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After briefing on election threats, Trump soured on acting spy chief

The president chose Richard Grenell, a vocal loyalist, to replace Joseph Maguire as acting director of national intelligence over what he perceived as disloyalty by Maguire’s staff.

How the right learned to wield power inside Facebook

The social media giant balked at removing misinformation after the 2016 election out of concern it would alienate conservatives.

Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months for lying to Congress, witness tampering

Implementation of the sentence, which came amid turmoil between the Justice Department and President Trump over the penalty, will be delayed as the judge weighs Stone’s request for a new trial.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) speaks with reporters Jan. 21 on his way to the Senate floor. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) speaks with reporters Jan. 21 on his way to the Senate floor. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)

Can a Republican take on Trump and survive? Mitt Romney is proving it’s possible.

The senator’s experience in Utah might not be easy to duplicate elsewhere.
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Coronavirus-infected Americans flown home against CDC’s advice

The State Department chose to keep 14 infected passengers on planes flying to the United States. The decision was a pivotal moment for U.S. officials improvising their response to a crisis with few precedents.
The acting White House chief of staff told a private gathering in England that the United States needs more immigrant workers to fuel economic growth.
The chancellor said there were many indications that the perpetrator acted with right-wing extremist, racist motives.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his trip shows the need to maintain a troop presence in Saudi Arabia.
About 40 million Americans across the West depend on water from the Colorado River, which supports $1 trillion in economic activity each year.
President Trump’s personal lawyer, who was paid $75,000 for a brief appearance in Santo Domingo last summer, echoed an official State Department message urging the Dominican president to adhere to the country’s constitution.
The U.S. Homeland Security Department told states that applicants can submit required documents electronically. But the process requires an in-person visit to a DMV office.
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