Donald Trump

Politics & Society Short Take
Zac DavisJune 09, 2017
Whether or not impeachment is warranted, it will not be enough to redeem this strange episode in the life of the United States.
President Donald Trump departs after announcing his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 1, 2017. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Kevin Lamarque
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The controversial move earlier this month was also another indicator of the sharp contrast between conservative Christians and the rest of the American religious scene
Former FBI Director James Comey testifies during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Politics & Society Ideas
Joseph P. HooverJune 09, 2017
It’s not that Mr. Comey told a bunch of lies and covered them up with a prize-winning performance. It’s that facts can sound like lies when you tell them under pressure. Mr. Comey, who has had experience testifying before Congress, didn’t buckle to the pressure.
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"We will end the discrimination against people of faith. Our government will once again celebrate and protect religious freedom," Trump, a Presbyterian not known to be particularly religious, told more than 1,000 people in a hotel ballroom across town from the hearing.
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House on May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ellen K. BoegelJune 07, 2017
The removal of a president from office is, and should be, difficult to accomplish. Currently, there are two constitutional means to remove a U.S. president: impeachment and activation of the procedures set forth in the 25th Amendment.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence gestures as he speaks during the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast June 6 in Washington. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Politics & Society Dispatches
The vice president highlighted the administration's initiatives to promote religious freedom and protect human life.