Can the president restrict a person’s access to classified material for any reason he wants? It may take a claim from former CIA Director John Brennan to find out.
They scream “Mami” and “Papá” over and over again, as if those are the only words they know.
Trump may not care that he is upsetting the safeguards imposed on intelligence agencies in the wake of Watergate—but the damage will prove lasting.
A new book—tweeted out by the president himself—argues that America is in the midst of a populist realignment.
The new American embassy opens during a chaotic and violent week in the Middle East—and it's just the beginning.
Brought on to Trump’s legal team to negotiate with Robert Mueller and be a public face, he seems to be acting more broadly as an attorney and strategist, a risky choice.
Trump was convinced to sell lethal weapons to Ukraine thanks in part to a savvy charm offensive from Kiev—but the deal may be more bark than bite.
She dismisses those who tell her to step aside, but at this rate she will harm her political future and aid the GOP.
Eisenhower—embodying prudence, diligence, and broad-mindedness—offers conservatives in the age of Trump a different model of leadership.
The release of the documents seems unlikely to harm the current stage of the investigation, but if Congress keeps tipping the special counsel’s hand, that could change.
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.