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Debra J. Saunders

Debra J. Saunders

Debra J. Saunders is the White House correspondent for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. dsaunders@reviewjournal.com … @DebraJSaunders on Twitter. 202-662-7391

Manafort trial highlights Trump’s bad choices — analysis

In June, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis slammed the position of special counsel as a post too easily “wielded as a political weapon” to troll for dirt on targeted adversaries. At the same time, he ruled that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecution of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was legitimate and should continue.

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Trump-Kim summit ends with vague commitments, little detail

Because it started so differently — with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inviting President Donald Trump to a face-to-face meeting, which the mercurial Trump promptly accepted — the June 12 summit in Singapore held out the promise of delivering something big and transformative.