President Trump can safely assume Michael Flynn will cause him trouble for some time yet.
<i>The Russia case, as well as two key moments, prompted Trump to change his course. This may turn out to be his Watergate.</i>
The whole situation is made grotesque by the manner in which Donald Trump got rid of the FBI director as well as by the reasons he named to defend his decision: James Comey was sacked when [Read more]
Alleged crimes imputed to presidents are never the reason why they land in trouble. It is rather their attempt to stonewall ... that makes them stagger or fall.
Trump is the cause of his own troubles and the accusations against his allies.
One person, acting alone, could be explained as someone taking personal initiative. Two people very close to Donald Trump and doing the same thing is harder to explain as a fluke. It smells perfectly deliberate and underscores the Democrats’ accusation about the defeat of Hillary Clinton: that the Republicans agreed [Read more]
<i>On Thursday, Donald Trump defended his attorney general, who is the target of new accusations concerning supposed contacts between his team and Russian officials during last year’s presidential campaign.</i>
Jeff Sessions, an ally of the American president and who inspired Trump’s anti-immigration politics, [Read more]
As they deal with the current state of the nation, how are the Republican Party and the Democratic Party — Trump and his opponents, respectively — ever going to settle the ever-expanding social divergence in the U.S.?