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Inside Trump’s willful dereliction of duty on Jan. 6th with Philip Rucker

Inside Trump's willful dereliction of duty on Jan. 6th with Philip Rucker

 Scott interviews Philip Rucker, co-author of the New York Times bestselling book “I Alone Can Fix It: Donald Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year” (affiliate link) with his Washington Post colleague, Carol Leonnig, which details the ex-president’s willful dereliction of duty. Their book opens at the very beginning of 2020 when the COVID pandemic arrives, carries through the January 6, 2021 …

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Author reveals how Peter Thiel helped Trump cut a deal with Facebook to evade fact checking

 Scott talks with author and journalist Max Chafkin, who is a features editor and a tech reporter at Bloomberg Businessweek. Max is the author of “The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power” (affiliate link), which is a biography about the enigmatic, controversial, and hugely influential power broker Peter Thiel who sits at the dynamic intersection of …

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Trump’s Impeachment Trial Just Started, Even Though It’s Not “Official” (News Analysis)

Scott presents a news analysis of House Democrats efforts to hold President Trump accountable for attempting to influence the Mueller probe. Today’s agreement by the Department of Justice and the House Judiciary Committee for the former to turn over to the latter, the concrete evidence of President Trump’s transgressions, is a major milestone. Combined with public hearings, Trump’s impeachment trial …

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