In response, some GOP members of Congress are attempting to show sympathy for voter concerns.
Liberals may need to decide whether to focus on energizing their base or expanding their coalition.
If congressional Republicans challenge the president they risk a backlash from their base.
Protests against the administration have spread to Republican strongholds, but it remains unclear if they will sway GOP members of Congress.
But the minority party may not be able to secure the investigation and oversight it wants in Congress.
An obscure federal law is attracting attention amid controversy over the former National Security Adviser’s contacts with Russia.
“I think the administration will explain the circumstances that led to this,” the GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Tuesday.
The Massachusetts senator is in the spotlight for criticizing the president’s agenda. The louder she opposes Trump, however, the more she may find her own actions closely scrutinized, and harshly judged.
In an interview on Thursday, the adviser to President Donald Trump invented a massacre to justify restrictions on refugee admissions and travel from several predominantly Muslim countries.
A conversation with Robert Jervis of Columbia University on the potential consequences of the president’s combative rhetoric
The party out of power has struggled to mount a unified opposition to the president’s agenda, but Senate Democrats rushed to criticize his nomination on Tuesday evening.
“The notion that dangerous individuals could rush into the country in the timeframe of a week flies in the face of reality,” according to one immigration lawyer.
Dan P. McAdams, the author of The Atlantic’s June 2016 cover story “The Mind of Donald Trump,” shares what he learned about Trump and what might be expected during his presidency.
The president says he’ll reveal his choice to fill the vacant high-court seat next week.
Press Secretary Sean Spicer continued to suggest on Monday that the media is attempting to undercut the president.
Many Americans who support the incoming president feel hopeful about the future. But even some who plan to attend his inauguration are wary about what he’ll do.
“Trump is absolutely trying to attack our democratic institutions and to make the country more authoritarian,” one Democratic lawmaker warns.
Republican Jason Chaffetz, chair of the House Oversight Committee, has taken aim at a federal watchdog.
A new study suggests that conservative politicians in the United States, Europe, and Australia tend to be better-looking.
“This isn’t the way the presidency has worked since Congress passed the Ethics in Government Act in 1978,” the director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics said on Wednesday.