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* Missy Ryan and Greg Jaffe report on the unusual concentration of former generals in the civilian national security leadership in the Trump administration: Current and retired military officers not only hold positions at the highest ranks of government but also fill senior staff jobs in the White House that have traditionally been the purview […]

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Why can’t Congress get its act together?

Why can’t Congress get its act together?

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Why can’t Congress get its act together?

It was supposed to go much more smoothly than this. During the 2016 campaign, Republicans uneasy with Donald Trump told themselves that the real action would be in Congress, where their dreams would finally be realized. Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell would pass one sweeping bill after another to put conservative ideology into practice, and […]

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Why the Trump administration can’t solve its biggest problems

Why the Trump administration can’t solve its biggest problems

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Why the Trump administration can't solve its biggest problems

The Trump White House is in crisis — and the people there have no idea what to do about it. Or to be more precise, they have plenty of ideas, but they’re all wrong. They seem to stem from a fundamental misunderstanding of what their problem is. As they rack their brains to figure out […]

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White House reporter April Ryan on Colbert: ‘It’s not about us’

White House reporter April Ryan on Colbert: ‘It’s not about us’

The Washington Post

April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks was asked Thursday night by Stephen Colbert about the responsibility of White House correspondents: “Get information, accurate information, facts for the American public. It’s not about us. It’s about the American public. It’s abut the First Amendment. It’s about freedom of the press. It’s not about us, it’s […]

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