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

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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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