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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)

Speculation on Trump impeachment proceedings

    Articles and news regarding the impeachment process and impeachment hearings:
  • Fox News Sunday interview of Sen. Mitt Romney, Jan. 24, 2021
  • Fox News Sunday interview of Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, Jan. 17, 2021
  • 19th News blog: "Liz Cheney is the highest-ranking House Republican to back Trump's impeachment," by Amanda Becker, January 13, 2021
  • Alaska Public Media, "'I can't just be quiet right now': Murkowski says Trump needs to resign," by Liz Ruskin, January 8, 2021
  • On January 6th Capitol Riot: Detroit Metro Times, "U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for Trump's immediate impeachment for inciting violence at the Capitol--and she's not alone," by Jerilyn Jordan, Jan 7, 2021
  • 19th News e-zine, "Loeffler reverses course and certifies 2020 presidential election," by Amanda Becker, January 6, 2021
  • N. Y. Times: "Wartime Production Law Has Been Used Routinely, but Not With Coronavirus," by Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Ana Swanson, March 31, 2020
  • ABC This Week interview of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Jan. 12, 2020
  • Fox News, "GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid," by Tyler Olson, 1/16/20
  • USA Today, "Trump says he has been denied due process. But the Constitution does not afford him that.," by Kristine Phillips, 12/30/2019
  • NBC News, "President Donald Trump's 10 biggest false claims," 12/31/2019
  • Bluffton Today, "Keep America strong and prosperous," by Sen. Kelly Loeffler, Dec 30, 2019
  • Politico.com: "Schumer seizes on new reporting in calls for trial witnesses," by Marianne Levine, 12/30/2019
  • CNN State of the Union interview of Joe Kennedy, December 29, 2019
  • Gwinnett Daily Post, "Big tasks loom as Kelly Loeffler prepares to join Senate," by Curt Yeomans, Dec 29, 2019
  • ABC This Week interview, "Yang says he would 'expand' universal health care 'over time'," by K.Walsh and A.Garcia, 12/29/19
  • NY Times, "Will McConnell Let the Senate Hold a Fair Impeachment Trial?", by Kamala D. Harris, Dec. 18, 2019
  • Augusta Chronicle, "Loeffler talks lock and dam in Augusta visit," by Tom Corwin, Dec 23, 2019
  • ABC 'This Week' interview of Sen. Doug Jones and Sen. Ron Johnson, 12-22-19
  • WHO-TV-13 Des Moines, "U.S. Senate Candidate Kimberly Graham," by Dave Price, December 22, 2019
  • BamaPolitics.com, "Tommy Tuberville Reacts to Passage of Impeachment Articles," by Dakota Layton, December 19, 2019
  • Mother Jones magazine, "The Inevitability of Donald Trump's Impeachment," by David Corn, 12/18/19
  • Letter from the President to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, in response to Congressional impeachment charges, Dec. 17, 2019
  • CNN analysis of Trump Letter to Nancy Pelosi, by Chris Cillizza, Dec. 17, 2019
  • The Hill, "Former GOP presidential candidate: It is 'vital' Trump be impeached," by Rebecca Klar, 12/16/19
  • (On Trump Impeachment): JustSecurity.org, "Federal Criminal Offenses and the Impeachment of Donald J. Trump," by Randall Eliason, 12/16/2019
  • CBS Face the Nation interview of Sens. Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin, December 15, 2019
  • Fox News Sunday interview, "Rep. Adam Schiff defends Democrats' impeachment case against President Trump," December 15, 2019
  • ABC This Week interview of Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Adam Schiff, December 15, 2019
  • Newsweek magazine: "This Is the Third Impeachment I've Worked On. It's by Far the Most Serious," by Zoe Lofgren, 12/13/19
  • Pittburgh Post-Gazette: "Tom Ridge says Trump asking a foreign leader for a political favor is an 'abuse of power'," Dec. 11, 2019
  • Foreign Policy magazine: "World Leaders Stood Behind Bill Clinton When He Was Impeached. Not So Trump," by Colum Lynch, December 11, 2019
  • Associated Press, "Power of gavel means Trump is 'impeached forever'," by Lisa Mascaro, Dec. 18, 2019
