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Washington correspondent for the Toronto Star. I write about the 2016 election and other U.S. happenings. Reach me at ddale@thestar.ca.

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the most common thing people said to me at his early rallies
WaPo: Mueller has asked for *every* WH record related to Manafort; some re Flynn-Russia; some re the Comey firing. https://t.co/AjwJEuITlm
Voter fraud! Trump's nominee for deputy trade representative "almost certainly voted illegally," NYT reports. https://t.co/2w7bpal62P
you made me double check, but it was indeed one tremendous
Trump to African leaders: "Africa has tremendous business potential. I have so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich."
Swampy Trump cabinet stories this month alone: Price takes private jets, Mnuchin requests jet for honeymoon, Pruitt triples security detail.
Trump's deregulating EPA chief, Pruitt, is pulling agents from environmental investigations to be his own security: https://t.co/WaTcjf3gnL
"I think we have a very, very good chance" of Middle East peace, Trump says. "Who knows? Stranger things have happened."
Trump tells Abbas he will "devote everything within my heart and within my soul" to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Trudeau is doing a NYC panel on "expanding trade in the populist era" with people including top Trump Wall St. ally Stephen Schwarzman.
Muslim Canadian novelist @omarelakkad on being brown and living in America: "It's exhausting. Exhausting." https://t.co/lKisrmIpvS
Possibly! I think probably more likely designed for Trump consumption
Vox's @JStein_Vox asked Republican senators to explain why the Graham Cassidy bill is good, and oh man. https://t.co/EVCPrylF5o
Building The Wall could require "disrupting or seizing nearly 5,000 parcels of property" in Texas, study finds: https://t.co/GKm9BkasEg
Trump health sec Tom Price took a $25,000 private jet flight from DC to...Philly, a 2.5-hour drive away. https://t.co/p4iSsB7Bxt
Many conservative pundits liked Trump's speech even as others recoiled: https://t.co/mEPLI2H1wN
White House official, speaking anonymously, says Erdogan's claim is "not true": "the president did not apologize." https://t.co/yHgUFtKF5C
We know Trump literally called Duterte to praise his murdering of drug users (https://t.co/5b8YhnatmM), so this is not wildly implausible.
The two Toronto men charged with beating protesters have not been arrested either. DC cops won't tell me if they know where the men are.
Why would Trump conceivably apologize here? Erdogan's line is that DC police and anti-Erdogan protesters were the real culprits.
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