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The Daily 202: Special counsel Robert Mueller is bad news for Trump’s embattled White House
Deputy attorney general trying to salvage his own reputation
The Plum Line •  Opinion
Trump is totally delusional about what’s happening to him right now
The appointment of a special counsel is a mess entirely of Trump’s own making, but he doesn’t even know it.
 
The worst job in Washington right now: Working for Trump
As the president harangues his staff, they have their own complaints about his management style.
 
House majority leader to colleagues in 2016: ‘I think Putin pays’ Trump
Speaker Ryan responded: ‘What’s said in the family stays in the family.’ GOP leaders now cast the exchange as ‘an attempt at humor.’
 
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Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, a founding father of grunge, dead at 52 in a possible suicide
Cornell, on tour with his seminal Seattle band Soundgarden, was found dead in his hotel room in Detroit.
 
PostEverything •  Perspective
If you work for Trump, it’s time to quit
After the Comey firing and the Russia intel leak, the I’m-taking-one-for-the-team ship has sailed.
 
Roger Ailes, architect of conservative TV juggernaut Fox News, is dead at 77
He was ousted as chairman and CEO of the cable channel last year after sexual harassment accusations were made.
 
PostEverything •  Perspective
I wrote ‘The Art of the Deal’ with Trump. His self-sabotage is rooted in his past.
The president’s behavior, explained.
 
Trump’s first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice
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