  • NPR, "President Clinton Was Impeached 21 Years Ago. Some Parallels Run Deep," by Brian Naylor, December 6, 2019
  • Vox.com, "Rudy Giuliani just blew up Trump's 'no quid pro quo' talking point," by Aaron Rupar, Dec 6, 2019
  • Scottsbluff Star-Herald, "As impeachment proceedings advance, lawmakers split down party lines," by Joseph Morton, Dec 5, 2019
  • ABC News, "Trump impeachment: Experts outline 'serious abuse of power'," by Stephanie Ebbs, Benjamin Siegel, Katherine Faulders and Libby Cathey, Dec 4, 2019
  • Fox News Politics, "Evan Bayh suggests compromise between Trump, Dems to avoid impeachment," by Ronn Blitzer, 12/1/2019
  • ABC 'This Week' interview of Rep. Val Demings, 12-1-19
  • CBS Face the Nation interview of Kelly Armstrong, Nov. 24, 2019
  • Excerpts from Democratic Primary Debate in Seattle, hosted by MSNBC, November 20th, 2019
  • Tucson Sentinel, "FactCheck: Day one of Trump's public impeachment hearings," by D'Angelo Gore, Lori Robertson & Robert Farley, 11/13/2019
  • CNN State of the Union interview of John Kasich, October 13, 2019
  • CNN State of the Union interview of Mark Sanford & Joe Walsh, October 6, 2019
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Matt Lieberman, son of former VP nominee, runs for Senate," by Greg Bluestein, Oct 03, 2019
  • CNN.com, "Vermont GOP governor backs Trump impeachment inquiry: 'These are serious allegations'," by Paul LeBlanc, Sep. 26, 2019
  • Democratic presidential primary debate in Detroit, July 31, 2019
  • New York Times, "Highlights of Robert Mueller’s Testimony to Congress," by Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Mark Mazzetti, 7/24/19
  • Vox.com, "Mueller testimony on Russian interference," by Jen Kirby, July 24, 2019
  • The Guardian, "Kremlin papers appear to show Putin's plot to put Trump in White House," by Luke Harding, Julian Borger and Dan Sabbagh, 15 Jul 2021  
  • National Press Club, "NPC Headliners Newsmaker: Adam Schiff," June 19, 2019
  • Detroit Free Press, "Trump says he wanted to but won't address NAACP convention," July 18, 2019
  • ABC News, "'Let the American people see the facts' on impeachment: Tom Steyer," by John Verhovek, 7/14/2019
  • CNN State of the Union interview of Rep. Justin Amash, July 7, 2019
  • Townhall.com, "House Freedom Caucus Formally Condemns Justin Amash," by Cortney O'Brien, May 21, 2019
  • Human Events magazine, "Does 'Impeach Trump' Amash Have Financial Interests in China?", by Sofia Carbone, May 20, 2019
  • San Francisco Chronicle, "The case for impeaching President Trump—now," by Tom Steyer, May 13, 2019
  • The Guardian (UK), "In fighting all oversight, Trump has made his most dictatorial move," by Robert Reich, 4/28/2019
  • Politico.com, "Trump says he'll turn to Supreme Court if Congress begins impeachment, by Katie Galioto, 04/24/2019
  • Huffington Post, "Colin Powell: Trump Has Changed 'We The People' To 'Me The President'," by Mary Papenfuss, 10/08/2018
  • CNBC, "Trump dismisses NYT investigation alleging tax fraud as a 'boring and often told hit piece'," by Jacob Pramuk, 10/3/2018
  • Also see: commentary on the Mueller Report

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Rudy Giuliani: Arizona poll workers observed changing votes.
    Donald Trump: Skipped 2019 NAACP meeting, due to "format" disagreements.
    Beto O`Rourke: Impeachment necessary to signal this can't happen again.
    Thom Tillis: Supports eparations as a bipartisan process.
    Tom Steyer: US government & Trump have been corrupted by corporate money.
    Kamala Harris: When people break rules, they pay penalty; so should Trump.
Foreign Policy
    Deval Patrick: Crime for Trump to ask Ukraine to investigate Biden.
    Mike Bloomberg: Trump coddles Russia; they intruded in 2016 election.
    Amy Klobuchar: Trump impeachment about foreign power influencing elections.
    Donald Trump: Russia Hoax: I have been far tougher on Russia than Obama.
    Donald Trump: Trump "an utterly disloyal ally," odious to European leaders.
    Susan Rice: Foreign policy should serve national interest, not president.
    Bill Hagerty: America at the forefront: Ukraine dealings change nothing.
