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Trump Corruption Index

Some acts were criminal, others impeachable. But it’s important to remember the little things.

Last June, my editors tasked me with an interesting, if arduous, assignment — compile a weekly record of the graft and double-dealing of the Trump administration. The dishonesty had started on day one, so we were admittedly late to the game. (But GEN began in 2019, so cut us some…

TRUMP CORRUPTION INDEX

Trump faces blowback after he incited a mob to storm the Capitol, and even loyalists doubt he can self-pardon his way out of this one

Is there enough graft, double-dealing, and self-interested chicanery in the Trump administration to publish this column every week? Only time — and Trump — will tell. (But we feel pretty confident.) Presenting this week’s installment of the Trump Corruption Index.

Impeachment round 2

House Democrats are planning to vote on Wednesday to once…

Trump Corruption Index

Trump makes a last-gasp attempt to overturn the election results; Sidney Powell is threatened with a lawsuit

Is there enough graft, double-dealing, and self-interested chicanery in the Trump administration to publish this column every week? Only time — and Trump — will tell. (But we feel pretty confident.) Presenting this week’s installment of the Trump Corruption Index.

Dialing up the corruption to 11

On Saturday, President Donald Trump held an hourlong call with…

Trump Corruption Index

This week we saw yet another failed attempt by the White House to discount the election results, plus a potential incentive behind the Texas AG’s absurd election lawsuit

Is there enough graft, double-dealing, and self-interested chicanery in the Trump administration to publish this column every week? Only time — and Trump — will tell. (But we feel pretty confident.) Presenting this week’s installment of the Trump Corruption Index.

He will not go gentle into that good night

Even in the wake of President-elect Biden’s Electoral College victory…

TRUMP CORRUPTION INDEX

This week, we saw a judge throw out the case against Michael Flynn, plus another failed attempt by Trump to overthrow election results

Is there enough graft, double-dealing, and self-interested chicanery in the Trump administration to publish this column every week? Only time — and Trump — will tell. (But we feel pretty confident.) Presenting this week’s installment of the Trump Corruption Index.

A Keystone State groaner

In a last-ditch effort to undermine President-elect Biden’s 80,000-vote victory…

TRUMP CORRUPTION INDEX

Cashing in on claims of election fraud, plus some sketchy pardon practices

Is there enough graft, double-dealing, and self-interested chicanery in the Trump administration to publish this column every week? Only time — and Trump — will tell. (But we feel pretty confident.) Presenting this week’s installment of the Trump Corruption Index.

Trump’s defense fund is really a piggy bank

While President Trump’s assault on the election results has done…

TRUMP CORRUPTION INDEX

The president’s attempted coup hit a few snags, plus shady consulting fees in the Trump Organization

Is there enough graft, double-dealing, and self-interested chicanery in the Trump administration to publish this column every week? Only time — and Trump — will tell. (But we feel pretty confident.) Presenting this week’s installment of the Trump Corruption Index.

Trump’s fall from gracelessness

It’s hard to overstate just how gracelessly — and dangerously…

TRUMP CORRUPTION INDEX

This week we saw Trump continue to cast doubts over the election results, plus an effort by the CDC to quietly correct a guidance on sending kids to school

Is there enough graft, double-dealing, and self-interested chicanery in the Trump administration to publish this column every week? Only time — and Trump — will tell. (But we feel pretty confident.) Presenting this week’s installment of the Trump Corruption Index.

Trump is putting himself over national security

The Trump administration has continued to stonewall the incoming Biden…

Trump Corruption Index

This week we saw the Trump team try and outright steal the election, plus more trouble for Trump campaign strategist Jason Miller

Is there enough graft, double-dealing, and self-interested chicanery in the Trump administration to publish this column every week? Only time — and Trump — will tell. (But we feel pretty confident.) Presenting this week’s installment of the Trump Corruption Index.

Our cheater-in-chief

The official Republican Party donation page to help in Trump’s…

TRUMP CORRUPTION INDEX

This week saw revelations of the president’s use of taxpayer money to bankroll his businesses, plus a doomed scheme to vaccinate Santa

Is there enough graft, double-dealing, and self-interested chicanery in the Trump administration to publish this column every week? Only time — and Trump — will tell. (But we feel pretty confident.) Presenting this week’s installment of the Trump Corruption Index.

A Very Expensive Dinner

New reporting by the Washington Post reveals that President Trump’s…

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