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Donald Trump

Donald Trump traveled to Florida on Friday at the end of a nightmarish week for the nation. The shooting deaths of 17 people, many of...
Keith Ellison

My former colleagues at The Wall Street Journal recently unearthed what should be a major political scandal. It involves an anti-American government, a prominent member of Congress,...
donald trump

In a New York Times op-ed, Princeton University Professor Gary Bass recently contended that Donald Trump’s record on human rights is a disaster. In the...
Rob Porter

For the last two weeks, Washington has been fixated on a farcically complex issue involving the oversight of federal law-enforcement and intelligence agencies. In the...
Rob Porter

“As you know, we’re under siege,” President Donald Trump told the rapt attendees of Ralph Reed’s Faith and Freedom Coalition conference last June. The audience...

We agree, on the COMMENTARY podcast, that the memo alleging inappropriate handling of a warrant into a Trump campaign official, is not a nothingburger. Rather,...
trump

We don’t know what the memo doesn’t say—the “omissions of fact” about which the FBI complained before its release.

democracy

“If you're not outraged,” the saying goes, “you're not paying attention.” This trite maxim seems to have become a chief metric for measuring America’s democratic...
Devin nunes

With the rhetorical temperature on both sides of the aisle reaching a boiling point over the MacGuffin known as the “memo,” it’s easy to forget...
Clinton

The tectonic force that unearthed hundreds of allegations of sexual abuse and harassment and swept from the public square as many prominent alleged abusers has...
Democrats

A fair scoring of the Trump presidency’s first year would have to hand 2017 to Democrats. The opposition party  exploited the Trump-led GOP’s mistakes and...
Peter Strzok

For Republicans, the Trump presidency has been one long test of faith. The truest believers in Trumpism are compelled to demonstrate their commitment to the...