I can understand why a U.S. citizen wouldn’t know that the Constitution gives Congress, and not the president, authority to declare war. U.S. presidents have been pushing the envelope vis-à-vis military action for decades now. But Brian Hook is U.S. special representative for Iran and senior policy
The other day Donald Trump risibly claimed that he doesn't do coverups and is, in fact, the most transparent president, like, ever. And boy did we all larf to beat the band … like these people in this random deli somewhere: x I was at a deli
One way to reliably signal that our country doesn’t care a whit about human rights or international law is to go out of our way to pardon war criminals. It’s beyond idiotic, and something anyone with a thimble full of brain matter knows you shouldn’t do. Which
Yup, on March 14 of (***checks calendar***) … oh! … this year! The House voted 420-0 to demand that the entire Mueller report be released. And it didn’t list conditions like, say, it can be released only if William Barr decides not to buy a time-share in
This is the bludgeon we can use to pulverize Trump from now until November 2020: x Let me be subtle here: Trump proposes $845 billion Medicare cut. Trump proposes $845 billion Medicare cut. Trump proposes $845 billion Medicare cut. Trump proposes $845 billion Medicare cut.
We all know Ted Lieu’s one of the good guys but he keeps showing us anyway… x Appreciated Amb Al-Sabah's invite to Kuwait's independence day event. Regrettably, it was held at Trump International Hotel DC. @POTUS's continued ownership of this hotel raises serious ethical/legal questions
No time for a lengthy diary, I have to get back to work…. But I wanted to break this: x I endorse @KamalaHarris for President. Known Kamala for many years & worked together on various issues. She embraces the future, not the past, and is
Well, well, well. You mean Jared Kushner — who singlehandedly brought peace to the Middle East and got Israelis and Palestinians to gather on verdant hilltops, hand in hand, warbling “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing” in white turtlenecks and vintage sundresses — flopped