The best defense of Trump is still a damning indictment

The best defense of Trump is still a damning indictment

The Mueller report’s defense of Trump: exculpatory incompetence, misplaced rage. The most generous reading of Robert Mueller’s report, the one pushed by President Donald Trump’s own defenders, is, in fact, profoundly damning. Here’s how Attorney General William Barr explained the president’s actions: In assessing the president’s actions discussed in the report, it is important to bear in mind the context. President Trump faced an unprecedented situation, as he entered into office and sought to perform…

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Why measles is back in the US

Why measles is back in the US

Too many US states allow parents to opt out of vaccinating their children. Measles is back in the United States. This completely preventable disease was eradicated in 2000 but has made a comeback in the past decade. More people have gotten measles in the first three months of 2019 than in all of 2018. But the outbreaks aren’t occurring all over the US — they’re happening within specific groups of people. Anti-vaccination misinformation can lead…

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Mueller report details 'inadequate' Trump answers, attempts by president to end probe

Mueller report details 'inadequate' Trump answers, attempts by president to end probe

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find that Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, but the report appeared to paint a picture of a president taking steps to control the investigation and not fully co-operating with the probe. Powered by WPeMatico

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