What the Trump Documents Might Tell the Jan. 6 Committee

Following last week’s Supreme Court ruling, the House panel has received material that it hopes could flesh out how the attack on the Capitol came about.

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Sean Hannity Told Trump After Jan. 6: ‘No More Stolen Election Talk’

The Fox News host discussed with the White House press secretary how to dissuade the president from pursuing claims of voter fraud, newly disclosed documents show.

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House Inquiry Into Jan. 6 Issues 10 New Subpoenas

The panel has summoned Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to President Donald J. Trump, and several other top White House officials who witnessed his actions before and during the riot.

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Trump Officials Illegally Campaigned While in Office, Watchdog Finds

Mr. Trump’s son-in-law and his chief of staff are among those accused of violating a law designed to prevent federal employees from abusing their power.

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Court Filing Lists Documents Trump Seeks to Withhold From Jan. 6 Inquiry

The National Archives says the former president is asserting executive privilege over phone logs, notes and other records concerning the attack on the Capitol.

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Bully Pulpit No More: Jen Psaki’s Turn at the Lectern

President Biden’s press secretary has tamped down the vitriol that colored news briefings during the Trump administration. She still may not answer your question, though.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Running for Office. Will Other Trump Allies Follow?

The names of Lara Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and others have been floated as potential political candidates. Here’s what we know about the chances they could run and their considerations.

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BuzzFeed News Pulls Reporter From White House, Citing Virus Risk

She said she had “obvious concerns about working indoors during an outbreak.” The White House Correspondents’ Association pushed for more information on known infections.

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Trump Leaves Hospital, Minimizing Virus and Urging Americans ‘Not to Let It Dominate Your Life’

The president appeared eager to be back at the White House and dispel any questions about his capacity after being diagnosed with the coronavirus, despite continuing questions about his health.

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A White House Infected With Propaganda

Trump risks lives to sustain his coronavirus lies.

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As Coronavirus Invades West Wing, White House Reporters Face Heightened Risks

At least three correspondents have tested positive for the coronavirus, along with the press secretary and two of her deputies.

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A White House Long in Denial Confronts Reality

The infections were a byproduct, former aides said, of the recklessness and top-down culture of fear that President Trump created at the White House and throughout his administration.

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The Busy Week When the President Met the Virus

He disparaged masks, encouraged big campaign crowds and employed an often-unreliable test to keep him safe. All the while it turned out the virus was nearby.

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Trump’s Covid News Meets a Landscape Primed for Mistrust

A president who rose to fame — in business, on TV and in politics — on an archipelago of exaggerations finds himself facing a public skeptical of his account of his own health.

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How Fox News Covered the Trump Tax Story on Monday

The Fox News morning show, a reliable forum for the president and his defenders, served up criticism of the report and attacks on Joseph R. Biden Jr.

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White House Attacks Former Pence Aide Who Endorsed Biden

Olivia Troye, the latest Republican to leave the administration and speak out against President Trump, called the statements seeking to undermine her credibility “a bald faced lie.”

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Republican Convention: Best and Worst Moments From Mike Pence Night

Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

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Trump on QAnon Followers: ‘These Are People That Love Our Country’

When asked, the president did not question the truth behind the claims of the QAnon conspiracy movement. Instead, he offered his help.

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Kayleigh McEnany Heckles the Press. Is That All?

President Trump does not always watch her briefings, and even his allies say she risks being known more for “hitting the press with a two-by-four” than advancing his priorities.

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God Did Not Commute Roger Stone’s Sentence

Trump’s enablers recast rationalizations as righteousness.

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Fauci Back at the White House, a Day After Trump Aides Tried to Undermine Him

The visit underscored a reality for both the president and his most prominent coronavirus adviser: They are stuck with each other.

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Trump Delivers Divisive Culture War Message at Mount Rushmore

Down in the polls and failing to control a raging pandemic, the president cast himself as waging battle against a “new far-left fascism” that imperils American values and seeks to erase history.

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Data on Financial Transfers Bolstered Suspicions That Russia Offered Bounties

Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.

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Does Trump Want to Fight for a Second Term? His Self-Sabotage Worries Aides

Advisers and allies say the president’s repeated acts of self-destruction have significantly damaged his re-election prospects, and yet he appears mostly unable, or unwilling, to curtail them.

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Why Does Trump Lie?

He has nothing but contempt for the institutions that exist to keep presidents in check.

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Trump Rejects Renaming Military Bases Named After Confederate Generals

By dismissing an idea under consideration by the Pentagon, the president positioned himself firmly against the movement to remove racist symbols and combat racism touched off by George Floyd’s death.

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Kayleigh McEnany Displays One of Trump’s Checks in a Little Too Much Detail

The $100,000 check was made out to a government agency. This time his account and routing numbers were clearly visible.

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Two White House Coronavirus Cases Raise Question of if Anyone Is Really Safe

If it is so hard to maintain a healthy environment at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, then how can businesses across the country establish a safe space for their workers?

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Haphazard Rollout of Coronavirus Drug Frustrates Doctors

Remdesivir was shipped to small hospitals even as besieged medical centers were denied access.

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‘I Will Never Lie to You,’ McEnany Says in First White House Briefing

But Kayleigh McEnany, the president’s fourth press secretary, found that vow tested almost immediately.

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In Kayleigh McEnany, Trump Taps a Press Fighter for the Coronavirus Era

Kayleigh McEnany saw Donald J. Trump as her ticket to stardom. She has been fighting for him for much of her adult life, now as the president’s fourth press secretary.

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