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      The Media’s Role in Concealing Stalin’s Evils Exposed in Mr. Jones
      Jun27

      The Media’s Role in Concealing Stalin’s Evils Exposed in Mr. Jones

      Mr. Jones. Available now from Amazon Prime. The scene is Moscow, the year is 1932, and two reporters are in a venomous argument. One has just admitted to filing false stories attributing miraculous economic achievements to Joseph Stalin while ignoring the fact that he’s systematically starving peasants by the millions. Hitler, she declares,...

      The Justice Department Is Trying To Stop the Publication of John Bolton’s White House Tell-All
      Jun17

      The Justice Department Is Trying To Stop the Publication of John Bolton’s White House Tell-All

      The Justice Department is suing to try to block John Bolton, former national security adviser, from releasing his White House tell-all The Room Where It Happened. It’s extremely unlikely they’ll stop the book’s release, which is slated for next week, but what they’re really going after is the money Bolton will make off of...

      Senate Votes To Acquit Trump on All Charges
      Feb06

      Senate Votes To Acquit Trump on All Charges

      The Senate on Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump of both impeachment charges, ending a monthslong battle that did little more than clarify the intense polarization between Democrats and Republicans in Congress and around the country. Trump was impeached by the House in December for abuse of power over his role in attempting to pressure...

      McConnell Says Trump’s Articles of Impeachment Are ‘Constitutionally Incoherent.’ But Are They?
      Feb05

      McConnell Says Trump’s Articles of Impeachment Are ‘Constitutionally Incoherent.’ But Are They?

      Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R–Ky.) on Tuesday railed against the articles of impeachment facing President Donald Trump, characterizing them as an affront to the founding fathers and an attempt to overturn the 2016 election. It is the “the most rushed, least fair, and least thorough” impeachment process in history,...

      Adam Schiff: ‘Trump Has Betrayed Our National Security, and He Will Do So Again’
      Feb04

      Adam Schiff: ‘Trump Has Betrayed Our National Security, and He Will Do So Again’

      Rep. Adam Schiff (D–Calif.), the lead impeachment manager, made a broad final plea in President Donald Trump’s Senate trial on Monday, urging lawmakers to listen to their moral compasses and vote to convict. “He has betrayed our national security, and he will do so again. He has compromised our elections, and he will do so...

      Democrats Say Trump Is Responsible for Ukrainian Deaths. They’re Wrong.
      Feb01

      Democrats Say Trump Is Responsible for Ukrainian Deaths. They’re Wrong.

      “Where were you on July 25th?” Rep. Jason Crow (D–Colo.) asked during Democrats’ opening arguments in President Donald Trump’s Senate trial. That’s the day that Trump, having held up congressionally authorized military assistance to Ukraine, made his notorious phone call asking Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy...

      Republican Senators Say the Truth Is Irrelevant in Evaluating the Gravity of Trump’s Misconduct
      Jan29

      Republican Senators Say the Truth Is Irrelevant in Evaluating the Gravity of Trump’s Misconduct

      Donald Trump’s lawyers have vigorously disputed the facts alleged in the articles of impeachment against him. But their fallback, bottom-line argument, which is especially important now that former National Security Adviser John Bolton seems prepared to confirm the aid-for-investigations quid pro quo at the heart of the House’s case,...

      Team Trump’s Final Defense: He Didn’t Do It, but Even If He Did, It’s Not Impeachable
      Jan29

      Team Trump’s Final Defense: He Didn’t Do It, but Even If He Did, It’s Not Impeachable

      President Donald Trump’s legal team on Tuesday completed their arguments in his Senate impeachment trial, with White House counsel Pat Cipollone casting the process as overtly partisan and unconstitutional. “You must do what the Constitution compels you to do: reject these articles of impeachment, for the Constitution and for the...

      Alan Dershowitz: John Bolton Allegations Are Not Impeachable, Nor Is Abuse of Power
      Jan28

      Alan Dershowitz: John Bolton Allegations Are Not Impeachable, Nor Is Abuse of Power

      Alan Dershowitz, the lawyer and retired Harvard law professor who is on President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team, argued during the Senate trial on Monday evening that recent allegations made in a book by former national security adviser John Bolton are not impeachable. “Nothing in the Bolton revelations, even if true, would...

      Bolton Book Claims Barr Was Worried About Trump’s Deals With Dictators. The Justice Department Says Bolton’s Projecting.
      Jan28

      Bolton Book Claims Barr Was Worried About Trump’s Deals With Dictators. The Justice Department Says Bolton’s Projecting.

      President Donald Trump must be having second thoughts about firing national security adviser John Bolton last September. (Though thank goodness he did.) Bolton—who was particularly salty that Trump wouldn’t let him bomb Iran—is now dishing about the president in an upcoming book, a draft copy of which was leaked by an unknown source to The...