Don’t Let Bill Barr and Ivanka Trump Visit the Reputation Laundromat

Trump’s enablers are trying to use the Jan. 6 committee to wash themselves clean.

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A Striking Contrast: Trump Officials Then and Now

Many officials have told the Jan. 6 committee that they tried to dissuade the former president from his bid to overturn the election. But in public at the time, their words were far different.

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The Trump Courtiers and the Jan. 6 Hearings

What constitutes “normal” in today’s Republican Party still has rot at its heart.

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Jan. 6 Panel Tracks How Trump Created and Spread Election Lies

In its second hearing this month, the committee showed how the former president ignored aides and advisers in declaring victory prematurely and relentlessly pressing claims of fraud he was told were wrong.

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The Fractious Night That Began Trump’s Bid to Overturn the Election

Donald J. Trump’s advisers urged him not to declare victory on election night in 2020. He listened to the one who told him what he wanted to hear.

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Trump Campaign Chief to Headline Jan. 6 Hearing on Election Lies

Bill Stepien is expected to appear alongside a fired Fox News editor who called Trump’s loss and a former U.S. attorney who resigned rather than go along with false claims of election fraud.

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Jan. 6 Committee Weighs Possibility of Criminal Referrals

The House panel is examining whether there is enough evidence to recommend that the Justice Department pursue cases against Donald J. Trump and others.

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Jan. 6 Inquiry Subpoenas Eastman, Flynn and Other Trump Allies

The latest batch of subpoenas from the House select committee investigating the riot includes officials from the former president’s re-election campaign.

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How Trump’s Cash Crunch is Affecting the Campaign’s Final Weeks

With far less money than anticipated, campaign officials are scrambling to address a severe financial disadvantage against Joseph R. Biden Jr., producing something of an internal blame game.

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Trump Runs the Kind of Campaign He Likes, but Not the One He Might Need

With little time left to change the trajectory of the race, there is a large gulf separating the president’s experience of the campaign from the more sobering assessments of party officials.

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Votes and Vitality in Mind, Trump Addresses Rally in Florida

“I feel so powerful,” the president said in a 65-minute speech. His voice sounded hoarse, but he claimed he was fully recovered and therefore immune to the coronavirus.

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Inside the Trump Campaign’s Strategy to Make Voting a Tooth-and-Nail Fight

The campaign’s focus on Election Day operations has intensified, with aggressive plans for poll monitoring and other tactics that Democrats say are efforts at vote suppression.

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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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Trump Engulfs Himself in Chaotic News Cycles as Election Day Nears

With early voting about to begin in some states, the days President Trump can afford to be consumed by crises of his own making are dwindling. But he has spent the last week in reaction mode.

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How Trump’s Billion-Dollar Campaign Lost Its Cash Advantage

Five months ago, President Trump’s re-election campaign had a huge financial edge over Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s. The Times conducted an extensive review of how the Trump team spent lavishly to show how that advantage evaporated.

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In Final Stretch, Biden Defends Lead Against Trump’s Onslaught

The president is attempting to overtake his Democratic challenger with a strategy of racial polarization in heavily white Midwestern states, even as Democrats make inroads in the Republican-leaning South and West.

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Who Is Bill Stepien? A Data-Obsessed Campaign Manager for Trump’s 2020 Campaign

Mr. Stepien, a former aide to Chris Christie who has been shadowed by the Bridgegate scandal, brings a data-centric style to the president’s lagging re-election effort.

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Trump Adds to Staff for Election, Naming New Deputy Campaign Manager

The president is installing Bill Stepien, a veteran political adviser, to the top heirarchy of his re-election staff, adding support for the campaign manager, Brad Parscale.

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