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Analysis: Trump's commutation of Roger Stone's sentence is even worse than it looks

President Donald Trump's decision to commute the sentence of longtime political confidant Roger Stone late Friday night drew the usual outrage from Democrats and silence from Republicans -- yet another norm busted by a man who seems to revel in doing things that no one who has held the job in the past would even consider.

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There's still a way to prosecute Roger Stone

To almost no one's surprise, days before Roger Stone's prison sentence was about to begin, President Donald Trump has spared his long-time political crony from the pen — late Friday, Mr. Trump commuted Stone's sentence. It is time for New York prosecutors to answer this latest assault by Trump on the rule of law: They should ready a state prosecution of Stone.

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What Trump's mask can't hide

On Saturday, we learned how many Americans had to die from Covid-19 before President Donald Trump would wear a mask in public: At least 134,000. But Trump deserves zero applause for finally allowing himself to be photographed wearing a mask, which he did while on a visit wounded service members at Walter Reed hospital.

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Opinion: Trump is the anti-Lincoln

President Donald Trump is famously unencumbered by a sense of history -- except when he's trying to use American history as a wedge in the culture wars.

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Texas is a swing state in 2020, new polls reveal

New CBS News/YouGov polls show President Donald Trump is in trouble in three states he won in 2016. He's tied with former Vice President Joe Biden in Arizona (46% to 46%), a state he won by four points in 2016. Trump's down 48% to 42% in Florida, a state he took by a point in 2016.

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Opinion: Trump cranks up the volume on schools

"Come on, it's not that hard." So said White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow to CNN's Kaitlan Collins on Friday when asked about lost productivity, as parents care for children out of school during the pandemic. "Just go back to school, we can do that."

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