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During Monday’s solar eclipse, President Trump — with First Lady Melania and youngest son, Barron — stood on the White House balcony and did, to my knowledge, the only thing you’re not supposed to do during an eclipse:

Colbert, Meyers, Kimmel, and even Fallon are off this week, so the burden of late night political commentary fell on Conan O’Brien, who suggested that if Trump is this incapable of following directions, people should tell him, “Whatever you do, don’t resign.”

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Attorney General Merrick Garland

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Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos

The Department of Justice had the kind of pro-police reform week that doesn't happen every year. In a seven-day period, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a ban on chokeholds and no-knock warrants, an overhaul on how to handle law enforcement oversight deals, and a promise to make sure the Justice Department wasn't funding agencies that engage in racial discrimination.

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