After a relatively quiet holiday weekend, the frenzy before tomorrow’s Senate impeachment trial has begun. It is important to remember that Trump's peo…
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You hear sometimes that, now that we know the sordid details of the lives of some of our leading figures, America has no heroes left. When I was writin…
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Today the impeachment managers for the House of Representatives released their trial memorandum for Trump’s impeachment, getting underway Tuesday. Writ…
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Ever since it has become clear that the House would vote to impeach the president, the White House and Senate Republican leaders have struggled over th…
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Where can you even start today? The weirdest thing is that so much has happened, the opening of the third Senate impeachment trial in our nation’s hist…
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Tonight at 5:00, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi signed the articles of impeachment and the seven House impeachment managers Pelos…
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One of the reasons I refuse to make predictions about the future of the Trump administration, or even of the impeachment process, is that things are ch…
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Very much in the weeds today, but they are interesting weeds for those of you who don't mind a deep dive. The administration’s rationale for the attack…
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The upcoming week should bring the renewal of the fight over the Senate impeachment trial. There are a few key things to keep in mind. First of all, al…
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First off, today, a correction to last night’s letter. Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe, one of the nation’s premier constitutional scholars and th…
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Let’s cut to the chase: all current evidence suggests that Trump ordered the killing of General Qassem Soleimani either to please his base or to curry …
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Wow. Remember yesterday, when Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah was so furious at the congressional briefing about the attack on Qassem Soleimani, ca…
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