In his first week as president-elect, Trump used his new position to bolster his business interests.
While Mexicans pour out on the streets to protest Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, there was nary a Saudi protester chanting “Trump: Go home.”
Big American corporations aren’t organized to promote the wellbeing of Americans, and Americans cannot thrive within a system run largely by corporations.
The American people will be given the task of acting as judge and jury, examine all the evidence gathered; and then pass judgment, to declare Trump innocent or guilty.
Trump’s opening gambit focuses public attention not on real policy or legislation (still a great void) but whether this chief executive is simply an impulsive, erratic narcissist – or much worse, so unstable he could dislodge current, fragile power balances, here and abroad.
It is, of course, the day the Republican majority in the U.S Senate decided to quit the Constitution rather than not to acquit a tyrannical president.
As Trump’s coalition begins to crumble, will the Democrats propose a more credible (and more widely believed) alternative than what they just put forward?
Lawyers for six of the officers involved in the killing of Freddie Gray are challenging the role of Baltimore’s top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, claiming alleged conflicts of interest and "egregious" violations. Is this their way of possibly influencing the jurors?
"Here's the thing: the way the system is set up, we're headed for another decade of this."
On Tuesday night, Senator Grassley said there’s “no reason for any further delay” in the hearing, even if Christine Blasey Ford does not testify.