A Bad Day for Republicans

The Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee proved unable to dent the testimony of two key witnesses in the first public hearing of the House impeachment inquiry. Read the rest of this entry »

The Incompetence Defense

The latest GOP ploy to save President Donald Trump from impeachment rests on arguing the president is too incompetent to commit a serious crime. Read the rest of this entry »

Impeachment Moves into the Open

Republicans will get their wish: Open hearings into presidential wrongdoing. They may regret asking for transparency. Read the rest of this entry »

Are We Safer Today?

The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi will not make the world safer from terrorist attacks. Read the rest of this entry »

The Problem of Defending Trump

Congressional Republicans are having difficulty defending President Donald Trump, so they invoke process instead of offering cogent defenses. Read the rest of this entry »

So Much for the 5th Avenue Murder Theory

President Donald Trump’s support among Republican voters and members of Congress may be eroding as a result of numerous scandals. Read the rest of this entry »

Constitutional Folderol

President Donald Trump and his supporters are advancing arguments in his defense that have no basis in law or the Constitution. Read the rest of this entry »

The Republican Dilemma

Republicans resort to evasion and deflection when trying to defend President Donald Trump in the ongoing impeachment inquiry. Read the rest of this entry »

Bottomless

President Donald Trump portrays himself as a victim as he continues to defy the Constitution with seemingly endless lawless acts. Read the rest of this entry »

The Smallness of It All

President Richard Nixon was a small man, as is President Donald Trump. In Nixon’s case, others did big things. Will anyone this time? Read the rest of this entry »