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Section: New Republic (USA)

      How the GOP Bamboozled The New York Times’ Politics Desk
      Dec17

      How the GOP Bamboozled The New York Times’ Politics Desk

      When it comes to impeachment, no one with a brain is disputing the facts of the case: Donald Trump pressured Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Joe Biden, using the president’s power over American foreign policy to target a political rival and influence the 2020 election. To suggest otherwise is to either knowingly obfuscate...

      How the GOP Bamboozled The New York Times’s Politics Desk
      Dec17

      How the GOP Bamboozled The New York Times’s Politics Desk

      When it comes to impeachment, no one with a brain is disputing the facts of the case: Donald Trump pressured Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Joe Biden, using the president’s power over American foreign policy to target a political rival and influence the 2020 election. To suggest otherwise is to either knowingly obfuscate...

      Glenn Beck, the Nutty Professor
      Dec16

      Glenn Beck, the Nutty Professor

      Today, Glenn Beck looks almost nothing like the clean-shaven pundit who became famous delivering tearful Fox News monologues and emceeing Tea Party rallies. He has traded his signature dress shirts for scholarly sweater vests, horn-rimmed glasses, and a sage Vandyke beard. He also has a new role to match: as an anti-impeachment conspiracist who,...

      Meet Trumpworld’s Next Top Ukrainian Grifter
      Dec16

      Meet Trumpworld’s Next Top Ukrainian Grifter

      Ever since Rudy Giuliani decided to torch his legacy, by gallivanting across Europe in search of potential “dirt” on former Vice President Joe Biden, the repercussions have been as swift as they’ve been mind-boggling. Through the former New York City mayor’s enabling, Donald Trump has become the first president in American history to...

      Stop Overthinking Impeachment Politics
      Dec11

      Stop Overthinking Impeachment Politics

      At 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning, House Democrats formally unveiled two articles of impeachment that they would bring against President Donald Trump. The announcement brought the House one step closer to impeaching a president for only the third time in the nation’s history. “Our president holds the ultimate public trust,” Jerry Nadler, the...

      A Tale of Two Democratic Press Conferences
      Dec11

      A Tale of Two Democratic Press Conferences

      At 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning, House Democrats formally unveiled two articles of impeachment that they would bring against President Donald Trump. The announcement brought the House one step closer to impeaching a president for only the third time in the nation’s history. “Our president holds the ultimate public trust,” Jerry Nadler, the...

      Republicans are Defining Foreign Interference Down
      Dec09

      Republicans are Defining Foreign Interference Down

      Texas Senator Ted Cruz is not a fool, but he seems to think that Americans—or at least Meet the Press viewers—are fools themselves. Conservative outlets and pundits have long claimed that Ukrainian officials interfered in the 2016 presidential election to undermine then-candidate Donald Trump and aid Hillary Clinton. Over the past three months,...

      The Man Behind the Right Wing’s Favorite Conspiracy Theories
      Dec09

      The Man Behind the Right Wing’s Favorite Conspiracy Theories

      No one is sure where President Trump got the idea that the Democratic National Committee’s hacked server was hidden in Ukraine. As the impeachment saga unfolds, even the president’s most ardent defenders, from Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, would rather talk about quid pro quos or revive the...

      Don’t Embrace Originalism to Defend Trump’s Impeachment
      Dec05

      Don’t Embrace Originalism to Defend Trump’s Impeachment

      In the pending congressional impeachment inquiry, the House Judiciary Committee is charged with (among other things) taking up the question of what the constitutional process of impeachment means. To aid them in this solemn task, committee chair Jerry Nadler and his colleagues on Wednesday summoned an impressive list of constitutional scholars to...

      Tucker Carlson Debuts a New Ukrainegate Defense
      Dec04

      Tucker Carlson Debuts a New Ukrainegate Defense

      Fox News’s Tucker Carlson, America’s least charismatic white supremacist, has apologized for covering the ongoing impeachment hearings, which he has deemed “tiresome,” “dumb,” and “boring.” As he declared in one recent broadcast: I’d like to open this evening with a breathless update on how some obscure diplomat you’ve...