Free Trade
    Donald Trump: Fact check: Trump claims China is paying new tariffs.
Government Reform
    Lisa Murkowski: Trump encouraged Jan. 6 rioters; he should resign.
    Liz Cheney: Trump is at war "with the rule of law and the Constitution".
    Adam Schiff: Trump's authoritarianism poses an existential danger.
    Asa Hutchinson: The Electoral College is critical to our nation.
    Mitt Romney: If we're going to have unity, we need accountability.
    Ilhan Omar: Removing Trump is a matter of preserving our Republic.
    Phil Scott: The fabric of our democracy is under attack.
    Rashida Tlaib: Impeach Trump for giving insurrection marching orders.
    Donald Trump: Against funding post office due to mail-in ballots.
    Jerrold Nadler: Impeachment: Trump continuing threat to election & democracy.
    Andrew Yang: Foreign meddling in our elections is an act of aggression.
    Elizabeth Warren: Million-dollar donors shouldn't get ambassadorships.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: Whistleblower rules never require 1st-hand report.
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is now about the rule of law.
    Chris Coons: 10-day process to fire Russia probe special prosecutor.
    Cory Booker: 10-day process to fire Russia probe special prosecutor.
    Lindsey Graham: 10-day process to fire Russia probe special prosecutor.
    Orrin Hatch: Trust Trump to not fire Russia probe special prosecutor.
    Thom Tillis: Protect Russia probe special prosecutor from getting fired.
    Adam Schiff: Supports CIA report: Russia interfered with 2016 election.
    Chris Stewart: CIA got it wrong on Russia 2016 election interference report.
    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: 2016: Russia's goal was distrust of election institutions.
    Elijah Cummings: Trump must provide proof that he donates all foreign profits.
    Lindsey Graham: Overwhelming evidence that Russians stole emails from DNC.
Health Care
    Donald Trump: Coronavirus: Won't invoke oft-used Defense Production Act.
Homeland Security
    Dick Cheney: OpEd: Pressured DOJ to declare NSA domestic spying legal.
    John Ashcroft: OpEd: refused to declare NSA domestic spying legal.
    Colin Powell: Opposes policy of separating migrant mothers and children.
    Charles Djou: Leaving GOP because Trump makes it hostile to immigrants.
Principles & Values
    Adam Schiff: Made case for impeachment guilt, but not for removal.
    Adam Schiff: Senators believed Trump guilty, but no reason to convict.
    Liz Cheney: Highest ranking GOP House member for impeachment.
    Brian Kemp: Call off Georgia runoff election; it's a scam.
    Donald Trump: Raised money for election challenges, most goes to his PAC.
    John Bolton: Declined impeachment testimony due to "personal involvement".
    Donald Trump: GAO Report: Withholding allocated Ukraine funds violated law.
    Nancy Pelosi: Donald Trump will be impeached forever.
    Donald Trump: Trump inaccurately claims Mueller report exonerated him.
    Donald Trump: Pushed false theory that Ukraine framed Russia over meddling.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: Trump's attack on Ukraine politically driven falsehood.
    Jerry Nadler: Trump inaccurately claims Mueller report exonerated him.
    Joe Biden: No evidence of any corruption by Biden in Ukraine.
    Donald Trump: Repeatedly blocked impeachment witnesses from testifying.
    Donald Trump: More due process was afforded at Salem Witch Trials.
    Kelly Loeffler: My first vote will be to end the impeachment sham.
    Mitch McConnell: Not an impartial juror about impeachment, at all.
    Andrew Yang: Impeachment: Open to pardoning Trump if elected.
    Joe Kennedy III: Impeachment is the House standing up for the Constitution.
    Kelly Loeffler: Impeachment "is a partisan exercise".
    Kelly Loeffler: Impeachment: no evidence, no crime.
    Doug Jones: Impeachment should include witnesses & documentary evidence.
    Kimberly Graham: Supports impeachment of Trump but voters don't bring it up.
    Ron Johnson: Impeachment charges are "pretty thin gruel".
    Tulsi Gabbard: Voted "present" because of lack of bipartisan support.
    Bernie Sanders: Trump has documentedly lied thousands of times as President.
    Elizabeth Warren: Prosecute Trump for corruption and violating constitution.
    Joe Biden: Constitutional necessity to impeach; do not re-elect Trump.
    Pete Buttigieg: Congress had no choice but to impeach Trump.
