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'No Question' Trump and Daughter Ivanka Could Face Jail Time for Tax Fraud After Leaving White House, Says Legal Expert

"The only thing saving him at this point is the Department of Justice's guideline that says you can't indict a sitting president."

Julia Conley ·

The Democratic Platform Heads in Right Direction on Criminal Justice, but Still Misses the Moment

The Democratic platform fails in some respects to meet the demands of the moment and misses the opportunity to provide a home for the millions of Americans looking for transformational change of a criminal legal system rooted in white supremacy and racism.

Udi Ofer ·

Trump Admits He 'Learned A Lot' From Disgraced President Nixon's Saturday Night Massacre

Trump's comments suggest "he learned from Nixon's mistakes how not to get caught," said Kate Brannen of Just Security.

Julia Conley ·

Stopping Trump’s Demonic Reversals of the Long-term Benefits of the First Earth Day April 22, 1970

The omnicidal Republicans controlling the Senate support Trump’s reckless agenda regardless of the environmental harm done to their own families.

Ralph Nader ·

Citing 'Clear and Present Danger' to US Constitution, 750+ Historians Join Call for House to Impeach Trump

"It is our considered judgment that if President Trump's misconduct does not rise to the level of impeachment, then virtually nothing does."

Julia Conley ·

What’s Wrong With the Republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

Rebecca Gordon ·

Ukraine? Yes. But Trump Must Also Be Impeached for Obstruction

This is about the specifics of a constitution that can only work if the president cooperates with congressional investigations.

John Nichols ·

Reagan’s Forgotten Iran-Contra Escape May Reveal More About Trump’s Fate Than Watergate

The principles first laid bare in Iran-Contra—a deference to the raw exercise of power, including a willingness to overlook the rule of law—have become America’s cruel guiding spirit in the 21st century.

Will Bunch ·

Watergate Teaches Us That Democrats Should Broaden the Impeachment Charges

The Democrats are now in the midst of an impeachment. And there is no going back. So why be moderate or cautious in the leveling of entirely legitimate charges against this terrible and entirely illegitimate president?

Jeffrey C. Isaac ·

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