In morning tweets, President Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of behaving irrationally, while he rejected conservative claims that his offer of temporary deportation protections for young immigrants amounts to amnesty.
Joe Davidson was picked to be part of the supportive crowd behind the president at his rallies. He clapped. He cheered. Then, in the midst of the bitter feud to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh, Davidson laughed as the president mocked Kavanaugh's accuser Christine Blasey Ford. After that, all the anger directed at Trump, was felt by Davidson, too.
Once a moderate Democrat with an A-rating from the National Rifle Association, Kirsten Gillibrand has adopted liberal positions along with and sometimes ahead of her party’s voters. The New York senator's evolution seemed to reach its apex last week when she introduced herself as a candidate for president and a fighter for liberal values.
Omar ibn Said had been a Muslim scholar in West Africa, where he was abducted in 1807. The Library of Congress has just acquired his memoir, which is believed to be the only known document of its kind.