by Robert Reich By my count, there are now four grounds to impeach Donald Trump. The fifth appears to be on its way. First, in taking the oath of office, a president promises to “faithfully… Read More
Everyone in Washington is trying to figure out why President Trump’s agenda has stalled on multiple fronts and why his approval numbers are swirling down the toilet. CNN’s Chris Cillizza suggests Trump’s penchant for disruption… Read More
“At first blush, it would sure seem that these are policy changes,” Binder told me this morning. “If these changes are primarily regulatory, they would likely be tripped up by the Byrd Rule.” This… Read More
The triplespeak and tying himself into a pretzel Spicer uses is astounding.
There were so many reasons for the failure of the Republicans’ health care bill — and its failure was so spectacular — that it’s hard to tell which ones mattered most. The bill was poorly… Read More
Imagine a political appointee ensconced in your Cabinet agency whose sole role is report back to the White House your level of loyalty to POTUS? You might think Nazi Germany or Orwell’s 1984? Nope. This… Read More
Morning Consult/Politico conducted its latest survey of 1,927 registered voters via online interviews from March 16-19. It has a 2 percent margin of error. Forty-three percent believe the GOP should slow down on repealing… Read More
by Robert Reich The theme that unites all of Trump’s initiatives so far is their unnecessary cruelty. 1. His new budget comes down especially hard on the poor – imposing unprecedented cuts in low-income housing,… Read More