Category: Congress

In ‘The Swamp,’ Influence Peddling Continues Unabated

In ‘The Swamp,’ Influence Peddling Continues Unabated

Influence peddling has only grown rampaciously during the Trump administration. It now appears to touch all three branches and it's a bipartisan problem.
Trump Vs. Sessions: An Alabama Battle Royale?

Trump Vs. Sessions: An Alabama Battle Royale?

If Sessions were to regain the seat, certainly much of his agenda would track that of Trump's. But that doesn't mean Sessions would make things easy for his old boss.
The Short, Sad Story of Rep. Katie Hill

The Short, Sad Story of Rep. Katie Hill

It is trying to layer this prurient interest on top of what was a legitimate concern about a House member's inappropriate relationship which is absolutely wrong... and trying to intimate anything about Hill's bisexuality.
If ‘Pierre Delecto’ Harms Mitt Romney’s Career, the Voters are Fools

If ‘Pierre Delecto’ Harms Mitt Romney’s Career, the Voters are Fools

If the voters of Utah were to punish Romney in any way for this Pierre Delecto business, they are fools.
Speaker Pelosi Should Receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom

Speaker Pelosi Should Receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom

Americans of all political pursuasions owe Speaker Pelosi a deep debt of gratitude to know that someone in authority is still willing to stand up for American interests.
Elijah Cummings: A Tough Investigator in Life, Bipartisan Hero in Death

Elijah Cummings: A Tough Investigator in Life, Bipartisan Hero in Death

One has to wonder, however, if Trump can manage this level of magnanimity towards a political adversary in death, how much better off we would all be if he could have governed with this spirit of grace toward all on a daily basis.
Impeachment Is Neither Seditious Nor a Coup de etat

Impeachment Is Neither Seditious Nor a Coup de etat

Here in the United States, impeachment is not only fully legal....it is constitutional. This is because impeachment is inscribed in our US Constitution.
Losing His Mind on National TV, Sen. Ron Johnson Writes Own Political Obituary

Losing His Mind on National TV, Sen. Ron Johnson Writes Own Political Obituary

I hope Johnson thinks what he had to say Sunday was worth it. The fact that he is unlikely to be invited back to Meet The Press any time soon is the least of Johnson's problems.
Chairman Schiff, Stick to the Truth

Chairman Schiff, Stick to the Truth

Democrats must not--never--emulate the Trump team's habit for dissembling and dishonesty.
Impeaching Trump Might Be The GOP’s Best Move

Impeaching Trump Might Be The GOP’s Best Move

Although conventional wisdom in Washington seems to suggest that the House will impeach Donald Trump while the Republican-led Senate will vote to acquit, in reality, I think it’s in the Republican’s best interests to impeach him in the House and then convict him in the Senate.