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A publisher is turning the Mueller report into a graphic novel

The Mueller report is so dense and long that even some lawmakers haven’t read all of it. But a publisher, IDW, plans to turn the 448-page report into lighter reading by making it into a graphic novel. The authors, cartoonist Shannon Wheeler and journalist Steve Duin, illustrate scenes detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report,…MORE

Trump’s choice could be Moore or Sessions in Alabama

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead in today’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. The Roy Moore dilemma Roy Moore, the controversial former judge who lost a Senate seat in ruby-red Alabama after three women alleged he sexually abused them when they were teenagers decades…MORE

Mike Pence won’t say if he views climate crisis as threat to US

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday wouldn’t say if he views the global climate crisis as a threat to the United States. Pence repeatedly dodged when asked multiple times on CNN’s “State of the Union” whether the human-induced crisis is a threat to the country, telling host Jake Tapper: “Well, what I will tell you…MORE

Pence punts to Congress for action on border facility conditions for children

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday acknowledged “a heartbreaking scene” for children held at US detention facilities on the southern border, but punted to Congress to “provide additional support” when pressed on the Trump administration’s inaction on the issue. “It is one of the reasons we continue to call on Congress to give (Department of…MORE

Trump says he’s not ready for a 2020 election loss

President Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday that he’s not prepared to lose the 2020 presidential election. “It would be much better if I said, ‘Yeah.’ It would be much easier for me to say, ‘Oh, yes.’ No, I’m probably not too prepared to lose. I don’t like losing. I haven’t lost very…MORE

Trump won’t say if he’ll order FBI to investigate Khashoggi’s death

President Donald Trump will not say whether he’ll follow a United Nations recommendation to order the FBI to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, reasoning that other countries, including Iran, have done worse and asserting that keeping Saudi Arabia’s business with the US is more important than any desire to punish the government for…MORE