The Vermont Cynic

When party loyalty is unconstituted

When party loyalty is unconstituted

Emily Johnston

February 5, 2020

With President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial under way, it is clear that some in Congress are willing to stay loyal to their political party, even if doing so is against the Constitution. Take a look at the impeachment trial in the U.S. House of Representatives: no Republicans voted to impeach...

The petty partisanship games in judicial system

Lindsay Freed

February 25, 2016

Much like the power Justice Antonin Scalia had during his life, the aftershock of his death will be immense. Contrary to how the Framers intended the government to work, our stagnant, uncooperative Republican-controlled Senate will likely do everything in its power to delay or block any attempts by ...

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