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Debra J. Saunders

Debra J. Saunders

Debra J. Saunders is the White House correspondent for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. dsaunders@reviewjournal.com … @DebraJSaunders on Twitter. 202-662-7391

Trump’s speech offers Democrats sugar and vinegar — ANALYSIS

President Donald Trump pushed hard for the moment when he could deliver this State of the Union address with all the pomp the Capitol venue can offer – robed Supreme Court justices, solons of the Senate, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wearing suffragette white, and prime time on America’s TV sets.

Time for Trump to trade candor for bluster

Trump would do well to stand before the joint session of Congress and admit he lost the House and lost the shutdown battle but sees a path forward where he can get some of what he wants by recognizing the new lay of the land. Win-win.

Commentary: BuzzFeed, Twitter provide two black eyes for media

First, BuzzFeed News ran a story Jan. 16 that asserted President Donald Trump told his long-time private attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about talks with Russia about a Trump Tower in Moscow. The sources? Two anonymous federal law enforcement officials.

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Commentary: Partisan divide keeps popping up in Supreme Court rulings

It’s not often that President Donald Trump appears more knowledgeable and honest about American jurisprudence than a Supreme Court Justice – any Supreme Court Justice – but on Thanksgiving week, Trump demonstrated a more realistic insight into how political the nation’s top court has become than Chief Justice John Roberts.

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