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Peter Nicholas

Staff Writer

Peter Nicholas is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers the White House.
Peter Nicholas is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers the White House.
Oversight

Mick Mulvaney’s Uncertain Fate

President Trump has not ruled out replacing his third chief of staff in less than three years.

Management

Ben Carson’s Appearance in Baltimore Didn’t Go as Planned

The housing secretary didn’t offer Trump the sort of full-throated defense that the president might have expected.

Management

Analysis: It’s a Precarious Time for Any Official in Trump’s Orbit

Alexander Acosta’s exit gratifies those who wanted him gone for his role in the Epstein plea deal. But the president’s advisers fear how more turnover reflects broader turmoil within the administration.

Management

Trump’s Chief of Staff Is Having a Great Time

Mick Mulvaney wants you to know that he’s no narc like John Kelly.

Oversight

The Senate Could Embarrass Trump Over His National Emergency

A sufficient number of Republicans are poised to band with the Democrats in opposition to the president’s border-wall funding.

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