In a pair of interviews published Thursday, the president not only demonstrates his ignorance of policy issues but boasts of shutting out critical views.
A spokeswoman now says the president’s decision was based on recent missteps by the FBI director, and not simply his handling of the Hillary Clinton case.
Accused of being Nixonian and trying to bury an investigation of ties to Russia, the president meets and greets Russian officials and Nixon’s most famous aide.
The White House’s official rationale—that the FBI director was too harsh on Hillary Clinton—makes no sense.
President Trump fired his FBI director for his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails, removing an official who had become a thorn in his side.
The FBI director incorrectly told a Senate panel that Huma Abedin forwarded thousands of emails to her husband Anthony Weiner.
The former acting attorney general told a Senate panel she had warned the Trump administration that Michael Flynn had lied about his conversations with a Russian official—but she couldn’t explain why it took another 18 days for him to be fired.
Even if the previous administration erred in granting the disgraced national security adviser clearance, that doesn’t excuse shoddy vetting.
Though effusive in praising Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the U.S. president was nonchalant about a French president-elect whose opponent he seemed to favor.
Conspicuously absent from President Trump’s celebration of Obamacare repeal passing the House was any mention of the people and constituencies it might benefit.
For his first foreign trip later this month, the president will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican, symbolic homes of three major world religions.
The former national-security adviser is caught up in a political fight over surveillance again.
What makes the president so sure he alone can fix it?
Police initially said they killed a 15-year-old after the car he was in reversed toward officers—but after reviewing body-cam footage, fired the officer involved.
Upset with a budget deal that shortchanges his priorities, he chooses pugnacity over deal making.
The more his presidency stalls, the more he turns to his old tricks. But there are signs those worn tactics are losing their power.
The president’s admiration for deal-making and strong leadership lead him to suggest that Andrew Jackson could have stopped the Civil War.
As the president marks 100 days in office, a comprehensive review of his progress toward fulfilling the pledges he made on the trail
Is the U.S. ready for war? Does it want talks? Officials are sending mixed messages.
New presidents often err by either trying to impose their will on Congress or being too hands-off. Trump is on course to commit both errors on his top two legislative priorities.