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Donald Trump

  1. stimulus checks
    Will We Get a Third Round of Stimulus Checks?The House has already approved Biden’s plan, which includes the third checks. If all goes well, the president should sign the bill by March 14.
  2. mike pence
    Is Mike Pence Finished in MAGA-Land?It seems four years of toadying to Trump aren’t enough to overcome his “betrayal” on January 6.
  3. cpac
    Trump’s CPAC Blast From the PastThe ex-president’s big return seemed like an alternate reality where the Capitol riot never happened.
  4. cpac
    Trump’s Future Agenda: Suppress the Vote and Purge the RINOsHis speech at CPAC didn’t promise a candidacy in 2024, but did suggest he’d fight anyone he does not endorse.
  5. the national interest
    How Trumpism Has Become a Cult of LosingWhy do Republicans still love a loser whose entire appeal was that he’s a “winner”?
  6. politics
    The New CPAC Makes the Old CPAC Look Like the #ResistanceTrump critics are out, election truthers are in.
  7. politics
    $15 Minimum Wage Is Dead for Now Thanks to One Unelected OfficialBiden must decide whether to change the rules or change the subject.
  8. gop
    Mitch McConnell Would ‘Absolutely’ Support Trump If He Were the 2024 NomineeOnce again, he backs the man who has physically mocked him, called on the party to replace him, and arguably cost him his Senate majority.
  9. neera tanden
    Tanden’s Nomination Won’t Make or Break the Biden PresidencySome Beltway pundits are inflating this story well beyond its significance.
  10. voting rights
    Republicans Return to Old Voter-Suppression PlaybookTrump shifted the focus to phony vote-by-mail fraud claims, but Republicans tried to limit all kinds of voting pre-2020 — and they’re at it again.
  11. the national interest
    The Republicans’ Long War to Roll Back the New Deal Is Finally OverA decades-long quest quietly perishes.
  12. republican party
    Agonized Georgia Republicans Long for Herschel Walker to Run for SenateA battered and deeply divided state party bent on suppressing Black votes could use a Trump-friendly Black sports legend.
  13. politics
    Pence Not Holding Grudge Against Trump Over Whole Riot ThingThe man who defined vice-presidential loyalty couldn’t stay mad for long.
  14. extremism
    Conspiracy Theorist Ron Johnson the New Model for Swing State GOP SenatorsSenators from battleground states used to be mostly moderates. Johnson has gone sharply the other way, making wild claims about the Capitol riot.
  15. 2020 elections
    Straight-Ticket Voting Took Another Big Leap in 2020The days of congressional candidates running far ahead of the national ticket are all but over.
  16. the national interest
    The Future of Conservatism Is Flight 93 Elections ForeverMichael Anton sees the January 6 riot as the start of a new revolutionary spirit on the right.
  17. the national interest
    Donald Trump Is Extremely Mad Prosecutors Will See His Tax ReturnsFormer president releases statement that’s angry even by his standards.
  18. u.s. supreme court
    Supreme Court Won’t Block Turnover of Trump Tax ReturnsCyrus Vance will now be able to proceed with criminal investigations of the former president involving hush money and fraud allegations.
  19. the national interest
    An Ex-KGB Agent Says Trump Was a Russian Asset Since 1987. Does it Matter?Revisiting the Trump-Russia mystery in light of the newest revelation.
  20. voting rights
    State Republicans’ War on Voting by Mail Has BegunThe GOP, which once championed the practice, is reintroducing restrictions abandoned years ago.
  21. donald trump
    The Notable Moments From Trump’s First Post-Presidency InterviewsTrump mostly avoided his own legacy in his three appearances on Wednesday, though he said he was considering making a new social-media platform.
  22. donald trump
    Watching Trump Go DownThe view from an implosion in Atlantic City.
  23. the national interest
    Rush Limbaugh Taught Republicans to Love an Angry, Racist BullyLimbaugh and Trump were almost the same person.
  24. republicans
    Republican Impeachment Supporters Catch Hell Back HomeGoing against Donald Trump remains a deeply risky maneuver.
  25. capitol riot
    The Bozell Family Tradition of Right-Wing ExtremismBrent Bozell IV, arrested after the Capitol Riot, seems to have followed in the footsteps of his media critic father and his Francoist grandfather.
  26. donald trump
    Trump’s Popularity Among Republicans Is on the RiseSeven Senate Republicans voted to convict Trump, and others criticized him over the Capitol riot. But at the grass roots, it’s another story.
