Tom Rooney

How does Susan Rice, collateral damage in Trump's war on facts, get back her reputation?

How does Susan Rice, collateral damage in Trump's war on facts, get back her reputation?

Susan Rice, President Obama’s United Nations ambassador and national security advisor, must feel a little like Raymond Donovan. Not the Showtime TV character, but the Reagan-era Labor secretary who was forced to leave office and tried on fraud charges. After he was acquitted, he famously asked: “Which office do I go to get my reputation back?”

This past spring, Rice was accused by President Trump and his supporters of breaking the law by “unmasking” the names of Trump aides in surveillance transcripts made by the National Security Agency. Now it comes out, from Rice’s testimony to the House Intelligence Committee last week, that she had every reason in the world to discover those...

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