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The Fall of Donald Trump’s Fixers - WSJ

The mogul-turned-president has long relied on loyalists to push the limits in defense of his image, but Roy Cohn, David Pecker and Michael Cohen all wound up out in the cold Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's personal attorney, stands behind the Republican ...

Pompeo Champions the Faithful - WSJ

He wants to make religious freedom the centerpiece of U.S. human-rights policy.By Walter Russell Mead, Dec. 23, 2019 6:49 pm ET Global View: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hopes to make religious freedom the centerpiece of American human-rights policy ...

Faschismus: Die Medien warnen vor ihm – wenn es passt

Achtung, Faschismus!Lauthals warnen manche Journalisten vor dem Faschismus, als stehe er gerade wieder vor der Tür. Dabei greifen sie selbst auf Argumentationsmuster zurück, die Andersdenkende pathologisieren. NZZ, René Zeyer 14.12.2019, 05.30 UhrDroht...

The Incredible Shrinking Impeachment - WSJ

The Incredible Shrinking Impeachment Democrats on the Judiciary Committee will vote as early as Thursday on the text of the two articles they unveiled Tuesday, and then they will rush it to the floor next week. It’s enough to suspect that Dem...

What Horowitz Actually Debunked - WSJ

What Horowitz Actually DebunkedThe report refers 19 times to Crossfire Hurricane’s threat to ‘constitutionally protected activity,’ including the First Amendment.WSJ, By Daniel Henninger, Dec. 11, 2019 6:40 pm ET Wonder Land: Speaking at the WSJ CEO C...

The Horowitz Horror Show

The inspector general is circumspect in his judgments but the facts speak clearly. WSJ, By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., Dec. 10, 2019 7:04 pm ET Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies on Capitol Hill, June 18, 2018. Photo: mandel ng...

A Trail of FBI Abuse

WSJ, By The Editorial Board, Dec. 9, 2019 7:38 pm ET Readers can look at the detailed executive summary and decide for themselves. But our own initial reading confirms the worst of what we feared about the bureau when it was run by James Comey. The FBI...

The ‘Vindication’ of James Comey

The former FBI director should be apologizing to Carter Page. WSJ, By William McGurn, Dec. 9, 2019 7:33 pm ET Former FBI Director James Comey arrives to testify on Capitol Hill, June 8, 2017. Photo: brendan smialowski/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images...