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This is no exoneration. The basics of the Trump-Russia scandal were well established long before Mueller concluded his investigation. The report is a detailed accounting of facts...now it is time for Congress to act, to bring charges of impeachment.
Mikhaila Fogel, Quinta Jurecic, Susan Hennessey, Matthew Kahn, Benjamin Wittes
That Mueller was able to document his findings in a fashion that can allow for transparency and, if necessary, accountability, is of immense value. The question of what to do with the record Mueller has compiled will ultimately fall to Congress
The force that threatens our existence isn’t an alien invasion — it’s climate change — and the response from mankind has been less that inspiring. So why hasn’t our species come together, in dramatic fashion, to save the day?
Starting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals—and bring the debate about his fitness for office into Congress, where it belongs. The Atlantic is the first major publication to call for Trump's impeachment.
A sickout by unpaid federal employees could bring the impasse—and their status as hostages to the president’s whim—to an end. Federal workers might learn from the successful example set by teachers from West Virginia to Arizona in 2018.