Displaying all articles tagged:

Donald Trump

  1. vision 2020
    Trump Says Voting by Mail is Evil — Except in FloridaTrump executes a selective reversal by suggesting that voting by mail in Florida — but not in other states — is just fine.
  2. coronavirus stimulus
    Trump Mulls End-Running Congress to Get His Payroll Tax CutTrump’s advisers are threatening that he could take matters into his own hands if Congress can reach a stimulus agreement. He may prefer it that way.
  3. the national interest
    The 9 Wildest Answers in Trump’s Interview With Jonathan Swan, RankedThe 1964 Civil Rights Act hasn’t worked out?
  4. 2020 census
    Census Bureau to End Counting Efforts a Month EarlyAdvocates say the Trump administration is attempting to leave out people in marginalized groups.
  5. politics
    How Changes to the USPS Might Affect Voting by MailThe Trump administration’s changes to the Postal Service are creating delivery delays, and they could make mail-in voting less efficient and fair.
  6. the national interest
    Manhattan DA Investigating Trump’s ‘Extensive and Protracted Criminal Conduct’Why a criminal probe of the sitting president is actually important.
  7. back to school
    Trump’s Push to Reopen Schools Is Going to BackfireThe president wants everything to go back to normal. That’s impossible.
  8. the national interest
    A Line-by-Line Analysis of the Hilarious ‘Case for Trump’A line-by-line read of Hugh Hewitt’s hilarious argument for reelecting the president.
  9. empires
    Trump’s Authoritarian Theater Was Just for Show, Until It Wasn’tThe presence of federal forces in Portland marks, for the president, a political strategy ripe for replication anytime he faces the will of voters.
  10. obituaries
    RIP Herman Cain, Pizza Magnate and Proto-TrumpCain was a viable 2012 presidential candidate until sexual-misconduct allegations brought him down fast.
  11. vision 2020
    Trump’s Two-Pronged Strategy to Demonize Voting by MailTrump hopes to keep Republicans from voting by mail, in which a lot of ballots are invalidated, while undermining the credibility of a Democratic win.
  12. vision 2020
    What the Constitution Says About Trump’s Suggestion to Delay the ElectionTrump has no power to postpone an election, and even Congress can’t extend his term beyond January 20.
  13. explainers
    What Is Going on With Trump’s Pizza Tweet?A very quick explainer.
  14. coronavirus stimulus
    Stimulus Talks Hit Impasse With Republicans in DisarrayAt the moment, Democrats hold all the cards as Trump calls for stopgap deal on unemployment insurance and evictions.
  15. the national interest
    Trump Can’t Stop the Election, But He Can Threaten DemocracyWhen Joe Biden predicted Trump would try this, Republicans laughed.
  16. vision 2020
    How Much of a Cushion Does Biden Need?So long as Biden’s leads in potential tipping-point states like Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin are near his national lead, he’s okay.
  17. the national interest
    Trump Is Filling the Government With an Army of KooksThe definition of what’s too crazy for the Republican Party keeps changing.
  18. vision 2020
    There’s Still No Evidence Trump Voters Are Particularly ‘Shy’Trump can in theory still turn things around, but he has no hidden army of voters.
  19. vision 2020
    Medicare for All Advocates Struggle to Launch a Democratic Platform FightIt’s tough to have a big noisy fight at a virtual convention, particularly if Bernie Sanders won’t back your revolt.
  20. international affairs
    Trump Admits He’s Never Talked to Putin About Bounties for Killing U.S. TroopsHe also excused Russia for allegedly supplying weapons to the Taliban, saying, “We did that, too.”
  21. the national interest
    Why Trump’s Protest Crackdown Keeps Blowing Up in His FaceThe self-defeating tactic of trying to run the “caravan” play on American streets.
  22. evil deposits
    Why Is Everyone Talking About Demon Sex All of a Sudden?It has to do with Trump, unfortunately — and a conspiracy theory he tweeted out about Covid late last night.
  23. stimulus legislation
    Long-Stalled Stimulus Negotiations Lurch Forward Down a Difficult PathThe two parties share a sense of urgency and a commitment to a second set of checks for taxpayers, but are otherwise at odds about COVID-19 relief.
  24. coronavirus stimulus
    Will We Get a Second Round of COVID-19 Stimulus Checks?Dems called for another round of $1,200 checks, and now the GOP is proposing something similar. But the timing is iffy and negotiations are complex.
  25. coronavirus
    Twitter, Facebook Delete Video Trump Tweeted Over COVID-19 MisinformationThe video, in which doctors decry masks and call hydroxychloroquine a COVID-19 cure, had millions of views and a Trump retweet before it was removed.
