“In 2011, days after Donald Trump challenged President Barack Obama to ‘show his records’ to prove that he hadn’t been a “terrible student,” the headmaster at New York Military Academy got an order from his boss: Find Trump’s academic records and help bury them.” Marc Fisher in WaPo: How Trump’s high school transcript was hidden.

+ President pressured staff to grant security clearance to Ivanka Trump.

+ OK, perhaps you were hoping for something a little weirder? Try this from ProPublica: Trump Mar-a-Lago Buddy Wrote Policy Pitch. The President Sent It to VA Chief.

+ These often unbelievable tales of nepotism and narcissism take so much of our attention that little things that are big things slip by unnoticed in the chaos of Scandalmania. For example, this headline from Bloomberg: Trump Cancels U.S. Report on Civilian Deaths in Drone Strikes. Or this one from Vice: Trump’s Justice Department Is Investigating 60% Fewer Civil Rights Cases Than Obama’s.

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