Trump Policies On Voting And Criminal Justice Quietly Move Country Backward

Trump policies on voting and criminal justice quietly move country backward

By Mary C. Curtis
While the Trump administration is in a state of perpetual turmoil, some of its promised policies are proceeding as planned. Support from a Republican Congress is softening with each cringe-worthy headline about slips, leaks and feuds; still, its members, mindful of the president’s loyal base, are proceeding with caution.
And when you step back from the chaos, don’t expect to see any progress on other issues — such as voting rights and criminal justice reform — that once promised a bit of bipartisan cooperation.
Amid the James Comey firing and memo, and secrets shared with Russians, …

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