Author Archives: Spirit of Publius

Trump the Authoritarian: Neo-Nazi’s and other neo-fascists

http://preview.tinyurl.com/yawqxua3 Donald Trump was notoriously slow in condemning the support of White supremacists and neo-Nazis during the 2016 presidential campaign. Now in his statements following the neo-Nazi and alt-right demonstrations in Charlottesville, where one of their adherents drove a car … Continue reading

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Pressure leading toward impeachment builds

Donald Trump seems to be doing everything he can to hasten the day on which he will be impeached or otherwise removed from office. See Jennifer Rubin, “They could have Pence as president, for heaven’s sake,” Washington Post, August 11, … Continue reading

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New Commentary on Need for Trump to be Removed

(1) Charles M. Blow, “‘First They Came For …’”, The New York Times, July 27, 2017. Blow quotes Martin Niemöller, as follows: First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out — because I was not a … Continue reading

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Update: Trump’s Ongoing Obstruction of Justice (October 10, 2017) — with links to Brookings Report

Update (October 10, 1017) Jennifer Rubin has pointed out and summarized the powerful public case that President Donald Trump has committed obstruction of justice, written by Barry Berke and Noah Bookbinder, and Norman Eisen, and published by Brookings today. See, … Continue reading

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Articles of Impeachment — Drafts and motions

Congressman Brad Sherman (D-California) has introduced an Article of Impeachment of President Donald J. Trump in the U.S. House of Representatives. The motion was co-sponsored by Congressman Al Green (D-Texas). See, Brad Sherman, Press Release, “Congressman Sherman Introduces Article of … Continue reading

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Philip Lacovara: “Comey’s statement is sufficient evidence for an obstruction of justice case”

Even before James Comeyś testimony on June 8, 2017, Philip Lacovara, a former Watergate prosecutor, set forth a cogent argument that, based solely on the facts related in Comey’s writen statement released the day before, there was an obstruction of … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, pro-Russian U.S. president, fires Comey and meets with Lavrov

See Michael Crowley, “Trump’s big Russia reset; With Washington in an uproar over James Comey’s firing amid his Russia probe, the president and his secretary of state welcomed Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to town,” Politico, May 10, 2017 (updated 05:35 … Continue reading

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The Logan Act makes eminent good sense, and it should be enforced

The Logan Act makes eminent good sense, and it should be enforced. It provides: 18 U.S. Code § 953 Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences … Continue reading

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Grounds for the Impeachment of President Donald Trump

The Emoluments Clause The “emoluments” clause of the U.S. Constitution provides, No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the … Continue reading

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