Catherine Rampell

Catherine Rampell


Syndicated opinion columnist @washingtonpost, political/economic commentator @cnn, special correspondent @newshour. Previously econ reporter/theater critic NYT

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Americans (including Republicans) have likewise become more pro-refugee since Trump took office, even as he ratchets down refugee admissions.

A chart-based tweed-thread on my column today, which argues that Trump's political agenda has backfired -- he's driven Americans away from his major policy views, including immigration, trade, healthcare.

Americans have also become more likely to say immigrants strengthen rather than burden the US

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Former deputy finance chair for RNC Elliott Broidy has pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiring to violate the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Acknowledges conspiring to influence the federal government on behalf of Malaysian financier Jho Low

impossible for the Russians to be manipulating Giuliani, say supporters of man who was apparently hoodwinked by <checks notes> Borat

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House Ways & Means Chair Neal said he’s consulting lawyers about whether to make public a complaint by a federal employee about possible misconduct in the IRS’s auditing of Trump. Employee alleges “inappropriate efforts to influence” the audit process

Bill Gates says we can’t restart the economy soon and simply “ignore that pile of bodies over in the corner”

Former VP of NBC News (in public Facebook post she asked friends to share)

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Let's be precise. GOP-controlled Senate didn't "reject" Obama's 2016 SCOTUS nominee; they didn't assess Garland's fitness, hold a vote, vote him down Rather, McConnell refused to hold vote or even a single hearing. He invented a rule to steal a seat & hoard it for a GOP successor

Bread lines...televised Cabinet flattery sessions...centrally-planned economic industrial policy: Under Republican leadership, the US is turning into Republicans’ scariest 30-year-old Soviet fever dreams.

“Bush did not just insist on preparation for a pandemic. He was obsessed with it.”

If you're not disgusted enough: read this on how Arpaio's office botched 400 sex-crime cases, many involving kids

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