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Nicky Woolf

New Statesman

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Past articles by Nicky:

Trump’s impeachment so far: the Democrats are well prepared and realistic, but have little time

Despite the Republican majority in the Senate, the Democrats appear organised to make the most of this opportunity. → Read More

The real reason for Mark Zuckerberg’s charm offensive? He’s scared of Elizabeth Warren

The Facebook founder has been on a “transparency tour” to try to shore up his company’s image – but leaked boardroom comments reveal that in private he sees Warren as an “existential threat.” → Read More

Six takeaways from Japan and South Korea scrapping their intelligence-sharing agreement

“There has been a tremendous disturbance in the Force.” → Read More

The rise and fall of Breitbart

Steve Bannon’s far-right media outlet has lost 75 per cent of its audience since Trump took office and 90 per cent of its advertisers. → Read More

Trump slams Theresa May, announces he will no longer work with UK ambassador Kim Darroch

The president was angered by leaked diplomatic cables in which Darroch called his administration “inept”. → Read More

The doctored video of Nancy Pelosi shared by Trump is a chilling sign of things to come

As video-faking technology improves, it could become almost impossible to tell what’s real – and the right has proven its willingness to take advantage of the fact. → Read More

Justin Amash, the last honourable Republican, calls for Trump’s impeachment

A conservative congressman from Michigan takes a courageous stand. → Read More

Why the hell is Trump angry at a “treasonous hoax” he claims “completely exonerated” him?

Tensions run high in DC as the post-Mueller fallout continues. → Read More

Former federal prosecutor: Congress has “a duty” to proceed with impeachment

Kenneth McCallion says “the only reasonable reading of the Mueller Report is that he is inferentially referring the Obstruction of Justice charges to Congress”. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren is the best candidate for president. Why isn’t she higher in the polls?

Warren’s policy proposals far outstrip her rivals in depth and breadth. But she is forced to compete in a “likeability” primary which her male opponents don’t have to face. → Read More

Trump’s attacks on Ilhan Omar are an exercise in thinly-veiled political opportunism

It is clear the president just wants to drive a wedge into the Democratic party as the 2020 election campaign begins. → Read More

The disgusting Ilhan Omar poster is just part of a wider campaign of American Islamophobia

There is a concerted effort by dark money groups to sow the seeds of hatred and division. → Read More

Might Roger Stone – arrested at dawn today – be Mueller’s biggest indictment yet?

According to the indictment, the Trump associate repeatedly lied about his communications with Wikileaks and committed federal witness-tampering. → Read More

2020 election: who’s in the running to face Trump?

A rundown of the candidates who have officially declared their campaigns for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020. → Read More

Report that FBI investigated Trump as Russian agent sparks panic for the president

“I have been FAR tougher on Russia than Obama, Bush or Clinton. Maybe tougher than any other President,” he claimed on Saturday. → Read More

How much is the Trump Shutdown costing America? As much as half a billion dollars a day

Figures from an OMB study of the 2013 shutdown show that, between lost GDP growth and wasted spending, shuttering the government is very costly indeed. → Read More

They tried to smear Ocasio-Cortez with an old video. But it just showed everyone how cool she is

The video of her dancing while at university shows how refreshing it is to have an antidote to the unbearable white male stuffiness of Congress. → Read More

Tweeting about The Wall is Trump’s happy place – and he’s back there because he’s scared

Facing the encroaching Mueller investigation and the prospect of dealing with a Democratic House, Trump has retreated to ground on which he feels secure. → Read More

Jim Mattis was the last grown up in Trump’s cabinet. Here’s why his resignation is worrying

The defense secretary – known alternately as “Mad Dog” and the “Warrior Monk” – was one of the last voices of reason in an increasingly chaotic administration. → Read More

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is killing the White House briefing. Should we mourn it?

The White House press secretary held only four briefings in September, October and November. → Read More