WTF Just Happened Today

Your essential guide to the daily shock and awe in national politics.

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Day 792: Principal conclusions.


1/ Robert Mueller submitted his full report on Trump and Russia to the attorney general. The Justice Department notified Congress that it had received Mueller's report, but did not describe its contents. William Barr is expected to summarize the f...


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Day 791: Alternative means.


1/ Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump used WhatsApp and personal email accounts to conduct official government business, according to Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee. In a letter, Cummings accused the White House ...


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Day 790: Nuts.


1/ Trump called Mueller's report illegitimate because he was never elected and complained to reporters that he now has to deal with "somebody writing a report" despite having "won one of the greatest elections of all time." Trump went on to refer ...


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Day 789: A little longer.


1/ Robert Mueller obtained warrants to search Michael Cohen's emails and cell phones in July, August and November 2017, according to the unsealed search warrant applications. One warrant allowed Mueller's office to search Cohen's emails dating to ...


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Day 788: Pathetic.


1/ Trump attacked the late John McCain on Twitter for his involvement in sharing the dossier allegedly linking Trump to the Russian government. After the 2016 election, McCain turned the Steele dossier over to the FBI, which Trump called "unfortun...


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Day 785: Dangerous and reckless.


1/ Trump warned that his "tough" supporters – the police, military and "Bikers for Trump" – could turn violent against Democrats and things could get "very bad, very bad" if they feel either they or Trump have been wronged by the political proces...


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Day 784: Sending a signal.


1/ The Senate voted to overturn Trump's national emergency declaration at the southern border, setting up Trump to issue the first veto of his presidency. The resolution passed 59-41 – with 12 Republicans joining every Democrat. The measure, which...


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Day 783: Gaming the system.


1/ Paul Manafort was sentenced to a total of 7.5 years in prison after receiving an additional 43 months on federal conspiracy charges at his sentencing hearing in Washington, D.C. Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced Manafort to 60 months in prison...


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Day 782: Deteriorating situation.


1/ The New York attorney general's office opened an investigation into three Trump Organization loans from Deutsche Bank, as well as Trump's failed attempt to buy the Buffalo Bills. New York AG Letitia James issued subpoenas to Deutsche Bank and I...


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Day 781: Sanity.


1/ Trump proposed a $4.75 trillion budget, dubbed the "Budget for a Better America." Trump requested an additional $8.6 billion for his border wall, and proposed increasing military spending by 5% to $750 billion while cutting funding for domestic...


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