What Bidenism Owes to Trumpism

The Biden agenda tries to seize the populist opportunity that Trump let slip away.

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Manafort Can’t Be Prosecuted After Trump Pardon, New York Court Rules

The Court of Appeals let stand a lower-court ruling that the Manhattan district attorney’s prosecution of Paul Manafort was barred by the double jeopardy rule.

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Bannon, Pardoned by Trump, Now Faces Manhattan D.A. Investigation

Stephen K. Bannon got a last-minute pardon from President Donald J. Trump in a federal fraud case, but now state prosecutors are considering bringing charges.

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Biden Administration Removes Trump Allies from U.S.-Funded News Outlets

The Trump administration had been accused of trying to turn the federally funded news agencies into partisan mouthpieces for his presidency.

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Swamps R Us

Lots of things are better than a colorful president.

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The Problem With Trump’s Odious Pardon of Steve Bannon

It is corrupt and a possible obstruction of justice and should be legally challenged.

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Trump Prepares Pardon Wave for Final Hours

Among those under consideration for grants of clemency are the former New York Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver and the rapper Lil Wayne.

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Before the Capitol Riot, Calls for Cash and Talk of Revolution

A network of far-right agitators across the country spent weeks organizing and raising money for a mass action to overturn President Trump’s election loss.

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We Worked Together on the Internet. Last Week, He Stormed the Capitol.

At BuzzFeed, we followed the signals of social media. A young employee followed them all the way to Charlottesville and Capitol Hill.

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Trump Appointee Seeks to Cut Off Funding for Global Internet Access Group

Michael Pack, the head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, is moving to stop federal funding of the Open Technology Fund, which develops tools that allow people to get around controls on internet access.

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The King of Trump TV Thinks You’re Dumb Enough to Buy It

Chris Ruddy, the C.E.O. of Newsmax, has found a business opportunity in feeding Trump supporters the fantasy that the president could still win the election.

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How Steve Bannon and a Chinese Billionaire Created a Right-Wing Coronavirus Media Sensation

Increasingly allied, the American far right and members of the Chinese diaspora tapped into social media to give a Hong Kong researcher a vast audience for peddling unsubstantiated pandemic claims.

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Steve Bannon Loses Lawyer After Suggesting Beheading of Fauci

Mr. Bannon, the former adviser to President Trump, said the heads of the F.B.I. director and Dr. Anthony Fauci should be put on pikes, leading Twitter to ban one of his accounts.

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Trump Had One Last Story to Sell. The Wall Street Journal Wouldn’t Buy It.

Inside the White House’s secret, last-ditch effort to change the narrative, and the election — and the return of the media gatekeepers.

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New York Post Published Hunter Biden Report Amid Newsroom Doubts

Some reporters withheld their bylines and questioned the credibility of an article that made the tabloid’s front page on Wednesday.

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Hunter Biden Allegation Prompts Pushback from Facebook, Twitter

Joe Biden’s campaign rejected assertions made in a published report that were based on unverified material from Trump allies. Facebook and Twitter found the story dubious enough to limit access to it on their platform.

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In Steve Bannon Border Wall Case, Prosecutors Have ‘Voluminous’ Emails

Documents found in email accounts will be used to help link the president’s former aide to a fraudulent scheme to build a border wall, the government said.

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Trump’s Legal Entanglements in N.Y.

The president, his company and some of his associates have long been the focus of investigations overseen by officials in New York.

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After Another Week of Setbacks, Trump Looks to Change the Story Line

The president heads into the Republican National Convention after a string of bad news, including the arrest of a former top aide and a damning reminder of Russia’s interference in the last election.

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Late Night Savors Steve Bannon’s Arrest (and His Photo)

The former Trump adviser has been charged with fraud, but the hosts seemed almost as interested in his current look. Seth Meyers called him a “baked-potato Fabio.”

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Arrest Disrupts Bannon’s Efforts to Stay Relevant After Leaving White House

Since leaving the Trump administration, the former senior adviser was caught up in federal investigations and lost command of the far-right arena he once ruled.

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Steve Bannon’s Art of the Grift

The big idea to build a wall on the southern border looks like a big con.

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Trumpism Is a Racket, and Steve Bannon Knew It

In the MAGA movement, you’re either a predator or a mark.

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Steve Bannon is Arrested and Charged With Fraud in ‘We Build the Wall’ Campaign

Mr. Bannon and three others are accused in a scheme to use funds raised for construction to pay for personal expenses.

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Group at Center of Bannon Indictment Used Private Funds to Build Border Wall

The criminal charges were the latest twist for We Build the Wall, which had drawn praise from top Homeland Security officials while causing controversy over its construction methods.

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Steve Bannon Is Charged With Fraud in ‘Build the Wall Campaign’

The online fundraising effort raised $25 million, officials said.

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Trump’s Post Office Mess Is Meant to Exhaust You

Trump is “flooding the zone.” It’s a form of modern censorship.

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What Will Happen to the Republican Party if Trump Loses in 2020?

The party looks brain-dead at every spot Trump touches. But off in the corners, there’s a lot of intellectual ferment.

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New Trump Appointee Puts Global Internet Freedom at Risk, Critics Say

A battle involving Michael Pack and a U.S.-funded tech group revolves around software from Falun Gong, the secretive, anti-Beijing spiritual movement with pro-Trump elements.

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Michael Pack, Chief of Media Agency, Dismisses Heads of U.S. News Outlets

The moves by Michael Pack, a Trump administration appointee, raised concerns that the news organizations would become partisan.

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New Boss May Test Voice of America’s Credibility

Over 280 million people a week depend on the V.O.A. for news. Its independence is why it is so trusted.

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V.O.A. Directors Resign After Bannon Ally Takes Charge of U.S. Media Agency

Amanda Bennett and Sandra Sugawara told Voice of America employees that they had offered their resignations to Michael Pack, a conservative activist pushed by President Trump.

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They Predicted ‘The Crisis of 2020’ … in 1991. So How Does This End?

Two scholars coined the term millennial and developed a fan base for their grim theories. Now, the surviving one sees a generational realignment happening in American politics that does not bode well for Republicans.

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Why Bombs Made in America Have Been Killing Civilians in Yemen

President Trump sees arms deals as jobs generators for firms like Raytheon, which has made billions in sales to the Saudi coalition. The Obama administration initially backed the Saudis too, but later regretted it as thousands died.

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Michael Pack: Trump Pushes for Senate to Confirm Conservative to Run Voice of America

A key Senate committee has scheduled a vote on the long-stalled nomination of Michael Pack, an ally of Stephen K. Bannon, to run the agency in charge of the Voice of America. Employees are worried.

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Who Is Really Running the Government?

With his new book, “In Deep,” David Rohde argues that there is no “deep state,” but that Donald Trump may be creating one of his own.

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Urged on by Conservatives and His Own Advisers, Trump Targeted the W.H.O.

But his announcement that he would freeze the U.S.’s contributions to the organization in the middle of a pandemic was denounced by Democrats as well as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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