Six days before Donald Trump's inauguration, dozens of people - from college students to gray-haired hippies - gathered in a classroom at American University in Washington D.C. to listen a lawyer offer tips on how to handle getting arrested.
President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic activities across the world, disrupted the administration, and made WikiLeaks, the recipient of those disclosures, famous.
An illegal alien from Mexico was arrested on Monday for the sexual assault of a child. U.S. Marshals apprehended Anselmo Javier-Jimenez, 45, in North Carolina. Javier-Jimenez has been wanted in Omaha for the first-degree sexual assault of a child since June 2016.
What is true is that the ability of Republican leaders to rile up their base, helped along by folks like Rush Limbaugh and some commentators on Fox News, created an environment where Republican voters would punish them for working with me.