Day 396: Incontrovertible.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

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1/ March For Our Lives: Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are calling for a March 24 march on Washington.

2/ Former Trump aide Rick Gates will plead guilty to fraud-related charges and has agreed to testify against Paul Manafort.

3/ Several conservatives want Trump to issue presidential pardons as a way of limiting Robert Mueller's investigation.

4/ The new White House security clearances policy puts a "bull's eye" on Jared Kushner.

5/ Robert Mueller's interest in Jared Kushner has expanded beyond his contacts with Russia.

6/ Trump blamed everybody but Russia as he lashed out against the Russia investigation in a nine-hour, profanity-laced, and error-laden tweetstorm.

7/ National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster said the "evidence is now incontrovertible" that Russia meddled in the U.S. political system.

8/ Trump suggested that the FBI could have stopped the school shooter at a Florida high school if they spent less time on the Russia investigation.


  • Trump Jr. will give a foreign policy speech while on an "unofficial" business trip to India.

  • Pennsylvania's Supreme Court issued a new congressional map to replace the state's current gerrymandered one.

  • Trump called Oprah "very insecure" and accused her of being "biased and slanted."

  • Trump went golfing today, three days after skipping a weekend of golf out of respect for the 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week.

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