David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

Articles by David

Tierney Sneed talked to past White House lawyers to get a sense of where President Trump’s legal defense has gone farthest off the rails – and why. The irony, of course, is that the person least served by the tumult is Trump himself. Worth your time.

Rudy G’s big revelation leaves so many questions unanswered. In fact, the extent of the key missing information highlights what a total clusterf*** Giuliani’s TV appearances over the last 13 hours have been.  Here are the top questions (for Prime subscribers) that we’re framing our coverage around.

Deputy AG on threats to him privately and publicly: The Justice Department “is not going to be extorted.” Watch.

President Trump predictably went on a Twitter tear this morning about the New York Times scoop on what Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask him in the Russia probe.

But don’t be misled!

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Some of my earliest reporting experiences were covering local sheriff races in Louisiana, and I came away convinced that sheriff is the best elected position to hold. Hands down. But for pretty much all the wrong reasons.

Today’s feature by Allegra Kirkland exemplifies the problem.

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