The president says wildly offensive things when the objects of his derision aren’t around, but crumples when he actually meets them.
I admire former Senator Lieberman, which is why I don’t think he should become head of the FBI.
House Speaker Paul Ryan’s press conference showed that the GOP is slowly changing its tune on the president.
The president’s incompetence may yet save the country that put him in the White House.
President Trump’s incessant need to prove how important and successful he is proved costly in a meeting with Russian diplomats.
The president and his advisors believe loyalty to the country and loyalty to him are the same thing.
Barely anyone in the United States is paying attention.
President Trump and his allies have attacked Democrats for not applauding the dismissal of an FBI director they criticized—but their concerns are misplaced.
James Comey’s dismissal asks the right which they value more: defending a president whose policy agenda they generally support or defending the norms that preserve liberal democracy.
Peter Beinart argues that preventive war is betrayal of American principles
The president’s address downplayed the Shoah’s universal lessons, turning the occasion into an exercise in ethnic politics.
Beijing is not going to pressure Pyongyang just because he tells them to.
If Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, or Ronald Reagan were transported to 2017, they would be shocked that the United States is considering an attack on North Korea.
The balance of power inside a White House doesn’t necessarily reflect the balance of power inside a party.
Christian conservatives who defend the rights of Muslims have come under attack by their ideological brethren.
Why did the most unconventional of presidents respond to his first foreign policy crisis in such a conventional way?
The arrest of an Israeli American for making bomb threats points to the flaws in the narrative that many Jews have constructed about President Donald Trump and his supporters.
Brigitte Gabriel, who leads an organization dedicated to persecuting people because of their faith, boasted about her access to the Trump administration.
For years, Republican leaders treated Frank Gaffney as a pariah. But his dark warnings about Sharia law taking over America found an audience among grassroots conservatives—and now, in the White House.
The culture war over religious morality has faded; in its place is something much worse.