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What would it take for the Republican base to stop trusting Donald Trump?

What would it take for the Republican base to stop trusting Donald Trump?

THE BIG IDEA: A Washington Post/ABC News poll in late April found that 81 percent of Republicans think President Trump is honest and trustworthy – compared to 38 percent of Americans overall and 34 percent of independents. In the spring of 2016, not long before he secured the GOP nomination, just 46 percent of self-identified Republicans said Trump is honest and trustworthy. Immediately after the convention in Cleveland, that popped to 69 percent and continued to rise after his November victory...

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Comey Asked Justice Department for More Money to Pursue Russia Probe Before He Was Fired

James Comey Asked Justice Department for More Money to Pursue Russia Probe Before He Was Fired

A day after President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, the Justice Department denied reports that Comey had requested more resources to investigate possible coordination between Russian intelligence and members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.A day after President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, the Justice Department denied reports that Comey had requested more resources to investigate possible coordination between Russian intelligence and members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

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