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Why America Needs Whistle-Blowers

Monday  17:50,   07 october 2019
nytimes

In accusing the intelligence community whistle-blower of partisanship and treason, President Trump has redefined whistle-blowing to serve his private interests rather than the rule of law. In the American tradition, whistle-blowers expose illegal or >>>

Andrea Bottner: I still stand with Brett Kavanaugh — and here's how we can fight back against smears and lies

Monday  17:50,   07 october 2019
foxnews

The battle over Kavanaugh was a warning of things to come. That lesson has been learned; those who believe in due process and innocence until proven guilty need reinforcement. The Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) has launched a new Independent... >>>

Donald Trump will blame everyone else for impeachment (Opinion)

Monday  03:25,   07 october 2019
cnn

Dean Obeidallah writes that Donald Trump may be unpredictable, but he is consistent in his inability to take responsibility for his actions -- including his call with the Ukrainian President -- which set off the House impeachment inquiry. One of the >>>

Why Elizabeth Warren will fail to shine in her moment on the trail

Monday  03:25,   07 october 2019
thehill

This is the moment to shine for Elizabeth Warren. The field of Democratic candidates is being cleared for her by a combination of fate and baggage, as Joe Biden faces fallout from his Ukraine connections and Bernie Sanders deals with a heart... >>>

The Longer Elites Ignore Populist Outcries, the More They’ll Be Surprised

Monday  03:25,   07 october 2019
nationalreview

Elites ignore at their own risk voters who want political accountability and more control over national borders.Los Angeles — It’s been three years since the Brexit referendum and the election of Donald Trump sent shock waves throughout the... >>>

Opinions | The new GOP strategy: Don’t believe the president

Monday  03:25,   07 october 2019
washingtonpost

The difference this time is that the president himself isn’t claiming that he was joking.You knew there was never going to be just one whistleblower. A president who stands on the White House lawn and asks foreign countries to investigate his... >>>

Arnon Mishkin: To survive impeachment threat, Trump needs to keep base faithful and economy strong

Sunday  05:50,   06 october 2019
foxnews

President Trump's ability to survive the threat of impeachment hinges on maintaining the support of his base and a vibrant economy. Those factors helped Clinton and Reagan, but led to Nixon's downfall.With the House investigating whether to... >>>

How to Sell Your Soul to Donald Trump

Sunday  05:50,   06 october 2019
nytimes

There’s no way that Mike Pompeo actually venerates Donald Trump. I doubt he even likes the president much. Pompeo graduated first in his class at West Point decades ago, a feat that suggests enormous reserves of discipline, a profound respect for... >>>

Trump scores political win with vow to protect Medicare

Saturday  06:05,   05 october 2019
thehill

Trump promised to defend Medicare against Medicare for All and issued an executive order detailing numerous changes aimed at strengthening the program, increasing choice and combatting fraud. Sheer political genius.Every time President Trump appears >>>

Opinions | It was never about ‘America First.’ It’s always been Trump first.

Saturday  06:05,   05 october 2019
washingtonpost

He has a long record of going against his country.At the core of the impeachment inquiry — indeed, at the core of almost every complaint about this president — is one simple truth: Donald Trump is not a... >>>

Republicans have nothing to fear from removing Trump

Friday  23:45,   04 october 2019
theweek

In the midst of President Trump's latest scandal, perhaps his most serious and explosive yet, a familiar question keeps popping up: why won't elected Republicans simply discard him and move on to Vice President Mike Pence? Win-win, right?... >>>

Can Democrats Take Impeachment Seriously?

Friday  19:50,   04 october 2019
online.wsj

If it’s a straight party-line vote, they’ll win in the House, fail in the Senate, and lose in America.We have grown used to the daily bedlam, the nonstop freak-out that is the Trump White House. Nevertheless it should be noted the president’s... >>>

Mike Pence Failed in His Most Important Duty

Friday  19:25,   04 october 2019
theatlantic

The vice president is supposed to be prepared to step into the nation’s highest office if necessary.In the throes of Watergate, Vice President Spiro Agnew was caught up in an unrelated corruption scandal. He pleaded guilty and resigned his office on >>>

It’s Not A Crime For Trump To Ask China And Ukraine To Investigate Biden

Friday  19:25,   04 october 2019
thefederalist

Today the president reiterated that he wants Ukraine and China to investigate Joe Biden. Democrats have not made clear why that is a crime.President Trump threw a glass of cold water over the impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives today >>>

The Only Issue Left Is Trump’s ‘Absolute Right’ to Solicit Collusion

Friday  18:55,   04 october 2019
nymag

Either Trump gets impeached, or he spends the next year trading American policy for foreign dirt on his rivals.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the... >>>