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.
The president will meet with a number of leaders in Japan. They’ve noticed that for all his bluster, he often folds.
The president is fighting two impulses: not backing down against an adversary, and his aversion to a new conflict.
The president is stewing over the possibility Democrats could try to remove him from office. His reelection-minded advisers want him focused on just about anything else.
Trump will eventually appoint someone to replace Sarah Sanders. But the office has been functionally obliterated.
Somehow President Trump hasn’t yet absorbed that embracing foreign interference in an election can bring about a world of hurt.
Foreign leaders treat the president to pomp and ceremony in the hopes that he’ll be more favorable to their country. It rarely works.
There was little to fault in the president’s speech on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, even if he can undo its message with a simple tweet.
Trump has expressed affection for authoritarian leaders, so it’s unclear what impression the celebrations will make on the president.
British leaders have accommodated Trump at every turn, yet gifts from Queen Elizabeth II and Theresa May are subtle reminders of the power of democracy.
Donald Trump began his state visit to the U.K. by reviving his feud with London’s mayor. It’s unlikely to be this week’s last political controversy.
The president could use his visit to distract from chaos at home. He probably won’t.
The seat of American executive power went quiet for the duration of Robert Mueller’s statement—with officials trying to assess what his remarks would mean for the president.
The former White House counsel helped stock the federal courts with conservative judges. Now multiple lawsuits involving Trump are headed there.
Mike Pompeo’s meeting with the Russian leader will help test the theory that the president’s “good cop” routine is politically useful.
The handful of White House castoffs who have descended on the Bellagio Hotel represent some of the most dramatic episodes of this presidency.