The Manhattan district attorney’s charges underscore how profoundly unsuited Trump is for the office he is now again seeking.
The situation might be merely crass if not for the shadow of violence hanging over it.
A better version of the independent state legislature theory is proving difficult to figure out.
Even if it’s not explicitly about him at all.
Two wealthy and self-involved men are seeking the attention they crave.
House investigators have come far closer than I anticipated to pinning both moral and legal responsibility for the insurrection directly on Donald Trump himself.
And that’s exactly why it’s so dangerous.
By establishing an official record of the insurrection, the members are creating clarity in a political moment fogged with lies.
Its first two sessions have already made a powerful case for why this investigation matters.
Vicious political disagreement is seeping into every corner of life.
The House committee can still succeed, but success won't look like what a lot of onlookers are hoping for.
Liberals’ love for America’s bureaucrats stands in tension with the country’s deep need for institutional reforms.
The indictment of the Trump Organization and its CFO isn’t much—but it’s a start.
The Department of Justice is banking on a future full of upstanding presidents who are committed to rule of law. But we may not be so lucky.
But the circus remains.
From Russiagate to the insurrection at the Capitol, Trump’s crises followed a clear trajectory.
Could a truth and reconciliation commission help the country heal?
Enthusiastic enablers of Trump have unmoored themselves from the values that make possible a government by and for the people.
What the president and his lawyers have been attempting to do deserves punishment that will likely never come.
We used to reject court packing as a dangerous game. Now we believe it may be the best way to restore the Court’s legitimacy.