    Tom Steyer: Trump officials should testify for court of public opinion.
    Tommy Tuberville: Impeachment process has been a sham.
    Donald Trump: Paid hush money to porn star, lied about Moscow deal.
    Kamala Harris: Impeachment: McConnell doesn't want trial, wants cover-up.
    Nancy Pelosi: Impeachment showed "the power of the gavel".
    Nancy Pelosi: American voters choose president, not foreign government.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: "Perfect" call a smoking gun rather than exoneration.
    Donald Trump: Cheapened the importance of the very ugly word, impeachment.
    Donald Trump: Obstruction of Congress charge is preposterous & dangerous.
    Carly Fiorina: Vital to impeach Trump; not sure about removal from office.
    Donald Trump: Analysis: Federal criminal law turns on corrupt intent.
    Jeff Van Drew: Switching to GOP driven by opposing impeachment.
    Adam Schiff: Impeachment: Can't turn away from cheating in next election.
    Adam Schiff: Challenges to subpoenas not impeachable, stonewalling is.
    Lindsey Graham: Impeachment: Don't need to hear a lot of witnesses.
    Richard Durbin: President is on trial for impeachment, but so is Senate.
    Bill Clinton: Lying about sex is not an abuse of presidential power.
    Richard Nixon: Nixon abused powers to improperly influence election.
    Woody Thrasher: I've learned a lot from President Donald Trump.
    Bill Clinton: Christianity Today 1998: Clinton morally unable to lead.
    Bill Clinton: International support for Clinton during impeachment.
    Donald Trump: A stacked deck of gross immorality, ethical incompetence.
    Donald Trump: Unlike Clinton, Trump lacks foreign support at time of need.
    Tom Ridge: Trump's Ukraine actions an abuse of power.
    Jerry Nadler: 1998: We're lowering the standard of impeachment.
    Lindsey Graham: 1998: High crimes don't even have to be a crime.
    Rudy Giuliani: Tweeted "quid pro quo" for Ukraine aid that Trump denied.
    Chris Janicek: Impeachment about upholding rule of law.
    Jerrold Nadler: Clinton provided blood during impeachment; Trump stonewalls.
    Evan Bayh: Compromise between Trump & Dems avoids political food fight.
    Val Demings: Trump failed to bribe Ukraine, but still accountable.
    Kelly Armstrong: After Ukraine call transcript, everything else is just noise.
    Amy Klobuchar: President focusing on personal interests risks democracy.
    Bernie Sanders: Trump think he is above the law, but nobody is.
    Joe Biden: We need to defeat Trump AND gain a Senate majority.
    Joe Biden: Keep the Justice Department independent of politics.
    Pete Buttigieg: Impeachment should be above politics, but Trump confessed.
    Stuart Meissner: Time to end the impeachment crusade.
    Barbara Bollier: Supports impeachment because no one is above the law.
    Amy Klobuchar: Trump's actions make Russia great again, not America.
    Andrew Yang: Impeachment won't solve problems that got Trump elected.
    Bernie Sanders: Trump a corrupt president, worthy of impeachment.
    Beto O`Rourke: Impeachment: Can't fail those who sacrificed for our country.
    Cory Booker: Impeachment: We need a moral moment, not a political one.
    Elizabeth Warren: Impeachment is about more than Trump.
    Joe Biden: Congress had no choice but to move on impeachment.
    Kamala Harris: Trump committed crimes in plain sight.
    Pete Buttigieg: Impeachment is not just about Trump, but about presidency.
    Tom Steyer: Impeachment reflects the will of the American people.
    Tulsi Gabbard: Supports impeachment inquiry providing info to Americans.
    John Kasich: Asking for foreign help in elections is wrong.
    Doug Jones: Trump's actions raise concern for national security.
    Daniel Gade: Bothered by Congress trying to embarrass president.
    Joe Walsh: Donald Trump is a traitor; that is impeachable.
    Mark Sanford: Supports investigating Trump; prefers censure to impeachment.
    Matt Lieberman: Supports impeachment process; would likely vote to remove.
    Eddie Melton: First Republican governor to support impeachment probe.
    Bill O`Brien: Impeachment: There has to be a quid pro quo; none there.
    Robert Reich: Removing Trump via 25th amendment may do more damage.
    Bill de Blasio: Impeach Trump, but Dems should talk about working people.
