Rachel Maddow pointed out last night that as his scandal progressed, Richard Nixon threw members of his staff under the bus. In Donald Trump's case, the member of staff currently under scrutiny by the FBI is his son-in-law. Will that limit Trump?

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Rachel Maddow pointed out last night that as his scandal progressed Richard

Family ties could upset Trump Russia investigation defense

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05/26/2017 at 22:23. Facebook
A key point in the question of whether Donald Trump tried to obstruct the investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia is whether former FBI Director James Comey had asked for more resources for the investigation before being fired. Multiple media reports say he did. The Department of Justice says he did not.

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A key point in the question of whether Donald Trump tried to

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05/26/2017 at 20:32. Facebook
"When people in power invent their own facts, and attack those who question them, it can mark the beginning of the end of a free society."

Hillary Clinton has some thoughts on politics in the Trump era.

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When people in power invent their own facts and attack those who

Hillary Clinton reflects on the 'assault on truth and reason'

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05/26/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Donald Trump gave Carrier employees an Indiana a "100 percent" guarantee about saving their jobs.

Then reality got in the way of promises the president couldn't keep -- and shouldn't have made.

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Donald Trump gave Carrier employees an Indiana a 100 percent guarantee about

Trump's boasts about jobs saved at Carrier start to evaporate

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05/26/2017 at 16:10. Facebook
Donald Trump is deliberately creating uncertainty in health care markets -- which will force some to pay more for coverage.

It's time to start debating the impact of a "Trump Tax" on health care costs.

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Donald Trump is deliberately creating uncertainty in health care markets which will

Some U.S. health care consumers confront a 'Trump Tax'

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05/26/2017 at 14:19. Facebook
Donald Trump had an opportunity in Europe reassure our partners about our commitments. He chose to do the opposite.

Why does he find it easier to get along with authoritarian leaders than democratically elected allies?

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Donald Trump had an opportunity in Europe reassure our partners about our

To our allies' dismay, Donald Trump appears lost in Europe

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05/26/2017 at 12:03. Facebook
We knew the FBI had identified "a current White House official as a significant person of interest" in the Russia investigation.

Now we know exactly who that is -- and it's not someone Donald Trump can easily discard.

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We knew the FBI had identified a current White House official as

As Russia investigation moves forward, Kushner draws FBI scrutiny

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05/26/2017 at 02:49. Facebook
In the clip below Rachel Maddow does some important clarifying with Washington Post reporter Matt Zapotosky about the nature of the FBI's interest in Donald Trump senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Watch the full video on the NBC News scoop and how it fits in the bigger picture of the Trump-Russia investigation here: [ Msnbc.com Link ]
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05/26/2017 at 00:23. Facebook
"Submarines are sub-marine for a reason."

Donald Trump might have more credibility on leaks if he weren't committing them with such regularity himself.

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05/25/2017 at 23:16. Facebook
Not only is it impossible to plan a show in this news cycle, even a Facebook post can be cancelled on account of breaking news. Here's the latest from NBC News....
Not only is it impossible to plan a show in this news

Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe, say officials

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Rich Kathy Host
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05/25/2017 at 20:17. Facebook
Will Donald Trump's administration use taxpayer money to subsidize private schools that discriminate?

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' answer isn't going to work.

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Will Donald Trumps administration use taxpayer money to subsidize private schools that

Betsy DeVos struggles to defend taxpayer-subsidized discrimination

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05/25/2017 at 18:13. Facebook
Ben Carson's bizarre new argument on poverty shouldn't be taken seriously, but it should be understood ...

... because it captures contemporary Republican thought quite well.

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Ben Carsons bizarre new argument on poverty shouldnt be taken seriously but

Why Ben Carson's bizarre perspective on poverty matters

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05/25/2017 at 16:09. Facebook
Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) didn't just embarrass himself by relying on bogus "stuff" he saw online to defend an ugly conspiracy theory.

He also positioned himself as a tool of Russian active measures.

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Rep Blake Farenthold RTexas didnt just embarrass himself by relying on bogus

GOP's Farenthold relies on 'stuff circulating on the internet'

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Sylvia Adams
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05/25/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
As Donald Trump develops a reputation as someone who's reckless when blurting out secrets to foreigners ...

... the consequences may be severe, both for the White House and the United States.

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As Donald Trump develops a reputation as someone whos reckless when blurting

Trump blurts out classified info again, worrying Pentagon officials

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Steven Clark
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05/25/2017 at 12:05. Facebook
As some Republicans paint the press as an enemy, conditions are turning dangerous - for journalists and the body politic.

Take the GOP candidate in Montana, for example, who's now facing an assault charge.

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As some Republicans paint the press as an enemy conditions are turning

Republican candidate faces assault charge on eve of Montana election

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John Robinson
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05/25/2017 at 02:40. Facebook
EXCLUSIVE: Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs reacts to audio of Montana Republican candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly body slamming him
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05/25/2017 at 00:04. Facebook
When the former director of the CIA tells you he saw enough intelligence to warrant further investigation into "collusion, coordination, conspiracy between Donald Trump and Russian state actors," and your job is investigating that very thing, it seems like that would be helpful testimony.

Apparently not to Trey Gowdy.

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05/24/2017 at 22:59. Facebook
Want to take a guess at who else was a client of Donald Trump's lawyer whom he has picked to represent him through the Trump-Russia investigations?

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(Meanwhile, wait 'til you see who ELSE is a client of this lawyer, tonight at 9pmET!)
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05/24/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
It's suddenly clear why Republican leaders were desperate to vote on their health care plan from a position of willful ignorance.

When 23 million Americans lose their health security, that's a lot of people.

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Its suddenly clear why Republican leaders were desperate to vote on their

CBO: Republican plan would take health coverage from 23 million

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Cody Stigler
Tracy Turner
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The Rachel Maddow Show
05/24/2017 at 20:13. Facebook
What's worse than Team Trump double-counting $2 trillion in its ridiculous budget?

Team Trump trying to explain the error away.

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What's worse than Team Trump doublecounting 2 trillion in its ridiculous budget

Team Trump struggles to explain its 'egregious' math error

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