In mid-December, I predicted that Congressional Republicans would continue to put up with the embarrassment of Donald Trump until they got the two things they cared about most: a pro-business, anti-regulation Supreme Court pick and another massive tax cut for their super-rich benefactors. Faced with daily reminders of Trump’s abject unfitness for the Presidency, they appeared to be hanging on to the 2012 guidance of their spiritual leader Grover Nordquist: Continue reading
Behind the avalanche of terrible policies and indignities being inflicted on the nation by Donald Trump and his minions, three festering question remain unanswered:
- Why did Donald Trump so strenuously refuse to accept the judgment of the American intelligence community that Russia had intervened in the American Presidential election to help him win?
- Why does Trump still resist establishing an independent investigation to clear up allegations that his campaign may have colluded with the Russians in this attack?
- Why has Trump made statements and taken actions that consistently align with the interests of Russia, at the expense of longstanding traditions and policies of the United States and its allies?