Nicole Lafond

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Nicole Lafond is TPM’s special projects editor, based in New York. Previously, she was a senior newswriter for TPM. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and formerly covered education for The News-Gazette in Illinois.
Where Things Stand: One Article Of Impeachment, One Final Full Week Prime Badge
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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on September 26, 2019 in Washington, DC.  Speaker Pelosi discussed an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.  (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

It is the last full week of the Trump presidency and if last week was any indication of how long this week will feel, we should be prepared for another interminable one.

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on August 23, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
Where Things Stand: Isolating With The Oddballs Prime Badge
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Quarantine has forced some of us to spend quite a lot of time in isolation with some … unique characters to say the least.

But President Trump — who, unlike the rest of us, has spent little time actually quarantining since COVID-19 first hit the U.S. — is actively choosing to keep the company of out-there characters.

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Where Things Stand: Who Will Get Their Christmas Pardon? Prime Badge
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Word on the street (or, rather, Axios) is that President Trump is going to issue a wave of pardons today as a grand gesture of Christmas clemency to some of his closest friends and family.

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Where Things Stand: Trump’s Out But McGahn’s Not Off The Hook Yet Prime Badge
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The House Judiciary Committee still wants to hear from former White House counsel Don McGahn.

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