Recent condemnations of the president by GOP leaders have been harsher, more frequent and sometimes more personal. They are caught between disgust over his failure to unequivocally condemn neo-Nazism, a desire to advance a conservative agenda and fears of rupturing the Trump-GOP coalition ahead of the 2018 elections.
Inside St. Paul’s Memorial Church, some 600 people gathered to sing hymns and pray. Less than a mile away, about 300 white nationalists gathered for a march they intended to be seen as a show of force.
East Oaks in Poolesville, Md., was built in 1829 and despite additions over the years, possesses a high degree of historic integrity and sophistication with original moldings, floors, doors and mantels.
Finkelstein was something of a political conundrum — especially after it was revealed that his private life as a gay man was in sharp contrast to the views of some of the conservative firebrands he helped elect, including Jesse Helms and Ronald Reagan.