Here's what the feud and reconciliation between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson can teach us about civility
When a man has a gun, he literally holds the power of life and death in his hand. That kind of power is extraordinarily seductive.
Demands documents and testimony
-- Trump refuses.
-- Supreme court orders him to do it.
-- He cites Andrew Jackson and says enforce your own decision.
-- Congress demands that the witnesses show up.
-- He says, "enforce your own decision."