Thats the question of the moment as we struggle to get our heads around the latest head-snapping episode in the bizarre presidency of Donald Trump. In the last few days, weve seen: 1) a U.S. drone strike in Iraq, killing Qassem Soleimani, commander of Irans elite Quds Force; 2) Trumps justification of the killing on grounds that Soleimani, architect of hundreds of American military casualties, was planning imminent violence; 3) bellicose threats from Trump to bomb Iranian cultural sites (which would be a war crime); 4) vows of revenge from Tehran, and, 5) Iranian missile attacks upon the Iraqi Green Zone, where the American embassy is located and upon Iraqi bases that house U.S. troops. The attacks caused no casualties and thus may may have allowed Iran a face-saving way to avoid escalating hostilities.
Democrats just wont give up on the cause of Iran getting nuclear weapons.
The education of Commander-in-Chief Donald Trump began on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.
In the days between Christmas and New Years, our country suffered a double tragedy: a shooting at a Texas church and a stabbing at a rabbis house on the seventh night of Hanukkah.
Anyone who says he or she knows what is going to happen in 2020 is either arrogant or crazy or both.
If youre depressed by the state of the world, let me toss out an idea: In the long arc of human history, 2019 has been the best year ever.
A presidential impeachment trial in the Senate is one mans worst nightmare. That man isnt President Donald Trump, however. Hell take it in stride. Its Chief Justice John Roberts, who will have to preside.
Theres a grief that cant be spoken.
As a child, I often walked the short distance from my familys tenement house in Woonsocket, R.I., to the neighborhood store to buy milk and bread.
When will the Washington media correct the record and publicly burn their sources in the Obama FBI, the intelligence community and the political class who lied to them for years about that now-discredited Trump-Russia hoax?
The New York Times headline reads, A President Impeached, and a Nation Convulsed.
Finland just elected the worlds youngest prime minister, Sanna Marin, whos 34. Time magazine named Greta Thunberg, 16, its youngest-ever Person of the Year.
If you remain a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, or if you turn only to the likes of Fox News or Rush Limbaugh for information, stop reading.
Donald Trump certainly is mercurial at times. He can be uncouth.
Maybe House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler didnt choose the best word when, in his opening statement before the committees first public hearing last week, he called the facts connected with the Trump impeachment inquiry undisputed.
Nancy Pelosi was right both times. And thats the Democrats problem.
LOS ANGELES It seemed fitting somehow that the news of Kamala Harris withdrawal from the presidential race would be quickly blotted out Tuesday by the House Intelligence Committees release of its impeachment report. Even in retreat, Harris couldnt hold onto the spotlight.
WASHINGTON The grounds for impeaching President Donald Trump arent hard to find. Theyre clearly stated in the spare words of the Constitution.