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The New York Times

Republicans Scramble to Contain Trump’s Damage, but Path Is Unclear
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
As Democratic leaders in Congress pressed for tangible actions to punish President Trump, Republicans weighed a variety of proposals to respond to his remarks in Helsinki.

News Analysis: For Republicans, ‘The Dam Has Broken.’ But for How Long?
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Never in the modern era has a president engendered such a wave of discussion about whether his real loyalty was to a foreign power over his own country.

Fact Check of the Day: 8 Suspect Claims From the Trump-Putin News Conference
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
President Trump contradicted U.S. intelligence assessments that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, and President Vladimir V. Putin said he didn’t know that Mr. Trump was in Russia in 2013.

Martha Roby Won. Here’s How Other Pro- and Anti-Trump Republicans Are Faring.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
One question has made and broken Republican campaigns so far this year: To embrace President Trump, or to oppose him?

Nonfiction: Chris Hayes Reviews Michiko Kakutani’s Book About Our Post-Truth Era
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
“The Death of Truth” looks at “the age of Trump” — and shudders.