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Donald Trump

  1. extremely online
    TikTok Is Reportedly Suing the Trump AdministrationTry making a dance challenge out of this.
  2. the national interest
    U.S. Intelligence Says Republicans Are Working With Russia to Reelect TrumpThe collusion is happening in plain sight.
  3. 2020 elections
    Georgia NAACP Head Asks Matt Lieberman to Drop Senate BidLieberman’s self-published 2018 novel is allegedly loaded with “racist tropes.”
  4. vision 2020
    Democrats Struggle to Accommodate Stars at Shrunken ConventionWith no live audience and reduced media coverage, and no incumbent president to soak up attention, Democrats will have to be careful about who speaks.
  5. coronavirus stimulus
    Stimulus Talks Have Become a Huge MessAs bipartisan stimulus talks break down, Trump moves toward highly controversial executive orders that will invite court challenges.
  6. 2020 elections
    Trump’s Candidate Bill Hagerty Wins Wild Tennessee Senate PrimaryA primary in which both candidates kept trying to outflank each other on the right was won by the original front-runner and Trump endorsee.
  7. vision 2020
    Conservatives Explain Why Trump Can’t Help HimselfTwo National Review editors argue that the events of 2020 have brought Trump’s ugliest features to the fore, disabling any smart reelection effort.
  8. vision 2020
    Trump Says Biden Is ‘Against the Bible’Our religiously illiterate president really needs to stop claiming the mantle of faith and denying it to others.
  9. kanye 2020
    Kanye’s Campaign Is Getting More Help from Republicans Across the CountryA Trump attorney delivered his signatures to get on the ballot in Wisconsin.
  10. supreme court
    Pence Goes After John Roberts As ‘Disappointment to Conservatives’In an interview with a Christian right journalist, the VP promises that Trump will consummate a judicial counterrevolution in his second term.
  11. vision 2020
    The Disappearing National Political ConventionWhether they are gone for good or make a comeback down the road, the old-school national political conventions are over for now.
  12. vision 2020
    Would Biden Contest a Trump Electoral College Win?While there’s abundant evidence Trump is willing to contest an adverse election result, it’s unlikely Joe Biden would trigger a constitutional crisis.
  13. 2020 census
    Congressional Democrats Need to Stop the Census Power GrabThe Trump administration claims there isn’t enough time to count everybody. Democrats should insist that Congress give it to them.
  14. vision 2020
    How Much Ground Does Trump Need to Make Up to Have a Good Chance of Reelection?Trump needs positive net job approval ratings to be in a solid position to win, and that’s something he has yet to achieve.
  15. 2020 elections
    Kris Kobach Loses Kansas Senate PrimaryThe abrasive nativist and vote suppressor — and Trump’s close ally — was defeated by Roger Marshall, a better prospect for holding an open GOP seat.
  16. respect the classics
    Neil Young Wants to Live, He Wants to Give, He’s Suing Trump for InfringementThe president has repeatedly used Young’s songs at campaign events.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. the national interest
    The 9 Wildest Answers in Trump’s Interview With Jonathan Swan, RankedThe 1964 Civil Rights Act hasn’t worked out?
  20. 2020 census
    Census Bureau to End Counting Efforts a Month EarlyAdvocates say the Trump administration is attempting to leave out people in marginalized groups.
  21. 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.
  22. the national interest
    Manhattan DA Investigating Trump’s ‘Extensive and Protracted Criminal Conduct’Why a criminal probe of the sitting president is actually important.
  23. back to school
    Trump’s Push to Reopen Schools Is Going to BackfireThe president wants everything to go back to normal. That’s impossible.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. obituaries
    RIP Herman Cain, Pizza Magnate and Proto-TrumpCain was a viable 2012 presidential candidate until sexual-misconduct allegations brought him down fast.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. explainers
    What Is Going on With Trump’s Pizza Tweet?A very quick explainer.
  30. 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.
  31. the national interest
    Trump Can’t Stop the Election, But He Can Threaten DemocracyWhen Joe Biden predicted Trump would try this, Republicans laughed.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.”
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.”
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.”
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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