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“This Is Not a Normal Time”: Trump and the Rapidly Expanding “Witch Hunt” | The New Yorker

The criminality of the key figures in the President’s inner circle is now established, and they have started to implicate Trump himself Shortly after 11 a.m. on Thursday, Senator Jeff Flake, of Arizona, took to the Senate floor for his farewell speech. One of President Trump’s few remaining public critics in the Republican …

McConnell: GOP Court Stacking Will Outlast Kavanaugh Outrage

The Senate Majority leader has been enjoying his Kavanaugh confirmation victory lap, and says more conservative court stacking is on the way. Having successfully enabled the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell didn’t publicly beat his chest, do a #BeersForBrett keg stand, or admit to cynically rigging …

Schumer is Secretly Sabotaging the Next Democratic President

“Schumer has privately reassured Republican senators in recent weeks that he would not change the rules and is committed to keeping the filibuster.” President Trump periodically registers his totally correct opinion that the legislative filibuster is a stupid relic that the Senate should abolish. Senate Republicans continue to oppose him …

Mitch McConnell Cancels Senate’s August Recess : NPR

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced Tuesday he is canceling the annual August recess to deal with a legislative backlog he blamed on the chamber’s Democratic minority. “Due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president’s nominees, and the goal of passing appropriations bills prior to the …