David Leonhardt

New York Times

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David Leonhardt is an op-ed columnist and former Washington bureau chief for the New York Times. He is the author of Here's the Deal: How Washington Can Solve the Deficit and Spur Growth. A 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winner in Commentary, Leonhardt is a former staff writer for the New York Times Magazine.

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Demands for the impeachment of President Trump are on the rise since Democrats re-took the House. But, what if the Senate refused to convict him?

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