Month: October 2018

Sparing Rod: Unpacking a Trumpian Intrigue

Lee Smith, RealClearInvestigationsAfter a postponement last week, it is not clear whether President Trump and Rod Rosenstein will meet anytime soon to come to grips with allegations that the deputy attorney general had considered wearing a wire to rec…

The FBI Can Do This

James Comey, New York TimesDespite limitations and partisan attacks, the bureau can find out a lot about the Kavanaugh accusations in a week.

On Sex Assault, Women Share Pain But Not Politics

Jeremy Markovich, PoliticoAs the Kavanaugh allegations roil the nation, women with much in common remain divided by allegiances to their parties and the president. Thursday didn’t help.

Trump touts new trade deal with Canada as ‘historic transaction’

President Trump on Monday hailed a new trade agreement reached between the U.S. and Canada just hours before a self-imposed deadline to replace the framework of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as “historic…

Dem rep mocks Trump’s attack on SNL

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell (Calif.) took a shot at President Trump for claiming that he does not watch “Saturday Night Live” and blasting the show as “no longer funny.”Trump criticized the…

Five changes Democrats will seek at Pentagon if they win power

Democrats are pledging to rein in or reverse President Trump’s defense agenda if they take back Congress in November. From seeking to ensure that transgender troops can continue to serve to blocking the administrat…