Month: June 2018

Trump’s Pardons Show His Twisted Brand of Mercy

Ruth Marcus, Washington PostIf, as is often said, a president’s budget proposal presents a glimpse of his heart, a president’s use of his pardon power offers a companion, and even more telling, X-ray of his soul.

Trump Tariffs Lift Poor and Middle-Class Families

Peter Navarro, USA TodayStriking a strong blow on behalf of working men and women, Donald Trump’s policies are bringing jobs to destitute towns like Ashland, Ky., while revitalizing American manufacturing.

Trump’s Assault on the FBI Divides Civil Libertarians

Josh Gerstein, PoliticoPresident Donald Trump’s attacks on the FBI are forcing civil libertarians to make painful choices between their distaste for Trump and their distrust of federal law enforcement.

The Memo: Trump flexes power of pardon

President Trump’s use of the presidential power of the pardon is under scrutiny once again, after he announced on Thursday he would erase the conviction of conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza.The decision for D…