Friday, October 15, 2021

“In Trump's Shadow: The Battle for 2024 and the Future of the GOP”, by David M. Drucker, and Trump's soft coup tries

 

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“In Trump's Shadow: The Battle for 2024 and the Future of the GOP” by David M. Drucker, published by Twelve, 288 pages,  ISBN 978-1538754047, AMAZON LINK.  Motivates discussion of Trump’s continual coup threat.

Greg Sargent writes in the WPost “The dangerous idea behind Trump’s coup effort is still alive. Let’s kill it.” analysis motivated by the book. It is the idea that the 12th Amendment would have given Pence the power to deny electoral votes on Jan 6 and turn over to state legislatures.  

Annie Karni discussed Pence’s decision in the NYT.

Here is the notorious Eastman memo, CNN.

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