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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Trump Schedule || Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Noon pm || With the first lady, participate in a tree planting ceremony in recognition of Earth Day and Arbor Day; South Lawn1:00 pm || Lunch with Secretary of State Pompeo2:30 pm || Receives his intelligence briefing All times EasternLive stream of White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at 5:00 pm

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Valerie Jarrett: Michelle Obama Will Not Run for Vice President

I’d believe her. I don’t think Michelle wants all this. According to The Hill: Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has committed to choosing a woman as his running mate. But an Obama family confidante on Tuesday said there’s “no chance” that woman will be Michelle Obama. Valerie Jarrett, a former Obama White House senior adviser, took a hatchet to the recent speculation that the former first lady

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Seven Things Trump is Doing Right on the Coronavirus

This is my latest freelance opinion piece for NBC News. In it, I acknowledge some of the stumbles he has committed, but then go on to list many important ways, generally ignored by the MSM, that he is getting it right. From the piece: Trump deserves credit that few seem ready to give him for his current approach to COVID-19. Some of the fault for

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Trump to Temporarily Suspend ALL Immigration

So far, this is most of what we know. Politico is reporting that “The Department of Homeland Security is still drafting the executive order, according to three people familiar with the situation. One possibility that has been discussed is an exemption for temporary guest workers, including those who work on farms.” Cue the predictable outrage.

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