President Trump (page 2)

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    Goldberg assesses impeachment’s long-term impact

    Jonah Goldberg writes at National Review Online about the lingering impact of the presidential impeachment. As the impeachment trial fizzles out this week, I’m left wondering if the GOP has lost its mind, because the only other choice is that I have. I’m not referring to the Republican…
    Mitch Kokai, February 6, 2020
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    Impeachment as a boon for Trump, bust for Democrats

    Zelie Lorenzana writes for the Federalist about impeachment’s impact on President Trump and his foes. President Donald Trump has once again sidestepped the pit Democrats dug for him, leaving them to eat their own dirt. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment efforts, designed to hobble Trump for the 2020…
    Mitch Kokai, February 5, 2020
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    Trump in the Granite State

    David Drucker reports for the Washington Examiner about President Trump’s strategy for flipping one state that voted blue in 2016. Having consolidated his control over the Republican Party in New Hampshire and fielded a robust statewide operation, President Trump begins a 2020 bid to flip the state. Trump’s…
    Mitch Kokai, February 5, 2020
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    Dissecting a failed impeachment

    David Harsanyi analyzes at National Review Online congressional Democrats’ losing bid to remove President Trump from office. The chances of any party’s removing its sitting president without overwhelming evidence that fuels massive voter pressure are negligible. It’s never happened in American history — unless you count the preemptive…
    Mitch Kokai, February 5, 2020
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    Impeachment’s impact on Democrats

    Monica Showalter writes for the American Thinker about the impact of presidential impeachment on the political party that pushed for it. The collapse of the Democrats’ impeachment bid to Get Trump hasn’t exactly been good for Democratic unity. There were signals and indicators of the fights breaking out…
    Mitch Kokai, February 3, 2020
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    Democrats and democrats

    Daniel McCarthy argues in a Spectator column that the former are no longer the latter. On the one hand, they say that the case against Donald Trump is open-and-shut: so utterly persuasive in objective terms that only the Senate Republicans’ bad faith has prevented them from admitting it.
    Mitch Kokai, February 3, 2020
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    “Don Lemon is a bigot—and like most bigots, he’s an ignorant one as well.”

    That’s the conclusion of an eye-opening post by Jim Lindgren at the Volokh Conspiracy: The fracas over Don Lemon of CNN laughing at his panel’s insults about the intelligence of Trump supporters raises a larger issue: the ignorant belief that Trump supporters are much…
    Jon Guze, January 31, 2020
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    Republicans not abandoning Trump as they did Nixon

    David Catron of the American Spectator explains why the Trump impeachment has not produced the same results among Republicans in Congress as the threatened impeachment of Richard Nixon four decades ago. The Democrats are clearly frustrated by their failure to convince congressional Republicans that President Trump has committed…
    Mitch Kokai, January 28, 2020