Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Why McConnell says impeachment is dead

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell couldn’t have been more brazen, blunt and arrogant. He flatly said, “The way that impeachment stops is with a Senate majority with me as majority leader.” Now before McConnell issued his edit there was much chatter that a growing core of Republican senators might break ranks and vote to convict Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

Trump takes over the Republican Party

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT President Donald Trump has managed to do something that Ronald Reagan could not do, and neither could George H.W. Bush or George W. Bush. He has made the Republican Party totally and completely his.  The recent Gallup Poll numbers bear out this perverse feat. He registered the highest approval rating among Republicans Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

Knocking down L.A.’s outrageous rents

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT Los Angeles, Inglewood, Santa Monica, Culver City, West Hollywood and a few other cities locally have some kind of rent cap measure in place.  Now the state has stepped into the rent battle enacting its version of a rent cap. There are lots of caveats and qualifiers in these measures, but at Read More…