Can we find a new mime for national political crimes/scandals? “Gate” was 50 years ago.
This week will begin the televised hearings of the January 6th committee and while I’m not holding my breath, I am hopeful that the American public will at least be convinced of one thing: Donald Trump is a crook, a criminal, who attempted a coup to overturn the U.S. election in 2020 and can NEVER be allowed to hold public office again. Robert Reich gives us a comparison to another set of televised hearings 49 years ago … all the news then, but Watergate pales in comparison to what happened on January 6th 2020.
The Week Ahead: Why everything depends on Liz Cheney
Forty-nine years ago, Howard Baker had a similar responsibility — but hers will be far more challenging
The televised hearings of the House Select Committee on the January 6 insurrection, which begin Thursday, mark an historic milestone in the battle between democracy and…
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