The president insists that no administration has done as much as his—echoing similar claims made at moments of difficulty.
On Monday, Trump set out to emphasize honor and integrity—and then he made a series of unsubstantiated claims.
The White House chief of staff decried the desacralization of military deaths—but it was the president he serves who politicized condolence calls.
A series of damaging stories about the president's methods of consoling grieving Gold Star families represent the president’s latest entirely self-inflicted wound.
For decades a respected but somewhat eccentric figure even within the jazz scene, the pianist and composer is at the peak of his influence as he reaches his centennial this month.
Despite claiming he was better at consoling the families of slain servicemembers than his predecessors, Trump offended the family of La David Johnson and skipped calls and letters to other grieving loved ones.
Instead of explaining to Americans why four soldiers were killed in Niger, the president commandeered the news cycle, focusing on a narrow and unrelated claim.
Donald Trump’s biggest political wins have come in dismantling existing policies, but constructive and proactive steps have eluded him.
The president touched off a brief firestorm with the unfounded charge, but real answers about why four service members were killed in Niger remain elusive.
On Obamacare subsidies, the Iran deal, and DACA, the president has taken unprecedented steps to hand executive authority back to lawmakers.
Aides have doubted prior presidents’ wisdom, health, or sobriety, but never have so many insiders treated the commander in chief like a child.
While it’s tempting to view the spats as just more palace intrigue, they reveal a president impatient with diplomacy and drawn toward military force.
Tennessee Senator Bob Corker turns against the president he once played a crucial role in promoting.
As in the case of data about climate change and occupational safety, the Trump administration has quietly pulled down bleak numbers about electricity and drinking water after Hurricane Maria.
The film mogul has been a major donor and fundraiser for Democratic causes and candidates, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and several possible 2020 candidates.
The president’s call for a Senate investigation into news outlets for publishing unflattering stories about him is an attack on freedom of the press.
The chief executive was unusually solemn and empathetic after meeting with first responders and victims of Sunday’s mass shooting.
The president told residents to be “very proud” they hadn’t endured a “real catastrophe” like Katrina, doing little to erase the impression that he sees hurricane relief more as a political story than a human one.
The absence of any known ideological or personal motivation behind Sunday night’s massacre makes the terror of an already random act of violence even deeper.
In somber remarks, the president drew on scripture to console the nation, steering clear of any discussion of the shooter’s motives.