The President’s efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests. Mueller Report 2019 Now that the report is out we can finally talk about this stuff, right?
“It’s not like James Madison wrote down a list of impeachable offenses on a cocktail napkin and we just lost the napkin.” Madison was a cocktail guy, eh? — Matt Edwards (@engineershope) April 14, 2019
Trump just called Apple CEO Tim Cook “Tim Apple” pic.twitter.com/gTHHtjWvc9 — Sean O’Kane (@sokane1) March 6, 2019
Just to be clear here on the standards Republicans are setting: -If someone lies repeatedly, we cannot trust them on anything -If someone cheats on their spouse, we cannot trust them — Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) February 27, 2019
Trump on Kim Jong Un: I believe him Trump on Putin: I believe him Trump on MBS: I believe him Trump on Michael Cohen: Dirty liar who can’t be trusted — Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) February 28, 2019
The freakin’ Notes app used as an official communication medium of the White House. Phones (should we even call them phones?) are eating the world. Per Buzzfeed:
Investigators need to avoid getting lost in the details Congressional investigations are inherently theatrical. But political science experts told me that Democrats shouldn’t expect to win over the public by simply producing new facts — instead, they need to contextualize whatever information they find within a simple, compelling story. […] “The danger is that if […]
Every year I enjoy moving my withholdings around a few times a year, in order to minimize federal taxes withheld. Most years I’m able to end up with a $0-100 refund, which is actually great! It means I’m getting the money back ahead of time in my paycheck, and not in one single lump sum […]
When it comes to legislating economic policies, positive incentives work better than negative ones. Micromanaging corporate capital activities isn’t the way to achieve the stated goals that Schumer and Sanders want. The tweaks above would be a start in the right direction. Emphasis mine. You won’t get far pushing the river (or a string), but you […]
Last month’s government shutdown cost $3 billion in lost economic activity. The polar vortex cost $5 billion in lost economic activity. ?