David Taintor

David Taintor is a news editor at Talking Points Memo. Previously, he worked at NBC News and Adweek. He's a native of Minnesota. Reach him at taintor@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin reacted to a judge’s ruling Wednesday in favor of House Democrats seeking financial information from banks that worked with President Trump, calling it a “win” for Democrats.

“Well, it’s another very important win, because the legal issue, fundamentally, is the same as the one (Monday) regarding the accounting firm that did the President’s taxes,” Toobin told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.

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President Trump has made a surprise appearance in the White House’s Rose Garden to discuss — what else? — the Mueller report.

His podium is decked out with statistics about the Mueller investigation alongside the President’s mantra: “NO collusion, NO obstruction.”


New York Mayor Bill de Blasio woke up to a mocking front page Thursday from the New York Post, as the mayor became the latest Democrat to jump in the 2020 race.

De Blasio, who has a 42% approval rating, according to Quinnipiac, focused his campaign announcement on working people.

But the New York tabloid doesn’t seem to be taking the bid too seriously.

The mayor’s presidential bid didn’t even make the front page of the city’s other major tabloid.

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