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Week in Review, August 18

From the Editors 4 months ago

Week in Review

August 18 – Here’s your weekly download of Washington & world events. This week you’ll find the latest news about the revocation of Brennan’s security clearance, Mueller’s special counsel investigation, California’s wildfires, Omarosa Manigault Newman’s new book, the U.S. and Nato’s relationship with Turkey, Jared Kushner’s downgraded security clearance, the Manafort trial and more.


John O. Brennan: I Gave Trump A Year To Live Up To The Office. He Didn’t. | Rachel Maddow 

Rachel Maddow Sounds The Alarm: Trump Is Waging A Coordinated Attack On Mueller Witnesses

Trump lawyers reject special counsel’s request for interview

Another Mueller opponent fails in challenge to special counsel

Why the government doesn’t always know what happens to unaccompanied migrant children

Scientists blame climate change for uptick in wildfires

Stephen Colbert Tickled Omarosa Getting Under Donald Trump’s Skin

U.S. Has Long List of Grievances on Turkey, CFR’s Cook Says

Jared Kushner loses access to top-secret intelligence


John Brennan: President Trump’s Claims of No Collusion Are Hogwash

The Russia Investigations: Trump On Collision Course With National Security World

Website Promised Free Anti-Antifa Shirts. Alt-Right Signed Up. It Was a Trap.

It’s Never Been a Better Time to Speak Out Against Trump-Enablers

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

3 Reasons Why Manafort Jurors Are Still Deliberating

How Trump’s security-clearance gambit could actually get him in deeper trouble with Mueller

Senate adopts resolution declaring “the press is not the enemy of the people”

Lies and cover-ups: Catholic church in Pennsylvania had ‘playbook’ to keep priest abuse secret, FBI said

U.S. and China to Rekindle Trade Talks as More Tariffs Loom

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says ‘environmental terrorist groups’ enabled wildfires

Italy opens probe into operator of collapsed Genoa bridge

Senate Democrats say they’ll sue if they don’t get documents from Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

Editorial: Trump’s insult to US intelligence

Trump Move to Loosen U.S. Use of Cyberweapons Prompts Intrigue

It’s time for Turkey and NATO to go their separate ways

Once Dry Discussions, Cabinet Meetings Are Now Part of the Trump Show


Feature photo: Michael George Haddad

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