The absence of trust in a nation’s leader and government jeopardizes an effective response to a health crisis. It also creates a political crisis, a loss of faith in democracy.
Source: Leaders like Trump fail if they cannot speak the truth and earn trust : The Conversation
In an interview with the Atlantic, Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis denounced Trump for dividing the country: “We must reject and hold accountable those in office who would make a mockery of our Constitution.”
Source: James Mattis tears into Trump, calls him a threat to the constitution : MSNBC
His acquittal was never in doubt, because that’s how the US constitution was meant to work, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins
Source: It wasn’t the US Senate that saved Trump – it was the founding fathers | Simon Jenkins | Opinion | The Guardian
An expert on Watergate says that today’s House Republicans have taken precisely the opposite position than the GOP took in 1974 on the president’s power to withhold documents from Congress.
Source: Congressional Republicans abandon constitutional heritage and Watergate precedents in defense of Trump : The Conversation
The Trump administration is heading to court this week in two lawsuits charging that the president is violating the Constitution by profiting off of his hotels and other businesses while in office.
Source: Trump heads to court in fight over emoluments | TheHill