President Trump (page 2)

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    25th Amendment: Read Vice President Pence’s Letter To Speaker Pelosi

    Vice President Mike Pence sent the following letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Note the second paragraph in which Vice President Pence declines to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office, noting “it is not a means of punishment or usurpation.”…
    Donna Martinez, January 13, 2021
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    Twitter’s negative impact on American politics

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online documents the social media giant’s influence on American political culture. Donald Trump was the president of Twitter. What radio was to Franklin Delano Roosevelt and TV was to Ronald Reagan, communicating 280 characters at a time on a social-media platform that is…
    Mitch Kokai, January 13, 2021
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    Disputes about Trump divide GOP

    Katherine Doyle of the Washington Examiner discusses the impact President Trump is having on the Republican Party. As President Trump’s term comes to a screeching halt, he leaves behind a party split between MAGA loyalists and Republicans who are ready to turn the page on his presidency. “We’re…
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2021
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    Looking back at a recent inauguration boycott

    Victoria Taft offers PJMedia.com readers a good history lesson about recent presidential inaugurations. Donald Trump announced he will not attend Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20, becoming the fourth American president to choose not to witness his successor taking office. Joe Biden calls it “a good thing” and…
    Mitch Kokai, January 11, 2021
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    No impeachment trial before Trump’s term ends, but that might not stop Congress

    Ed Morrissey writes at HotAir.com about a potential timeline for presidential impeachment. Prospects for such an action remain uncertain. No one will be busy in Washington DC on January 20, right? No social events on the calendar? According to a new memo from Mitch McConnell and given to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 11, 2021
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    Biden Administration Should Keep These 2 Trump Health Care Executive Orders

    No matter who the president is, or which political party has control of Congress, access to affordable health insurance and the medical care that goes along with it has been top of mind for years. President Trump made progress by issuing executive orders, as John Locke Foundation government affairs associate…
    Donna Martinez, January 8, 2021
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    Trump-GOP marriage heading toward dissolution

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner focuses on the Republican Party’s future. The marriage of convenience between President Trump and the Republican establishment ended in a nasty divorce on Wednesday, culminating in Vice President Mike Pence being ushered away as angry Trump supporters stormed the Capitol during a…
    Mitch Kokai, January 8, 2021
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    National Review editor labels Trump’s Georgia call ‘shameful’

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online blasts the outgoing president’s latest attempt to overturn November’s election results. President Donald Trump has turned a narrow electoral defeat into a bid for infamy. His goal in the post-election interlude has been more and more explicitly to overturn the results of…
    Mitch Kokai, January 6, 2021