Archive for May, 2017
Donald Trump fired james Comey, the director of the FBI, ostensibly because Comey didn’t follow the rules with respect to the Clinton campaign. Like most observers, I think it is more likely that Comey was fired because the ongoing Russian investigations are closing in. I agree with this New Yorker article: Donald Trump’s Firing of James Comey Is an Attack on American Democracy
Sally Yates Just Contradicted Trump’s Defense of Michael Flynn
The president has been a vocal opponent of the Johnson Amendment, the provision in the tax code that bans churches and other houses of worship from campaigning for political candidates if they want to keep their tax-exempt status. His latest executive order was meant to undermine that tax law so that clergy … [read more]
The reason for the plan negotiated between the Republicans and Democrats is that we need 60 votes in the Senate which are not there! We….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 2, 2017
either elect more Republican Senators in 2018 or … [read more]