The intense media focus on President Trump’s personal dramas hurts the party’s ability to sell its message to the voters it needs most.
Gina Haspel’s upcoming confirmation hearings will be a rare opportunity to ask about some of the agency’s most secretive and controversial methods.
The specific timing of the move—following the secretary of state’s split from the president to condemn a Russian attack in the U.K.—raises questions about its motive.
There are three ways the president might turn—and his choice will force clarity about his administration’s direction.
Complexity, partisanship, and a strong presidential narrative insulated Ronald Reagan from meeting the same fate as Richard Nixon, and those factors could also protect Donald Trump.
Executive power means Donald Trump can classify or declassify memos that may implicate him.
A network analysis of the structure of the president's inner circle suggests some surprising parallels.
Republican lawmakers are increasingly showing disdain for decisions made by the judicial branch—and by extension the rule of law.
The White House Counsel said the president was “inclined to declassify” the Democrats’ memo, but that “he is unable to do so at this time” because the memo contains “numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages.”
After advancing traditional Republican policies in his first year, the president has an opportunity to deliver the gains he promised his voters.
That the president’s staff was unable to recognize the seriousness of the allegations against Rob Porter may reflect how many members of his team have faced similar claims—including Trump himself.
President Trump authorized the release of the unredacted memorandum over strident objections from top law-enforcement officials, as Democrats blasted it as deliberately misleading.
Republicans are banking on passing legislation on the issue to help them coast into November—and they’ll need Democratic votes to make it happen.
Those hoping the special counsel will prosecute the president are engaging in fantasy.
The U.S. vice president promised peace in the country’s newly recognized capital, but his itinerary showed that a deal is far beyond reach.
At the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., pro-life activists said the president has a lot to be proud of.
The administration plans to keep national parks and public lands partially open even without congressional funding, drawing criticism from Sally Jewell, the former secretary of the interior.
President Trump is the embodiment of over 50 years of resistance to the policies Martin Luther King Jr. fought to enact.
Fifty years ago, the January 1968 battle laid bare the way U.S. leaders had misled the public about the war in Vietnam.
A Yale professor says she’s telling lawmakers that the president may actually be “dangerous.”