Month: February 2019

Trudeau’s top adviser resigns while denying wrongdoing

TORONTO (AP) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top adviser resigned Monday while denying allegations that he pressured Canada’s former attorney general to avoid prosecuting a major Canadian engineering company. Principal Secretary Gerald Butts has been…

How Trump Created a Permanent Campaign

Dave Levinthal, Public IntergrityPresident’s re-election committee, supportive groups have already obliterated fundraising norms.

Washington and Lincoln as Relevant Today as Ever

Scott Powell, IBDPresidents Day is unique among American holidays in providing the opportunity to remember and appreciate why George Washington and Abraham Lincoln — whose birthdays fall in February — were the two greatest U.S. presidents.

‘Never Trumpers’ Are Suddenly Constitutionalists

Charles Hurt, Washington TimesNow come all the great Washington “conservatives” lambasting President Trump for threatening to declare a “national emergency” so he can finally build the promised southern border wall that got him…

How Mitch McConnell Enables Trump

Adam Jentleson, New York TimesHe’s not an institutionalist. He’s the man who surrendered the Senate to the president.

Plaque pried loose from Thurgood Marshall bridge in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A civil rights activist says a plaque honoring Thurgood Marshall has been stolen from a Topeka bridge named for the former U.S. Supreme Court justice. It is the second time in a year that a plaque honoring a civil rights icon was pr…

McCabe’s Shocking Claims Prove Bloodless Coup Rolls On

Francey Hakes, The HillDisgraced former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe has provided clear evidence that in 2017 a small cabal of high-level officials inside the Department of Justice (DOJ) weighed whether to attempt to remove the duly-elected presi…