Tamara Keith

Tamara Keith appears in the following:

Don McGahn, White House Lawyer, To Step Down

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

President Trump announced on Twitter Wednesday morning that White House Counsel Don McGahn will leave his position in the fall. NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith explains.

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Don McGahn, White House Counsel Who Helped Reshape Federal Judiciary, To Step Down

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

McGahn served as Donald's Trump's campaign lawyer and spearheaded the president's successful push to pack the bench with conservative judges.

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The Legacy of John McCain

Monday, August 27, 2018

A look at the senator's career and what his passing means for American politics.

Memorial And Remembrances Take Shape For Sen. John McCain

Monday, August 27, 2018

Arizona Sen. John McCain and former GOP presidential nominee died Saturday at the age of 81, following a year-long battle with brain cancer. He will lie in state at the Arizona and U.S. Capitols.

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Trump Ends Critical Week In His Presidency On The Defensive

Friday, August 24, 2018

President Trump is ending a critical week in his presidency. Two former aides were convicted or pleaded guilty to crimes and other allies reportedly have cooperated with investigators.

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How Trump's Statements On The Payments Michael Cohen Arranged Have Changed Over Time

Thursday, August 23, 2018

President Trump's statements on the payments his former lawyer Michael Cohen arranged before the election to try to silence two women who claimed to have affairs with Trump have shifted over time.

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Michael Cohen, Trump's Former Lawyer, Expected To Enter Plea Agreement

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Michael Cohen, former longtime lawyer for President Trump, is expected to enter into a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in New York. It's unclear the parameters of the agreement.

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Donald Trump's Attorney And Fixer Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty To 8 Federal Counts

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Cohen, who described himself in past as Trump's "pit bull," became well-known for his elbow-throwing and sometimes full-on threats as he worked to move the ball forward for Trump or protect him.

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Trump Reacts To Report On White House Counsel Cooperation With Mueller

Sunday, August 19, 2018

President Trump responds to an article suggesting a White House lawyer is cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

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Brett Kavanaugh Investigated A President, Then Voiced Concerns About Doing Just That

Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Trump Supreme Court pick wanted prosecutors to ask President Bill Clinton explicit questions and wrote the section of the independent counsel's report to Congress making the case for impeachment.

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Brett Kavanaugh's Role In the Starr Investigation And How It Shaped Him

Friday, August 17, 2018

In the 1990s, Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was part of the team investigating President Clinton as part of special prosecutor Ken Starr's investigation. How did that experience shape his view of whether and how a president should be investigated?

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Trump Revokes Clearance Of Ex-CIA Boss Brennan, Puts Other Critics On Notice

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

In addition to revoking the clearance of former CIA Director and outspoken Trump critic John Brennan, Trump called for a review of the clearances of nine current and former government officials.

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In Presidential Tweet, Trump Says Former Aide Was 'A Loser' And 'Vicious'

Monday, August 13, 2018

On the eve of Omarosa Manigault Newman's book release, Trump tweeted scathing criticism of his former top-level aide.

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White House Blasts Omarosa Manigault Newman For Tape's Release

Monday, August 13, 2018

Last December, the ex-White House aide secretly audio taped her firing over the alleged misuse of a government car. The recording was played Sunday during her appearance on NBC's Meet the Press.

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Omarosa Tells NPR She Heard Trump 'N-Word Tape,' Contradicting Her Own Tell-All Book

Friday, August 10, 2018

Former reality TV star and Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman spoke to NPR about explosive allegations in her new book, Unhinged, but part of her account changed in the interview.

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Giuliani: New Offer To Mueller May Be 'Last, Best Chance' For Trump Interview

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

President Trump's legal team says it's continuing to negotiate the terms of a potential contact between Trump and investigators looking into the Russian attack on the 2016 election.

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Explanations of June 2016 Trump Tower Meeting Keep Evolving 2 Years Later

Monday, August 06, 2018

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Tamara Keith about the evolving explanations for the infamous Trump Tower meeting in 2016.

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Politics In The News: President's Tweet On Trump Tower Meeting

Monday, August 06, 2018

President Trump acknowledged that a 2016 meeting during the presidential campaign was aimed at getting negative information about Hillary Clinton from a Russian operative.

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Trump (Again) Admits His Son Met With Russian Lawyer To Get Dirt On Clinton

Monday, August 06, 2018

In a tweet, the president defended Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Kremlin-aligned lawyer as "totally legal," though he added that he didn't know about it at the time.

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First State Dinner: A Chance For Melania Trump To Put Her Stamp On The White House

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

State dinners are a chance for first ladies to express their tastes and make a statement. But historically these diplomatic dinners have had their share of mishaps.

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