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William K. Rashbaum
Senior Writer at The New York Times covering corruption, crime and the myriad miscreants of our time. Contact me at rashbaum(at)nytimes(dot)com or 212-556-8468.
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Caitlin Dickerson Jan 17
First DHS said I made up family separation, that sources were lying to me and giving fake documents. Then they said it lasted only 45 days under “zero tolerance.” Today, HHS confirmed publicly what our reporting has always shown: None of that pushback was true.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Jan 17
"Those responsible for journalist Ahmed Divela's killing should be swiftly brought to justice. Ghana's government must prove itself willing to hold accountable those who attack the press," Program Coordinator said.
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William K. Rashbaum Jan 17
Top Aide to de Blasio Was Quietly Ousted Over Sexual Harassment Claims via
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Peter Baker Jan 16
In Hamburg, Trump said Putin denied election hack but told him that "if we did, we wouldn’t have gotten caught because we’re professionals." Trump said: "I thought that was a good point because they are some of the best in the world." ⁦
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Adam Goldman Jan 17
The has started a food bank. "As you all know, the public does not realize the impact that a shutdown has on the FBI or on our families."
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Mark Murray Jan 16
Vladimir Putin has had a pretty good last 24 hours -- with the political paralysis in the U.S. and UK
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Adam Liptak Jan 15
In a 5-4 ruling that scrambled the Supreme Court's usual coalitions, the justices ruled that pickpockets and purse snatchers can commit violent felonies for purposes of the Armed Career Criminal Act
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Maggie Haberman Jan 15
Worth noting again that the president tried to encourage prosecutors and the media to go after the relative of Michael Cohen, his former lawyer/fixer who has implicated the president in a crime. Using the bully pulpit to attack a private citizen and play assignment editor.
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William K. Rashbaum Jan 13
Here are 18 reasons Trump could be a Russian asset
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This Week Jan 13
Chris Christie says President Trump should "embrace" the NYT report on alleged FBI probe "because it backs up his narrative" that "FBI agents were acting in a rogue manner, overstepping the normal course of business because they had something against him"
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Greg Miller Jan 12
NEW: After closed door mtg with Putin, Trump took his interpreter's notes, told linguist not to reveal what had transpired to other administration officials. Pattern of concealing communications with Putin.
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William K. Rashbaum Jan 11
F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia via
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John Santucci Jan 9
Deputy AG Rosenstein has communicated to President Trump & White House officials his plan to depart the administration around the time William Barr, Trump's nominee for attorney general, would take office following a Senate confirmation, sources tell
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William K. Rashbaum Jan 8
Russian Lawyer in Meeting at Trump Tower Is Charged in Case That Shows Kremlin Ties
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John Sipher Jan 8
What exactly does that mean? How are their fundamental interests different? Are they dumber? Smarter? More interested in security? Less? More likely to believe lies? Less? More interested in border, budget, national security, fiscal, foreign policy, economic issues? Less?
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Maggie Haberman Jan 7
The slow strangling of local journalism
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David Frum Jan 4
Breathtaking story in the about how one reason that Team Trump was so ready to shut down govt was: they had no idea what the govt does
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William K. Rashbaum Jan 5
The People vs. Donald J. Trump
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Devlin Barrett Jan 5
1/A thread on the self-defeating practice of perpetual leak investigations
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William K. Rashbaum Jan 2
Trump Says Mattis Resignation Was ‘Essentially’ a Firing
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