The President’s age and fall together shines an spotlight onto the woman who would assume the presidency were he to vacate it.
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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.
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.
You’re either for Trump or against him. The Republicans can’t avoid a choice. And it’s best made now.
If an unpleasant medical procedure becomes unavoidable, it’s nearly always best not to put it off. Pence should seek to move the 25th amendment.
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.
Recent elections show that the party can thrive in the emerging, more diverse America. But not if it can’t shake off this toxic President.
WATCH: McConnell – “The voters, the courts and the states have all spoken. If we over-rule them, it could damage our republic forever.”
The Senate Republican leader warns his colleagues that the President’s refusal to accept the election result threatens democracy itself.
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.