Tracking the controversies, allegations, and investigations into the president and his administration
If the president didn’t want to be judged on the first three months of his presidency, why did he promise to get so much done in that period?
The White House said the USS Carl Vinson was headed for North Korea as it sailed the opposite direction—the latest example of a communications failure inside the executive branch.
There’s a long tradition of the U.S. subordinating human-rights concerns to other interests. But there was something remarkable about the president’s move.
The temptation to look for parallels in former (or hypothetical) presidents only obscures just how unsettled and unpredictable the current commander in chief actually is.
Asked to defend President Trump’s policy shifts on economic issues, the White House press secretary opts out.
A president with so little knowledge about policy and so few ideological commitments can be pragmatic but also volatile and easily influenced.
The simplest explanation for Donald Trump’s new positions on everything from Syria to interest rates? Ignorance.
His newest argument, that he was talking about Susan Rice and “unmasking,” doesn’t make any more sense than his previous versions.
The White House spokesman argued the Nazis did not use chemical weapons to justify air strikes on Syria.
From political solutions to regime change, U.S. officials have offered a dizzying variety of ideas about the goals and methods of American posture toward Bashar al-Assad.
Robert Bentley was booked on a pair of campaign-finance charges Monday afternoon, and resigned soon after.
After long insisting American action was unwise, the president is suddenly planning for military action—but he’ll face legal and practical hurdles.
The former president said he was proud of a deal to remove chemical weapons without military intervention. If that didn’t work, what will his successor do?
By insisting the economy is booming and the border is more secure, the president has managed to make people act like these things are true—at least for now.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions had indicated he would not make law-enforcement reform a priority, but new moves suggest he’ll try to reverse Obama-era changes, too.
The former national-security adviser said in an interview she had not conducted any political spying on the president-elect’s team, but suggested she may have asked for members’ names to be revealed to her.
A new Bloomberg View report says that Obama’s national security adviser wanted the names of Trump transition team officials in intelligence reports to be revealed.
President Trump has already fired a national security adviser, removed a communications officer, and pushed a deputy chief of staff out—with more shakeups on the horizon.
The Old North State’s liberals have wanted for a year to repeal the “bathroom bill,” but the law Governor Roy Cooper signed Thursday has many of his allies disgusted and angry.