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Richard Painter

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Richard Painter is a professor of law at the University of Minnesota and the author of Taxation Only with Representation. From 2005-2007, he served as Chief White House ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush.

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Even many Republicans say President Trump is beholden to Russia rather than the United States. Investigative reporters tell Warren that’s nothing new.

Trump & Putin

Even many Republicans say President Trump is beholden to Russia rather than the United States. Investigative reporters tell Warren that’s nothing new.

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Washington veterans agree that no president has ever attacked his own Attorney General the way Donald Trump has gone after Jeff Sessions.

Chaos and rivalries in the White House and the cabinet

Washington veterans agree that no president has ever attacked his own Attorney General the way Donald Trump has gone after Jeff Sessions.

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Donald Trump, Jr., the President's oldest son,  has confirmed that he met with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer  during last year's campaign.

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Donald Trump, Jr., the President's oldest son, has confirmed that he met with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer during last year's campaign.

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