The president didn’t put any of the globe’s authoritarians in office, but he’s encouraged their worst instincts.
The 44th president became a devotee of unilateral presidential actions—and then saw many moves quickly reversed once he left office.
Once more, a member of America’s elite has escaped accountability for his alleged crimes.
The president’s aides are reluctant even to broach the dangers of white racist violence in his presence.
The president’s overt racism now risks fragmenting his coalition.
The president’s false equivalencies amount to a denial of the role that ideology played in the El Paso shooting.
Freed of advisers who disagreed with him, the president has followed through on some long-deferred campaign promises—but the results are not what he hoped for.
The former consoler in chief issued a statement on El Paso and Dayton that contrasted sharply with Trump’s rhetoric.
The president buried his rare condemnation of white supremacy beneath an avalanche of other factors.
Representative Will Hurd’s retirement leaves the party with just one black member of Congress.
There’s a tension built into the constitutional system—and the president is pushing it to the limit.
The candidates may praise the 44th president, but from health care to immigration, they have real policy differences with him.
The senator’s plea that voters set aside their fears and back the candidate they believe in helped her stand out on a crowded stage.
“What the hell do you have to lose?” the president asked in the summer of 2016. The answer is now only all too plain.
It involves a spiky, silicone tongue.
President Trump seems eager to divert attention from impeachment and investigations, but distractions work only if they distract.
U.S. campaign-finance laws have been written to prevent donors from taking advantage of politicians—but do little to protect donors from being scammed.
Covering whether the odds of impeachment are up or down and what President Trump is tweeting is more comfortable for many reporters.
There’s basic agreement between Mueller and Democrats in Congress on the facts of what Trump did, but no one wants to be the one who does something about it.
A Democrat asked the former special counsel whether the president had met each of the three elements necessary to prove obstruction of justice. Mueller’s answers spoke volumes.