Trump’s emergency declaration is going to run into four hurdles.
In his State of the Union address, the president had the option of reaching out. He chose to stay the course.
To defeat Trump, Democrats will have to appeal not to his fiercest enemies, but to his softest supporters.
Robert Mueller is looking for crimes. It’s up to legislators to safeguard the country.
Once again, Trump tried and failed to strike a deal on Saturday.
There are real costs to such a move—but the public needs to know what was said between Trump and Putin.
President Trump tried to unilaterally strip a CIA director’s security clearance, but it’s still unclear whether he actually did.
The president, trapped without a decent exit in a predicament of his own making, will yield everything and get nothing.
Even more than wealth, the reality-TV show promised its viewers accountability.
The president’s endorsement of the U.S.S.R.’s invasion of Afghanistan echoes a narrative promoted by Vladimir Putin.
The resignation of James Mattis leaves Congress to face the truth about Trump.
The speaker’s account of his tenure in office is at odds with observable reality.
He was an architect of one of the most important environmental achievements of the past three decades.
The recent appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general threatens the rule of law in the U.S.
The president encouraged Britain to leave the EU—but now that things are falling apart, he’s abdicating his responsibility to help.
“Anti-left” still beats “anti-Trump” in Texas, Georgia, and Florida, and in many other places besides.
Kristallnacht, on its 80th anniversary, still offers a potent lesson: We all face the choice between right and wrong, responsibility and recklessness, conscience and complicity.
Voters elected a Democratic House to impose a check on the president. Now Trump is waging a frontal assault on efforts to hold him accountable.
And other lessons of the 2018 midterm elections
I argued against the false promise of what Trump's former strategist bills as populism. Then events took a strange turn.