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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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.

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

Trump slammed the landmark deal as an "embarrassment."
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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."
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Sept. 13, 2017

Flynn may have concealed more foreign contacts. Here’s how that could impact the Russia probe.

Investigators could leverage possible charges against Flynn for more information about the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russia.

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Sept. 12, 2017

3 takeaways from Trump’s election integrity panel hearing in New Hampshire

Kobach defended a controversial 'Breitbart' article as the panel continued to investigate Trump's unsubstantiated voter fraud claims.
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Sept. 12, 2017

Here are 4 times Congress has introduced legislation specifically to rein in Trump

Kirsten Gillibrand and Susan Collins are seeking to reverse Trump's transgender military ban. It's not the first time Congress has sought to handcuff the president.
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Sept. 9, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: Mueller starts knocking on doors in the White House

Sean Spicer, Reince Priebus and Hope Hicks may be the next Trump associates to go under Mueller's microscope.
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Sept. 8, 2017

US leaves military option open as another potential North Korea missile test looms

The U.S. pushes for new sanctions, but Trump continues to talk tough on the country after latest nuclear test.
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Sept. 8, 2017

Republicans join push to end partisan gerrymandering ahead of October Supreme Court case

Gill v. Whitford could prove a landmark case.

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Sept. 7, 2017

Trump Jr.’s Senate testimony contradicts original justification for 2016 Russia meeting

Trump Jr. told Senate investigators he met with a Russian lawyer to evaluate Hillary Clinton's "fitness" for office.
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Sept. 7, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. is meeting with Senate investigators on Russia. Here’s what to expect.

The Trump Tower meeting between the president's son and a Kremlin-connected attorney who supposedly had Clinton dirt is expected to take center stage on Capitol Hill.
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Sept. 6, 2017

Here’s what Sen. Bob Menendez’s trial means for the Senate — and for Democrats

The high-ranking Democrat is facing federal corruption charges over what prosecutors say was a quid-pro-quo relationship with a wealthy Florida eye doctor.
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Sept. 5, 2017

Durbin, Graham to move fast after Trump puts DACA recipients on “countdown to deportation”

Durbin, who has pushed for the DREAM Act since 2001, will press Congress to pass the bill by the end of September.