The president’s narrative stands in stark contrast to what is happening on the ground. That raises serious questions.
A nation that itself broke free from colonial control has, under Trump, struggled to come up with a clear, consistent position on a massive demonstration from people in Hong Kong chafing at Chinese rule.
That old truism of American politics—“It’s the economy, stupid”—could come back to haunt the money-minded president in 2020.
And Democrats do, too.
The city is hovering between grief and recovery. The president didn’t unite it.
What should the country believe: his speech or his tweets?
Part of a president’s job is to be a unifying figure in times of national crisis. This president could be past the point where he can take on that role.
The housing secretary didn’t offer Trump the sort of full-throated defense that the president might have expected.
The two leaders have lavished praise on each other, but serious practical differences remain between them. How long will the honeymoon last?
Two years before calling the prominent black congressman “racist,” the president was briefly humbled by him.
The administration is girding for potential fallout from Robert Mueller’s testimony, but like the rest of the country, officials don’t know exactly what to expect.
Amid a convulsive week in American politics, at one of the darkest rallies Donald Trump has ever held, his base showed up in force to tell the president he’s done nothing wrong.
With his attacks on Democratic women of color and his threats to undocumented immigrants, President Trump has only one small audience in mind.
Alexander Acosta’s exit gratifies those who wanted him gone for his role in the Epstein plea deal. But the president’s advisers fear how more turnover reflects broader turmoil within the administration.
The British ambassador’s critique was precisely the variety Donald Trump can’t stomach.
Wandering the National Mall on Independence Day brought you face-to-face with a divided country.
The event is the latest expression of the 45th president’s creeping ubiquity.
The president defended Vladimir Putin and Mohammed bin Salman while airing his grievances against Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, and the Democratic Party.
Donald Trump wasn’t onstage during the first Democratic debates, but he might as well have been.
Changes in the makeup of the Domestic Policy Council have already had broad national effects.