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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Nov. 21, 2017

The problem with the letter female ‘SNL’ staffers wrote in support of Al Franken

Thirty-six female 'SNL' colleagues say the embattled comedian-turned-lawmaker was a "pleasure" to work with. "We send our support and gratitude to Al and his family."
Nov. 18, 2017

Republican governors meet in Austin to try and solve their Trump problem

The unpopular president could be a liability for Republicans in state races next year.
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Nov. 18, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: There’s a pattern of forgetfulness on Kremlin-linked contacts

Trump Jr., Kushner and Sessions all have Russia-related memory lapses.
Nov. 18, 2017

White House staff reportedly shows Trump positive polls to make him feel better

Trump dismisses negative polls as "fake news." But secretly, he can't stop following them.
Nov. 18, 2017

Trump calls Hillary Clinton the “biggest loser” in an early morning tweet: “Get on with your life”

"Hillary, get on with your life and give it another try in three years!"

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Nov. 17, 2017

Latest Kushner revelation once again brings WikiLeaks into spotlight

Grassley and Feinstein have given Kushner until Nov. 27 to produce communications on Russia, WikiLeaks and Flynn.
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Nov. 16, 2017

Leeann Tweeden on Al Franken assault allegations: “I made sure I was never alone with him again.”

Franken accuser recalls Minnesota Democrat's "fish lips" and groping in Thursday press conference.
Nov. 16, 2017

What happens if Al Franken has to resign?

A bipartisan chorus of lawmakers are calling for an ethics review into the popular Minnesota Democrat.
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Nov. 16, 2017

With Roy Moore resisting calls to step aside, what are the GOP’s options in Alabama?

McConnell and the Republicans hope for a write-in candidate to challenge Moore, who they say they'll expel from the Senate if he wins.
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Nov. 15, 2017

California congressman on Tuesday’s deadly school shooting: “I hope we would do more”

Lieu told 'Mic' the deadly shooting in northern California illustrates the need for bail reform.

Nov. 14, 2017

3 takeaways from the Donald Trump Jr.-WikiLeaks revelations

The exchange strongly suggests the president's eldest son coordinated in some way with WikiLeaks.
Nov. 14, 2017

Speier: 2 current congressmen have engaged in sexual harassment

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) also testified that a current lawmaker exposed himself to a young female staffer.
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Nov. 11, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: Don Jr. may have suggested quid pro quo with Kremlin-linked lawyer

Meanwhile, the president says he believes Putin over his own intelligence agencies.
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Nov. 11, 2017

John Kelly is taking over the White House as his critics grow increasingly frustrated

A coming staff shakeup is expected to help Kelly tighten his grip on power.
Nov. 11, 2017

George Papadopoulos’ “limited” role in Trump’s campaign may have just gotten a whole lot bigger

Top Trump aide Stephen Miller was reportedly in “regular” contact with George Papadopoulos during the 2016 campaign.

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Nov. 11, 2017

As Republicans pull Roy Moore support, Trump says he’s sticking with him, “for now”

Trump dodges Moore questions: "I basically put out a statement."
Nov. 11, 2017

Trump says he takes Putin’s word over US intelligence, believes Russia did not meddle in election

"He said he didn't meddle," Trump said. "And I believe, I really believe, that when he tells me that, he means it."
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Nov. 10, 2017

Sean Hannity faces backlash over Roy Moore child molestation defense

The Fox News pundit suggested Roy Moore was the victim of a smear campaign and said some of his encounters with teens were "consensual."
Nov. 10, 2017

McCain says Roy Moore allegations are “disqualifying.” Why won’t other GOP lawmakers say the same?

Most Republicans have equivocated in their condemnations of Moore, saying he should step aside "if these allegations are true."