What the Roman senate’s grovelling before emperors explains about GOP senators’ support for Trump

Unhinged leaders, dynastic intrigue, devastation and plunder: For 15 years I have been researching and teaching the ancient historian Tacitus’ works on the history of the Roman Empire. It has rarely been difficult to find echoes of the history he describes… Read More »What the Roman senate’s grovelling before emperors explains about GOP senators’ support for Trump

Senators ask for more flexibility for states, tribal and local governments on COVID-19 relief funds

U.S. Senators want the Trump administration to remove what they call needless, bureaucratic restrictions on how states can use funding from coronavirus relief efforts. The Senators, including New Mexico’s Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall, argued that state, local and tribal… Read More »Senators ask for more flexibility for states, tribal and local governments on COVID-19 relief funds