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Author: Yoni Appelbaum @yappelbaum
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Link 7/5/2019 6 History
I’m a little baffled by the Revolutionary War section of the president’s (generally anodyne) speech yesterday. He has a professional speechwriting team. Why can’t they get the timeline right?
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Link 7/3/2019 9 History
The Fourth of July was once a raucous, avowedly partisan, boozy occasion—so how did it become a celebratory civic gathering?
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Link 6/28/2019 10 Impeachment
The @NixonLibrary has just released its oral history with Hillary Clinton, part of its compilation of the accounts of the participants in Watergate.
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Link 6/17/2019 5 History
If you think that politics is solely about “winning,” then impeachment looks like just another card to be played. But the founders—who were remarkably clear-eyed about human frailty—thought otherwise
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Link 5/30/2019 5 Civics Lesson
I am genuinely alarmed that no one seems to have explained to the president of the United States the basic principles of impeachment as a constitutional mechanism.
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Link 5/23/2019 9
. Even if—like Pelosi—you believe that no amount of evidence, no shift in public opinion, could possibly move sufficient votes in the Senate to remove the president, the process of impeachment still delivers five discrete constitutional benefits
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Link 5/2/2019 11
In January, I mounted the case that impeachment is the proper, constitutional mechanism for resolving allegations of criminal misconduct against a sitting president:
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Link 5/1/2019 5
I am finding it utterly impossible to reconcile Barr’s testimony on Mueller's analysis of obstruction, with Mueller’s actual analysis of obstruction
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Link 4/24/2019 12
why the power to impeach, and then try, a president is vested in the House and Senate, and not the Supreme Court. *Must Read! The Founder's deliberations prior to and during the draftin of the Constitution are critical to understanding the document itself. -dbciii
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