BIRDS OF A FEATHER
GOP Club Leader Says He Advised Nazi-Friendly Party
Ian Walsh Reilly heads group that invited Proud Boys to New York and did work for Alternative fur Deutschland, which wants to shoot migrants and forget about the Holocaust.
THE PATH FORWARD
We’re in the Age of Fracture. Let’s Start an Age of Repair.
Our system isn’t broken because politicians lack will. It’s broken because some people broke it for their own purposes. It can get better—but it will take time.
GOP: We Have to Destroy the Government in Order to Save It
For most congressional Republicans, certainly for Mitch McConnell, this isn’t mainly about the border wall. This is another battle in the long-running war on government.
OVER THE TOP
GOP Rep Compares 9/11 Attacks to Need for Border Wall
Alabama’s Mo Brooks argued on CNN that 15,000 Americans die every year from problems at the southern U.S. border—before co-host John Berman picked apart that questionable math.
DO THE RIGHT THING
Texas County GOP Votes Against Booting Muslim Official
Local Republicans tried to have Shafi removed because of his Islamic faith. But the party voted to keep him as vice chairman.
White House Intervened in Case of Trump’s Pal Steve Wynn
The move came just before the administration drafted new guidance that could have paid off for the gambling boss, and months before his resignation.
Trust Me on This, Democrats: ‘Fight!’ Will Not Be Enough
The new insurgent lefty Democrats want to fight the power. So did the insurgent righty Republicans. I can tell them firsthand how that worked out.