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Andrew Jackson

  1. republicans
    The Rotten Core of Republican Appeals to the Working ClassRepublicans are embracing the perilous tradition of producerism, offering working-class voters a mix of nativism, protectionism, and culture war.
  2. impeachment trial
    Centrists Air Censure Option As Trump Conviction Hopes FadeIt could be an alternative to or fallback after a trial. But it would force Republicans to defend or condemn Trump’s conduct.
  3. contested election
    Why Trump Thinks ‘Stop the Steal’ Could Help Him Win in 2024Trump may be channeling his favorite predecessor, Andrew Jackson, who won after a campaign of vengeance for an alleged stolen election.
  4. vision 2020
    Pelosi Makes Plans for House Election of PresidentIf the Electoral College is deadlocked, the House will elect the next president under a scenario favoring Republicans that Pelosi will try to reverse.
  5. iran
    If Trump Can’t Bully Iran Into Backing Down, Things Could Get Scary FastTrump hates limited, conventional wars and also thinks intimidating enemies with great shows of force will subdue them. What if it doesn’t this time?
  6. mueller time
    If Congress Doesn’t Impeach and Remove Trump, It 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.
  7. impeachment
    Pelosi Rules Out Censuring Trump As Alternative to ImpeachmentIt’s apparently all or nothing on impeachment for the House.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.”
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Trump and the Right-Wing Populist Tradition of Judge-BashingThe politics of Andrew Jackson reemerging in 2017.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. Gingrich: Trump at Least As Stable As Notoriously Unstable Andrew JacksonOld Hickory might not have been well suited to the nuclear era.
  20. the national interest
    The Party of Andrew Jackson vs. the Party of ObamaAmerican history has come full circle.