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Why Trump [And Gingrich] Should Stop Whining About Robert Mueller
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Why Trump [And Gingrich] Should Stop Whining About Robert Mueller

BY JOE CONASON When Newt Gingrich humiliates himself by smearing Special Counsel Robert Mueller, it is all too easy to dismiss the former speaker. As a disgraced politician who left office under an ethical cloud, following a decade spent debasing American discourse, Gingrich has no standing to criticize Mueller, a decorated Vietnam veteran who enjoys…

Trump’s Epic Budget Swindle
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Trump’s Epic Budget Swindle

BY JOE CONASON Elect a fraudster to the presidency – remember Trump University and the Trump Foundation? – and he will soon deliver a fraudulent budget. What makes this presidential fraudster’s first budget so special is the simultaneous perpetration of multiple levels of fraud. Aside from defense spending, the Trump budget violates nearly every programmatic…

Congress: Demand White House Transcript
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Congress: Demand White House Transcript

BY JOE CONASON If Donald Trump disclosed highly classified state secrets to the Russian ambassador and foreign minister, he may be vulnerable to impeachment – not because he broke the law, which evidently he did not, but because he committed an act that would be considered criminal and perhaps treasonous if perpetrated willfully by any…

Donald Trump’s Death Panels
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Donald Trump’s Death Panels

BY JOE CONASON The real death panels are coming. Back in 2009, during the shrill hours of debate over the Affordable Care Act, Sarah Palin warned us solemnly that defenseless Americans “will have to stand in front of Obama’s ‘death panel’ so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their ‘level of…

The Grifters Do ‘Tax Reform’
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The Grifters Do ‘Tax Reform’

BY JOE CONASON If you were paying attention to what we learned about Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign, then you know that the president of the United States was once the impresario of a student-swindling Trump University, the founder of a Trump Foundation designed for tax evasion and illegal self-dealing, and the chief executive…

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