Dangers of Trump as President
The moment the president declares a “national emergency”—a decision that is entirely within his discretion—he is able to set aside many of the legal limits on his authority.
Authorization for Use of Military Force of 2001 allows Trump to bypass Congress and start a war anywhere
Known unofficially as the nuclear “Football,” it is portable and hand-carried, and always near the president. The Football also provides the commander-in-chief with a menu of nuclear strike options – allowing him to decide, for example, whether to destroy all of America’s enemies in one fell swoop or to limit himself to obliterating only Moscow or Pyongyang or Beijing.
Here’s what to know:Members of Congress, shaken and angry following a violent assault on the Capitol by a mob of Trump’s supporters, put a final stamp on Biden’s victory early Thursday and brought an end to a historically turbulent post-election period.
An array of top Trump aides weighed resigning, and some senior administration officials began conversations about invoking the 25th Amendment — an extraordinary measure that would remove the president before his term expires Jan. 20.
Democrats won unified control of the federal government Wednesday, after two U.S. Senate runoffs in Georgia were called in their favor on the day rioters invaded the Capitol.
The chaos at the Capitol prompted expressions of alarm from the United States’ allies and a few comments of satisfaction from its international rivals.
Biden plans to nominate federal judge Merrick B. Garland, a Democratic casualty of the bitter partisan divide in Washington during the Obama administration, as his attorney general.
Election results are under attack. Here are the facts.
2021-01-07 We need to demand an immediated Impeachment of Donald Trump. (MEK post on FB, Twitter and e-mails)