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Good and Bad Reasons for Acquitting Trump: Republicans Should Think Twice Before Endorsing the Dangerous Myth That Impeachment Requires a Criminal Violation Feb. 05, 2020

Jacob Sullum

Marco Rubio's widely mocked justification for acquitting Donald Trump, which conspicuously avoided c... Read More

Impeachment Plays Again Onstage ... as Tragedy or Farce? Nov. 13, 2019

Jamie Stiehm

The week in Washington began quietly, but you can feel the rustle of a gathering storm as the public... Read More

50 Years Ago: The Day Nixon Routed the Establishment Nov. 01, 2019

Patrick Buchanan

What are the roots of our present disorder, of the hostilities and hatreds that so divide us? When d... Read More

Open Impeachment Process to Public View Oct. 29, 2019

Daily Editorials

Democrats are getting exactly what they want right now. By keeping impeachment proceedings against P... Read More

Time to Look at the Record Sep. 28, 2019

Mark Shields

"History never looks like history when you are living through it" wrote John Gardner. "It always loo... Read More

A Farewell to My Readers May. 31, 2019

Linda Chavez

In 1987, I wrote my first weekly column, carried at the time by only two newspapers. Today, I write ... Read More

Can the President Legally Break the Law? Mar. 21, 2019

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

"When the president does it, that means that it is not illegal." — Richard M. Nixon (1913-94) ... Read More

Pardon Manafort -- and Go to Jail Nov. 28, 2018

Joe Conason

For more than a year, Donald Trump has dangled presidential pardons before former associates who mig... Read More

More Presidential Pardons for People, Please Nov. 24, 2018

Diane Dimond

Hey, if turkeys Peas and Carrots can get a presidential pardon, how about the thousands of Americans... Read More

Trump Raises the Stakes With CNN Nov. 16, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

Last week, the White House revoked the press pass of CNN's chief White House correspondent, Jim Acos... Read More

Toady's Revenge Aug. 24, 2018

Linda Chavez

Hell hath no fury like a toady scorned. Michael Cohen, to all appearances, seems a hapless sort R... Read More

The Love-Hate President and August Wars Aug. 22, 2018

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — The smell of napalm in August arises from the war President Donald Trump is wagin... Read More

Can President Trump Shoot Jim Comey? Jun. 07, 2018

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Last weekend, the White House leaked a copy of a letter sent by President Donald Trump's legal team ... Read More

Absolute Power Jun. 06, 2018

Susan Estrich

It was John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, who is responsible for the first quote that comes to min... Read More

When Politics Was Fun Jun. 02, 2018

Mark Shields

On Sept. 26, 1960, when Democratic nominee John F. Kennedy and his Republican opponent, Richard Nixo... Read More

Obama Administration's Spying on Trump a Departure From Norms May. 25, 2018

Michael Barone

"F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to Spy, as Trump Claims," read th... Read More

With Nixon in '68: The Year America Came Apart Apr. 27, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

On the night of Jan. 31, 1968, as tens of thousands of Viet Cong guerrillas attacked the major citie... Read More

'Nothing's as Bad as the 9th Circuit' Feb. 28, 2018

Susan Estrich

"Nothing's as bad as the Ninth Circuit": That is the president of the United States talking to the n... Read More

Trump -- Middle American Radical Feb. 09, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

President Trump is the leader of America's conservative party. Yet not even his allies would descri... Read More

Patriotism On the Cheap Jan. 27, 2018

Mark Shields

For the first two centuries of U.S. history — while Americans were proudly winning a war for i... Read More