Monthly Archives: February 2020

In Hoffa’s Shadow: The Real Irishman | American Interest

IIn Hoffa’s Shadow, Jack Goldsmith, a professor at Harvard Law School, tells the flabbergasting story of his relationship with his father—actually, his stepfather—who was a close associate of various mobsters and of Teamster president Jimmy Hoffa, and who was long believed by law enforcement to have been involved in Hoffa’s murder and disappearance in 1975.

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Sanders has a bizarre radical past that Trump and Republicans would use to destroy him | USA Today

The Iowa Democratic caucuses might have ended in fiasco, but they did produce two winners: Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders. The senator from Vermont could well triumph in this week’s New Hampshire primary and, with his fiercely loyal activist base and fundraising advantage, many analysts believe he is the Democrat best positioned to win his party’s nomination. Yet unless one is rooting for a second term for President Donald Trump, that would be a political disaster of the first magnitude.

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Blocking Bolton’s Book | American Interest

Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is drawing to an ignominious end without hearing from any first-hand witnesses. Preeminent among those not heard is John Bolton, Trump’s former National Security Advisor, who had indicated a willingness to testify under oath if subpoenaed. Bolton has also written a memoir of his tenure in office, provocatively titled The Room Where It Happened, and scheduled to go on sale on March 17. 

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