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Trump Trade War With China Big Problem for Iowa Republicans

Trump and his people told Iowans not to worry about Chinese retaliation against Iowa soybean exports. Now they’re worrying for real. When the president began his trade war with China, and the Chinese threatened to retaliate against U.S. products, including soybeans, Republicans in the major soybean-producing state chose to go …

Why The 2016 Election Won’t Go Away | FiveThirtyEight

  In the year since the 2016 election, we’ve never stopped speculating about the reasons behind the results. Twelve months ago, CNN outlined 24 theories of the election, U.S. News and World Report offered a restrained five, and even the British media got in on the act. But it seems that there are as many hypotheses now as there were then. All …

Are Donald Trump, Jr.,’s E-mails About Meeting with a Russian Lawyer Evidence of a Crime? | The New Yorker

Trump, Jr.,’s e-mails raise questions of possible criminal behavior, starting with violations of campaign-finance laws. The release of Donald Trump, Jr.,’s e-mails regarding a meeting last June with a Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, show that, contrary to President Trump’s previous statements, representatives of his campaign were apparently willing to accept …