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Trump Lawyer “Prays” for Shutdown of Mueller Probe

Alex Wong/Zuma Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump’s lawyer John Dowd told the Daily Beast he hoped Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, would end Bob Mueller’s investigation into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia’s alleged interference with the 2016 presidential election. “I pray that Acting…

Donald Trump Just Lashed Out at Andrew McCabe Again on Twitter. This Time, James Comey Responded.

Carolyn Kaster/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Donald Trump is still gloating about Andrew McCabe’s firing. On Saturday afternoon, the president tweeted that while he did not collude with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, high-ranking officials at the FBI, the Department of Justice, and State Department were involved in…

The Immigration Debate Is Way Off the Rails

Keith Bishop/Getty Images Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This article first appeared on TomDispatch.com.   The immigration debate seems to have gone crazy. President Obama’s widely popular Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which offered some 750,000 young immigrants brought to the United States as children a temporary reprieve from…