    Cory Booker: Trump is acting as an authoritarian against the Constitution.
    Julian Castro: Trump should be impeached for obstruction of justice.
    Michael Bennet: Moral obligation to beat Trump, but don't impeach.
    Adam Schiff: Anyone excerpt the president would have been indicted.
    Adam Schiff: Congress must decide on impeachment, not Mueller.
    Jim Sensenbrenner: Mueller should have decided impeachable conduct.
    Steve Chabot: Mueller did not determine any impeachable conduct.
    Ted Lieu: Trump committed all three elements of obstruction of justice.
    Ted Lieu: Trump committed obstruction but presidents can't be indicted.
    Justin Amash: People want open, honest representation.
    Beto O`Rourke: Impeach Trump to get facts & assure accountability.
    Donald Trump: Foreign-provided opposition info? Read it; maybe call FBI.
    Pete Buttigieg: Rejecting foreign election interference isn't complicated.
    Pete Buttigieg: Won't demand prosecution of Trump; that's AG's call.
    Beto O`Rourke: Future Justice Dept. should follow facts on Trump.
    Cory Booker: Trump undermines constitutional intent: no one above the law.
    Cory Booker: Supports impeachment investigation necessary to get to truth.
    Lindsey Graham: Now supports Trump, but called him "unfit for office".
    Justin Amash: Amash's call for impeachment condemned by Freedom Caucus.
    Justin Amash: Nobody wins in a trade war.
    Tom Steyer: Republicans did not lose Congress for impeaching Clinton.
    Tom Steyer: Nixon only lost support once impeachment hearings began.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: 1920s law authorizes to get presidential tax returns.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: Trump aides must testify despite "executive privilege".
    Robert Reich: Refusing Congress' subpoena fits a dictator, not a president.
    Robert Reich: When Nixon blocked aides' testifying, Dems threatened jail.
    Donald Trump: If Congress tries to impeach, I'll go to the Supreme Court.
    Gerald Ford: An "impeachable offense" is whatever the House says it is.
    Ben Sasse: Idea that there's no truth is corrosive to democracy.
    Tom Steyer: Trump & GOP systematically break the law & democratic norms.
    Tom Steyer: Majority of Americans want Trump impeached and removed.
    Colin Powell: First Amendment means the press can criticize the president.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: 18-month investigation alleges $413M in tax fraud.
    Donald Trump: Claimed father lent him $1M; actually lent him $60M.
    Democratic Party: Sue Trump for conspiracy with Russia to win 2016 election.
    Donald Trump: Sued by Democratic Party for 2016 Russia collusion.
    Thomas Perez: Trump 2016 Russian collusion was unprecedented treachery.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: Trump is dangerous because he isn't tethered to truth.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: Trump demands loyalty, like a mob boss.
    Donald Trump: OpEd:FBI believes Steele Dossier showed Russian interference.
    Donald Trump: OpEd: FBI investigation of Hillary's email proves relevance.
    Hillary Clinton: Email scandal: no evidence of obstruction of justice.
    Hillary Clinton: Email scandal: FBI doesn't prosecute carelessness.
    Hillary Clinton: Email scandal: October FBI letter lost election to Trump.
    Jeff Flake: Impeachment appropriate is Trump fires Special Counsel.
    Democratic Party: 2016: GOP obstructed Russia election interference probe.
    Mike Conaway: 2016: Russia wanted Hillary loss; no preference on Trump win.
    Tom Rooney: 2016: Russia wanted Hillary loss; but did not back Trump.
    Trey Gowdy: 2016: Russia wanted Hillary loss; that's same as Trump win.
    Democratic Party: 196 Congressional Dems sue Trump over Emoluments Clause.
    Lindsey Graham: Investigate Steele dossier and how FBI handled it.
    Adam Schiff: Firing FBI's Comey for hidden reasons is obstructing justice.
    Al Green: Introduced motion to impeach Trump.
    Cheri Bustos: Democrat from Trump-won district opposes impeachment.
    Jerrold Nadler: Would lead impeachment committee very cautiously.
    Steve Cohen: On impeachment: Russian collusion different from Clinton sex.
    Andrew Yang: Press misrepresents how Trump got elected.
War & Peace
    Donald Trump: Bar Iranian diplomat from addressing UN over assassination.
Welfare & Poverty
    Bernie Sanders: Deal with 500,000 people sleeping on streets, AND Trump.

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