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Milbank: Trump a breed apart in his contempt for minorities

A tweet about ‘breeding’ in California cities sounds at home among the words of white supremacists.

Rampell: GOP tax cuts are mortgaging the future of U.S.

In good economic times most nations pay down debt; we’ve added to ours and ignored the consequences.

Robinson: Trump’s foreign ‘policy’ leaves a world of confusion

Allies and foes can only guess what to believe, what to ignore and what the next tweet will bring.

Schwab: Whose word to trust between Trump, Comey? Seriously?

The fact that the former FBI chief is taking fire from both sides tells you something on balance.

Giant power storage ‘batteries’ show promise

The systems could reduce the impact of power outages, whether they’re caused by storms or hackers.

How new tax rules on home-equity loans affect you

To deduct interest, the money must be used for the property that the loan is secured against.

Ignatius: The battleground in space and who’ll fight there

China and Russia already are our adversaries in orbit. The questions now is who’ll lead our response.

Milbank: Nikki Haley’s confused, but it’s not her fault

Republicans who claim to know Trump won’t fire Mueller should consult the rebuffed U.N. ambassador.

Thiessen: Panel’s rejection of state nominee a bad precedent

If a Senate committee can’t recommend Pompeo to his new post, it reflects more poorly on it than him.

Harrop: 5 reasons why Andrew Cuomo could give Trump a fight

Like Trump, he’s a New Yorker with a Queens patter, but a skilled centrist with progressive values.

Milbank: Trump steaks are toast, but there’s so much to market

Only two companies are still selling Trump products; here are some ideas to reinvigorate the brand.

Will: Movie makes the case to rein in eminent domain’s abuses

But if you want to watch ‘Little Pink House,’ you may have to request a local screening.

Milbank: When our actual foes use Trump’s ‘fake news’ label

Observing how Trump uses the phrase, dictators and others are using it to obsficate and discredit.

Rampell: Every bad idea the GOP has, it learned in the ’80s

Pick a policy: Supply-side economics, ‘welfare reform,’ walls, an arms race; it’s all failed before.

Trump attorney offers lesson in bad money management

Home-equity loan interest is no longer tax deductible for paying off a credit card — or porn star.

Harrop: Facebook isn’t the only antisocial medium out there

Instagram traffics faked photos of perfect bodies to those with the most anxiety over body images.

Robinson: This Congress will ignore any case against Trump

The only way to guarantee a thorough investigation is to give Democrats control of House and Senate.

Thiessen: Syria strike ‘just muscular enough not to get mocked’

By pulling its punches against Syria, the U.S. sends a dangerous message to Assad and North Korea.

Burke: What’s our move if Trump moves against Mueller?

Being ready for a constitutional crisis requires some planning. Get ready to march and vote.

Parker: In Trump’s mind, what’s gained by attack on Syria?

He earlier mused about a “major event” pulling people together. World War III would be unifying.