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The policy is based on prejudice, not proof. It signals to Muslims that they’re not welcome, and it’s working.
In response to former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony, Trump and his lawyers are accusing Comey of unlawfully “leaking” the memos Comey kept of his conversations with the president. Don't be fooled.
The most surprising part wasn't Comey's testimony but how lawmakers responded.
While avoiding making any accusations or legal judgments, Former FBI director James Comey offered up a trail of information that likely puts President Donald Trump into a legal corner.
It will be up to lawmakers, journalists and others to keep the focus on the bigger picture and keep pushing for answers on the nature of Trump associates’ ties to Russia.
Comey’s recounting of his interactions with President Donald Trump shows time and again that Trump believed that he had bought Comey’s personal loyalty by allowing him to stay on in his job.
While the entertainment value of the Trump versus Comey show is admittedly high, it’s dwarfed by what’s at stake.
Appointing Clarke would damage the agency’s ability to coordinate with state and local partners and elevate his fringe views to the national stage.
Our concern is not just whether Trump’s campaign criminally colluded with Russia. It is also whether Trump’s ties to Russia affect his willingness or his ability to act in America’s best interests.
Appointing a special counsel of Robert Mueller’s talent and experience is a laudable step, but it is only the first of many necessary to restore public trust in our institutions of government.