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As Trump Drifts Away From Populism, His Supporters Grow Watchful

April 18, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
As he nears 100 days in the White House, President Trump has demonstrated that while he won office on a populist message, he has not consistently governed that way.
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Trump as a ‘conventional Republican’? That’s what some in GOP establishment say they see.

April 14, 2017
Abby Phillip, John Wagner | The Washington Post
In recent days, the president has done an about-face and embraced many of the policy positions he once scorned as the trappings of a foolhardy establishment.
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With his presidency in turmoil, Trump keeps returning to past victories — and old foes

April 13, 2017
Abby Phillip, Jenna Johnson | The Washington Post
Nearly three months into his presidency — and more than five months after the election — Trump continues to relive his political victory over Hillary Clinton and her allies.
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House intel chairman stepping aside from House Russia investigation

April 6, 2017
Tom LoBianco, Manu Raju, Jeremy Herb | CNN
House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes announced Thursday he was temporarily stepping aside from leading the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 elections.
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Susan Rice may have committed a crime, Trump says without providing evidence

April 6, 2017
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
President Trump suggested without evidence Wednesday that Susan E. Rice may have committed a crime in requesting the identities of Trump campaign associates.
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Susan Rice, Ex-Obama Adviser, Is Back in Political Cross Hairs Over Surveillance

April 5, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
Now Susan Rice finds herself back in the cross hairs as her handling of intelligence involving President Trump’s associates comes into question.
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‘It went off the rails almost immediately’: How Trump’s messy transition led to a chaotic presidency

April 4, 2017
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Viewed through the lens of the new administration's first months, Trump’s transition provided the template for what has unfolded since Inauguration Day.
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Mike Flynn Offers to Testify in Exchange for Immunity

March 31, 2017
Shane Harris, Carol Lee, Julian E. Barnes | The Wall Street Journal
Mike Flynn has told the FBI and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign’s potential ties to Russia that he is willing to be interviewed in exchange for a grant of immunity from prosecution.
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Trump Calls Congressional Inquiry a ‘Witch Hunt’

March 31, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
President Trump said on Friday that Michael T. Flynn should ask for immunity from prosecution in the congressional investigation into the presidential campaign’s ties to Moscow.
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