As Impeachment Trial Begins, GOP Defense Waylaid by GAO
The entire GOP defense is based on the assertion that Trump had policy reasons to withhold Ukrainian aid and that no law was broken but GAO report makes clear one cannot believe the first part to be true without accepting the second part is false
So You Really Want to Defeat the Iranian Regime?
You have to recognize that defeating them probably doesn’t involve direct military action
Scott Taylor Changes His Mind, Will Go For a Luria Rematch After All
Republican Scott Taylor will seek the nomination to run against Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria
A Tactical Success Does Not a Strategy Make
Iran-backed militias kill hundreds of Iraqi protestors and Washington does nothing. One of those militias messes with some embassy property and…boom. That doesn’t symbolize strength, but rather callousness.
We Were Warned: What the 2015 Trade Debate Said About the GOP
Prior to that point in time, freer trade was a bedrock principle of the Republican Party
The Trumpification of the RPV, Ben Cline Edition: Part 2
Trump praised Cline on Twitter for his “Great remarks”
Impeachment Turmoil on Ukraine Cannot Distract Us From Putin’s Game There
Among the many things Trump’s attempt to strong arm Zelensky has done, it has weakened the Ukrainian leader so much he could very well give up what Mueller revealed Putin wanted when he put his thumb on the scale for Trump in the first place.
Amidst the Triumphs, Election Day Had Warnings for Virginia Democrats
I’m seriously wondering if I’ve been in a parallel universe lately.
Wason Center Polling is Terrible News for State Senate Republicans
Barring the very unforeseen, the Democrats will flip the Virginia Senate.
On the Latest Federal Budget Data
While some in both parties will still try to talk a good game about our fiscal imbalance, far fewer will be prepared to walk the walk.