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How My Congressman Helped Trump Attempt a Coup

And why that’s somehow even more offensive than Trump himself

The U.S. House of Representatives chamber. Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

Occasionally, out of some vestigial reflex, I still go through the archaic motions of being a citizen in a functioning republic. I wrote to my congressman last week. My representative, Andy Harris, is not what you’d call a major player in the D.C. arena; he’s a low-level Republican…




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Timothy Kreider

Timothy Kreider

Tim Kreider is the author of two essay collections, and a frequent contributor to Medium and The New York Times. He lives in NYC and the Chesapeake Bay area.

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