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Donald Trump

  1. vision 2020
    Is the DNC ‘Winnowing’ Potentially Strong 2020 Presidential Candidates?The party can’t make everyone happy, but yes, there have been some late bloomers who did well despite poor early polls.
  2. science!
    Trump Thinks the Moon Is Part of MarsToday’s declaration from POTUS is brought to you by “Science!”
  3. the national interest
    What Will Trump Campaign On If There’s a Recession?Gaming out what the president will say if he can’t say it’s the best economy ever. (Maybe he’ll just say it anyway.)
  4. this week in late night
    Trump Is in England, So Late Night Went on VacationCoverage of Trump in England was a sticky wicket, to use a native colloquialism.
  5. russia investigation
    FBI Notes State Russians Tried to Plan Trump-Putin Call Day After InaugurationAccording to FBI agent Peter Strzok, Michael Flynn told him that the Russian ambassador said Putin wanted to call Trump right after the inauguration.
  6. snl
    Alec Baldwin Is Really for Real Done Playing Trump on SNL, SeriouslyPlease stop asking him.
  7. impeachment
    Did Impeachment Plans Damage Republicans in 1998?Sifting the evidence both ways provides no clear answer to the question – or clear guidance to Democrats today who don’t want to squander a 2020 win.
  8. tariffs
    Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico: Everything We KnowA 5 percent tariff on all Mexico imports is set to go into effect on Monday, and virtually everyone opposes it.
  9. the national interest
    Pelosi Wants Trump to Go to Prison. Here’s How It Could Happen.Five potential crimes Trump could be charged with after leaving office.
  10. donald trump
    No, Obsessive Media Coverage of the Economy Wouldn’t Make Trump PopularA public opinion analyst explains that it’s not all about the economy, and media has to cover Trump’s non-economic antics anyway.
  11. border wall
    Military to Spend a Month Painting a Mile of Wall Because It Isn’t Pretty EnoughAn unspecified number of military members will reportedly spend a month painting a mile of the border wall to improve its “aesthetic appearance.”
  12. war crimes
    Trump Steps Back From Plan to Pardon War Criminals: ReportBacklash from veterans reportedly caused the president to rethink his plan to pardon convicted and alleged war criminals around Memorial Day.
  13. politics
    We’re Now Paying Off Trump’s Vietnam Draft-Dodger DebtIn his interview with Piers Morgan, Trump appeared to show regret for not having served in Vietnam, but said he’s making up for it now, God help us.
  14. josh hawley
    Josh Hawley Could Be the Face of the Post-Trump RightThe polished young Missouri senator thinks liberty is a vehicle for the righteous, not the godless.
  15. donald trump
    9 Must-See Moments From Trump’s Bonkers Interview With Piers MorganIncluding his denial of climate change and trying on a bowler hat.
  16. feuds
    Donald Trump Is Tweeting About Bette Midler From LondonNo international data plan will stop him.
  17. the national interest
    Alan Dershowitz Convinced Trump the Court Might Stop Impeachment. (It Won’t.)Where did Trump get this kooky legal argument? It turns out to be a thing, sort of.
  18. vision 2020
    A Brief History of Old Guys Who Became President of the United StatesIn a shift from the early days of the presidency, septuagenarians Trump, Sanders, and Biden aren’t all that old compared to their peers.
  19. cuba
    White House Announces New Travel Restrictions on Cuba, Including Cruise ShipsAs of Wednesday, the U.S. will not allow group educational or cultural “people to people” trips unless they were booked prior to June 5.
  20. donald trump
    Is Trump the True Heir of Andrew Jackson?It’s common to think of Trump as exhibiting this or that trait of Andrew Jackson. But as Matthew Continetti suggests, he may reflect all of them.
  21. politics
    Beloved British Cat Joins Anti-Trump ProtestsLarry the Cat, of Downing Street fame, may have delayed Trump’s motorcade.
  22. special relationship
    5 Weird and Worrying Moments From Trump’s Press Conference With Theresa MayProtests are “fake news,” Jeremey Corbyn is a “negative force,” and other nonsense.
  23. keeping up with the royals
    Kate Middleton’s Alleged ‘Rural Rival’ Was at the Royal BanquetShe and the Marchioness of Cholmondeley reportedly had a big falling out earlier this year.
  24. the national interest
    Why Are Republican Small Donors So Easy to Swindle?There are reasons one party is especially vulnerable to grifters.
  25. foreign affairs
    Everything That Happened During Trump’s U.K. State VisitHe called out Meghan Markle and insulted London’s mayor. And that was before Air Force One even landed.
