Author: Terry Schwadron

Terry H. Schwadron retired as a senior editor at The New York Times, Deputy Managing Editor at The Los Angeles Times and leadership jobs at The Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin. He was part of a Pulitzer Gold Medal team in Los Angeles, and his team part of several Pulitzers in New York. As an editor, Terry created new approaches in newsrooms, built technological tools and digital media. He pursued efforts to recruit and train minority journalists and in scholarship programs. A resident of Harlem, he volunteers in community storytelling, arts in education programs, tutoring and is an active freelance trombone player.

To Save His Own Skin, He Tries Bullying the Justice Department Trump moved over the weekend to mix into Justice Department operations and order various actions in connection with the all-things-Russia investigation that concerns actions by himself, his associates and Russian contacts. It is a step too far, but, as he says, let’s wait and see. Essentially, his orders represent a level of personal interference, following a spectacular tweet storm on Sunday, that threatens to rip traditional independence from the Justice Department. Specifically, Trump called for the Justice Department/FBI to investigate themselves as to whether they inserted investigators into his…

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