Donald Trump is running for reelection on an anti-socialist message. But the COVID-19 outbreak demonstrates the emptiness of ideological labels.
The president’s team seems to see the senator from Vermont’s candidacy as a no-lose proposition.
Virology isn’t politics.
The former chief of staff is making the case that he spoke truth to power inside the White House. The trouble for him is how many Americans won’t be convinced.
The former chief of staff explained, in the clearest terms yet, his misgivings about Trump’s behavior regarding North Korea, immigration, and Ukraine.
After his acquittal in the Senate, the president may double down on the same behavior that led to his impeachment in the first place.
Trump’s speech turned what’s typically a unifying civic ritual into a glorified campaign rally.
False statements and West Wing disorder are not only inseparably linked; they’re mutually reinforcing.
As the president flirts with a new war in the Middle East, understanding his mind-set is essential.
GOP lawmakers fear the president’s command over his base, but that’s only half of it.
The president can’t assume that Americans will accept what he says as true.
With his threats about impeachment, the president is following a well-worn pattern.
The president’s latest rally, which coincided with his impeachment, previewed just how toxic—and long—the coming year will be.
The president uses them for political and personal ends. The damage he’s wrought along the way won’t be easily repaired.
The RNC chair happens to be the niece of the only Republican senator who’s recently spoken out about the president.
A new book from the operatives at Fusion GPS is a master class in how Washington works.
The president thrives on having an opponent to villainize. With impeachment, there are too many to choose from.
Among the president’s new picks: the actor Jon Voight—who’s a fan of his—and the U.S. military bands
Presidents have long relied on attentive aides to help them cope with the stresses of office. Not Trump.
The president is erasing the distinction between his political needs and the nation’s enduring interests, setting the stage for a potential crisis.