, and civil center of the Republican Party. Princeton law professor Robert P. George and Catholic journalist […]

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Medicaid and the Democratic War on Work

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that states could experiment with work requirements as a prerequisite for Medicaid eligibility, the Democrats denounced the policy as racist and cruel. They didn’t explain how such requirements could possibly be racist in states whose Medicaid populations are nearly 100 percent white. Nor did they […]

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Trump Zig-Zags on Trade Talks With China

President Donald Trump has spent his entire adult life railing against the excesses — and damage — that untrammeled “Free Trade” has done to the United States and the majority of Americans. In many ways, his surprise victory in the 2016 presidential election (it was only a surprise to the very same free trade cultists he railed […]

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The FBI Informant Who Wasn't Spying

Photo: jim lo scalzo/European Pressphoto Agency By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion/ Updated May 20, 2018 9:53 p.m. ET 1301 COMMENTS Well, what do you know. The Federal Bureau of Investigation really did task an “informant” to insinuate himself with Trump campaign advisers in 2016. Our Kimberley […]

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