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Commentary: Round and round, down and down, Trump goes

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Commentary: Round and round, down and down, Trump goes

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – It’s like watching a spinning top wobble on the edge of a table. The question isn’t whether it will fall, but how far, in what direction and how much damage will be done when it does. President Donald Trump’s response to the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, demonstrate that […]

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Commentary: Donald Trump and dark furies

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Years ago, I covered a Ku Klux Klan rally that turned violent. It was not long after David Duke, the Klan leader, had claimed the Republican gubernatorial nomination in Louisiana and used that as a springboard to run for president in the GOP primaries. At the time, the Klan […]

Commentary: Steve Scalise and the GOP’s missed opportunity

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Commentary: Steve Scalise and the GOP’s missed opportunity

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Mark Twain said it best: “Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.” For the past couple of weeks, the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives has struggled with the revelation that Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana – the majority […]