First, a little background.

Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson is a lawsuit that was filed by an abortion provider, a pro-choice activist organization, and the ACLU with the aim of preemptively preventing the enforcement of SB 8 (Texas’s anti-abortion law). WWH v Jackson has been in the courts for some…


McConnell is getting high marks for his speech, even from some Ds. He does deserve credit for torching Trump for his conduct. Even so, his main argument — that the Senate properly acquitted because only a sitting officer can be convicted — is disgraceful. 1/22

Watch: McConnell’s full remarks following…


Trump’s approval rating is now around 34%, and 63% of voters disapprove of him. 80% of Republicans approve of Trump’s performance, but only 4% of Democrats and 30% of independents do. And only 40% of Republicans want him to run again in 2024. …


Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act provides in part that “no provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.” 1/11

Congressional Democrats are now proposing to significantly amend Section 230.

It is…


It is a fundamental mistake to confuse congressional impeachment with a civil trial. The two have quite different purposes, and very different rules apply to them. 1/15

For one thing (not the only thing), the Constitution does not authorize Congress to impose the same civil penalties that civil courts can…


January 6 wasn’t just an attempted coup — it was also an incitement to insurrection and revolution. That’s an important difference.

What the Senate, the FBI, the Capitol Hill Police, and law enforcement need to know in particular about Sen. Ted Cruz’s role in the insurrection on January 6

As…


There were at least two insurrectionist plans that day.

As I’ve written previously, one of the plans was simply to either take Pence hostage or to assassinate him. 1/28

The events on January 6 and Trump’s impeachmentWhat did the mob intend to do when it got to the Capitol on…


What did the mob intend to do when it got to the Capitol on January 6? What did Trump expect it to do? And does any of this even really matter for Trump’s impeachment?

GQ has interviewed Ariel Kovler, who has studied pro-Trump insurrectionist social media platforms since 2015. …


Rubio: “The people who stormed the U.S. Capitol were ‘lied to by politicians who were telling them that the vice president had the power to change the election results.’” 1/15

Rubio waited until after Capitol attack to say politicians lied to Trump rioters

But the lie isn’t the crucial thing…

Thomas Wood

The Resistance. Vote Blue: True Blue American. We look forward, they look back. We’re progressive, they’re regressive. @twoodiac

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