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.

Articles by Nichole

Several Republican lawmakers have made it publicly clear that they were caught off-guard and not pleased with President Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria.

And behind closed doors, Trump — apparently influenced by a phone call with the President of Turkey, who criticized U.S. involvement in Syria — went against the advice of some of his most trusted advisers and high-ranking officials, The Washington Post reported.

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Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz — who has become well known for his praise of President Trump — interrupted his interview on Tucker Carlson’s show Wednesday night to tell Carlson he disagreed with the way the Fox News host had described mass immigration recently.

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