Steven Harper

America needs a CDC whistleblower — now

As the Republican National Convention wrapped up its opening day and the pandemic continued to ravage the nation, the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control quietly revised its website to call for less COVID-19 testing.

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Here are 10 facts you need to know about Trump’s Post Office scandal

Don’t be fooled by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s tactical retreat. The crisis isn’t over. Ten facts frame the story of how Trump is using the pandemic and the Postal Service to undermine the integrity of the presidential election.

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How the CDC director surrendered to Trump's pressure

The director of the CDC has capitulated. Under the guise of “guidance,” Dr. Robert Redfield recently released a full-throated promotion of Trump’s latest pandemic talking points urging all schools to reopen in the fall. If he had based his action on the evolving medical evidence relating to COVID-19, it would have been appropriate. He didn’t. Instead, Dr. Redfield surrendered the independence and credibility of the CDC at a time when the country most needs scientific voices it can trust.

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Lawyers, liars and Trump on trial: Bill Moyers details how the GOP cover-up puts America on extremely dangerous ground

With the impeachment and trial of Donald Trump about to end in the President’s arranged acquittal by his own party, Bill Moyers called up Steven Harper for a critique of the final showdown in the Senate. Harper graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School (where one of his professors was Alan Dershowitz). For 30 years prior to his retirement, he was a litigator at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America.

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Everything Trump Campaign Told About Us About Campaign Connections with Russia Is a Lie

Editor’s Note: The news is coming so fast and furious, from so many sources and in so many fragments, that it takes more than a scorecard to keep up with the Trump-Russia connection. It takes a timeline — a map, if you will—of where events and names and dates and deeds converge into a story that makes sense of the incredible scandal of the 2016 election and the Trump administration.

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The Many Pieces of Evidence Suggesting Trump Obstructed Justice

On Oct. 4, 2017, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) said that all issues relating to the investigation into Russian interference with the election remain open. But with respect to the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the committee had gone as far as it could and was passing the baton: “Future questions surrounding Comey’s firing are better answered by the [special] counsel or by the Justice Department,” Burr said.

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Follow the Money: They Say It Was about Russian Orphans - They’re Lying

Another Trump coverup collapses. Like its predecessors, it involves Russia. Also like its predecessors, Trump is at the center. People lie for a reason. What was Trump’s reason this time?

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Does a Serial Liar Like Trump Become Truthful Under Oath?

“Would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of the events?”

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