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Trump Homeland Security chief abruptly quits at tense time

President Donald Trump’s acting head of the Department of Homeland Security abruptly resigned Monday, leaving the post ahead of schedule as the nation faces a heightened terrorism threat from extremists seeking to reverse the election. The announcement by acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf was perplexing. It came less than a week after he pledged to

Opinion

Opinion: It’s Time to Move Up Inauguration Day

Imagine, for a moment, President Trump staying in office past January 20 even though he lost the election. Seems wild, until you realize that this was once common practice. Before 1933, an out-going presidential administration would remain in office until March 4. It wasn’t until the ratification of the 20th Amendment during the last days of the

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