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David Kurtz is TPM's executive editor and Washington Bureau chief. He oversees the news operations of TPM.
What Just Went Down Prime Badge

President Trump’s defense opened Saturday with a swift 2-hour session that crammed everything but the kitchen sink into an argument that was designed first and foremost to undermine Adam Schiff’s reliability as a narrator. In a stinging irony, the White House lawyers maintained a sustained attack on the House managers for, of all things, hiding evidence.

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Outrage Offramp

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) captured it perfectly last night. Republican senators are looking for an “outrage offramp” to help get themselves off the hook. They’ll find it some way some how. Whether it’s taking great umbrage with process or with the tone of House managers or other petty decorum slights.

McConnell Doing To Impeachment What He Did To Garland

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s resolution establishing the rules of the road for the impeachment trial is just out, and it’s a doozy.

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The Circus Is Coming To Town Prime Badge

TPM Reader SL brings the heat:

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Sneak Peek

Lev Parnas dumps the Ukraine scandal right in Trump’s lap in his first interview about the Ukraine scandal.

BREAKING
on July 10, 2018 in Washington, DC.

A week before his scheduled sentencing, former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn is seeking to withdraw his guilty plea.

The Moment Is At Hand

We’re getting word now that Speaker Pelosi is telling her members to expect a vote Wednesday on sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate. Tierney Sneed is outside the House Democratic caucus meeting on the Hill, we will have her report shortly.

A Constituency Of One

Buried down in a Wall Street Journal story on the decision-making behind the U.S. strike on Gen. Qassem Soleimani:

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Trump’s Blanket Stonewalling Takes A Beating Prime Badge

A quick rundown on a couple of important court actions within the last hour:

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Brick By Brick Prime Badge

Former Trump NSC aide is about to detonate all of Devin Nunes’ bogus conspiracy theories … to his face, no less. Watch here and follow here.

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