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Last Build Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:02:16 +0000


#SoMuchWinning Update

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:02:16 +0000

Via the NYT, Trump’s ‘Great National Infrastructure Program’? Stalled Infrastructure remains stuck near the rear of the legislative line, according to two dozen administration officials, legislators and labor leaders involved in coming up with a concrete proposal. It awaits the resolution of tough negotiations over the budget, the debt ceiling, a tax overhaul, a new push to toughen […]

More Norm-Busting by the President

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:43:39 +0000

More evidence the president does not understand his job.

Tweeting at the Framers (Impeachment Edition)

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:29:56 +0000

Political Science Professor Paul Musgrave tweets: That it’s not clear if the president can pardon himself is just another datum showing that The Founders Were Bad At Constitution-Making. — Paul Musgrave🗀 (@profmusgrave) July 22, 2017 At a minimum, it certainly is an example that despite popular conception, the document is not perfect.