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Loyalty to Trump: A new report says House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes received his anonymous tip about alleged surveillance of Trump’s transition team from inside the White House—contradicting Nunes’s earlier statements, and adding to critics’ concerns that he’s putting loyalty to the president ahead of his objectivity as an investigator. For his part, Trump is calling on Twitter for supporters to “fight” the conservative Freedom Caucus, setting up a conflict between his own brand of anti-establishment populism and the Tea Party’s. So, Conor Friedersdorf asks: What do populist Republicans really want?

Pence’s ‘Billy Graham Rule’: Vice President Mike Pence is under fire on social

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