Constitutional Crisis

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"It is incoherent to argue that Trump constitutes an existential threat to the Constitution, and that Congress should wait to use the Constitution's primary defense against such a threat."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"On behalf of a growing movement of 10 million, we ask Democratic leadership to...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) presides over a mark-up hearing where members may vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not providing an unredacted copy of special prosecutor Robert Mueller's report.
"If allowed to go unchecked, this obstruction means the end of congressional...


Some days, it seems, the shrapnel from the slo-mo cataclysm of this presidency flies everywhere. Take Monday (please). It saw backlash to the Nunes memo flop, Il Duce - aka "Cadet Bone Spurs" - equating limp applause with treason, his proclaiming America "OPEN FOR BUSINESS!" as the stock market dived, and his loopy misinterpretation of British support for universal health care. One observer spoke for us all: "Close your puckered piehole, you donk."