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Where Things Stand: The Great Unmasking Dud

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President Donald Trump speaks during a White House Conference on American History at the National Archives Museum on Thursday, September 17, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras/For The New York Times)
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 23: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as U.S. Attorney General William Barr listens during a discussion with State Attorneys General on Protecting Consumers from Social Media Abuses in the... WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 23: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as U.S. Attorney General William Barr listens during a discussion with State Attorneys General on Protecting Consumers from Social Media Abuses in the Cabinet Room of the White House on September 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 14, 2020 12:24 p.m.

There’s a reason this came out through the media rather than some official DOJ press release.

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