In the News: Trump's demise; Trump the 'game show' president

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By ROBERT REICH

The question is no longer whether there are grounds to impeach Donald Trump. It is when enough Republicans will put their loyalty to America ahead of their loyalty to their party.

Trump’s statements last week about his firing of former FBI director James Comey provide ample evidence that Trump engaged in an obstruction of justice – a major charge in impeachment proceedings brought against Richard M. Nixon and Bill Clinton.

It’s worth recalling that the illegality underlying Nixon’s impeachment was a burglary at the Watergate complex, while the illegality underlying Clinton’s was lying to a grand jury about sex with an intern in the White House.

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By JEREMY BERG 

Legendary future Hall of Famer San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has a great deal of credibility when it comes to talking about people’s management style. After all, Popovich has won five NBA titles as the driving force behind the entire Spurs organization.

In an interview before the first game of the Western Conference finals, a reporter asked Popovich if he wanted to share his perspective about the Trump administration and the current state of American politics. Outspoken Trump critic Popovich did not disappoint, and laid into Trump for running a “game show” as president.

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