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Andrew Jackson

  1. impeachment
    Pelosi Rules Out Censuring Trump As Alternative to ImpeachmentIt’s apparently all or nothing on impeachment for the House.
  2. donald trump
    Is Trump the True Heir of Andrew Jackson?It’s common to think of Trump as exhibiting this or that trait of Andrew Jackson. But as Matthew Continetti suggests, he may reflect all of them.
  3. mueller time
    If Democrats Don’t Impeach Trump, They Could Still Censure HimCensure resolutions may not be as satisfying, but they’d be much easier to initiate and pass, and could ramp up pressure on congressional Republicans.
  4. state of the union address
    Abolish the State of the Union AddressRather than delivering a delayed address that won’t change anyone’s border wall stance, Trump should have seized the chance to end a dumb tradition.
  5. Trump Brings Back Ancient GOP Tradition of ProtectionismHe appears to be a true believer in reversing globalization, not just using tariffs as a weapon. That’s both new — and very old — for Republicans.
  6. Warren Fights Back Against Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ SlurWarren defends her own Native heritage and then goes after Trump for disrespecting Natives in word and deed.
  7. Harriet Tubman May Not Replace Trump Hero Andrew Jackson on the $20 BillTreasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin would not commit to the change in an interview.
  8. Donald Trump Chats with His Hero Andrew Jackson on ‘The President Show’In light of Donald Trump’s puzzling comments about how Andrew Jackson felt about the Civil War – which happened 16 years after he died – […]
  9. How Much Do Donald Trump and Andrew Jackson Actually Have in Common?▶️ “Had Andrew Jackson been around a little bit later, you wouldn’t have had the Civil War. He was a very tough person, but he had a big heart.”
  10. Trump’s Absurd Civil War Comment and the Limits of Deal-MakingHis belief that wheeling and dealing could have solved the conflict over slavery shows a dangerous lack of principle.
  11. Trump’s Jacksonian Attack on SyriaLike Andrew Jackson, Trump believes in speedy, incredibly violent force, taken without consultation with Congress, to deter evildoers such as Assad.
  12. Trump and the Right-Wing Populist Tradition of Judge-BashingThe politics of Andrew Jackson reemerging in 2017.
  13. the national interest
    The Fight for the Soul of the Republican Party Has Been CanceledTrumpism is not a challenge to the party of entrenched wealth, but its natural historical evolution.
  14. Trump’s Dark, Weird, Inaugural Campaign SpeechTo Americans craving unity and a higher tone, Trump delivered an address that demonized his predecessors and promised the impossible.
  15. Gingrich: Trump at Least As Stable As Notoriously Unstable Andrew JacksonOld Hickory might not have been well suited to the nuclear era.
  16. Republican Congressman Wants to Block Tubman $20Steve King has proposed legislation that would keep Andrew Jackson on the $20.
  17. Samantha Bee Explains Why Andrew Jackson Was a ‘Genocidal Shitstain’ on […]If you’ve already seen Samantha Bee’s coverage of the Harriet Tubman $20 bill controversy, here’s the perfect chaser: a new web exclusive where […]
  18. Harriet Tubman Will Grace the $20 BillBye-bye, Jackson.
  19. casting couch
    Sean Penn Will Play Prez Andrew Jackson for HBOBy the creators of Narcos.
  20. the national interest
    The Party of Andrew Jackson vs. the Party of ObamaAmerican history has come full circle.
  21. bloody bloody ben walker
    ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Elects Ben WalkerHe’s up to play a vampire Lincoln!