The Atlantic: “The request didn’t seem all that difficult: Could President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman say that he didn’t use the N word on tape?
Yet time after time during Tuesday’s briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders parried the question, refusing to give a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no.'”
“Sanders’s equivocation Tuesday is remarkable because it shows the White House is unwilling to categorically deny the existence of a tape—and might even be concerned that one exists. The president’s avid tweeting about Manigault-Newman suggests that the speculation touches a nerve for him, too.”
Bruce Bartlett: “Four decades ago…I had a hand in creating the Republican tax myth. By the time Ronald Reagan was president, Republican tax gospel went something like this: The tax system has an enormously powerful […]
Jay Michaelson: “After weeks of speculation, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke finally told President Trump which protected public lands he wants to open up to mining, logging, and drilling. But he won’t tell us.” “The action […]