Most presidents view inaugural addresses as a rare opportunity to appeal beyond “the base.” This was base-only.
Donald Trump’s rise, and Hillary Clinton’s loss, is not a sign that America is irredeemably bigoted.
“Trump is absolutely trying to attack our democratic institutions and to make the country more authoritarian,” one Democratic lawmaker warns.
A documentary film-maker was disinvited from an academic conference because an organizer feared she would be subject to ideologically motivated reprisals for hosting him.
For generations, American presidents have vowed to use their power to spread freedom around the globe. But the president-elect is set to break with that precedent.
Unlike past presidents-elect, Donald Trump hasn’t expanded his support since the election. His belligerent attitude toward his critics may be one reason why.
President Obama concluded his final press conference by wishing the press “good luck.”
Donald Trump’s nominee for budget director disclosed to the Senate that he failed to pay taxes for a household employee in the early 2000s.
In his final press conference, the commander-in-chief reasserted his faith in progress and the American project.
Some Democrats, most notably Representative John Lewis, have labeled Donald Trump with the same epithet applied to his two immediate predecessors.
Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii congresswoman, has a worldview that aligns closely with President-elect Trump’s.
Those who worry that it undermines state secrets would do better to start addressing the core reasons that the classification system is losing legitimacy.
Yes, the hiring cycle in American factories is broken. But the president-elect’s solution could hasten the dawn of automation.
The president-elect’s lawyers have explained why they don’t think he’ll violate the Constitution’s foreign emoluments clause—but their arguments fall apart under closer scrutiny.
Following the 45th president’s progress toward the policies he laid out on the campaign trail
The Supreme Court will examine two cases that could tell us how the conservative justices feel about the president-elect’s plan for mass deportations.
A list of the new pardons and commutations from the White House includes Chelsea Manning.
President Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks.
The question is proving difficult for police, and the courts, to answer.
“I wanted to give Mr. Trump the opportunity to retract his false statements about me and the other women who came forward.”
The president-elect has yet to name a secretary of agriculture, a delay that has caused controversy and illustrated the difficulties governing will pose.
The pundit was forced to decline a White House appointment after revelations that a book and a dissertation were rife with plagiarized passages.
A questionnaire from the president-elect’s transition team asked whether the extraordinarily successful PEPFAR had become a “massive, international entitlement program,” and whether it was worth the investment.
Why Nixon's former lawyer John Dean worries Trump could be one of the most corrupt presidents ever—and get away with it