Impeachment: A Survival Game

In September, former Arizona senator Jeff Flake said of the President Trump’s impeachment inquiry that if the Senate held a private vote, at least 35 Republican senators would vote to remove Trump from office. Most observers derided Flake’s assertion as NeverTrump nonsense, but the idea of it made me recall the state of Capitol Hill […]

Republicans’ Cloak and Dagger Electoral Plan

Amid the tumult of Donald Trump’s first year in office, Congressional Republicans quietly devised a method to enhance the party’s likelihood of victory in presidential elections long after Trump’s reign is over and his red-hot base cools off. This method involves a lesser-known aspect of the latest amendment to the tax code. The Tax Cuts […]