by | Jan 9, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has repeatedly portrayed President Trump as an existential threat to the republic. As she put it when announcing the House impeachment inquiry, “The actions taken to date by the president have seriously violated the Constitution.” She…

by | Dec 22, 2019

Washington Imagine there is a murder trial that takes months and involves many witnesses, and then, at the end, the prosecutor announces that he’s done such a great job of arguing guilt, he’s not going to send the case to…

by | Dec 21, 2019

So Nancy Pelosi now says that she will not submit the impeachment notice to the Senate. Uh, Okay. All month, she was telling us that the impeachment was so urgent that it could not wait for time-consuming distractions like ……

by | Dec 17, 2019

Sometime this week — the current schedule suggests it might happen Wednesday — a Democrat-majority House of Representatives will vote more or less purely along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump. That impeachment, in the words of liberal Georgetown…

by | Oct 25, 2019

Call it the fait accompli impeachment. The House impeaches, and the Senate acquits, no matter the evidence. Why bother going through the motions? The Democrats’ decision to neither vote on the inquiry nor hold a transparent investigation demonstrates a sort…

by | Sep 30, 2019

Mitch McConnell told NPR last Friday that, if the House impeaches President Trump, “the Senate immediately goes into a trial.” This is music to Democratic ears, despite the infinitesimal chance of conviction, because they desperately need the sordid spectacle into…

by | Aug 9, 2019

After last week’s back-to-back shootings in El Paso and Dayton, which left 31 people dead and dozens wounded, Democrats immediately called for gun control — as expected. But now they are being joined by a growing chorus of Republicans in…

by | Jul 17, 2019

Amy McGrath announced last Tuesday that she is running to become the next U.S. Senator of Kentucky. As a Democrat, McGrath has a real challenge ahead of her in a state that hasn’t elected a senator from her party since…

by | Jan 29, 2019

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, President Trump said he believes it’s less than 50/50 that a deal will get done with Congress that includes border wall funding. I think he’s right. It’s impossible to overstate the…

by | Jan 29, 2019

The entire world apparently believes that President Donald J. Trump “caved”to the Democrats over the issue of the government shutdown. Last Friday, the president took to the cameras to issue an announcement that a deal had been reached between himself and…

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