A roundup of Friday’s editorials includes a look at the distrust between the Senate and the president, what would happen if Robert Mueller were to be fired, why Jeffrey Lord was fired, and more.
Here are some opinions from the Right and from the Left.
Opinions from the Left
The Justice Department has backed Ohio’s efforts to purge voters from the rolls. The New York Times claims they have chosen the wrong side to come down on.
GOP senators left the senate in pro forma session before they retired for their August recess. What does that mean? It means the Republicans don’t trust the president, the St. Louis Dispatch says.
The firing of special counsel Robert Mueller would trigger a constitutional crisis and the answer would be a Watergate-style three-part investigation, Norman Eisen and Fred Wertheimer write for CNN.
Opinions from the Right
Why did CNN fire Jeffrey Lord over a tweet? Eric Erickson thinks they were just looking for an excuse to part ways.
The Trump administration is looking for a way to reason with North Korea. It has asked former President Jimmy Carter “not to attempt any rapprochement that could hurt efforts to put pressure on Kim’s regime,” writes the Savannah News.
From Patrick Buchanan, “… assuming this crisis is resolved, what does the future of U.S.-North Korean relations look like?”