Here's how Trump is trying to rewrite the history of something that happened three weeks ago.


Friday

Fri, 3:51 pm

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On another hectic news day, Pew dropped new research showing the widening partisan divide in American politics.


Fri, 2:51 pm

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The White House sent a hacky Journal column to the office of every senator to read. If they read that, they should also read my rebuttal.


Fri, 12:19 pm

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Fri, 10:10 am

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In 2016, anti-refugee sentiment was at the forefront of Trump's politics. As president, it moved to the background. Last night in Minnesota, it was front-and-center.


Thursday

Thu, 5:56 pm

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A bit of a backgrounder on the Reza Zarrab case. In the calls obtained by Politico, Graham says Trump "mentioned [it] twice" when they spoke.


Thu, 3:27 pm

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Fox asked poll respondents how much confidence they had in Trump and in the media. Comparing the two views offers some insight into the current political moment.


Thu, 1:35 pm

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What the indictment of those two Giuliani associates alleges, visualized.


Thu, 10:36 am

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Trump got very mad about a new Fox poll this morning. Here's what it says, what it suggests -- and how much Fox News is actually covering it.


Wednesday

Wed, 5:30 pm

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In the last five nominating contests, there were only 16 lead changes in the last 500 days, nine of which came in 2012. So what's next for Warren?


Wed, 2:40 pm

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I've heard people argue before that Russia's social-media effort helped suppress black turnout in 2016. The Senate report released on Tuesday is a good reason to evaluate that question.


Wed, 10:37 am

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Support for an impeachment inquiry has spiked recently. But that doesn't necessarily mean what you think it means.


Tuesday

Tue, 5:45 pm

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Quinnipiac polling shows impeachment support flat over the past week " but more support among those paying more attention.


Tue, 4:02 pm

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On July 26, Sondland spoke to a Ukrainian TV station. He said he'd spoken with Trump right before the Zelensky call -- at about the time his colleague Volker was telling a Zelensky aid that a state visit depended on an investigation.


Tue, 1:42 pm

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A look at what information House Democrats are seeking -- and what they are and aren't getting.


Tue, 10:03 am

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The new Post poll is worse for Trump than it might seem at first: Despite attempts to spin it, the Ukraine scandal appears to be sticking, even with Republicans.


Monday

Oct 7, 4:33 pm

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Even Republicans say Trump's Turkey decision is a gift for Russia. It's not the only reason Russia is enthusiastic these days.


Oct 7, 2:38 pm

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I don't possess unmatched wisdom or anything, but it seems like mid-impeachment inquiry is a questionable time to give senators from your own party reason to be mad at you.


Oct 7, 12:07 pm

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This is a moment in which it would have been useful for Trump if he'd 1) divested from his business in Turkey and 2) not coddled Erdogan so obviously.


Oct 7, 10:55 am

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Fox and Friends inviting Eric Trump on to disparage the media is a good encapsulation of Trump's fumbling defenses to the Ukraine-China scandal.


Friday

Oct 4, 6:15 am

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I walked through what I see as the three most censoreding aspects of those text messages related to the Ukraine.


Thursday

Oct 3, 2:56 pm

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Don Jr. avoided campaign finance charges in the Mueller probe in part because Mueller couldn't prove he knew he'd violated the law. Trump's request of Ukraine and China today isn't going to be able to exploit that loophole.


Oct 3, 11:56 am

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The Ukraine (and, now, China) question is simple, despite how Trump and his allies are trying to to blur and muddy it.


Oct 3, 9:38 am

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Whether he's a genius or not, Trump is at least stable in one regard: New Gallup polling has him right in line with his low average job approval as president.


Wednesday

Oct 2, 4:09 pm

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What the Times report says vs. what Trump says it says.


Oct 2, 2:26 pm

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My first instinct when I saw the Times moat story was to write about the cost of the moat. So I wrote about the cost of the moat.


Oct 2, 1:08 pm

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Made a diagram of the web of players involved in Trump's two-part politically useful investigations.


Oct 2, 9:37 am

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How to redirect questions away from reality without saying anything untrue, as presented by Mike Pompeo.


Tuesday

Oct 1, 3:22 pm

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Nixon's polling on impeachment looked like an X. Trump's looks like an equals sign. But why?


Oct 1, 1:22 pm

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The attorney general and president are leveraging international relationships to chase a conspiracy theory that Trump sees on Fox News.


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