What I got wrong in 2017

A year ago, as the Trump Era was dawning in Washington, I peered into the future and tried to predict what we should expect from our strange new president. “We should give Trump a chance,” I wrote before his inauguration, a chance to keep his promises to “grow jobs, improve …

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Trump again cheers on Iran protests

President Trump expressed renewed support Sunday for protesters in Iran, declaring that “people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism.” In a tweet from his Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago, the president said the nationwide economic protests that began on Thursday – …

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2 protesters in Iran killed as social media apps blocked

Iran on Sunday blocked access to Instagram and a popular messaging app used by activists to organize and publicize the protests now roiling the Islamic Republic, as authorities said two demonstrators had been killed overnight in the first deaths attributed to the rallies. The demonstrations, which began Thursday over the …

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