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In Leaked Audio, Barack Obama Warns That Donald Trump Is Corrupting the “Rule of Law”

Andreas Gebert/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.Former President Barack Obama said Friday that the Department of Justice’s decision to drop charges against former Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn means that the “basic understanding of rule of law is at risk.” The comments were made in…

Barack Obama Endorses Joe Biden for President

Jerome Delay/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.Former President Barack Obama endorsed Joe Biden on Tuesday, making the case in a video message posted to social media that his former vice president is the leader this moment of crisis demands. “Joe has the character and the experience…