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Debra J. Saunders
Debra J. Saunders is the White House correspondent for the Las Vegas Review Journal. Contact her at dsaunders@reviewjournal.com or at 202-662-7391. Follow @DebraJSaunders on Twitter.
by | Mar 29, 2020

Washington In February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention held a conference call on COVID-19 and warned, as the New York Times reported, that 160 million to 214 million Americans could become infected, and 200,000 to 1.7 million might…

by | Mar 22, 2020

Washington In 2020, people talk about “two Americas.” During the coronavirus outbreak, there is one America, a sheltered America, with people who — like me — can work at home. And another America, an edgier America, that stands to be…

by | Mar 15, 2020

Washington Can science lead to dumb panic? It’s a question I’ve been asking as the stock market cannibalized itself in response to the coronavirus outbreak, academia shuttered classrooms, and other interests did their utmost to convince their customers that they…

by | Mar 8, 2020

Washington Unlike President Donald Trump, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tends to be precise in his language. So when Schumer stood before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday and called out two justices by threatening they would “pay a price”…

by | Mar 1, 2020

Washington In 2010, when Gen. Stanley McChrystal and his aides were quoted in a Rolling Stone piece belittling top officials in President Barack Obama’s administration, including Vice President Joe Biden, the New York Times went into high dudgeon. A Grey…

by | Feb 23, 2020

For decades, a small cadre of reformers pushed whichever president occupied the Oval Office to use his pardon power more frequently and put a lid on draconian federal sentences that put low-level and midlevel offenders away for decades, even life….

by | Feb 16, 2020

Washington President Donald Trump is turning his base into hardcore civil libertarians and turning the left into brutal authoritarians. Although, to be fair, he’s not doing it alone. Overzealous federal prosecutors are the big drivers. Exhibit A: Roger Stone, the…

by | Feb 9, 2020

Two words leaped to mind just before Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, announced that he would vote to convict President Donald Trump on one article of impeachment: frog’s legs. Frog’s legs were on the menu as then-president-elect and Romney dined at…

by | Feb 2, 2020

Washington Lev Parnas, the Ukrainian-born American who has photos and video to prove that he knows President Donald Trump, showed up outside the Senate impeachment trial on Wednesday. Parnas couldn’t get into the chamber because the indicted associate of Rudy…

by | Jan 26, 2020

Washington Google “fact-check Senate impeachment” and you can read about all the factual errors made by President Donald Trump’s team of lawyers. What about those of the House impeachment managers? Apparently, this week, head prosecutor Adam Schiff and his colleagues…

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