Eric Lutz
Eric Lutz

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

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May 21, 2017

3 takeaways from two wild weeks of scandals for Trump

The Trump administration is facing its biggest political test yet.

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May 20, 2017

It's not just Donald. Melania Trump has also had it with the media and White House leaks.

Melania Trump is with Donald on his first overseas trip as president.
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May 20, 2017

Draft of Trump's Saudi Arabia speech does not include phrase "radical Islamic terrorism"

The president loves to say "radical Islamic terrorism." Will he include it in his speech?
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May 20, 2017

Donald Trump's aides staged an "intervention" to stop his constant tweeting

It, uh ... doesn't seem to have worked.
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May 20, 2017

3 takeaways from the re-election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani wins re-election in a decisive victory over a conservative hardliner. Here's what that means.
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May 19, 2017

Scientists hate Trump's proposed funding cuts to the National Institutes of Health

Congress appears to reject Trump's proposed NIH cuts. That doesn't mean the proposal hasn't already caused harm.

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May 19, 2017

Donald Trump leaves today for his first overseas trip as president. Here's what to watch.

Trump — mired in scandals and averse to travel — will visit 5 cities in 9 days. Is he prepared for the trip?
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May 18, 2017

What is a special counsel? Here's the power Mueller has to investigate Trump's Russia ties

Mueller will investigate Russian interference into the 2016 election and links to the Trump campaign.
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May 18, 2017

US forces strike Assad regime in Syria

The U.S. hit Assad regime vehicles, reportedly in response to a breach of a deconfliction zone near base.
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May 18, 2017

Roger Ailes and Trump: Here's a timeline of their mutually beneficial relationship

A quick guide to the symbiotic friendship between Roger Ailes and Donald Trump.
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May 17, 2017

Republicans had a breaking point with Nixon. Will they with Trump?

Republicans stuck by Nixon for two years. Will they wait that long with Trump?

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May 17, 2017

Trump reportedly told Comey to consider putting journalists in prison

Trump and Erdogan seem to have something in common.
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May 16, 2017

US told CNN not to report info Trump gave Russians because it could "get people killed"

Jake Tapper challenges White House messaging that what President Donald Trump's disclosure was "wholly appropriate."
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May 16, 2017

Trump's advisers are reportedly afraid to leave him alone with foreign leaders

Trump's loose lips reportedly have a frustrated White House staff worried about what he might say.
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May 16, 2017

More Americans are for impeaching Donald Trump than against it, poll finds

45% of those polled believe Trump won't be able to complete his first term in office.
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May 16, 2017

Trump says he has an "absolute right" to disclose classified information. Does he?

Trump doesn't seem to have done anything wrong legally — but may have opened himself up to impeachment.

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May 13, 2017

The polls are out and it looks like Trump's decision to fire Comey is pretty unpopular

More Americans supported Bill Clinton's decision to can William Sessions in 1993.
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May 13, 2017

Glenn Beck says he wants Bill O'Reilly to work for him

Beck wants to work with O'Reilly, who blamed his ouster at Fox News on a "left-wing cabal."
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May 13, 2017

Trump touts "outsider" image, calls critics "pathetic" at Liberty University commencement

"America is beginning a new chapter," Trump says in Liberty University commencement address.
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May 12, 2017

EPA advisor who quit in protest says Trump administration has subcommittee on "firing line"

Carlos Martín and Peter Meyer were on an EPA subcommittee "overhauled" by Scott Pruitt.