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Flynn’s Downfall Sprang From ‘Eroding Level of Trust’

February 15, 2017
Peter Baker, Glenn Thrush, Maggie Haberman, Adam Goldman, Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
Mr. Flynn’s rise and fall followed familiar patterns in Washington, where ambitious figures secure positions of great authority only to lose them.

Trump administration considers next steps after court upholds travel ban freeze

February 10, 2017
The 9th Circuit rejects Trump bid to reinstate travel ban.
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Trump’s continued defense of Putin confounds Republicans

February 6, 2017
Ashley Parker, Mike DeBonis | The Washington Post
President Trump offered a fulsome defense of Russian President Vladi­mir Putin over the weekend, leaving Republican lawmakers frustrated.
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Trump National Security Adviser Called Russian Envoy Day Before Sanctions Were Imposed

January 14, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Christopher Drew, Nicholas Fandos, Jeremy Peters | The New York Times
The national security adviser appointed by President-elect Donald J. Trump called a Russian envoy the day before sanctions were imposed on Russia for meddling in the election.

Trump answers questions about ties to Russia one week before inauguration

January 13, 2017
President-elect Trump's praise of Putin has cast a cloud over his transition.
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Trump's Honeymoon Over Before It Starts

January 13, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Donald Trump will move into the White House bolstered by less public support and goodwill than his recent predecessors enjoyed.
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