Trump’s Attack on Accountability
Voters elected a Democratic House to impose a check on the president. His first response was to force out his attorney general, in a frontal assault on efforts to hold him accountable.
Nicely put by
- The president "is a walking constitutional crisis, and emboldened by extra Senate seats, he has lunged for the path of confrontation."
"Voters cast their ballots for a Democratic House to impose accountability on the president. His own first thought, instead, was to elude the little accountability previously imposed upon him."
on the forced resignation of Jeff Sessions
Trump interpreted 2018 result as a mandate for constitutional crisis.
President Trump "is a walking constitutional crisis," writes
, "and emboldened by extra Senate seats, he has lunged for the path of confrontation."
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"(T)he plan has begun to take shape...the acting attorney general will be positioned to squeeze the investigation out of existence, perhaps by cutting its budget, perhaps by shrinking its jurisdiction."
Despite Trump slogan "jobs not mobs," it was a vote for the GOP in 2018 that was a vote for confrontation & chaos. My latest in
on the Sessions firing
Voters elected a Democratic House to impose a check on Trump. His response? Forcing out his attorney general. Read
on the president’s assault on accountability
POTUS seizes on Dem House victory to begin the constitutional confrontation he has been itching for and thinks he will win, with the Senate's help:
on the defenestration of Sessions.