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After Trump purged the Defense Department leadership, a Pentagon document downplayed last week’s mayhem.
By Walker Bragman
“Contributions from corporate PACs are one of those things that regular people think are important but insiders know couldn’t be less material. In other words, suspending donations from these PACs is the perfect low-cost distraction that you can use to win a news cycle.” - Recode senior reporter Teddy Schleiffer.