David Taintor

David Taintor is a news editor at Talking Points Memo. Previously, he worked at NBC News and Adweek. He's a native of Minnesota. Reach him at taintor@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by David

During David Bernhardt’s confirmation hearing to lead the Interior Department, an unexpected sight emerged over his right shoulder. A young woman donned a “swamp creature” mask and has proceeded to wear it throughout the hearing so far.

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At the end of a daylong House Oversight Committee hearing featuring Michael Cohen, Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) gave an impassioned closing statement thanking Cohen for appearing before the committee and pleading for a return to normalcy in American politics.

Watch the highlights from his closing remarks:


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