As attorney general of Oklahoma, Scott Pruitt was a big spender in a small state. Here’s why Scott Pruitt still has a job. Scott Pruitt’s ethics problems are conservative ideology in action. Trump businesses made millions off Republican groups and federal agencies, report says. Donald Trump’s corruption means he’ll never be a “normal” commander in chief. Form New York, Margaret Hartmann on every embarrassing story Michael Cohen tried to squash; and Jonathan Chait on Michael Cohen and the busting of the Trump crime family. Cohen isn’t the biggest catch from Trump World: Other players know far more about the president’s dealings than his lawyer does. Brian Beutler on the end stage of the Trump presidency, and the gangsterization of America. Kakistocracy, a 374-year-old word that means “government by the worst”, just broke the dictionary.