Trump Calls the Saudis As Innocent As Brett Kavanaugh

Trump Calls the Saudis As Innocent As Brett Kavanaugh

Trump and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office last March. Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Brett Kavanaugh’s hearings were an important moment for Donald Trump’s standing with the Republican party elite, because the cause had the patina of legitimacy. Kavanaugh’s defenders could insist he deserved due process, and even though they…

Republican Dave Brat Takes Pelosi-Bashing to Its Apotheosis Against Anti-Pelosi Opponent

Republican Dave Brat Takes Pelosi-Bashing to Its Apotheosis Against Anti-Pelosi Opponent

Pelosi is probably thinking: “Enough already!” about the endless ads being run against her all over the country. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images One of the best-known phenomena of this election year has been the exceptional lengths to which Republicans have gone to make the House races a referendum not on Donald Trump but on House…

Brian Kemp’s Fake Crusade for Election Integrity in Georgia

Brian Kemp’s Fake Crusade for Election Integrity in Georgia

Brian Kemp, Georgia’s secretary of State and Republican gubernatorial candidate. Photo: Tami Chappell/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock Georgia has a problem. Secretary of State Brian Kemp is running for governor but won’t recuse himself from election oversight — a move akin to serving as a “judge in his … own case.” The Associated Press reported last week that his office…