Arguably Jared Kushner has the best claim in the Trump family on future high public office, as someone mostly responsible for two of his father-in-law’s rare if overhyped accomplishments (a criminal justice reform law and a diplomatic breakthrough involving Israel and two Gulf states). But there is no way he will ever outshine his wife, and he doesn’t have the blood link to Trump that would make him a dynastic natural. … [Read more...] about What Will the Trump Kids Do After Daddy Leaves the White House?
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Anchor Joy Reid said, “In your new book you talk about reckoning with race in America. I think about Mitch McConnell’s centrality in the story of race in just the last 10 years. His blanket opposition and filibustering, using that good, old-fashioned Southern technique. This is a man originally from Alabama who used the filibuster prodigiously against President Obama, said, ‘You can’t even put anybody on the federal court. You don’t have the right. You’re not a real president.’ And then to try are tout his deputy becoming attorney general of Kentucky and then for that black man to lie about the grand jury proceedings so he could let white offices off for killing Breonna Taylor. I feel like Mitch McConnell is just as center to the sort of diminution of Black life that we’ve seen over the last 10 years as Trump,” … [Read more...] about Michael Eric Dyson: McConnell Is Proof America’s ‘Real Religion’ Is ‘Whiteness’
"I don't think, when it comes to audio, there's any risk of a single news organization somehow monopolizing the industry. Go on iTunes, go on any of the podcast charts, and you will see thousands of shows, and you will see hundreds of newsrooms making podcasts. They're finding an audience," Barbaro said. "It's difficult for me to understand how The Daily's success is a negative for any other podcast. I think this is kind of like rising tide lifts all boats." … [Read more...] about What’s next for America’s favorite news podcast
Perhaps he was persuaded to go to court by his attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiMichigan voter fraud hearing goes viral for alleged flatulence, unruly witness Trump hits Barr over voter fraud remarks: 'He hasn't looked' Trump pardon scandal would doom his 2024 campaign MORE, even though Giuliani hasn’t seen the inside of a courtroom in decades. Perhaps Trump persuaded himself that he was untouchable even in a courtroom; after all, hadn’t he gotten away with tens of thousands of lies? … [Read more...] about How Trump’s election lawsuits became his worst nightmare
The Trump administration has improved Taiwan’s defenses and pursued the most clear-eyed China policy of any administration since the early 1970s. But a formal diplomatic signal that the U.S. will not tolerate aggression against Taiwan is critical to ensure that China does not capitalize upon American strategic paralysis. President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden: Trump attending inauguration is 'of consequence' to the country Biden says family will avoid business conflicts MORE has the power to send this signal today. President Biden, once inaugurated, will face the same strategic reality and will have the same power to improve deterrence against any Chinese attack on Taiwan. … [Read more...] about Trump should commit US support to Taiwan right now