I haven't gathered news items to post for quite a while, partly because I find the daily news so distressing.
But today I enjoyed a piece by Paul Krugman, "Who Ate Republicans' Brains?" which summarizes what's frustrated me about today's GOP leadership. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/31/opinion/republicans-trumpcare-obamacare-lies.html?smid=fb-share
A piece from Colorado that complements Krugman's thoughts:
And Mike Lofgren's take, "Must they have so little dignity?" http://billmoyers.com/story/republican-platform-little-dignity/
Here is a piece about the president's latest removal from his inner circle:
Another piece has to do with "Putin's bet on a Trump presidency" which did backfire:
And a piece about the chaos in the administration: