Shane Goldmacher

Politico

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Shane Goldmacher is a senior political reporter for Politico.

He is a former Congressional correspondent for the National Journal, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, and a former political reporter for the Sacramento Bee and lead writer of its Capitol Alert.

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America's deal-maker-in-chief has proposed a  budget  so draconian it's already called "dead on arrival" in Congress.

President Trump's opening offer

America's deal-maker-in-chief has proposed a budget so draconian it's already called "dead on arrival" in Congress.

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Donald Trump's choice to be Secretary of State is  Rex Tillerson , who's never had a job outside the oil giant ExxonMobil, where he's the long-time CEO.

Big oil, Vladimir Putin and transactional diplomacy

Donald Trump's choice to be Secretary of State is Rex Tillerson , who's never had a job outside the oil giant ExxonMobil, where he's the long-time CEO.

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Fellow Republicans say that House Speaker Paul Ryan will focus on maintaining the GOP majority in Congress, rather than campaigning with Donald Trump or defending his comments.

House Speaker Ryan no longer publicly supporting Trump

Fellow Republicans say that House Speaker Paul Ryan will focus on maintaining the GOP majority in Congress, rather than campaigning with Donald Trump or defending his comments.

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Let’s talk about this letter from the White House, calling the “impeachment inquiry” illegitimate.

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