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No, Mitch McConnell, it isn't 'case closed'

From the Left / Dana Milbank /

WASHINGTON -- No, Mitch McConnell, it isn't "case closed."

No, Mr. Leader, it's not "finally over."

No, we're not going to "end this." Neither will we "move on."

We, as a nation, won't move on -- we can't move on -- because Vladimir Putin hasn't moved on.

The majority leader took to the Senate floor Tuesday morning to declare his findings ...Read more

Let's give Trump cash reparations -- in exchange for his retirement

From the Left / Dana Milbank /

WASHINGTON -- How can we ever repay Donald Trump?

The sad truth is we probably cannot. And yet, conscience dictates that we try.

This is why we should welcome Jerry Falwell Jr.'s proposal: America owes President Trump reparations.

The president of Liberty University floated this fine idea over the weekend, and Trump himself quickly embraced ...Read more

Barr reminds Mueller: If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog

From the Left / Dana Milbank /

WASHINGTON -- Eight-year-old Liam Daly became an internet sensation when he penned a letter to his grandfather, William Barr, while sitting in the front row at Barr's confirmation hearing in January.

"Dear Grandpa," he wrote. "You are doing great so far. But I know you still will."

Alas for Liam, and for all of us, it was not to be. Now, just ...Read more

Poof! There goes another Infrastructure Week.

From the Left / Dana Milbank /

WASHINGTON -- As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer sat down with President Trump at the White House on Tuesday to talk about an infrastructure bill, Trump's acting chief of staff explained why they were wasting their time.

"Is an infrastructure deal realistic in 2019?" Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo asked ...Read more

Let's impeach Trump for being such a great president

From the Left / Dana Milbank /

"If I'm guilty of anything, it's that I've been a great president and the Democrats don't like it."

-- President Trump, discussing the Mueller report on April 26

WASHINGTON -- Articles of impeachment exhibited by the House of Representatives of the United States of America in the name of itself and of the people of the United States of ...Read more

During Muellermania I stand with John Lewis

From the Left / Dana Milbank /

WASHINGTON -- My wife and I took our kids on a civil rights tour of the South over spring break, a trip planned before we knew it would be the week Muellermania engulfed Washington.

As it turned out, though, the Civil Rights Trail offered an ideal perspective from which to view the mayhem in the capital caused by the special counsel's report.

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