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Peter Baker

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Peter Baker is White House correspondent and former Jerusalem burea chief for the New York Times. A former White House correspondent for the Washington Post, he is also the author of Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House.

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President Trump abruptly cancelled the meeting with North Korea Thursday morning. The move caught many people off guard -- the North, the South, parts of the his own administration.

Why Trump called off the US-North Korea meeting

President Trump abruptly cancelled the meeting with North Korea Thursday morning. The move caught many people off guard -- the North, the South, parts of the his own administration.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

News broke yesterday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate President Trump’s political rivals, including an…

Will Sessions appoint a special counsel?

News broke yesterday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate President Trump’s political rivals, including an…

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The newest name in Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation is George Papadopoulos.

White House calls George Papadopoulos a liar, Republicans silent

The newest name in Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation is George Papadopoulos.

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