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Senator Richard Blumenthal has “joined forces with the Constitutional Accountability Center and became the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against the President, last week, for violating the emoluments clause. Thirty other Senators and more than a hundred members of the House of Representatives, all Democrats, have joined as co-plaintiffs.”

Source: Perspectives: New Yorker — Behind the Democrats’ Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump

 

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After Wednesday’s shooting, some Republicans are saying more people should be armed. That’s not going to help.

Source: Perspectives: Huffington Post — The Solution To America’s Gun Violence Isn’t More Guns

 

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“A news report today sent Washington into another spasm when it appeared that ABC and other news outlets reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein confirmed that he might have to recuse himself from any further involvement in the Russian investigation.”

Source: Perspectives: The Hill — If Rod Rosenstein recuses himself, Robert Mueller may be next

 

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“President Trump on Friday accused James B. Comey, the fired F.B.I. director, of lying under oath to Congress, saying he would gladly provide sworn testimony disputing Mr. Comey’s charge that the president forced him out because of his handling of the investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with Russia,” comments by Robert Reich

Source: Perspectives: NY Times — Calling Comey a Liar, Trump Says He Will Testify Under Oath

 

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As President Donald Trump stumbled his way through his trip through Europe, Dan Rather says he couldn’t help but think how hypocritical and hollow Republican “leading from behind” criticisms of President Obama’s leadership style were.

Source: Perspectives: Dan Rather: A Serious Vacuum Coming Out Of Trump’s Washington

 

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The time has come for Congress to launch an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice, perhaps even a step beyond impeachment: The annulment of the Trump presidency.

Source: Perspectives: Robert Reich — a Step Beyond Impeachment: The Annulment Of The Trump Presidency

 

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Donald Trump released his plan for reforming the tax code. Slashing the corporate tax rate to 15 percent is “a huge windfall for corporations and a huge burden on ordinary Americans.” But here’s the real kicker: Donald Trump Stands To Make Millions Off His Own Tax Plan.

Source: Robert Reich: 5 Reasons Why Trump’s Corporate Tax Cut is Appallingly Dumb

 

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