It’s a crazy thing to do in the middle of a pandemic, morally and also tactically, but here we are.
Lloyd Green was the opposition research counsel to the George H.W. Bush campaign in 1988, and served in the Department of Justice between 1990 and 1992.
Yes, it was mostly the recession, but the after-effects of the Rodney King matter smoldered for months, and the GOP incumbent looked helpless.
The prime minister’s big night is a template for Donald Trump and the Republican Party as they head toward an election day.
From the courtrooms of Manhattan to the halls of Congress to (of course!) the Fox News studios, the president and his lackeys can’t stop groping the rule of law.
Prior presidents who tussled with Congress and prosecutors understood in the end that America and the Constitution were far larger than them.
When it came to America’s Jews, Donald Trump’s expectation of instant gratification and “Jexodus” didn’t happen.
But any recovery eventually due to financier’s estate might be detoured to his multiple victims.
Having staked their future on a volatile brew of race and resentment, Republicans are seeing crime again emerge as a campaign issue. But this time they are on the receiving end.
Trump lawyers are arguing he’s an emperor, above the law, even as he calls on the Department of Justice to prosecute his political enemies.
Where Trump threatens and thunders, Netanyahu—who’s not a head of state but does command popular support—swaps. Give him what he needs, and he’ll give you what you want.