Entries by emptywheel

NYT Covers Up the Still-Ongoing Trump-Russian Effort to Frame Joe Biden

The NYT is right: A second Trump term would be worse than the first one. But repeating that, over and over, even while misinforming readers about Trump’s ongoing five year effort to frame Joe Biden is not the best way to prevent a second term. 

When John Eastman Acknowledged that Candidate Trump Spoke in His Personal Capacity

When John Eastman moved, on Trump’s behalf, to intervene in Texas v. Pennsylvania, Eastman described that Trump spoke “as a candidate for re-election,” he spoke in “his personal capacity.” That motion plays a key role in the Blassingame decision, and may have important implications as Trump appeals Judge Tanya Chutkan’s ruling on absolute immunity.