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Tapper calls out stunning falsehood from Sanders’ campaign

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ national press secretary distorted Michael Bloomberg’s past heart issues and called questions about the Vermont senator’s health and requests for additional records a “smear” campaign. Sanders spokeswoman Briahna Joy Gray later said she misspoke when she said Bloomberg had experienced heart attacks in the past. CNN’s Jake Tapper reports.

Analysis: Donald Trump and his pardon triangle

President Donald Trump on Tuesday picked a handful of corrupt former officials and corrupt wealthy influence peddlers and granted them clemency, just days after his administration’s latest controversy: accusations that he was tipping the scales of justice in favor of his friend Roger Stone (which he keeps saying he has every right to do, but denies doing).

Trump says he has ‘total confidence’ in Barr

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he has “total confidence” in Attorney General William Barr despite a swirl of controversies in the past week that have led to questions about the department’s impartiality and widespread calls for Barr to step down.