Tag: scale

John Roberts Is Putting His Thumb on the Impeachment Scale

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives at the Capitol in Washington during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. (Julio Corte/AP Photos) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Support Progressive Journalism The Nation is reader supported: Chip in $10 or more to help us continue to write about the issues that matter. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Travel With The Nation Be the first to hear about Nation Travels destinations, and ... Read more

Esper: Information Indicated ‘Broad Scale’ Attack Within ‘Matter of Days’

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper reiterated his belief on Sunday morning talk shows that elimination of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani would prevent an attack that could lead to more dangerous, open conflict with Iran. “We had information that there was going to be an attack within a matter of days, that would be broad in scale, in other words more than one country, and that it would be bigger that previous attacks, likely going to take us into open hostilities with Iran,” Esper said, while speaking today with Margaret Brennan on CBS’s “Face the Nation” news program. The United ... Read more