The two senators [Murkowski and Collins], along with the historic McCain, demonstrated that Donald Trump’s autocracy will not find an open path.
Tension within his majority, inability to advance reforms, internal conflict. The climate in Washington is adverse to say the least.
For Trump, this is a devastating defeat ... which will probably aggravate his already grotesque obsession with everything ... Barack Obama achieved.
This is the Republican Party’s reward for standing silently by while Mr. Trump turned the politics of the indispensable nation into a sideshow of vulgar tweets and banana republic improvisations.
It can be said that “a world without the United States” really has come. How should we face this new order - no, disorder?
Applauded by his colleagues and by Trump for his courage, maybe he’s finally got a chance of being heard.
This failure is just a new illustration of the deep divisions that have for years been splitting the Republican Party.
<i>Trump and his party have a relationship based solely on their mutual interest in power.</i>
No matter how much the correspondents and analysts insist, there is a mistake that is often repeated when talking about U.S. policy: The game of majorities between Congress and the president is not like that in Europe. A [Read more]