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John Avlon Poliwood: The Ups and Downs of Combining Celebrities and Politics – CNN

Poliwood: The Ups and Downs of Combining Celebrities and Politics – CNN

Poliwood — the intersection of politics and Hollywood — can be a powerful combination, capable of elevating policy debates and inspiring broad audiences. Unfortunately, it can also dumb us down to a nation of slack-jawed spectators. This past week, we … Continue reading

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John Avlon Trump’s McCarthyism Charge is Deeply Ironic – CNN

Trump’s McCarthyism Charge is Deeply Ironic – CNN

“Study the late Joseph McCarthy, because we are now in period with Mueller and his gang that make Joseph McCarthy look like a baby!” President Donald Trump tweeted from the final days of his golfing vacation at Bedminster, New Jersey. … Continue reading

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John Avlon Trump, the Saudis, and America’s Disastrous ‘Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend’ Strategy – CNN

Trump, the Saudis, and America’s Disastrous ‘Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend’ Strategy – CNN

“He’s a son of a bitch, but he’s our son of a bitch.” President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is said to have been talking about Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza. It was 1939, and you can imagine him, cigarette and martini in … Continue reading

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John Avlon Independent Voters are Trump’s Judge and Jury – CNN

Independent Voters are Trump’s Judge and Jury – CNN

It’s the best of times and the worst of times for independent voters and candidates. With Washington bitterly polarized, the need to break out of the divisive duopoly of Republican and Democrat has never been clearer — especially for those … Continue reading

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John Avlon Trump Administration Convictions Could Surpass Nixon – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

Trump Administration Convictions Could Surpass Nixon – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

CNN’s John Avlon does a reality check on the “swampiness” of present and past presidential administrations. He notes that President Trump’s administration is on course to equal or surpass Nixon’s dozens of convictions.

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John Avlon Panel Weighs in on Trump’s Promises Made, and Promises Kept.
John Avlon John Avlon Clears Up the Confusion Over Collusion – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

John Avlon Clears Up the Confusion Over Collusion – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

CNN’s John Avlon joins New Day with a “Reality Check” to clear up the conflicting messages from President Trump and his lawyers on collusion.

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John Avlon Sen. Jack Reed: Trump lying about CIA report – New Day – CNN

Sen. Jack Reed: Trump lying about CIA report – New Day – CNN

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) said that he thinks President Trump is lying after Trump dismissed the CIA report finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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John Avlon New Day – CNN

New Day – CNN

Margaret Hoover and John Avlon discuss the threat of corruption with the Trump administration.

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John Avlon Congress takes on health care, Russian investigation – GMA
John Avlon John Avlon Rips Trump’s ‘Sh*thole’ Comment: ‘Beyond Unpresidential!’

John Avlon Rips Trump’s ‘Sh*thole’ Comment: ‘Beyond Unpresidential!’

In a fiery CNN segment, The Daily Beast’s editor-in-chief called Trump’s racist comments “beyond un-presidential.”

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John Avlon How The Daily Beast Will Stand Up to President Donald Trump

How The Daily Beast Will Stand Up to President Donald Trump

We will be the loyal opposition. We will not deny his legitimacy. But we will oppose his worst policies and hold him to account. In 1960, after John F. Kennedy narrowly defeated Richard Nixon, staunch Hollywood conservative John Wayne declared, … Continue reading

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John Avlon Donald Trump’s ‘American Carnage’ Inaugural

Donald Trump’s ‘American Carnage’ Inaugural

It started to rain right as President Donald J. Trump started speaking. And with the rain came the darkest inaugural address Americans have ever heard from a new president. Inaugural addresses usually are written with an eye toward the sweep … Continue reading

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