Editorial

Watching his back, Trump lets down our guard

Russia's President Vladimir Putin listens while US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference at Finland's Presidential Palace July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an

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The man with the constitutional responsibility to protect this country repeatedly tried to thwart the investigation.

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The ball is now in Congress’s court, and the path forward is clear: Impeachment proceedings must begin.

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No American assisted the Kremlin’s interference with American elections. Everything else is legally irrelevant.

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He understands what too many sanctimonious Democrats do not: the need to break out of the Rachel Maddow bubble.

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Americans shouldn’t have to spend hundreds of millions on tax preparation services.

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JEFF JACOBY

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Watching his back, Trump lets down our guard

The man with the constitutional responsibility to protect this country repeatedly tried to thwart the investigation.

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Greg Gibson “did not give Wayne Lo a spotlight. He used his son’s killer to make a point about easy access to guns.”

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State cannabis panel fully intent on enforcing rules

“When it comes to ownership and control limits, the law, regulation, and guidance are strong.”

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