Four indictments of Donald Trump have set the stage for a surreal and potentially explosive US presidential election, with the presumptive Republican nominee on trial for seeking to overthrow the very democratic process he hopes will restore him to the White House.
It would be tempting to compare the House GOP caucus to the Mickey Mouse Club. But at least the Mickey Mouse Club had a leader. House Republicans are nowhere close to being able to say the same. It’s been a week and a half since a group of eight disgruntled Republicans ousted
American politics seem to be under the domination of conservatives, and the issue on which the conservatives and liberals were opposed to each other was on the issue of abortion. The victory of Donald Trump as president of the United States in 2016 seemed to mark the pinnacle of the election of Donald Trump
The United States could lose its perfect credit rating after Moody’s Investors Service said it could downgrade the country’s creditworthiness due to its self-destructive partisan politics.
The hotly contested, drawn-out election of Republican Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the US House of Representatives was a triumph for Trumpism but a defeat for Trump. After 15 rounds of voting McCarthy won a pyrrhic victory. The post, which is second in line to the presidency, is key to the operation of the House as the speaker swears
Eva Guzman’s expenses have swelled, but she feels comfortable financially thanks to the savings she and her late husband stockpiled for a rainy day. Nevertheless, the 80-year-old retired library clerk in San Antonio limits trips to the grocery store, adjusts the thermostat to save on utilities and tries to help her grandchildren and great
Barring some kind of major announcement, such as that the 45th president will be appearing on QVC to promote a new line of makeup for the septuagenarian jet set, we’re pretty much done with the surprise elements in the fallout from the Jan.6 narrative. While the House committee is to be commended for its exhaustive investigation, its
Rep. George Santos appears to be a fraud who’s lied about everything from his Jewish identity to his employment history. But that doesn’t mean the first-term Republican from New York deserves to be kicked out of Congress. Democrats, naturally, see an opportunity to make hay about an embarrassing scandal by calling
A large field of qualified candidates is setting up the Republican primaries for a repeat of 2016. No one expected political neophyte Donald Trump to suck up all of the oxygen in the 2016 Republican primaries when the party had one of the most qualified slates of candidates in recent memory. Sitting US senators, popular current
There is a conundrum at the center of American politics that is unresolvable on its face: according to Gallup, 40 per cent of registered voters do not regard themselves as Democrats or Republicans, but they cannot express their deepest political commitments in electoral politics without voting for candidates who run as Democrats and