Nicole Lafond

Nicole Lafond is a news writer for TPM based in New York City. She is also currently earning a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and previously worked as an education reporter at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Ill. Follow her on Twitter @Nicole_Lafond.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) wished fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions well following his resignation and said he looked forward to “working with him in any future endeavors.”

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was looking at the various investigations his Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and said he would have an “idea” of what Zinke’s fate will be in “about a week.”

We’re looking at that and I do want to study whatever is being said,” he said. “I think he’s doing an excellent job but we will take a look at that in a very strong– and we’ll probably have an idea about that in about a week.”

President Donald Trump didn’t hesitate to give House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) credit on Wednesday during a press conference at the White House, offering the top Democratic lawmaker “a great deal of credit for what she’s done.”

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