Spokesman Sean Spicer said that Donald Trump gradually lost trust in his national security adviser, then decided to fire him Monday night—but not everything about that account adds up.
Who in the White House knew that the national security adviser had misled Mike Pence, and when? Who will replace him? And what will be the next bombshell?
The decision to handle the minor crisis of a North Korean missile launch in full view of Mar-a-Lago members makes little sense—except as an opportunity to act out leadership in public.
Drought, climate change, and aging infrastructure combined to create a looming catastrophe that forced 188,000 Californians to evacuate.
Michael Flynn reportedly misled the vice president about conversations with Russia. Sean Spicer has never found his stride. Kellyanne Conway is in Congress’s sights. Welcome to Survivor: West Wing.
The president is exempt from certain ethics rules, one of his top aides is in hot water with Congress after lashing out at Nordstrom.
The president’s latest executive orders achieve little while trying to answer a crime wave that data doesn’t support.
Coretta Scott King’s letter blasting the attorney-general nominee was fair game 30 years ago but got Elizabeth Warren censured Tuesday. The big difference is that now Sessions is a member of the club.
The president asserted, without any evidence, that reporters were intentionally refusing to publicize terrorist violence in Europe.
Elliott Abrams is reportedly under consideration as the nation’s No. 2 diplomat—an appointment that would be somewhat surprising for both Abrams and the president.
Previous presidents—including Barack Obama and George W. Bush—tried to avoid publicly criticizing each other. That tradition is coming to an end.
The United States is coming to resemble two countries, one rural and one urban. What happens when they go to war?
Marking Black History Month, the president made some strange observations about Douglass and Martin Luther King, but mostly talked about himself.
The president has asked both leading candidates for the job to come to Washington, moved up the announcement, and scheduled it for prime time.
Progressives were worried about the heavy concentration of retired brass in the new administration, but James Mattis and John Kelly could prove to be the most effective checks on the president.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer defended the omission of Jews from Trump’s statement with a double act of historical revisionism.
The president moved up his announcement of a nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia by two days, just as his immigration order is coming in for criticism from social conservatives.
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Abrupt departures of top officials Wednesday, under disputed circumstances, leave Foggy Bottom without a confirmed secretary or nominees for several top leadership jobs.
Wednesday’s executive order affirms the president’s intention to construct a barrier, but it doesn’t say how, for what cost, or what it might look like.