“I think he is a man of integrity,” Miller said, “but he also thinks of himself very much as a man of integrity and likes the spotlight that highlights that.” … [Read more...] about A risk for James Comey: Validating the ‘showboat’ label Trump gave him
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And that’s a reality check. In the weeks leading up to Helsinki, in what journalists viewed as an inexplicable development, Trump had been getting more popular. He rose steadily in the polls from the mid-30s to about 45 percent, matching the highest numbers of his tenure. Even as conservative commentators such as George Will, Max Boot and Steve Schmidt began openly supporting the Democrats in the midterms to rein in Trump, nine in 10 Republicans were backing the president. The media attacks had backfired, creating more sympathy for Trump among party members whose distrust of the fourth estate was deeper than ever. … [Read more...] about Behind the Hostility: How Trump and the media descended to mutual disgust
here.**On the roster: Is Warren ready for her close up? - Mueller agrees to testify to Congress - House passes migrant aid bill, showdown in Senate next - Audible: Squeeze play - Humility helper The Hill: “The run-up to the first presidential debate has been a dream stretch for [Elizabeth Warren]. The glowing media profiles are rolling in. Her poll numbers are up, and she’s caught, and in some cases, surpassed Sanders, who is her prime competition to be the party’s progressive standard-bearer. Warren’s flood of ambitious policy proposals has been a hit with liberals. Warren will be the only candidate polling in double digits on the first night of the debate. Her greatest competition for air time will be Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (Texas), neither of whom is setting the primary race on fire. Some believe that Warren could suffer by not being on stage with the other top contenders. But if Warren … [Read more...] about Is Warren ready for her close up?