Karen Tumulty

Karen Tumulty

Trying to adapt. Also, political columnist for the Washington Post.

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Forceful dispersal of protesters spurred by Barr order came as Trump has sought to flex federal muscle in response to unrest, by @CarolLeonnig  @mattzap  @jdawsey1  @rebeccanaps 

More results: Trump’s job rating has ticked down a bit as opinion that the country is headed down the wrong track surpasses 70% for the first time in Monmouth’s polling.

Republican Party eyes Nashville for upcoming convention, will tour the city, Gov. Bill Lee says via @tennessean 

Imagine the discomfort of the people who got tear-gassed // A few Republicans express discomfort with Trump’s church visit after protesters were cleared Via @WPJohnWagner  @pkcapitol 

Opinion | This country desperately needs a leader who knows the difference between tough and strong

Trump believes that the forces that have been unleashed can be tamed by fear. What Biden is offering is a reason to hope.

"I have to date been reticent to speak out on issues surrounding President Trump's leadership, but we are at an inflection point and events of the last few weeks have made it impossible to remain silent," Mike Mullen writes:

Trump’s threats to use force against protesters fit a long-standing pattern, by @DavidNakamura 


LBJ on the riots of 68: “What did you expect? I don’t know why we’re surprised. When you put your foot on a man’s neck and hold him down for 300 years, and then you let him up, what’s he going to do? He’s going to knock your block off.”

On Page 1, the reports that the president doesn’t read his daily intel brief. On Page 4, it reports that his son-in-law, who hasn’t been able to get a permanent clearance, does.

Reagan 4/4/80: “Rather than talking about putting up a fence, why don’t we work out some recognition of our mutual problems and make it possible for them to come here legally, with a work permit, and then while they are working and earning here, they pay taxes here."

Twitter, you share responsibility for Trump’s indecency. Do something about it.

Original Deep State actors hard at work on their phony emoluments clause.

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So many things that were called "fake news" by the president and his team turned out to be true. The Mueller Report is an exoneration ... of the mainstream media.

Actually, it was Obama who launched $1-trillion modernization of the nuclear arsenal. A 30-year program.

"I don't know McRaven," Trump said yesterday. Let's check the wayback machine:

"... warships in the harbor were invited to send 60 to 70 sailors to hear Mr. Trump’s address, with the exception of the McCain. When several sailors from the McCain showed up anyway, wearing their uniforms with the ship’s insignia, they were turned away."