TODAY  Trump Returns to Clouds, Gregg Allman Dead

The Chickens Roost: President Trump returned to the White House yesterday and gathering clouds over his administration after a checkered 9-day foreign tour. Trump is reported to be collecting a private legal team to deal with inquiries into possible Russian collusion with his political campaign and the new bombshell that his son-in-law and political adviser Jared Kushner may have been trying to set up a secure back channel of communication with the Russians during the transition period.

YESTERDAY  Kushner and Back Channel to Russians

Back Channel: As the water-torture of leaks continues for the Trump administration, The Washington Post reported late yesterday that President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner during the transition tried to set up a secret shielded channel of communications that could not be monitored. Kushner is now Senior Adviser to the president.

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Kushner, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and political adviser Steve Bannon returned early from the foreign trip to deal with the growing crisis in Washington.

Climate Cloud: President Trump left the G-7 summit in Italy yesterday without endorsing the Paris Climate Accord, putting the worldwide pollution control agreement in doubt. The other G-7 leaders all support the accord that has been signed by 135 countries.

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Court Sides Against Trump, Kushner Scrutiny

Friday, May 26, 2017

Denied: In another blow to President Trump, a federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., has upheld the stay on his travel and immigration order aimed at six Muslim countries. The court said Trump’s order “drips with religious intolerance, animus and …

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Healthcare Bill Would Shed Millions

Thursday, May 25, 2017

To Your Health: The House healthcare bill would shed 23 million people from the rolls of the insured by 2026, according to a new review by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO says, “Premiums would vary significantly according to …

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Britain on Critical Alert, Russians Recruit

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Critical Alert: A British man of Libyan descent is believed to have been the suicide bomber at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester, England. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility. Police say they found the identification of Salman …

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Page Two

Jaw Meet Floor

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Small President

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Cuba Diaries

Sunday, March 13, 2016

An Alphabet of Maladies

Friday, February 26, 2016

The Healthcare Confusion Act

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Freedom from Speech

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Too Big to Fire

Friday, June 19, 2015

More Probable Than Not

Thursday, May 14, 2015

It's Been Said

"It is a great honor to be here with all of my friends – so amazing & will Never Forget!"

-President Trump signing the Book of Remembrance at Yad Vashem