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Evenhanded in his political scorn, Seth Meyers cracks wise about Al Franken, whose forced resignation from the Senate in the wake of sexual harassment allegations clearly disappointed his old friend.

But then Meyers moves on briskly to a target who must inspire far less ambivalent feelings: Donald Trump Jr.

During eight hours of closed testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, the president’s eldest son declined to answer questions about a key conversation with his father. Because there was an attorney present during that crucial chat about Junior’s infamous Trump Tower meeting to get “dirt” on Hillary Clinton from the Russians, he asserted “attorney-client privilege.”

It isn’t too hard to laugh at that comical claim — or at Trump Junior, period. It only hurts when you realize that you’re laughing at the First Family of the United States.

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Although President Donald Trump still has his hardcore MAGA base, he is not universally loved on the right by any means. Never Trump conservatives believe that he has been detrimental to the Republican Party and the conservative movement, and some who voted for Trump in 2016 aren't planning to vote for him again this year. Voters who have changed their minds about Trump are the focus of a New York Times article published Wednesday by reporters Claire Cain Miller, Kevin Quealy and Nate Cohn.

In their article, the Times journalists aren't talking about Never Trumpers who opposed Trump from the beginning — and they note that most of the voters who supported Trump in 2016 are still supporting him now. But they delve into some reasons why onetime supporters have turned against Trump and can't bring themselves to vote for him again.

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