Missouri’s Republican governor announced that he will resign rather than face impeachment over allegations of sexual misconduct and violations of campaign-finance law.
As badly as both leaders desire negotiations, they are even more eager for the other to appear to need it more.
The text reflected not only the president’s signature syntax, but also the clash between his desire for credit and his intuition to walk away.
That was President Trump’s suggestion to NFL players who protest racial injustice. His comments, made in an interview with Fox News, highlight a dissonance in his thinking on free speech.
Despite what the president says, the question is answered.
From trade deals to gun control and immigration to military deployments, the president has a consistent pattern: Talk a big game, then back down.
Will the president’s claims of political spying on his campaign prove true? The long string of failed vindications he’s rolled out in the past counsels skepticism.
The president’s message focuses on undermining the investigators and investigation, rather than insisting that no crimes were committed.
The negotiating tactics the president learned in his private-sector career don't work as well in international diplomacy.
There’s still a great deal of mystery surrounding the president’s payment: Who knew about it, and why was it not previously disclosed?
And why the Trump administration will struggle to replicate his strategy.
The president has repeatedly “revealed” the same catchphrase as new, demonstrating how he uses minor untruths to confuse the public and destabilize facts.
Michael Cohen is the latest to try to adopt the president’s tactics, only to have it backfire.
Elections for district attorney and sheriff in two big North Carolina counties show how reformers are concentrating efforts at the micro level as national pushes stall out.
What predicts whether a politician accused of sexual harassment or abuse will try to stay in office—or quickly fold?
Why would the group select the Iran-Contra figure as its new leader? Because its strategy of defensiveness and stalemate has worked well so far.
Brought on to Trump’s legal team to negotiate with Robert Mueller and be a public face, he seems to be acting more broadly as an attorney and strategist, a risky choice.
A procession of contradictory statements leaves the public no closer to understanding the president’s deal with Stormy Daniels, but clearly shows the White House’s dishonesty.
The president has repeatedly said he intends to intervene in the Justice Department, and leaks and changes to his legal team telegraph a strategy of escalation.
Either the president has succeeded with North Korea where his predecessors have failed, or he has fallen into the same trap that ensnared them.