Trump’s Unpardonable Admission About His Border Wall

The president wants to spend billions of taxpayer dollars for a project that he acknowledges is largely symbolic—even if it breaks the law.

By David A. Graham, Staff writer at The Atlantic

President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif., Friday April 5, 2019.
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What Boris Johnson Did to the World’s Most Stable Democracy

His decision to temporarily suspend Parliament is the most dangerous assault on Britain’s institutions in living memory.

By Yascha Mounk, Contributing writer at The Atlantic

A man in a giant Boris Johnson ‘head’ digs a grave at the foot of a pretend tombstone outside Downing Street in London, Wednesday, Aug.
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