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The president seems to believe the Senate’s tradition of compromise must change “for the good of the nation.”
A sheriff who cannot run his own jail competently has no business setting national policy.
The standards for opening FBI inquiries are so unreasonably low that directors of the FBI have been reluctant to clearly articulate them in public.
Apparently not satisfied with using the President’s Twitter feed to attack the media, the White House is continuing the most sustained attack on the media by an administration in decades.
Well, it could have been worse. That is the best that can be said of the assaults on women’s equality and reproductive freedom carried out during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency.
Another presidential assault on the courts and poor people—and another critical institution heedlessly threatened.
By eliminating the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees, Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell showed that he is more interested in raw power than good governance.
In the chorus of voices raising concerns about President Donald Trump’s attacks on the judges who halted his administration’s travel ban, an important one has been notably absent: Chief Justice John Roberts.
By allowing Republicans to get away with blocking the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland, Democrats paved the way for Neil Gorsuch.
Five federal judges stood up against Trump’s “Muslim ban,” but some officials refused to obey court orders. This threatens the very core of our system of government.