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In today's hyper-polarized political climate, a formerly-used term has come back into rotation to describe those with serious disdain for the president: "Trump Derangement Syndrome."

The big picture: This isn't the first episode of wide-spread "derangement;" the late conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer coined the term "Bush Derangement System" in 2003. And, of course, it made its rounds when Barack Obama took office.

What they're saying:

Whoopi Goldberg and Fox News host Jeanine Pirro got into an argument on "The View" Thursday when Pirro accused Goldberg of having Trump Derangement Syndrome, the Washington Post reports.

  • Goldberg said: "Listen, I don't have 'Trump Derangement' — let me tell you what I have. I'm tired of people starting a conversation with ‘Mexicans are liars and rapists.’ ... [C]learly you don’t watch the show, so you don’t know that I don’t suffer from that. What I suffer from is the inability to figure out how to fix this."
  • Pirro said: "You know what’s horrible? ... When people who shouldn't be here end up murdering the children of American citizens."

The Federalist labeled calls for impeachment as a side-effect of Trump Derangement Syndrome.

President Trump tweeted:

Sen. Rand Paul cited Trump Derangement Syndrome when he objected to legislation by Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday.

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Senate confirms retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as defense secretary

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The Senate voted 93-2 on Friday to confirm retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense. Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) were the sole "no" votes.

Why it matters: Austin is the first Black American to lead the Pentagon and President Biden's second Cabinet nominee to be confirmed.

House will transmit article of impeachment to Senate on Monday, Schumer says

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that the House will deliver the article of impeachment against former President Trump for "incitement of insurrection" on Monday.

Why it matters: The Senate is required to begin the impeachment trial at 1 p.m. the day after the article is transmitted.

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Private equity bets on delayed tax reform in Biden administration

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In normal times, private equity would be nervous about Democratic Party control of both the White House and Congress. But in pandemic-consumed 2021, the industry seems sanguine.

Driving the news: Industry executives and lobbyists paid very close attention to Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen's confirmation hearings this week, and came away convinced that tax reform isn't on the near-term agenda.