H.R. McMaster previewed the administration’s new plan on Tuesday, which offers a striking contrast to the visions of other recent presidents.
Trump’s defenders claim the nation’s chief executive can’t obstruct justice by exercising his constitutional authority, but haven’t considered the implications.
Having Kellyanne Conway, a pollster, take point on the fight against opioids reveals a great deal about the seriousness of the White House’s effort.
There are very good reasons to block the deal between AT&T and Time Warner—but the president is busily forfeiting the benefit of the doubt.
The latest biography of the “father of new conservatism” finally conveys the full range of his accomplishments.
There’s a manifest need to lower corporate tax rates—but instead of building consensus, the GOP is pursuing a bill that’s likely to be rolled back even if it passes.
Trump’s after-the-fact complicity in Russia’s election meddling is abundantly clear.
The immigration lottery epitomizes how far U.S. policies have drifted from any purpose.
Usually, laying low during controversies is a savvy move for legislators. But when it comes to Trump and Russia, it brings its own risks.
The senator's speech won’t be the last straw—but it adds its weight to the growing pile.
Another anti-establishment politician comes to power in Europe—raising questions about the state of constitutional democracy.
Even when the president speaks sense, there’s no trusting his execution of those words.
When Bob Corker says officials are trying to “contain” the president, he’s pointing to a long-term threat to democratic stability.
The rules for discussing firearms in the United States obscure the obvious solutions.
The most probable policy response to the atrocity in Las Vegas will be new laws allowing more guns to be carried into more places.
The Catalonia referendum has shown how violence inflames passions.
Trump would have done better to say a few things that sound real than a great many that sound false.
An accident of history is suddenly top of mind for modern Europe.
Colin Kaepernick and other athletes have a better claim on the United States’s symbols and their meaning.
Two authors, Mark Lilla and Henry Olsen, see a politics rejecting the broad messages of Roosevelt and Reagan for the narrow claims of victim-group grievance and purist ideology.