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A New York Times Columnist Makes the Case for Removing Donald Trump From Office

Shutterstock Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. In a scathing opinion column on Saturday, New York Times columnist David Leonhardt called for President Donald Trump’s removal from office, not just by impeachment—which “would probably rally the president’s supporters”—but by first conducting a series of “sober-minded hearings to highlight Trump’s misconduct” for the…

Trump Is Making an Ass of Himself Over the Shutdown

Chris Kleponis/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Things aren’t looking good for President Trump. The government shutdown—for which the public mostly blames him, despite his claims to the contrary—is now in its 16th day. Democrats are officially in charge of the House. Trump has made no progress on securing funding…

Beto O’Rourke Says He’s “Supportive of the Concept” of a Green New Deal

The term surged into mainstream political discourse just two months ago when activists staged a protest in now–House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office, demanding that the incoming Democratic majority in the House champion a sweeping climate policy to zero out greenhouse gas emissions and combat worsening income inequality. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) proposed a resolution to…

Beto O’Rourke Slams Trump Over Government Shutdown

Rep Beto O’Rourke at a rally in November.Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. In an email to his supporters on Saturday, outgoing Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke condemned President Trump for his handling of the government shutdown and attacking the country’s democratic institutions. “This shutdown—hundreds of thousands of our fellow Americans working without pay…