Pay attention to the Jeff Sessions firing: the US is already in a constitutional crisis

It’s time to hit the panic button, people.

By Wednesday evening an unusually fractious press conference – even by President Trump’s standards – was already starting to move the news agenda swiftly away from midterms results, which showed a decisive shift towards the Democrats in many key House and Gubernatorial races, as well as on multiple ballot measures.

Trump ordered reporters to “sit down”, accused a black journalist of racism, and a testy exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta led to the reporter’s credentials...
source: New Statesman

2018-11-08 20:48
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