President Donald Trump attacks what he calls the “witch hunt” by special counsel Robert Mueller virtually every day now.

Included in his Twitter outbursts are swipes at the Justice Department, the FBI, the intelligence community and, to a distressing extent, the mass media, suggesting these institutions of our democracy cannot be implicitly trusted.

Congress is doi...

Republican senators will apparently reject any nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court selected by President Barack Obama. This is a bald-faced political act seeking partisan advantage which ignores Article II of the Constitution. Sadly, GOP leaders were so anxious to gain the acclaim of their own right wing that they surged into partisan combat only minutes after learn...

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Richard A. Arenberg

Brown University