Ambassador Gordon Sondland said in his opening statement that yes, there was a quid pro quo. Plus, who will take the most punches at the fifth round of Democratic debates?
This is hardly the first time that Nunes has gone out of his way to defend the president. Plus, 2020 candidates who tick the right boxes, yet still aren’t taking off.
Rudy Giuliani’s son Andrew is one of the longest-serving members of the Trump administration. What does he do there? Plus, do different places have different personalities?
For what, exactly, should the president be impeached? Democrats who support impeachment are still trying to work that out. Plus, a history of Roger Stone
As impeachment continues, the president’s strategy of villainizing opponents is getting harder—there may simply be too many to choose from. Plus, Fox and facts.
The witness to watch today was William Taylor, who showed up with new information. Plus, a new candidate for Obama’s heir—and for the 2020 Democratic primary?
Where do parties—and people—stand before the impeachment inquiry’s public phase begins? Plus, Yoni Appelbaum on how America ends and Adam Serwer on the “false promise of civility”
Trump’s base includes rural communities, but rural areas aren’t uniformly MAGA. Plus, how a man with no experience in journalism or politics helped bring down the Nixon presidency
The billionaire centrist toys with a presidential run—yet again. Plus, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on the art in the age of Trump
Republicans win in red states, Democrats win in blue states—or not. Plus: Amy Klobuchar’s Pete Buttigieg problem
Does the Democratic party still have the momentum from the midterms? Virginia is a pivotal test. Plus: the history behind sports teams visiting the White House
Our politics writer takes a closer look: the plan still appears very costly, and may be very disruptive. Plus: Beto drops out; Pete stays in.
How the president plans to use Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi’s death on the campaign trail. Plus, why Nancy Pelosi wants this one particular impeachment inquiry vote.
Today, in the Trump era, funerals have become political, too. Plus, one archivist’s grim mission. Finally, a better word than emoluments.
Today, what the changing demographics in swing states could mean for Trump in 2020. Plus, the White House fumbles on its impeachment narrative.
Today, when the whistle-blower drip becomes a flood. Plus, the Syria ceasefire and the fury. Finally, an argument about GOP hypocrisy.
Some moderate Democrats want the party to zoom in as closely as possible on Trump’s Ukraine-related offense. Others want to consider more. Plus: AOC makes another endorsement.
“What was Hillary Clinton thinking?” our contributing writer Tom Nichols asks. Plus, the Americans solidly opposed to impeachment (hint: more than just Republicans)
Which countries now stand to gain after the Syria cease-fire? Also, Trump’s plan to host the G7 at one of his properties. Plus, reflections on the legacy of Elijah Cummings.
Giuliani told our White House reporter he was planning to fly to Austria. Two of his business associates were arrested Wednesday attempting to do the same. Plus: China vs. the NBA.