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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What does Sean Spicer’s resignation mean for the rest of Trump’s inner circle?

Many are already wondering if Spicer's departure could portend more shakeups to come.

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July 20, 2017

‘New York Times’ interview sparks latest wave of GOP frustration with Trump

The President’s “disturbing” comments on Jeff Sessions and Special Counsel Robert Mueller drew sharp rebukes from his own party.
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July 20, 2017

Both sides rally behind John McCain after brain cancer diagnosis

Both sides of the aisle expressed support for the Arizona Republican after announcing aggressive brain cancer.
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July 19, 2017

3 takeaways from Jon Huntsman’s nomination as ambassador to Russia

Huntsman may be a steady hand on the wheel — but with little direction and Russia expertise, Trump's nominee has a challenging road ahead.
July 19, 2017

Trump’s secret Putin meeting probably won’t sway Mueller’s collusion probe, experts say

The second meeting between Trump and Putin is likely on Mueller's radar, but not as significant as other recent Russia revelations.

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July 19, 2017

In a 2012 tweet, Trump accused his pick for Russia ambassador of “giving away our country to China”

Donald Trump has nominated Jon Huntsman as his ambassador to Russia.
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July 18, 2017

Trump would lose to several candidates if election were held today, according to poll

Trump is still polling better than allies Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell — and Vice President Mike Pence.
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July 16, 2017

Here’s a timeline of Jared Kushner’s controversial security clearance

Democrats are once again calling for Kushner's top-secret security clearance to be revoked amid the Trump Jr. fiasco.
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July 15, 2017

White House hires attorney Ty Cobb to coordinate Russia response

The White House is adding the criminal defense attorney to its legal team as the investigations into President Donald Trump's Russia ties intensify.
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July 15, 2017

Pope Francis confidants slam Trump supporters over “apocalyptic geopolitics”

Pope Francis is "carrying forward a systematic counter-narration with respect to the narrative of fear," two top allies write.

July 15, 2017

Trump administration considering expanding deportation powers

The proposed policy would authorize Homeland Security to expedite the deportations of more undocumented immigrants.
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July 15, 2017

Sprinkler could have contained Honolulu blaze that killed 3, injured 12, chief says

A sprinkler system "without a doubt" would have helped lessen the impact of the fire.
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July 14, 2017

Trump will reportedly attend the US women’s open amid protest, conflict-of-interest concerns

It's the latest chapter in a long saga involving Trump and the LPGA tour.
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July 14, 2017

Who is Rinat Akhmetshin? Meet the Soviet spy-turned-lobbyist who met with Donald Trump Jr. in 2016.

The former Soviet spy has been accused of organizing a hacking scheme against a Russian mining company.
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July 14, 2017

Report: Former Soviet spy accompanied Russian lawyer in meeting with Donald Trump Jr.

Some U.S. officials believe the spy-turned-lobbyist still has ties to Russian intelligence.

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July 14, 2017

Report: Donald and Ivanka Trump companies use law firm run by Philippine government official

The report once again raises significant questions about Trump's myriad conflicts of interest.
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July 14, 2017

Hawaii judge exempts grandparents, other close family members in latest blow to Trump’s travel ban

The Trump administration's definition of "close familial ties" represents "the antithesis of common sense," Judge Derrick Watson ruled.
July 13, 2017

Revised GOP health plan slammed by Democrats, faces uncertainty from Republicans

The revised Better Care Reconciliation Act faces an uncertain path forward.
July 13, 2017

4 key ways the revised GOP health plan is different than the original

It includes a version of the controversial "Cruz Amendment" allowing insurers to sell cheap, minimal-coverage plans.