Eric Lutz
Eric Lutz

Eric Lutz is a staff writer at Mic. He lives in Chicago and can be reached at ericlutz@mic.com.

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Sept. 23, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: Trump once again cries “hoax” as Mueller closes in on Manafort

Trump's former campaign chairman reportedly offered to brief a Putin-connected billionaire on the 2016 race.

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Sept. 23, 2017

North Korea at UN: Trump threats make attack on US mainland “inevitable”

"We will make sure that [Trump] bears consequences far beyond his words," the North Korean foreign minister said Saturday.
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Sept. 23, 2017

Lebron James defends rival Steph Curry, calls Donald Trump a “bum”

The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar dunks on Trump for rescinding Steph Curry's White House invitation — which he never extended in the first place.
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Sept. 23, 2017

Trump slams NFL players who protest anthem, says they should be “fired”

The president also waxed nostalgic about the days when players could make a "beautiful tackle" and not be penalized.
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Sept. 23, 2017

Trump attacks McCain over health care in early morning tweetstorm

Trump says McCain "let Arizona down."
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Sept. 22, 2017

Trump bashes “Russia hoax” day after administration claims he supports investigation

H.R. McMaster said Thursday that both he and Trump regard questions about Russian election interference as "legitimate."

Sept. 22, 2017

Here's a running list of all the Russians known to have had contact with Team Trump

Spies, moguls, politicians and an MMA star: Here's a guide to the Russians who've entered Trump's orbit over the years.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Melania Trump condemned bullying during UN lunch. Is she actually doing anything about it?

The first lady still does not appear to have reached out to top anti-bullying experts.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Arctic sea ice hits eighth-lowest minimum extent, signaling a new normal for planet

Bad news for the Arctic comes as violent storms push climate change to the forefront of the public dialogue.
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Sept. 20, 2017

What would it mean if Trump was caught on tape while Manafort was being wiretapped? It depends.

Mueller warned Manafort of a coming indictment — here's what that could mean for Trump.
Sept. 19, 2017

3 takeaways from Trump’s fiery “America First” UN address

Trump calls on nations to "embrace their sovereignty" during his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly.

Sept. 19, 2017

Trump hints that US will pull out of Iran deal in UN speech

Trump slammed the landmark deal as an "embarrassment."
Sept. 19, 2017

Trump says US may have “no choice but to totally destroy North Korea” during UN speech

Trump slams "twisted" North Korea, mocks Kim as "Rocket Man" in address.
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Sept. 16, 2017

White House disputes report that it will not pull out of Paris Agreement

The White House says Trump's position hasn't changed, despite the 'Wall Street Journal' report.
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Sept. 16, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: Somehow, Don Jr.’s infamous Trump Tower meeting just got shadier

Veselnitskaya was repping an accused Russian money launderer with government connections when she met with Don Jr.
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Sept. 16, 2017

Steve King says he’ll stick with Trump despite criticism of DACA dealing with Democrats

The immigration hardliner's loyalty highlights Republicans' unwillingness to abandon Trump.

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Sept. 16, 2017

St. Louis protest turns violent, kicking off a weekend of demonstrations in U.S. cities

Several police were injured and 32 protesters were arrested as a demonstration over the Stockley verdict turns violent.
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Sept. 15, 2017

Government pays Mar-a-Lago for official’s stay, again raising Trump conflict-of-interest concerns

Documents show the National Security Council paid $1,092 for an official's two-night stay at Trump's Palm Beach club.
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Sept. 14, 2017

Poll: Mexican opinion of US takes big hit in the age of Trump

According to a new poll, 65% of Mexicans view their neighbors to the north unfavorably, up from just 29% two years ago.
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Sept. 14, 2017

Trump’s base bashes “Amnesty Don” as president issues confusing statements on immigration

Trump juggles his base of immigration hardliners and the majority of Americans who support a path to citizenship for "Dreamers."