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Trump, Cohen and the dangers of impeachment

Trump, Cohen and the dangers of impeachment

Daniel Lewicki September 10, 2018 0

Michael Cohen’s admission of violating campaign finance laws on the instructions of then presidential candidate Donald Trump has placed talk of impeachment back at the centre of American political debate. On August 21 Mr

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Is Barack Obama the Democrats’ Richard Nixon?

Backbencher March 7, 2014 0

George Clough considers the extent to which the modern US presidency is an ‘imperial presidency’ In 1973 Arthur Schlesinger published The Imperial Presidency, the book that first presented the idea of imperial presidential tendencies.

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US shutdown not just down to Republicans

US shutdown not just down to Republicans

Backbencher October 5, 2013 1

As the federal government shutdown continues, many Democrats and media outlets remain more concerned about attacking Republicans than trying to find a solution. Has partisan point-scoring got in the way of the national interest?

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Benghazi Casts A Shadow On Clinton’s Great Ambition

Benghazi Casts A Shadow On Clinton’s Great Ambition

Backbencher May 18, 2013 0

Last year’s events at the US consulate in Benghazi should make Hillary Clinton think carefully about running in 2016. The current byword that is currently being used to describe the Obama White House is

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Why Democrats are Dreaming of Bill Clinton

Why Democrats are Dreaming of Bill Clinton

Backbencher May 4, 2013 2

Samuel Kerr says that Barack Obama could learn much from the Clinton Presidency. Barack Obama’s historic election to the Presidency in 2008 saw a wave of affection across the nation. Very few newly elected

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Obama and America Need Deep Economic Cuts

Obama and America Need Deep Economic Cuts

James Snell March 4, 2013 2

  The United States has a lot going for it: a vibrant (if gaudy) democracy and strong senses of personal freedom and national self-confidence. It is laid low by the perpetual partisan rumblings of

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