Bannon: Comey firing was worst mistake in ‘modern political history’

“I don’t think there’s any doubt that if James Comey had not been fired, we would not have a special counsel, yes,” he said. “We would not have the Mueller investigation. We would not have the Mueller investigation and the breadth that clearly Mr. Mueller is going for.”

Opinions: The norms of government are collapsing before our eyes

The news is being reported on split screen as if the one big story in Washington is disconnected from the other. But President Trump’s lawless threats against Attorney General Jeff Sessions have a lot in common with the Senate’s reckless approach to the health coverage of tens of millions of Americans.

On both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, we are witnessing a collapse of the norms of governing, constant violations of our legitimate expectations of political leaders, and the mutation of the normal conflicts of democracy into a form of warfare that demands the opposition’s unconditional surrender.

Plum Line Opinion:Why we should be very afraid of Trump’s vote suppression commission

These people are not trying to determine whether there are problems with our voting system and find the best solutions to those problems. They have come together to promote the myth of voter fraud and enable vote suppression in order to advantage the Republican Party. No one should be fooled into thinking this enterprise is anything other than that

Americans have always been nice. But is it just a sham?

Washington Post -- By Carrie Tirado Bramen June 30 2017 Photo: President Donald Trump says he’s a nice person. Americans have always thought that about themselves. And historically, it hasn’t meant much. (Andrew Harnik/AP) Today, “niceness” is not a word that most...