Under President Donald Trump, the cooked-up issue was whether the count in the electoral college actually represented the popular vote in their states.
For Elizabeth Drew's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
More often than anyone might think, ample grounds exist for wondering why anyone would want to be president of the United States. Yes, there’s the glory of being elected to occupy the country’s most powerful office, hearing “Hail to the Chief,” receiving military salutes, ...
Trump may have escaped being convicted by Congress for instigating a murderous mob attack on America’s Capitol, yet it seems clear that he will be held accountable for it in history.
A critical part of Trump’s effort to undermine confidence in the election outcome, if it goes against him, is his attempt to discredit millions of ballots preemptively.
The U.S. president became his own worst enemy over the course of 30 days.
How many people died needlessly as a result of the U.S. president's leadership.
U.S. President Donald Trump is such an alarming figure that many Democratic voters so far appear willing to overlook in Michael Bloomberg what they would never forgive otherwise. And that, perhaps, is the clearest sign yet that American democracy is in crisis.
A determined president with a tight grip on his party and contempt for the rule of law can free himself from the U.S. Constitution's restraints.
How he views his job is why he's in the greatest trouble of his presidency so far.
The U.S. Republican Party has lashed its fate to an increasingly unhinged leader.