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A ‘pressure cooker’: Trump’s frustration and fury rupture alliances, threaten agenda – The Washington Post

Source: A ‘pressure cooker’: Trump’s frustration and fury rupture alliances, threaten agenda – The Washington Post

Media winning battle for trust with Trump – POLITICO

As the president attacks the press, its standing in polls rises.

Source: Media winning battle for trust with Trump – POLITICO

As people begin to check the facts, an independent press, doing our job well is a critical news outlet for the people.

Autocracy, anyone? Trump calls for Senate investigation of media outlets. – The Washington Post

Source: Autocracy, anyone? Trump calls for Senate investigation of media outlets. – The Washington Post

Notes from closed meeting show how Interior aims to weaken environmental laws – The Washington Post

Source: Notes from closed meeting show how Interior aims to weaken environmental laws – The Washington Post

Interior Whistleblower Quits, Lambastes Ryan Zinke’s ‘Resume Of Failure’ | HuffPost

Source: Interior Whistleblower Quits, Lambastes Ryan Zinke’s ‘Resume Of Failure’ | HuffPost

Who Is the E.P.A. Administrator Scott Pruitt Meeting With? A Detailed Schedule – The New York Times

Source: Who Is the E.P.A. Administrator Scott Pruitt Meeting With? A Detailed Schedule – The New York Times