Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post

Jennifer Rubin

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Recent articles by Jennifer:

Post-Roger Stone: Ten ideas for repairing Trump’s justice system

“By this action, President Trump abused the powers of his office in an apparent effort to reward Roger Stone for his refusal to cooperate with investigators examining the President’s own conduct,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) said in a written statement released Friday. “No other president has… → Read More

Republicans’ latest excuse for Trump

A 'communications problem' is the last resort of a losing campaign. → Read More

Let’s not mince words. Trump is racist.

Mealy-mouthed language enables Trump to keep going. → Read More

Here are the governors who hurt so many, so needlessly

President Trump deserves a good deal of the blame for playing down the pandemic and goading governors to reopen. However, it was these states’ governors who arrogantly defied expert advice and replete warnings about closing down too late and opening too soon. They ultimately made the decision to follow Trump’s horrendously dangerous advice. Judge Lina Hidalgo (D) of Harris County, Tex., put the… → Read More

Trump doesn’t have a clue what America is about

Trump's statue garden already exists. → Read More

Trump’s ‘Toe-tally-terry-tism’ speech

Trump delivers a bookend to his "American carnage" speech. → Read More

A Friday night massacre that backfired

Barr brazenly obstructs justice. → Read More

Support for paid leave is smart politics

As I have written, the pandemic has created new awareness that without affordable child care, many workers cannot go back to their jobs, the economy will not fully reopen, and unemployment and negative growth will continue. In other words, Democrats who have long supported paid leave may finally convince Republicans that subsidized child care is neither a luxury nor a women’s issue, but rather… → Read More

Trump’s reckless endangerment problem

The president is happy to jeopardize his followers’ health, but not his own pocketbook. → Read More

Biden got it right: Trump’s remarks were ‘despicable’

The president is warped and out of touch. → Read More

The cowardly president hides — again

No surprise: Trump's stunt is about ego and cowardice. → Read More

The cowering president and his men are playing defense. It’s not working.

He's reduced to lying about his cowardice. → Read More

Maybe there is no floor for Trump’s support

Trump's political collapse continues. → Read More

It takes a village to create a monster

Monday's event was the result of years of enabling. → Read More

Biden delivers the presidential speech we needed

Biden's address was his most impressive moment in more than 40 years of public service. → Read More

We saw it with our own eyes: Trump wants to go to war against America

He attacks peaceful demonstrators he says he wants to protect. → Read More

What Biden must do to meet the moment

Biden can intensify the contrast with Trump. → Read More

The revenge of mask-wearing Americans

Republicans wound up on the wrong side of no-brainer behavior. → Read More

Coronavirus casualties in Republicans’ culture war

Science denial is deadly. → Read More

The best case scenario isn’t all that good

New York shows how we climb out. → Read More