The President’s age and fall together shines an spotlight onto the woman who would assume the presidency were he to vacate it.
Posts Tagged: US Democrats
Ben Roback: Vaccination in America – a research and manufacturing triumph. Now for the next challenge: getting needles into arms
Some of this success was crafted under Trump’s presidency, and he now holds the key to better protecting his country.
And done so without increasing the likelihood of instruction for what will be the most important case of his life – the next general election.
After the gladiatorial theatre of the Trump years, American politics is returning, at least in terms of government, to something more like normal.
The President wants to lower the political temperature and win Republican support – and that risks disappointing the Democratic left wing.
It would take a political genius of Mount Rushmore proportions to restore civic peace to America and Biden, for all his good qualities, isn’t one.
Jonathan Caine: My experience of Biden and his team suggests that we shouldn’t fear his presidency – but need to engage
In ensuring that the Belfast Agreement is properly understood and appreciated in Washington, the British Embassy needs to be at the top of its game.
Garvan Walshe: Conservatives need to choose. Are they with democracy or with the Capitol terrorists?
The main issue is not that the latter’s actions are extreme, but that they’re anti-constitutional.
Seventeen Republican senators would be needed for the two thirds majority required to impeach him. This seems a high bar.
Iain Dale: The social media companies claim that they aren’t publishers. But their ban on the President proves that they are.
Plus: Biden won fair and square, Trump’s allegations of fraud have been dismissed by the courts – and one can be a conservative and say so.
Auto-rant, bullshit and self-pity. The conspiracists who stormed the senate. And their right-wing equivalents here.
We feel the power of American culture in Britain – and the shock-jockery, coat-trailing, and oppositional mindset that comes with it.
Intriguingly, he has retweeted an article which said: ‘May God bless him, Melania, and their family, as God leads him to the next chapter in his life.’
The President-elect’s closest circle of advisers seem to be selected on the basis of trust and experience.
Adrian Pascu-Tulbure: As the recent US election showed, the minority vote is no longer automatically Democrat
There are all sorts of explanations about why people voted the “wrong” way. But the simplest may be the appeal of conservative values.
Ryan Bourne: A British overspill from America’s result. Why the debate on the right over economics will now intensify.
Stateside narratives have a tendency to be imported into UK politics – one of the knock-on effects of this messy Presidential election outcome.