Never too early to dream, right? It might seem odd to have the first post of 2018 speculating about one of the last political events of the year, but it’s also the most crucial – at least, the most crucial we’re aware of in advance.
It’s the reddest of red states, but the red flowing in Alabama’s political streets today is the blood of the Republican Party. In a close, hotly contested race, Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Judge Roy Moore on Tuesday, sending political shockwaves through the country.
On Friday, December 1st, 2017, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pled guilty to a charge of lying to the FBI, and agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with Russia during the election, and subsequent acts which may constitute obstruction of justice on the part of the president.
On 30 October 2017, Special Counsel Robert Mueller fired the first salvo of his investigation into Donald Trump, indicting former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort on 12 criminal counts, including conspiracy against the United States, money laundering, and making false statements.
On Friday, July 15th, 2016, newly-minted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted his choice of running mate: Indiana Governor Mike Pence. This simple electronic transmission began one of the more unusual partnerships in modern American political history