  26. trump organization
    Ex–Business Partner Alleges Trump Organization Evaded Taxes in PanamaThe owner of a former Trump property in Panama claims that the Trump Organization withheld management fees from the Panamanian government.
  27. hotshot
    Adult Man Wears Tiny Jacket to Meet QueenGet thee to a tailor.
  28. impeachment
    Will Pushing for Impeachment Make It More Popular?There’s some evidence that impeachment proceedings against Nixon damaged his popularity, but it’s unclear if the same would happen to Trump today.
  29. politics
    Donald Trump Swears He Never Called Meghan Markle ‘Nasty’Even though his remark was captured on audio recording.
  30. the art of diplomacy
    Trump U.K. Visit Off to Long, Hard StartHe was greeted by a penis.
  31. just asking questions
    Talking to China Expert James McGregor About Trump’s Haphazard Trade WarAn American author and China specialist discusses how Beijing views the trade war as an opportunity, while Trump is alienating possible allies.
  32. politics
    Defense Department Asks White House to Keep Military Out of Political PosturingFollowing the U.S.S. John McCain debacle, acting Defense Secretary Shanahan asked the White House to leave the military out of its grandstanding.
  33. the economy
    Trump’s Two-Front Trade War Is UnsustainableIt appeared that Trump was, for once, behaving strategically on trade. Not anymore.
  34. feuds
    Donald Trump Anoints His Newest ‘Nasty’ Woman: Meghan MarkleTrump is now denying he said such an adjective, despite the interview being recorded.
  35. lgbtq
    June 1, 2019, Will Henceforth Be Known As the Day Taylor Swift Criticized TrumpIn an open letter, she “personally rejects” his beliefs regarding the LGBTQ community.
  36. vision 2020
    A Kasich Primary Challenge to Trump Ain’t HappeningOnce the Ohioan was perceived as a viable challenger to Trump’s renomination. Now he’d need to put on a red hat to get any sort of GOP audience.
  37. abortion
    The Abortion Wars, 10 Years After George Tiller’s AssassinationAfter demonizing late-term providers for years, the anti-abortion movement now attacks all legalized abortion, as pro-choice advocates grow bolder.
  38. the national interest
    In Terrifying Interview, William Barr Goes Full MAGAAttorney general insists the only norms being shredded are by people investigating Trump.
  39. yikes
    The 21 Wildest Celebrity Stories From Moby’s Controversial Tell-all MemoirThe Natalie Portman and Lana Del Rey controversies are just the tip of the iceberg from the book sinking Moby’s career once again.
  40. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: This Is What a Real Conservative Looks LikeAmong the key virtues is restraint — like that Robert Mueller has shown. Another is safeguarding the rule of law — see, Justin Amash.
  41. mueller time
    Warren Calls for Making Prosecution of Sitting Presidents PossibleThe first 2020 candidate to call for Trump’s impeachment offers a way to make future impeachment proceedings less necessary.
  42. north korea
    North Korea Executes Five Officials for Failed U.S. Summit: ReportThe special envoy to the U.S. was reportedly executed on spying charges, and Mike Pompeo’s counterpart at the summit was sentenced to forced labor.
  43. impeachment
    Should Democrats Reserve Impeachment for a Possible Second Trump Term?Without the ultimate remedy available, a reelected Trump could truly run wild.
  44. trade war
    Trump to Open a Second Front in His Trade WarTrump announced a tariff on Mexican goods until the migration crisis is solved. Like the border wall, it is an ineffective stab at crisis management.
  45. tv review
    When They See Us Is an Intimate, Sensitive Look at the Central Park Five TragedyThe famous rape case and wrongful convictions are revisited in this thoughtful, well-acted Netflix miniseries from Ava DuVernay.
  46. donald trump
    Trump Admits Russia Helped Him Get Elected, Walks It Back 20 Minutes LaterIt was the first time he’s publicly acknowledged Russia’s role in getting him elected.
  47. pettiness
    White House Wanted U.S.S. John S. McCain Hidden on Trump’s Trip to Japan: ReportThe Navy reportedly received a request that the 505-foot destroyer sharing the name of Trump’s GOP adversary stay ‘out of sight’ on his Japan visit.
  48. vision 2020
    Trump’s Grossly Dishonest Appeal to African-AmericansTrump’s efforts to depict himself as an opponent of overzealous law-and-order politics and a champion of criminal-justice reform is beyond belief.
  49. the top line
    The Trade War Is Getting Big Enough to Hurt the EconomyThe stock and bond markets are saying there might be a real problem.
  50. republicans
    Trump Has ‘Nothing’ Against Roy Moore — Except for His Odds of LosingThe accused child molester is mulling another Senate run in Alabama. Trump is fine with him personally — he’s just worried that he’ll lose.
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