Nancy Cook

White House reporter for Politico

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Nancy Cook is a senior reporter at Politico, covering domestic policy out of the Trump Administration. She is a former economic and fiscal policy correspondent for National Journal.

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Former White House Counsel Don McGahn was a no-show at today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing. On orders from the White House, McGahn defied the committee’s subpoena.

Don McGahn is a no-show at today’s hearing and Democrats are furious

Former White House Counsel Don McGahn was a no-show at today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing. On orders from the White House, McGahn defied the committee’s subpoena.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump headed off to Camp David for the weekend, where he’ll meet with Republican leaders to chart their agenda.

What the Trump v. Bannon feud means for the future of the GOP

President Trump headed off to Camp David for the weekend, where he’ll meet with Republican leaders to chart their agenda.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump promised big things in  his first 100 days , but his most important achievement may be keeping the government open.

Do the first hundred days really matter?

President Trump promised big things in his first 100 days , but his most important achievement may be keeping the government open.

from To the Point

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A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.

from Scheer Intelligence

Buckle up.

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Greta Thunberg inspired Fridays for Future--school strikes around the world.  Were the leaders of major polluters paying attention? Not according to what they told the United Nations.

from To the Point

Nearly 200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States. The result? They were forcibly removed from the Southeastern part of the U.S. to Oklahoma.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted the mounting calls from her caucus to start impeachment proceedings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump is holding a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In a speech to the U.N.

from News Stories

Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

from To the Point

“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

from Scheer Intelligence