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Trump Accidentally Confesses To Obstruction Of Justice On Twitter

While casually announcing war with Syria on Twitter this morning, president Trump also accidentally let slip that he obstructed justice in the Russia investigation. This was the Commander in Chief’s unintentionally explicit admission of an impeachable crime:  As Jonathan Chait notes, Trump’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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It Appears As If Trump Fired Rex Tillerson Over Twitter

The country woke up this morning to Donald Trump’s announcement over Twitter that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was out, and CIA chief Mike Pompeo was in: Reported the Huff Post:  Tillerson’s departure comes amid reports of his disappointment with the turbulent atmosphere in President …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Andrew Sullivan: If Trump Fires Mueller, American Democracy is Essentially “Extinct”

Andrew Sullivan’s latest essay on the state of all things Trump makes for incredibly sobering reading. While most of us are stuck in the daily dirt reporting of the never ending insanity, Sullivan has taken on a new role in the media as a sage-like figure who dips into public discourse to provide …Continue reading […]

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James Comey Wrote Legal Paper in 2012 That Has Uncanny Parallels With His Crisis Today

by Larry JaffeeJames Comey, while still in the private sector, in 2012 authored an article for a lawbook entitled “Defending Corporations and Individuals in Government” Investigations (West).The nine-page article offers advice to embattled organizations in crisis mode, and in hindsight, is …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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We Now Know Beyond Doubt Trump Tried to Obstruct Justice. It’s Time to Impeach Him

The most important moment from the Comey hearing today occurred when Sen. James Risch (R-ID) grilled former FBI director James Comey about his one on one meeting with Trump. This interaction between the two men proves that president Trump did indeed attempt to obstruct justice by asking …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Banter M Issue 77: The Conspiracy Theory Edition

In this week’s edition of Banter M: Conspiracy Theorizing About Trump/Russia and the Firing of James Comey – Bob Cesca puts his conspiracy theory hat on and contemplates what could be the real story behind Trump’s firing of James Comey. While unproven as yet, these ideas could actually have some …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Banter M Issue 77: The Conspiracy Theory Edition

In this week’s edition of Banter M: Conspiracy Theorizing About Trump/Russia and the Firing of James Comey – Bob Cesca puts his conspiracy theory hat on and contemplates what could be the real story behind Trump’s firing of James Comey. While unproven as yet, these ideas could actually have some …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The President Has Flinched

I had all sorts of other essays on healthcare and tax cuts drafted, half-written, or outlined, but they are all shelved for now. Trump has trumped them. He has preempted them and preempted himself. He is the distraction and the distraction from the distraction. He is Machiavelli on meth.There comes …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The President Has Flinched

I had all sorts of other essays on healthcare and tax cuts drafted, half-written, or outlined, but they are all shelved for now. Trump has trumped them. He has preempted them and preempted himself. He is the distraction and the distraction from the distraction. He is Machiavelli on meth.There comes …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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No, Liberals Are Not Being Hypocritical About Trump Firing Comey

In the wake of Donald Trump’s shocking firing of F.B.I chief James Comey yesterday, his supporters have been desperate to figure out a coherent explanation of its timing that didn’t involve the president covering up the ongoing investigation into his campaign’s ties with Russia. The emerging …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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No, Liberals Are Not Being Hypocritical About Trump Firing Comey

In the wake of Donald Trump’s shocking firing of F.B.I chief James Comey yesterday, his supporters have been desperate to figure out a coherent explanation of its timing that didn’t involve the president covering up the ongoing investigation into his campaign’s ties with Russia. The emerging …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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