Trump Reprises One of the Founding Fathers’ Worst Mistakes

Go after the media for dissing the president? Check. Define treason as anything anti-administration? Check. Restrict immigration? Check. Make deportations easier? Check. Tighten citizenship requirements? Check. It’s the 220th anniversary of the Alien & Sedition Acts of 1798, the forebear of Trump’s anti-immigrant, media-bashing, attention-distracting rulings. Those Acts ramped up the American populace’s anger and…

Senate panel upholds finding that Russia backed Trump, contradicting House

The Senate Intelligence Committee has unequivocally upheld the conclusion of the intelligence community that Russia developed a “clear preference” for then-candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 election and sought to help him win the White House. The assessment, announced in an unclassified summary released Tuesday, represents a direct repudiation of the committee’s counterpart in the…