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Tireless fighter of corruption, Donald Trump, commutes sentence of politician found guilty of attempting to sell a U.S. Senate seat

Back during Trump’s impeachment trial, the Republicans made the case that the President was a “corruption fighter.” That, they told us, was why he’d put the screws to the administration of Volodymyr Zelensky in Ukraine, in hopes of getting his administration to announce an investigation into Joe Biden. Well, today, Donald Trump, the anti-corruption champion, […]

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Emboldened by his Republican enablers, Donald Trump appears to threaten the state of New York, suggesting that their economy will be made to suffer until investigations into his criminal activities come to an end

During Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, a number of Democrats, when discussing what the future might look like, if the Senate refused to do their job and remove the President from office for attempting to coerce the Ukrainian government into announcing a bogus investigation into Joe Biden, suggested that we could see individual states being […]

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We are witnessing the end of the American experiment

Well, it looks as though this is it. Republican Senator Lamar Alexander, who many thought might be a voice of reason, given that he’d already announced his retirement from the Republican controlled Senate, has announced that he will not be voting to hear the firsthand testimony of former Trump administration National Security Advisor John Bolton. […]

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Dershowitz argues that Trump can’t be found guilty so long as he felt his actions, regardless of how self-serving they may have been, were also in “the public interest”

I don’t have a ton of time right now, as I’ve just decided my night would be better spent watching Sidney Lumet’s Murder on the Orient Express than analyzing Pam Bondi’s performance today, but I wanted to at least note the fact that, this afternoon, during the Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, Alan Dershowitz made […]

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Christianity Today: “Trump Should Be Removed from Office”

Remember how, not too long ago, we were talking here about Donald Trump’s desperate attempt to shore up his support among evangelical voters as Congress started moving toward impeachment? Well, it apparently didn’t work so well. Yesterday, the influential evangelical magazine Christianity Today, which was started by Billy Graham back in 1956, published a scathing […]

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