Although special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony may not have been a summer blockbuster, it confirmed the damning conclusions of his report. The investigation revealed substantial evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed justice. And that the special counsel did not exonerate him.
During a recent Iowa rally, Pete Buttigieg described his strategy for beating Donald Trump with an unusual analogy. “He’s kind of like a Chinese finger trap,” observed the South Bend mayor. “The harder you go in, the harder it gets stuck.”
The collapse of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between the United States and Russia has fuelled fears of a new arms race and made the world a more dangerous place to live in.
The fierce loyalty Bernie Sanders inspires in his supporters is creating a dilemma for the Democratic Party. For a sliver of Sanders’ base, it’s Bernie or bust. They may detest President Donald Trump, but they didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton and they’re not sure they’ll back the Democratic nominee in 2020 if Sanders isn’t on the ballot. They’re willing do whatever it takes to push the party to adopt his ideas.
As he moves toward formally entering the Democratic presidential race, Joe Biden has repeatedly expressed regret for how he handled one of the most consequential challenges of his career in the Senate — the 1991 hearings into Anita Hill’s sexual harassment allegations against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.
When Trump officially nominates Kentucky socialite Kelly Knight Craft as ambassador to the United Nations next week, the US will have officially killed off any semblance of making efforts toward international diplomacy.
Sure, turning down an invite to a banquet for Donald Trump is little more than gesture politics. But throwing a banquet for Donald Trump is gesture politics on a grand scale to begin with, and of the two, I know which gesture I prefer.
The tragic death of 22-year old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, a grandniece of slain President John Kennedy, has reminded the US and the world that the US was once led by a beloved, progressive and inspiring man rather than a widely despised and denigrated retrograde.
There is a scene in the HBO adaptation of the Stephen Ambrose tome, “Band of Brothers,” in which the men of Easy Company, out on patrol, come across a Nazi concentration camp.