Trump

Trump’s efforts to obstruct were clear, Democrats say, but question of impeachment isn’t

The Mueller report’s findings and the special counsel’s deferral to Congress increase pressure on Democrats and 2020 presidential candidates from the party’s left flank. Source: Trump’s efforts to obstruct were clear, Democrats say, but question of impeachment isn’t   Yes, there is an election in 18 months, but Democrats’ weakness on impeaching Trump is irresponsible. […]

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Trump’s Big Night

Under cover of night and as the natural disaster of Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, Trump executed a series of actions (wouldn’t bet on it being a carefully planned strategy) that placated his base, intimidated his enemies, eliminated a pest and unleashed his hate-mongering surrogates. Trump signaled his intention to pardon convicted felon and former Maricopa County […]

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Trump’s Past is Prologue

As I have watched and listened to politicians and pundits during this post-Charlottesville week I am baffled by the rhetoric.  Why would the conversation be about what Trump can do to reframe his position, to project a presidential demeanor or magically become transformed, as if on the road to Damascus, into a rational, competent, leader […]

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