House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) on Tuesday threw his support behind Democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) serving in the Joe Biden administration as the former vice president moves forward with the transition despite no official concession from President Donald Trump. … [Read more...] about Clyburn: ‘I Wish’ Bernie Sanders Would Join Biden Administration
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He told The Atlantic that Mueller had let the people down, but added, “I wouldn’t phrase it as just Mueller. I would say ‘the office.’ There are a lot of things we did well, and a lot of things we could have done better, to be diplomatic about it.” … [Read more...] about Mueller’s Top Prosecutor Andrew Weissman Laments: ‘We Could Have Done More’
Even among party elites, who need more time to process a reversal of the party line and don’t take figures like Sean Hannity or Steve Doocy seriously, there is little reason to expect much resistance. The most useful barometer of the party elite is Yuval Levin, who writes for numerous prestigious conservative outlets (itself an indication of his influence) and whose positions tend to occupy the center of conservative-movement thought. Levin, like many Republican intellectuals, disdains Trump as boorish, undisciplined, insufficiently grounded in conservative ideology, and frequently unhelpful to movement objectives. And yet, judged from the standpoint of advancing conservative policy — the only standpoint most conservatives use to assess elected officials — he has always been preferable to the alternative. … [Read more...] about What Happens to Trump If He Fires Robert Mueller?
A Trump pardon of Flynn would potentially end his former adviser's legal woes before an attorney general appointed by his successor, President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit Protect our world: How the Biden administration can save lives and economies worldwide MORE, could be installed next year. … [Read more...] about Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report
Weissmann, despite holding a top position at the DOJ until 2017, was reportedly very partisan. In December 2017, the Wall Street Journal reported that he attended former 2016 Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s election-night party. … [Read more...] about Ex-Mueller Deputy Andrew Weissmann Compares President Trump to Hitler