When Anderson Cooper’s mother, the designer and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, reached her 91st birthday, they began a correspondence, breaking a wall of silence between them. This 2016 conversation covered life in the spotlight, suicide, money, and grieving for a parent and a child. Vanderbilt Died in June at age 95.
Are we in the midst of a “constitutional crisis”? Top Democrats seem to think so. Last week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi used the term to describe the Trump administration’s defiance of Congressional investigations. Meanwhile, the president has mocked the idea, calling it a new Democratic talking point. So, are we or aren’t we? Longtime analyst Norman Ornstein weighs in, and discusses the consequences for the country.
- Norman Ornstein Resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute; co-author of "It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism"
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