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There's no waking up from America's Trump nightmare

Saturday  01:20,   13 may 2017
The Week

The events of this week have confirmed beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Oval Office is occupied by an ignorant, impulse-driven lunatic. Just how much of a lunatic is President Donald J. Trump? So much so that he fired the director of the FBI in a [...]

Trump seems to be staging a coverup. So what’s the crime?

Saturday  00:35,   13 may 2017

The president appears to be displaying a “consciousness of guilt.”Possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign was once little more than a conspiracy theory, but not anymore. The only way to make sense of this week’s stunning events is[...]

If Liberals Hate Him, Then Trump Must Be Doing Something Right

Friday  23:51,   12 may 2017
The New York Times

Why bother with conservative principles when there are left-wing moonbats to ridicule?If there was one principle that used to unite conservatives, it was respect for the rule of law. Not long ago, conservatives would have been horrified at wholesale [...]

Donald Trump's Firing of FBI Director James Comey Was Right But Regrettable

Friday  18:52,   12 may 2017
U.S. News & World Report - Health

James Comey is a man of integrity, but he made errors in judgment that warrant a fresh start at the FBI.In the toxic atmosphere of Washington, D.C., Jim Comey's job as FBI director was even more fraught than has been the case in the past. It's a[...]

Why James Comey Had to Go

Friday  18:52,   12 may 2017

<p></p>On July 5, 2016, in the midst of a hotly contested presidential election, then-FBI Director James Comey held a press conference to announce that one of the two candidates would not be indicted. The press conference was a hand-wringing[...]

Trump’s next move could make things much better — or much worse

Friday  06:05,   12 may 2017

In picking a new FBI director, the president must choose wisely.President Trump’s decision to fire former FBI director James B. Comey may not be the disaster it appears to be — provided he chooses someone of unquestionable character, experience and, [...]

Opinion | Jeff Sessions is in deep trouble, and here’s why

Friday  05:31,   12 may 2017

He has ethical and legal questions to answer.Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation. “During the course of the last several weeks, I have met with the relevant senior career Department officials to discuss[...]

Attention, liberals: Comey deserved to be fired, and the Constitution is just fine

Friday  00:50,   12 may 2017

The hyperventilation in Washington is unjustified. The decision of President Donald Trump to fire FBI Director James Comey is generating a fevered, near-maniacal response that is out of proportion to the asserted wrong.&nbsp;The hyperventilation [...]

Firing Comey is worse than breaking a law

Friday  00:22,   12 may 2017

If President Trump’s shockingly sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey had violated some statute or constitutional provision, our judicial branch could easily have remedied that misstep. What the president did was worse.&nbsp;If President[...]

Sean Hannity: Trump Derangement Syndrome grips Dems in wake of Comey firing

Thursday  22:06,   11 may 2017
FOX News

Deranged, liberal crackpots are at it again. They are using President Trump's very sound decision to fire FBI Director James Comey to push all kinds of bizarre conspiracy theories. It was to stop the investigation into Russian interference in[...]

The Easy Tells of Comey’s Canning

Thursday  19:55,   11 may 2017
The New York Times

A president who seeks to hide a scandal may be willing to risk an uproar. I invite you to follow me on Twitter (@BretStephensNYT) and Facebook.Follow The New York Times Opinion section on Facebook and Twitter (@NYTopinion), and sign up for the[...]

The tragedy of James Comey

Thursday  19:06,   11 may 2017
The Week

For those who first learned the name of James Comey in 2016, the progress of this past year may have seemed like a cruel farce. Unable to come up with a sufficient basis for an indictment of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the former FBI[...]

Why Should Americans Care About The Manner Of Comey’s Dismissal?

Thursday  18:51,   11 may 2017
The Daily Caller

Politeness is not the important issue at had.In Shakespeare’s Macbeth King Duncan reports the execution of the traitorous Thane of Cawdor with words that epitomize the meaning of the phrase “a backhanded[...]

You Want Checks And Balances? Stop Ignoring The Constitution When You’re In Power

Thursday  18:36,   11 may 2017
The Federalist

While there is plenty of hypocrisy to go around, Democrats' newfound adoration for separation of powers simply isn’t credible.“Trump has an authoritarian impulse,” Ian Bremmer tweeted after the president fired FBI Director James Comey, [...]

Opinion | Why President Trump can’t win

Thursday  18:21,   11 may 2017

The president has set himself up for constant controversy and disappointment.“Trump is grappling with the harsh reality of governing and media scrutiny, which he has told friends he hoped would eventually abate,” my colleague, Robert Costa, reported [...]