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‘Who cares?’ Donors to Trump, GOP shrug off scandal

As President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen was preparing to cop to eight felony charges, the Republican National Committee announced it had notched a record-breaking cash haul for July. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images White [...]

‘It is what it is’: Republicans shrug off Trump’s legal meltdown

*/ ]]> Twenty-four hours after one of the most damaging days for Donald Trump’s presidency, the Republican wall of support around him shows no signs of crumbling. Though some GOP senators expressed discomfort with the the plea deal reached [...]
The Fed Gets ‘Transitory,’ and Markets Shrug
The Fed spoke today, and while there was almost zero chance we would see another hike in short-term interest rates, there was still a sense of mystery about how the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement would read. Here, I and [...]

John Kerry’s Israel Speech Elicits a Shrug in the Arab World

“We have seen pro-Israeli presidents all along, and Israel First was the standard policy of the United States of America over the last 50-plus years,” Mr. Abdulla said. “But Trump is going much further than that. It seems he is [...]