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President Trump’s recent refusals to commit to a peaceful transfer of power have called to mind historical contrasts.
Among other things, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on Russian election interference and New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt’s book on the Russia investigation shed light on U.S. Attorney John Durham’s ongoing probe.
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The Stone commutation fits a pattern of abuse: Almost all of the beneficiaries of Trump’s pardons and commutations have had a personal or political connection to the president.
How does the rhetoric of past presidents who have deployed federal troops to enforce domestic law compare to President Trump’s?
The treaty is one of the keystones of nuclear trust and confidence-building, and there is no clear explanation for why the Trump administration believes withdrawal serves U.S. interests.
The administration’s floundering response to the pandemic, along with its efforts to limit oversight through existing mechanisms, provides ample evidence of the need for a congressional probe.
It’s worth taking a step back to understand how Trump’s recent actions deviate from the contemporary legal framework governing inspectors general.