Top Democrat Compares Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler

James Clyburn on NBC

The number three ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives was seen today on TV comparing the President of the United States to Adolf Hitler.

The “First Look” segment of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” played a clip of South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn expressing his concerns that the current occupant of the White House represents the “greatest threat to democracy” seen in his lifetime. read more

Opinion: Investigation Comes Before – Not Instead Of – Impeachment

When I started writing this piece, it was going to be in defense of Nancy Pelosi’s argument against a premature rush to impeachment.  Her reasoning still stands.  I was going to point to the fact that she wants a real investigation (vs. what the Republicans did ) and bi-partisan support – since the Republicans do control the Senate.  Impeachment by the House, followed by acquittal in the Senate would reduce a trial about Trump’s multiple abuses of power, lack of temperament, immaturity, and general incompetence to an exercise in partisanship. read more