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Is there anything Republicans won’t say to make impeachment go away? They attack the patriotism of decorated veterans. They decry rules that they devised. And they discard long-held principles as though the past never happened.
He was straight out of Foggy Bottom central casting. Lean and bespectacled, with neatly combed gray hair and a pressed charcoal suit, William Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, gave not so much as a glance toward the massed cameras as he arrived Tuesday, escorted by uniformed police, at the offices of the House Intelligence Committee. With steady gait and grim countenance, he disappeared behind a basement door marked “Restricted Area.”
President Trump stood in a crowded East Room on Wednesday afternoon with the Italian president at his side, scores of aides and reporters at his feet, and a bank of cameras relaying his words to millions. Yet he seemed alone against the world.
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is in a corner as the court decides whether to bless employment discrimination against LGBTQ Americans. Will he interpret the text of the law the way he claims to – or devise an excuse to produce his desired result?
The Senate majority leader is distressed that people are calling him names. At the risk of hurting the Kentucky Republican’s tender feelings still further, I suggest another moniker: Muzzle Mitch.
There is no surer way to convince people you are going nuts than to stand in front of a crowd and announce that you are not going nuts. “I want to be clear: I’m not going nuts,” Joe Biden declared at a campaign stop Friday as he struggled to identify the location of a speech he had just given.
Foreign nationals should take extreme precautions in Trump’s America. So should the rest of us.
Democrats were disappointed Robert Mueller didn’t speak boldly; Republicans were delighted. But for this honorable public servant, it was, above all, a sad coda to a grand career.
Donald Trump has come to the Democrats’ rescue by reminding them, and all the world, what racism really looks like.
If Robert Mueller, a man of precise language, was not inviting Congress to impeach the president, he certainly seemed to be inviting the belief that he didn’t charge Trump with crimes only because he couldn’t.
Democrats are right not to emulate Trump’s insults, falsehoods and extreme partisanship as they go about their legitimate inquiries.
In 1787, the framers gave us a president, not a king. On Tuesday, lawyers for President Trump gave a dissenting opinion.
Contrary to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s declaration about the Russia investigation, it isn’t “case closed” – not by a long shot.
Stephen Moore, one of President Trump’s many exotic picks to staff the federal government, declared this week that his opponents are “pulling a Kavanaugh against me.” Moore, Trump’s pick for the Federal Reserve Board, is so convinced he is being treated like Brett Kavanaugh, whose Supreme Court confirmation was marred by sexual-misconduct allegations, that he reportedly hired a PR firm that helped Kavanaugh.
The Trump administration and Republican-appointed Supreme Court justices Tuesday held a legal seminar on how to preserve white hegemony in four easy steps.
This must be the season for treason. In the Oval Office on Thursday afternoon, President Trump gave a lesson on American justice to the visiting South Korean president. Speaking about the Mueller investigation and its origins, Trump said: “This is actually treason.”
Mitch McConnell’s move to limit debate on presidential nominees jettisoned 213 years of U.S. Senate wisdom.
Democrats are painting themselves into a corner with their litmus-test questions that have little to do with what most Americans are concerned about – and giving Donald Trump an easier path to re-election.
President Trump has done his level best to tank his presidency. There is only one thing that can save him now: Democrats.
One thing rang true in Michael Cohen’s recent testimony before Congress: “I’m responsible for your silliness because I did the same thing that you are doing now for 10 years: I protected Mr. Trump,”