Christie denies saying Trump presidency ‘over’ if opioid crisis left unaddressed – The Hill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) denied telling another member of the president’s opioid commission that President Trump would be dealing a harsh blow to his presidency if he doesn’t…
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In Trump’s response to Myeshia Johnson, many black women see a pattern – Washington Post

Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Army Sergeant La David Johnson, kisses his coffin at a service in Hollywood, Fla., on Saturday. (Joe Skipper/Reuters)Concerns about a Trump presidency were prevalent among black…
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The great dealmaker? Lawmakers find Trump to be an untrustworthy negotiator. – Washington Post

President Trump campaigned as one of the world’s greatest dealmakers, but after nine months of struggling to broker agreements, lawmakers in both parties increasingly consider him an untrustworthy, chronically inconsistent…
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McCaskill’s false claim that she ‘wasn’t here’ when the DEA bill was passed – Washington Post

The Missouri Democrat has said she was dealing with health issues at the time. But the record shows that's not true. (Meg Kelly/The Washington Post)“Now, I did not go along…
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‘Half-baked spurious nationalism’: McCain’s most biting recent criticisms of Trump – Washington Post

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) cautioned against the turning toward "half-baked, spurious nationalism" during a speech after receiving the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal on Oct. 16. (Reuters)Tuesday, Trump and McCain…
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Trump to meet Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, accused of extrajudicial killings, during Asian visit – Washington Post

President Trump. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)President Trump will meet with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a marathon trip to Asia next month, the White House announced Monday.“The President’s travel will underscore…
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