Trump styling himself as the spokesman for regular Americans was of course always a ruse devoid of any real meaning.
The slap Alabama inflicted on the president demonstrates that rational, young, educated, female, urban, ethnically diverse America did not die on November 2016.
<i>After all these months of failure, Trump has managed to pass an important bill on tax reform in Congress. However, this achievement won’t free the White House of the dangerous Russian focus, and it might cause new trouble in the future.</i>
In the early hours of Dec. 2, the U.S. Senate, with an insubstantial [Read more]
The Republican Party, which has supported him thus far, should reflect deeply about how long it can keep supporting Trump without hurting itself.
Why did the senators do this thing? Because they were being blackmailed by a few powerful oligarchs, the very people who will benefit most from the tax cuts.
In the space of a few days, Moore, 70, has become politically contaminated; hardly any Republican still dares to support his campaign.
In a country as deeply embroiled in revelations of sexual malfeasance as the U.S., you might wonder what difference one more example of high-level dirt could make.
The President would look hypocritical in speaking out against Mr. Moore or anyone accused of sexual harassment, but the issue will dog him. If he can't make a strong condemnation of Mr. Moore, particularly in light of recent allegations, who can he censure?
Among Republican voters, Trump still has wind in his sails. His ideas, as aberrant as they are, continue to please.