Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), chairwoman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, claimed over the weekend Congress missed the opportunity to impeach President Donald Trump for “treason.”Continue reading “Maxine Waters decries ‘missed opportunity’ to impeach Trump for ‘treason’”
Amid the flurry of details about spying on Michael Flynn, lying to secret courts about Carter Page, leaking classified documents, and more, it’s easy to get lost in the muck. It’s important to stand back, identify the worst abuses, and explain why they matter for American democracy. These abuses didn’t simply follow each other; their targets, goals, and principal players overlapped. Taken together, they represent some of the gravest violations of constitutional norms and legal protections in American history. Whether you are Democrat or Republican, whether you like Donald Trump or loathe him, these violations matter.Continue reading “What the ‘Obamagate’ scandals mean and why they matter”
- Susan Rice’s bizarre Inauguration Day email about that meeting helps explain the campaign of leaks, lies, and obstruction that followed.
- ‘I’m not talking about the FBI necessarily, but intelligence agencies more broadly,’ Barr said.
- A Friday expose from the New York Times reveals that the FBI investigation of Trump for alleged treason was little more than retaliation against the president for lawfully firing an incompetent and ethically challenged FBI director.
- Also laments that elite Republicans are joining Democrats.