The longest Senate leader in history is stepping down with a career full of big accomplishments. Sadly, his legacy is his refusal to end Trump’s career when he had the chance.
Matt K. Lewis is a Senior Columnist at The Daily Beast and the author of the book, Filthy Rich Politicians.
Sure, he’s fully vanquished the competition at the ballot box, but it’s not like all Republicans are MAGA. Far from it, in fact.
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Trump’s attempt to cast himself as Navalny is a devious, even despicable, ploy—he paints himself as a victim of anything and everything to galvanize his base.
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Sen. John Fetterman suggested his Republican colleagues are so pro-Russia that they’d root for the bad guys in a 1980s Cold War film.
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The special counsel said a jury wouldn’t convict an “elderly man with a poor memory” who also happens to be the most powerful man in the world.
Sane Republicans who want to work for the American people know the president brought a good deal to the table. But the MAGAs who work for Trump won’t stand for it.