We know that Trump consistently defends Russia and deflects its campaign interference. Here are the times he's discussed that interference and what he's said about it.


Saturday

Sat, 11:42 pm

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The Times has a detailed look at the ambush in Niger that killed four American soldiers last year.


Friday

Fri, 4:47 pm

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The new indictment doesn't prove that Russia didn't affect the election outcome or that there was no collusion, for different reasons.


Fri, 4:22 pm

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Here you go: A hopefully comprehensive and unquestionably exhaustive timeline of Russia's meddling revealed in the new Mueller indictment.


Fri, 11:58 am

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Trump can't believe how Democrats abandoned the people whose protections he stripped away.


Fri, 10:00 am

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Since the legal age to buy rifles is 18 in much of the country and since 20 percent of 18 and 19 year olds are in high school, I estimate that 1.6 million high school kids could legally buy AR-15s.


Thursday

Thu, 3:07 pm

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I dug up the NRA's most-recent ratings on every member of the Senate.


Thu, 1:06 pm

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Wondering why Congress doesn't take action on guns? It's not because the NRA is making campaign contributions.


Thu, 11:08 am

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To help guide the debate, I made an interactive letting you figure out when it's OK to talk politics after a mass shooting.


Wednesday

Wed, 6:17 pm

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There haven't been 18 school shootings this year, really. But there have been hundreds killed at schools since 2000.


Wed, 4:29 pm

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Spoke with a guy who'd spent decades doing the sort of clearances that are now at the center of questions about the White House's handling of Rob Porter.


Wed, 1:36 pm

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There's one deadly national epidemic for which Trump could immediately call for action: The flu. He hasn't.


Wed, 11:42 am

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Trump sought election less to leverage the institutional power of the government than to bolster another institution: The Trump family and brand.


Wed, 10:34 am

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I talked to a lawyer about the legality of the Stormy Daniels payment. There's still a lot we don't know, but he clarified where the boundaries are.


Tuesday

Tue, 7:54 pm

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Neural-net-generated pick-up lines.

Via @kottke. [ Also from @kottke. ]


Tue, 7:52 pm

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How to find a car drifting through space.


Tue, 2:25 pm

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Number of pressers in the general election: 1
As president-elect: 1
As president: 1

The one-year anniversary of that last one approaches.


Tue, 12:45 pm

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The White House's arguments on Rob Porter were doubly knee-capped this morning.


Tue, 10:41 am

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A recent poll showed that most Americans don't think Russia will meddle in 2018. Perhaps they don't know what that meddling looked like two years ago.


Monday

Mon, 5:42 pm

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Sarah Sanders' defense of the White House's handling of classified material was only bad in five major ways.


Mon, 4:38 pm

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New evidence that the number of self-identified Republicans is dropping -- but that it may not mean as much for his approval as you might think.


Mon, 1:11 pm

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I'd been meaning to write this for a while and Charlie Warzel's good piece finally inspired me to: The tools that could be used for the fake news of the future.


Mon, 9:51 am

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Kellyanne Conway's defense of Trump's standing with Rob Porter against abuse accusations? Women should remember job growth.


Friday

Feb 9, 7:18 pm

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"The N.S.A. even used its official Twitter account nearly a dozen times to send coded messages to the Russian."


Feb 9, 6:41 pm

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Someone just stepped out of Trump's Mueller-Saturday-night-massacre chain. Here's who's left.


Feb 9, 3:42 pm

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On Friday morning, the White House sent around a round-up of negative stories about immigrants, linking those here legally and illegally to criminal behavior.


Feb 9, 2:12 pm

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For considering Kelly's claims about acting quickly on Porter: What happened when -- and who knew about it.


Feb 9, 12:59 pm

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Kelly told staff this morning that he acted on Porter within 40 minutes of hearing the allegations.


Feb 9, 11:12 am

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So that story about how Trump doesn't read his daily briefings? I crunched some numbers.


Thursday

Feb 8, 7:04 pm

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If Democrats pick all the lowest-hanging fruit in the House, they can win a majority.


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