Democratic lawmakers sound off on the party's presidential free-for-all — and the dilution of their own power to choose a nominee.
Brian Stelter🔥 lead: DNC chairman @TomPerez "is the face of presidential debate rules that will allow a meditation guru to take the stage next week while a red state Western governor watches on TV."
As Trump's presidency reaches the 2.5-year mark, he is more aggrieved than ever, telling advisers that he believes he’ll never get fair treatment.
Brian Stelter"More aggrieved than ever" ⬇
"As his presidency reaches the 2.5-year mark, he is more aggrieved than ever, telling advisers that he believes he’ll never get fair treatment from the media and establishment politicians that he believes hate him."
On the second day of his three-day state visit to Britain, the president met with Prime Minister Theresa May while protesters mobilized in London.
Brian Stelter"Trump said that Britain is the United States' biggest trade partner, a fact he then claimed that many people do not know. (China was actually the United States' largest trading partner in 2018. Britain was No. 7.)"
The author of the forthcoming book "Siege: Trump Under Fire," defended an explosive claim that had already been called into doubt before the book's publication.
Brian Stelter"Wolff says over the course of writing two books he has come to believe Trump is governing on impulse and whim, that there is no method to the madness and that someone who is 'functionally a madman' is president of the United States."
Donald Trump denied calling Meghan Markle "nasty."
Brian StelterFox headline: "Donald Trump says he never called Meghan Markle 'nasty'"
Very last sentence in the story: "Despite his denial, there is an audio recording circulating of President Trump saying the exact quote about Duchess Meghan that had been reported."
The weird resistance campaign against the toughest and best White House reporter ever.
Brian Stelter"The progressive loathing of @maggieNYT draws some of its force from the mistaken belief that straight news reporters should stand up to the president and call him out for his unfitness to hold office," @jonathanchait writes
The president’s war with the deep state has long been waged by tweet, but his new attorney general is poised to professionalize the fight.
Brian StelterRemember how much press this got? Trump ordered the revocation of John Brennan's security clearance. "But the White House never followed through with the complex bureaucratic work it would have taken to strip the clearance..."
Brian StelterI'm really an optimistic person at heart. But right now I find myself agreeing with Politico's @MichaelKruse, who tweeted on Thursday, "We're not prepared for how bad stuff's gonna get." Truly, we are not prepared...
For two years now, the phrase has become a catchall term invoking the chaos of the Trump White House.
Brian StelterNYT's @KatieRogers: "At this point in the Trump presidency, 'Infrastructure Week' is less a date on the calendar than it is a 'Groundhog Day'-style fever dream doomed to be repeated..."
Brian StelterPlaybook: "@DonaldJTrumpJr has signed a book deal with Center Street Books, an imprint of the Hachette Book Group, for a book 'that will focus on politics, current events and the future of the MAGA movement'"
Brian StelterSomething is shifting. More and more Democratic politicians are coming out in favor of an impeachment inquiry. The subject was in the A-block of the NBC, ABC and CBS nightly newscasts on Tuesday. And it was prominent all across the web...