The tax debate offers a clear measure of how deeply insular the GOP has become. It’s now governing solely of, by, and for Red America. When Ronald Reagan passed his historic tax cut in 1981, he won support
First Read First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter. WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, President Trump tweeted
This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday. A few weeks ago, I read a short new book by the legal scholar Cass Sunstein titled, simply,
It’s no longer possible to pretend that President Trump is simply playing at bigotry, hypocrisy, and detachment from reality. Over the past 24 hours, President Trump has delivered a concentrated dose misinformation,
Donald Trump likes to declare that every good thing that happens while he’s in office — job growth, rising stock prices, whatever — is the biggest, greatest, best ever. Then the fact-checkers weigh in
Photographer: David McNew/Getty Images George W. Bush recently offered a powerful critique of Trumpian populism, arguing that in America today “bigotry seems emboldened” and “our politics seems more vulnerable
Democracy in Chains by Nancy MacLean (Penguin Random House) Nancy MacLean on her hot book “Democracy in Chains” and the evil genius of the Koch brothers’ donor network Chauncey DeVega October 10, 2017
Instead of complaining about actual flaws in media coverage, the president airs a fabricated grievance. President Trump regularly pushes incorrect information to the millions of people who follow him Twitter.
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Trump & Company claim to have a sweeping mandate from voters to remake America. But wait, it is just a magic trick. Almost half of the electorate chose not to vote in last November's presidential election.
Civil rights activists have made a probably doomed last-ditch effort to prevent the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Donald Trump’s attorney general, as the Republican-controlled Senate prepared to approve
For the 75 years since the United States entered World War II, U.S. foreign policy has started from three broad premises shared by most American leaders. One is American exceptionalism, the idea that United
The US president is attacking the very institutions that are meant to expose lies: universities, the media and the judiciary. Democracy is impossible without them Donald Trump is hardly the first president
The danger isn’t that Trump will build an autocracy. It’s that congressional Republicans will let him. There is nothing about the Trump administration that should threaten America’s system of government.
The official address of Toronto's Trump International Hotel and Tower is 325 Bay St., in the middle of the city's financial district. Think of it as Canada's answer to Wall Street. But the hotel's entrance