  27. politics
    How to Coup-Proof AmericaImpeachment is over, but the threat to democracy isn’t.
  28. impeachment trial
    Senate Republicans Split on Trump’s Culpability for Capitol RiotMitch McConnell wasn’t the only senator who combined a vote to acquit Trump with criticism of his conduct. But most won’t have trouble crawling back.
  29. encounter
    The 65-Year-Old Helping to Un-Deplatform ParlerJeffrey Wernick is not your typical tech investor.
  30. liveblog
    Post-Impeachment Trial Aftermath: Live UpdatesWhile national GOP leaders are projecting unity, some state GOP leaders are condemning Republican senators who voted to convict Trump.
  31. politics
    What Happens to Trump’s Wall Now?Biden temporarily halted border wall funding and construction, but wrapping up Trump’s pet project promises to be a messy and expensive task.
  32. impeachment
    Trump Acquitted in Impeachment Trial, 57-43: Live UpdatesThough seven Republican senators voted to convict, it wasn’t enough.
  33. the national interest
    Republican Senators Are Asking the Courts to Take Care of Trump for ThemWe can’t impeach, but can you lock him up?
  34. impeachment trial
    Senate Acquits Trump; 7 Republicans Joined All 50 Democrats in ‘Guilty’ VoteMitch McConnell spoke after the verdict to denounce Trump’s conduct while insisting his trial was unconstitutional.
  35. impeachment trial
    Democrats Walk Back Witness Demand, Senate Moves Toward Acquittal of TrumpApparently Democrats decided ending the trial today had more value than a big fight over witnesses.
  36. politics
    In Dramatic Twist, Senate Will Hear Witnesses Against TrumpRepublicans joined Democrats to learn more about a damning phone call during the riot that quoted Trump supporting the insurrectionists.
  37. the national interest
    New Evidence Shows Trump Used Riot to Pressure Congress to Steal ElectionTrump may not have planned the attack, but now we know he exploited it.
  38. impeachment
    Impeachment? Biden Has More Important Things to Do.The president wants you to know that he’s too busy fixing the country to pay close attention.
  39. impeachment trial
    What Trump’s Lawyers Mean by ‘Constitutional Cancel Culture’Unbelievably, the supreme bully Trump is being depicted as a victim of Congress in a trial over his incitement of an attack on Congress.
  40. the national interest
    Trump’s Defense: What About Democratic Violence? (Answer: There Wasn’t Any.)His impeachment lawyers focus on whataboutism.
  41. impeachment
    The Timeline for Trump’s Second Impeachment TrialThe schedule and structure have been set, and the whole thing could be over in less than a week.
  42. impeachment trial
    Impeachment Is Literally Congressional Self-Defense in Trump’s CaseIt’s the only way Congress can defend itself against executive abuses of power — this time, it’s was physical.
  43. donald trump
    Trump Was More Sick With COVID Than White House Let On: ReportThe day he was hospitalized in October, Trump’s blood oxygen reportedly dipped to an alarming level as he developed other lung problems.
  44. impeachment trial
    Trump’s Conduct on January 6 Was Not Just Wrong: It Was StupidTrump went nuclear at precisely the moment when it no longer made any sense.
  45. impeachment trial
    McConnell Isn’t Plotting to Save Republicans From TrumpThough the strange Beltway fantasy won’t die, there’s still no evidence that Mitch McConnell is planning a vote to convict the former president.
  46. impeachment
    Trump Also Thought His Lawyer’s Performance Was TerribleA roundup of his reactions to a memorably bad impeachment opening statement.
  47. the national interest
    Trump’s Lawyer Rambles Through Hilariously Incoherent Impeachment DefenseBruce Castor was sick the day they taught law in law school.
  48. trump impeachment trial
    Watch: Capitol Riot Video Played in Trump’s Impeachment Trial“If that’s not an impeachable offense, then there is no such thing,” Representative Jamie Raskin said after it finished playing.
  49. the national interest
    Republicans: Trump Can’t Be Impeached Because He Can’t Be ImpeachedWe won’t vote to convict Trump because he’s going to be acquitted.
  50. donald trump
    Georgia Opens Inquiry Into Trump Call to ‘Find’ Votes to Overturn ElectionThe secretary of State’s office is now on a “fact-finding” mission, which could lead to a criminal referral.
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