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    diArticles feed for di, 24 Jan 2017 18:16:05 GMT for Node.jspolitics,from the archives,reread,new york magazine,gerald fordpolitics,trump transition,mike pompeopolitics,nominations,confirmation hearings,cabinet appointees,trump administrationthe national interest,politics,donald trumpcitizenship,immigrants,immigration,new york magazine,donald trump,politicskremlin,moscow,new york magazine,trump's america,donald trump,first person,vladimir putin,politics,russiapolitics,president trump,international affairsthe national interest,politics,donald trump,women's marchpolitics,obamacare,president trumpaxis of evil,the national interest,donald trump, except we're in it,presidential inauguration,politicsthe national interest,politics,donald trump,presidential inaugurationdonald trump,politics,president trumpthe national interest,politics,donald trumppolitics,rick perry,trump transitiontrump transition,politicspolitics,trump transition,donald trump,early and oftenthe national interest,donald trump,george w. bush,barack obama,politics,peter wehnberdonald trump,trump transition,politicsdonald trump,trump transition,politicsdonald trump,inauguration 2017,politics<![CDATA[Remembering When Gerald Ford Seemed Like the Worst Problem We Could Have]]>, 24 Jan 2017 13:00:02 GMT

    This cover story by Richard Reeves, titled “Jerry Ford and His Flying Circus: A Presidential Diary,” opens with a gaffe. Gerald Ford had been inaugurated three months earlier as Richard Nixon resigned and had within weeks pardoned his predecessor. The new president was well along toward establishing his...More »]]>Christopher Bonanospoliticsfrom the archivesrereadnew york magazinegerald ford<![CDATA[Mike Pompeo Confirmed, Sworn in As CIA Director]]>, 24 Jan 2017 09:07:28 GMT

    On Monday evening, Representative Mike Pompeo of Kansas was confirmed by the Senate as director of the CIA, despite Democrats’ concerns about his view on domestic surveillance and torture, and previous claims that Muslims are not doing enough to stand up to terrorism. Pompeo was sworn in by Vice-President Mike...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticstrump transitionmike pompeo<![CDATA[Senator Marco Rubio Is Going to Support Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State]]>, 23 Jan 2017 17:30:36 GMT

    Republican Senator Marco Rubio, in keeping with tradition, is once again lending his support to Donald Trump despite clear reservations. Monday, after weeks of publicly voiced skepticism, the Florida senator pledged to back Rex Tillerson as secretary of State. Rubio’s announcement — explained in a lengthy...More »]]>Jen Kirbypoliticsnominationsconfirmation hearingscabinet appointeestrump administration<![CDATA[Donald Trump’s Presidency Is the Twilight Zone Episode About a Terrifying 6-Year-Old]]>, 23 Jan 2017 16:16:27 GMT

    If there was some lingering hope among Republican professionals that Donald Trump would somehow, as the old cliché has it, “grow” into the office, his first 48 hours as president dispelled it immediately. The White House is already jittery with fright at the unpredictability of a childlike figure who has...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestpoliticsdonald trump<![CDATA[Becoming an American in the Age of Trump]]>, 23 Jan 2017 02:00:16 GMT

    By the time the court opened, there were around two dozen of us in line, nervously fiddling with our official papers. I was recovering from a brief but brutal stomach flu, which meant I hadn’t eaten in two days and had split open my lip in a mad, half-asleep rush...More »]]>Andrew Sullivancitizenshipimmigrantsimmigrationnew york magazinedonald trumppolitics<![CDATA[Lessons From Putin’s Russia for Living in Trump’s America]]>, 23 Jan 2017 02:00:01 GMT

    On one of my first reporting trips to Vladmir Putin’s Russia — of which there’d be so many that they’d blend into residence — my friend Alex and I got stuck in Moscow traffic a few cars ahead of an EMT van. The siren wailed, the lights whirled, but no...More »]]>Michael Idovkremlinmoscownew york magazinetrump's americadonald trumpfirst personvladimir putinpoliticsrussia<![CDATA[Trump Says U.S. Should Have Stolen Iraq’s Oil, and ‘Maybe We’ll Have Another Chance’]]>, 22 Jan 2017 21:53:12 GMT

    While addressing the CIA on Saturday, President Donald Trump took a break from lambasting the media to remind everyone that he thinks the U.S. should have stolen Iraq’s oil. He also suggested that the U.S. might get another chance to violate international law.

    “Now I said it for...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticspresident trumpinternational affairs<![CDATA[Don’t Let Anybody Tell You the Marches Didn’t Matter]]>, 21 Jan 2017 19:36:33 GMT

    Of the many reasons a man like Donald Trump managed to win the presidential election, ranging from the 22nd Amendment to James Comey, an important one was the imbalance in political passion between the two sides. Not only did many Democrats distrust or dislike Hillary Clinton, but eight years of...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestpoliticsdonald trumpwomen's march<![CDATA[Trump Signs Vague Order to Begin Dismantling Obamacare]]>, 21 Jan 2017 03:32:29 GMT

