Tim Naftali

Clinical Associate Professor of History and Public Service at NYU and the former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library

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Tim Naftali is a clinical associate professor of history and public service at New York University and co-director of its Center for the United States and the Cold War. A presidential historian, he is the author of several books on John F. Kennedy.

Naftali is a former senior research fellow at the New America Foundation and former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library.

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For more than 100 years, the White House has gone out of its way to obfuscate or outright deceive the public about the president’s medical condition.

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Teddy Roosevelt coined the term “Bully Pulpit.” Other presidents have used it to get the nation behind them. For President Trump, it’s an instrument of division.

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Some newly elected Democrats want Trump to face impeachment.  But veterans like Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff are calling for patience.

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