In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


No, Rogue Electors Won’t Derail Trump

Some in Washington and others on social media are speculating that President-elect Trump is on the cusp of a tidal wave of “faithless electors” defecting from their pledges. The notion is provocative, titillating — and has no root in reality and is nothing new. Anti-Trump forces are advancing efforts to invalidate his election in the only venue that matters: the Electoral College. The electors of

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Press to Self: Get Tougher on Trump

The national press is renewing its call for even more scrutiny of the incoming Trump administration and is cheering on reporters who challenge President-elect Trump and his team. On Monday, New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg praised CNN’s Jake Tapper for a recent interview in which he pressed Vice President-elect Mike Pence on whether he knew that Gen. Mike Flynn, an adviser to Trump,

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Obama Schedule || Tuesday, December 13, 2016

10:20 am || Meets with his National Security Council on the counter-ISIL campaign; The Situation Room 2:45 pm || Delivers remarks and signs the 21st Century Cures Act; South Court Auditorium All times Eastern

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