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.
At least 10 people were killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue shooting Saturday morning. Must this nation worship only behind bars and guards?
Trump’s statements over the past 48 hours reveal a president willing to breach a core rule of democracy.
If Trump’s opponents stand opposed to policing America’s boundaries, they will not help immigrants—they will only lose votes.
The president’s supporters live a double-folded state of being, in which the same action that’s shameful for Democrats is praiseworthy for the GOP.
The ultimate White House tell-all actually tells disturbingly little of what the American public most needs to know.