  26. vision 2020
    A Short History of the Veep RevealThere may be less drama this year, but Biden’s announcement will be the biggest news before his own acceptance speech.
  27. vulture sports
    Yankees Reportedly ‘Surprised’ to Hear Trump Throwing Out First Pitch Next MonthAs neither the club nor the White House had heard about it.
  28. the national interest
    Report: Trump Only Cared About the Coronavirus When Red States Were Hit“Senior advisers began presenting Trump with maps and data showing spikes in coronavirus cases among ‘our people’ in Republican states.”
  29. vision 2020
    Trump Wanted His Portland Policy to Backfire — But Not Like ThisIf you want to win an election on “law and order,” stoking civil unrest that you can’t control may actually be a bad idea.
  30. supreme court
    Trump’s Next Supreme Court List Could Be Really ExtremeConservatives are again feeling betrayed on abortion and LGBTQ rights. Trump needs to convince them his future picks would be infallibly reactionary.
  31. vision 2020
    Why 2020 Is Not Just Another 2016Democrats can be forgiven for a superstitious fear of a Trump comeback. But the real threat may not emerge until the polls close.
  32. donald trump
    Colin Jost Looks Back on Trump’s ‘Confederate Statue’ of an SNL Appearance“All these clips are so surreal when you look back.”
  33. vision 2020
    Trump Cancels Jacksonville Convention Activities, Including His Big SpeechNow two cities, his party, and his campaign are having to reboot yet again as Trump finally abandons his fantasy of a packed hall chanting his name.
  34. republicans
    The Future of the Republican Party Isn’t in the Dead CenterDon’t expect moderate heretics like Charlie Baker and Larry Hogan to inherit the GOP from Trump.
  35. the national interest
    Judge: Justice Department Imprisoned Michael Cohen for Flipping on TrumpThe Trump criminal associates who stayed loyal got very different treatment.
  36. coronavirus stimulus
    White House and Senate GOP Still Can’t Agree on Second Stimulus PackageSenate Republicans are still debating unemployment benefits and direct aid to taxpayers — but they decided to kill Trump’s payroll tax cut.
  37. protests
    Portland Mayor Jeered by Protesters, Teargassed by Federal AgentsIt wasn’t a great night for Ted Wheeler.
  38. racism
    No, Uncle Joe, Trump Is Hardly Our First Racist PresidentTrump may rival the most racist of presidents given the context of their times, but he hardly invented presidential racism.
  39. vision 2020
    Trump’s Latest Pitch to Suburbs: Demonizing CitiesTrump hopes to frighten suburbanites about cities as sources of violence, crime, and lower home values. But it probably won’t work.
  40. vision 2020
    No Platform Fight for Democrats, No Platform at All for RepublicansParty platforms continue their journey toward the dustbin of history, with Dems working out their issues and the GOP recycling its 2016 platform.
  41. the national interest
    Trump Commits Two More Impeachable Offenses This Week AloneHe doesn’t seem chastened.
  42. conspiracy theories
    Twitter Bans Thousands of QAnon AccountsThe platform will suspend accounts pushing the conspiracy theory, along with other measures meant to limit its spread.
  43. vision 2020
    Trump’s Train to Reelection Is on the Wrong TrackThe percentage of Americans who like the direction of the country under Trump is very low, just like it was for past incumbent losers.
  44. the epstein case
    Trump Just Wishes This Monster WellThe president offered a friendly message to former party pal Ghislaine Maxwell.
  45. coronavirus stimulus
    Republican COVID-19 Stimulus Talks Have StalledAfter dawdling for months, the White House and Senate Republicans aren’t on the same page at all.
  46. vision 2020
    Why Trump Can’t Count on COVID-19 to Suppress the Vote for HimDespite the pandemic, primary turnout has been strong, so Republicans wanting to hold down the vote will have to suppress it on their own.
  47. republicans
    House Freedom Caucus Members Go After Liz Cheney for Defending FauciIt’s a sign of the times that hard-core conservative Cheney is under attack for insufficient loyalty to Trump.
  48. portland
    Cotton Compares Portland’s Graffiti Artists to the ConfederacyEven more than Trump, Tom Cotton has never seen an incident of civil unrest that he wouldn’t like to escalate into civil war.
  49. politics
    ACLU: Trump Admin Imprisoned Michael Cohen ‘for Writing a Book’Cohen was taken back into custody, after being sent home to finish his sentence, “in retaliation” for his book, the ACLU says in a lawsuit.
  50. vision 2020
    For Trump in 2020: It’s the Virus, Stupid!Trump’s negative job-approval assessments for COVID-19 are dragging down all his other numbers, with little time to recover before the election.
Load More