    Shortly after his inaugural parade on Friday, President Donald Trump signed his first executive order, directing federal agencies to “ease the burden of Obamacare.” The order is vague, and has no immediate effect on the health-care system. But it paves the way for the weakening of the Affordable Care Act,...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticsobamacarepresident trump<![CDATA[Why the Most Important Phrase in Trump’s Speech Might be ‘Civilized World’]]>, 20 Jan 2017 22:10:32 GMT

    “We will reinforce old alliances and form new ones and unite the civilized world against radical Islamic terrorism, which we will eradicate from the face of the Earth,” promised Donald Trump in his inauguration speech. This may turn out to be the most significant line in his speech, signifying the...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitaxis of evilthe national interestdonald trump except we're in itpresidential inaugurationpolitics<![CDATA[The System Has Failed and a Con Artist Has Won]]>, 20 Jan 2017 18:04:06 GMT

    “This guy is a con artist. He’s always making things up. No one holds him accountable for it.” —Marco Rubio

    “It’s called a confidence game. Why? Because you give me your confidence? No. Because I give you mine.” —House of Games

    Presidential inaugurations are occasion for repeating certain pieties. As...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestpoliticsdonald trumppresidential inauguration<![CDATA[What President Trump Actually Plans to Do on Day One]]>, 20 Jan 2017 09:43:40 GMT

    When Donald Trump becomes president at noon on Friday, he’ll bring the unpredictability that marked his campaign into the White House. On numerous occasions, Trump has laid out exactly what he plans to do on his first day as president. The problem is it would be impossible for him to...More »]]>Margaret Hartmanndonald trumppoliticspresident trump<![CDATA[6 Books That Explain How the GOP Went Crazy]]>, 19 Jan 2017 12:00:05 GMT

    Not long ago, another magazine asked me to recommend six books that explain something important about American politics. I chose six of my favorites that help elucidate the most important development of the last half-century in American politics: the Republican Party’s embrace of movement conservative ideology. No other major party...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestpoliticsdonald trump<![CDATA[New York Times: Energy Secretary Nominee Rick Perry Didn’t Understand the Job]]>, 19 Jan 2017 11:12:46 GMT

    Though he’s started wearing trendy glasses, Rick Perry is still haunted by the suggestion that he’s not that smart, mainly because he forgot that the Department of Energy was the third federal agency he’d like to abolish.

    Matters only got worse when Donald Trump tapped the former Texas governor to...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticsrick perrytrump transition<![CDATA[Is the Trump Team Ready to Run the Government?]]>, 19 Jan 2017 10:16:14 GMT

    Incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says Donald Trump might sign four or five executive actions shortly after he’s sworn in on Friday — but it’s unclear who will be available to carry them out. While Spicer claimed on Wednesday that the Trump transition will become “the...More »]]>Margaret Hartmanntrump transitionpolitics<![CDATA[Trump’s Cabinet Is Set to Be the First in 30 Years With No Latino Member]]>, 19 Jan 2017 06:49:45 GMT

    On the eve of his inauguration, Donald Trump is expected to nominate former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue for Agriculture Secretary, transition sources tell Politico. The selection confirms that despite pressure to add more diversity to his team, Trump’s cabinet will be the first that does not have a...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticstrump transitiondonald trumpearly and often<![CDATA[Trump Is Not Obama’s Legacy. He’s the Legacy of Anti-Obamaism.]]>, 18 Jan 2017 12:00:11 GMT

    President Obama’s critics spent eight years dismissing his accomplishments as wildly overambitious, or insignificant. (Some of the very same people who accused him of the former, and warned his socialist agenda would lead to devastation, switched to the latter when their doomsday predictions failed to take hold.) Since November, the...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestdonald trumpgeorge w. bushbarack obamapoliticspeter wehnber<![CDATA[Lawsuit Alleges That Trump Adviser Hired People to Attack African-Americans in His Clubs]]>, 18 Jan 2017 09:57:52 GMT

    Most people have never heard of the assistant to the president for Intergovernmental and Technology Initiatives, but Donald Trump’s pick for the position has generated a new controversy involving allegations of horrific racism.

    On Wednesday Trump tapped Reed Cordish, an executive of the Baltimore-based Cordish Companies, for the role. Cordish...More »]]>Margaret Hartmanndonald trumptrump transitionpolitics<![CDATA[Trump Health Plan Is So Top Secret HHS Pick Reportedly Doesn’t Know What’s in It]]>, 17 Jan 2017 09:35:32 GMT

    Over the weekend, Donald Trump revealed that he has an Obamacare replacement plan that will provide “insurance for everybody.” He assured the Washington Post that his health-care plan is definitely not imaginary; he claims it’s nearly finished, but it won’t be unveiled until his Health and Human Services...More »]]>Margaret Hartmanndonald trumptrump transitionpolitics<![CDATA[More Than 40 Democratic Lawmakers Are Boycotting Trump’s Inauguration]]>, 17 Jan 2017 07:57:07 GMT

    The number of Democratic lawmakers refusing to attend Donald Trump’s inauguration jumped significantly on Monday, with 42 House Democrats now planning to boycott Friday’s ceremony, according to the Washington Post.

    It’s uncommon for lawmakers to boycott the inauguration for political purposes, but a day earlier about...More »]]>Margaret Hartmanndonald trumpinauguration 2017politics