The president doesn’t like constraints on his power, but he doesn’t exactly like using his power either.
Defenders of the president seem to have settled on the excuse that the White House botched its pandemic preparations because it was too distracted by the drama on Capitol Hill.
Even with perfect leadership, the pandemic was always going to be bad. But the president has caused the crisis to be far worse.
He couldn’t keep the impression going for an entire press briefing.
Why would the president, in the midst of an enormous public-health crisis, want to reignite the story of the Russian-collusion investigation that dominated his first two years in office?
The coronavirus has dangerously inverted a long-standing White House theme.
The president cannot rely on his usual strategies of lying and bullying to fight the spread of the coronavirus.
What the president is doing to America’s intelligence community could have enormous repercussions for the 2020 election and the country’s preparedness for threats from around the world.
What would the attorney general say were a future administration to follow his lead?
Impeachment may be over, but other skirmishes between Trump and the House will come to a head over the next few months.
The former National Security Council staffer Alexander Vindman joins the club of honorable people whom the president has targeted for telling the truth.
In voting to acquit President Trump, the Senate has legitimated legal and moral claims that will not serve America well.
The world’s greatest deliberative body? Really?
The president’s job is to oversee the whole of the executive branch, but under Trump the inverse is happening.
The document released by the president’s lawyers reads more like the scream of a wounded animal than a traditional legal filing.
Prepare for peak tedium.
A guide for the perplexed to the House-Senate standoff over impeachment
If you’re not willing to confront the diversity of anti-Semitism, you’re just not being serious.
The constitutional drama now playing out may feel like a circus, but the antics of the two parties are more than mere jousting: They are efforts to shape how the story will be understood for years to come.
The Senate majority leader seems uninterested in fulfilling his constitutional duties.