Sean Spicer's White House tenure didn't last long, but he leaves behind an unintentionally hilarious legacy.

We can all treasure the time, for example, he was caught hiding in the bushes.

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Sean Spicer's White House tenure didn't last long but he leaves behind

After a brief and tumultuous tenure, Sean Spicer resigns

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How big a mess is the Republican health care gambit?

A GOP senator said, "Things are starting to feel incoherent" -- which happens to be true.

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How big a mess is the Republican health care gambit

Republicans' health care process is 'starting to feel incoherent'

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Donald Trump and his team aren't just preparing a political war against the special counsel's investigation.

They also have their eyes on the possibility of many presidential pardons.

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Donald Trump and his team aren't just preparing a political war against

Trump-Russia scandal developments raise the prospect of a crisis

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Holy wow! A veritable blizzard of breaking news in the Rachel Maddow hour tonight, happening literally as Rachel is saying the words "Things may start to move very, very fast now." The clip uploaded here is a summary of what we were juggling.

We'll have more clips from tonight uploaded to the MaddowBlog shortly, but here is Washington Post reporter Ashley Parker talking with Rachel Maddow... View more »
Holy wow A veritable blizzard of breaking news in the Rachel Maddow

WaPo: Trump seeks advice on pardoning himself, family members

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Rachel Maddow's interview last night with former Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub was really engaging.

Here he is talking about why Jeff Sessions was not only not "unfair" to Trump to recuse himself from investigations involving the campaign in which he was a participant, but he did the right thing.

The whole segment is worth the ten minutes of your time. Watch: [ Msnbc.com... View more »
Rachel Maddow's interview last night with former Office of Government Ethics Director

Former Government Ethics Director Shaub: Trump setting wrong tone

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07/20/2017 at 23:05. Facebook
When he says it's unfair to the president, meaning himself, that his attorney general has recused himself from the Trump-Russia investigation, why is that unfair? Why is that unfair unless you would want your attorney general overseeing the Russia investigation in a way that was favorable to you, right?

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When he says it's unfair to the president meaning himself that his

Resignation watch: Trump lashes Sessions, Justice officials

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07/20/2017 at 20:20. Facebook
Donald Trump warned Special Counsel Robert Mueller not to examine Trump's finances, or the president might fire him.

Take a wild guess what Mueller appears to be doing anyway.

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Donald Trump warned Special Counsel Robert Mueller not to examine Trump's finances

Special counsel reportedly examining Trump's finances

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07/20/2017 at 18:24. Facebook
Presidents aren't supposed to have Justice Department enemies lists.

Donald Trump seems to have put one together anyway.

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Presidents aren't supposed to have Justice Department enemies lists

Trump sees enemies at the Department of Justice

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07/20/2017 at 16:14. Facebook
Donald Trump keeps taking steps that make Russia's Vladimir Putin happy.

Trump's national security and foreign policy teams aren't pleased.

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Donald Trump keeps taking steps that make Russia's Vladimir Putin happy

Trump at odds with his national security team over pro-Russia moves

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07/20/2017 at 14:08. Facebook
At a key moment in the health care fight, Donald Trump made it painfully clear he has no idea what he's talking about.

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At a key moment in the health care fight Donald Trump made

Trump trips over his own ignorance on health care

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07/20/2017 at 12:08. Facebook
Why is Donald Trump outraged with Attorney General Jeff Sessions?

Because the president expected Sessions to help with a cover-up in the investigation into the Russia scandal.

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Why is Donald Trump outraged with Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Trump takes aim at a longtime ally, AG Jeff Sessions

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07/20/2017 at 03:39. Facebook
Just before we came on the air tonight, the New York Times published a write up of a new interview with Donald Trump in which he bashes Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, acting FBI Director Andrew McCable and Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

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Just before we came on the air tonight the New York Times

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07/20/2017 at 00:40. Facebook
The Wall Street Journal reports today that Republicans in Congress are moving ahead with their plan to kill the Election Assistance Commission. What's the Election Assistance Commission? It's "the sole federal agency that exclusive works to ensure our voting process is secure."

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The Wall Street Journal reports today that Republicans in Congress are moving

What would Russia want from a pliant US leader?

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07/19/2017 at 23:19. Facebook
"We have believed there's a community of nations that we have to create an international order and the United States wants to be a champion of that international order.
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The Trump administration, starting with the president and I think Secretary Tillerson as well, believe in what national security adviser McMaster and economic adviser Cohn wrote, which is that we're not a community of... View more »
"We have believed there's a community of nations that we have to

US under Trump shifts toward Putin worldview

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07/19/2017 at 20:55. Facebook
Reality says Donald Trump lost the popular vote.

Kris Kobach, who's helping lead Trump's "voter integrity" commission, says something very different.

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Reality says Donald Trump lost the popular vote

Trump's top voting commissioner questions 2016 popular vote

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07/19/2017 at 18:28. Facebook
Donald Trump has endorsed three entirely different approaches to health care reform over the last three days.

That's ... a problem.

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Donald Trump has endorsed three entirely different approaches to health care reform

Trump struggles to make up his mind about health care

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07/19/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
The White House was asked who's responsible for the failure of the Republicans' health care bill. The response: "Democrats."

It's worth appreciating just how little sense that makes.

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The White House was asked who's responsible for the failure of the

White House blames Democrats for Trumpcare's collapse

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07/19/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
The “era of Nothing Matters politics" hasn’t taken over just yet:

The demise of the Republican health care plan shows the "rules" of American politics sometimes work the way they're supposed to.

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The “era of Nothing Matters politics" hasn’t taken over just yet:

Trumpcare's demise proves the rules of political gravity still exist

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07/19/2017 at 12:04. Facebook
Just when it seemed the story couldn't get any crazier, it turns out Donald Trump had a second private chat with Vladimir Putin ...

... which the White House neglected to tell anyone about.

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Just when it seemed the story couldn't get any crazier it turns

The Trump-Putin encounter the White House neglected to mention

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07/19/2017 at 02:23. Facebook
Donald Trump's lawyer is supposed to be especially skilled at representing Trump's interests in the media, but given his TV track record so far, he's kind of blowing it.

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Donald Trump's lawyer is supposed to be especially skilled at representing Trump's

Trump lawyer/spokesman Sekulow underperforming on TV

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