George H. W. Bush

The Inside Story of the Ex-Presidents Club Hurricane Aid Video That Conspicuously Excluded Donald Trump

In these divided political times, you might think it’d be difficult to unite five former presidents of different parties for a common cause. But …

Republicans

Spicer at the Emmys: The joke's now on us

<b>(CNN) —</b> You could be excused for mistaking last night's 69th annual Emmy Awards for a Comedy Central election-night special.<p>After all, there was Stephen Colbert, the man who -- with Jon Stewart -- put "fake news" on the map long before the Trump Administration was a twinkle in Vladimir Putin's eye. …

Opinion

Mea Culpa: I Said Trump and Bibi Would Blow Up

But nine months in, the U.S. president is still playing nice with Israel — thanks to a moribund peace process.<p>A year or so ago in this space — or …

Israel

NAFTA talks: Three scenarios and three bad outcomes

<i>Lawrence Herman is a senior fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto and former Canadian diplomat who practises international trade law.</i><p>With NAFTA Round 3 starting this weekend in Ottawa, good news is hard to come by.<p>Optimism is being dimmed by a lack of common purpose among the three …

United States

Hugh Jackman Offers A First Look At His Front Runner Role

Jason Reitman had a lot of fun in a politics-adjacent arena with <i>Thank You For Smoking</i>. He's jumping fully into the political side of things with his …

Movies

Pentagon chief says he was asked about reintroducing tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis acknowledged Monday that his South Korean counterpart inquired recently about reintroducing tactical nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula, a move that could take tensions with North Korea to a new high.<p>Mattis, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, confirmed that he …

North Korea

New Rules, Old Conflicts for Legal Defense Funds

Anonymous donations to White House aides fail the ethics test.<p>When members of the White House staff find themselves under criminal investigation, they should be allowed to raise money for their legal defense. They should not be allowed, as a newly revised policy from the Office of Government Ethics …

Business

Newsweek Cover Story Looks Back to the ‘90s in Anger to Defend Bill Clinton, Bash the Right

The long essay-cover story of <i>Newsweek</i>’s September 15 issue by journalist David Friendlooked intriguing: <i>“</i>Before Trump Was President, Online Sex …

Conservative View

Huge stakes for Trump, and US, at the UN

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump is set to speak to the United Nations General Assembly this Tuesday. And with this, the "America First" President will try to appeal to an institution that he has insulted, demeaned, and attacked over and over again.<p>The world will be closely paying attention; much is at …

Opinion

President Trump Taunts North Korea's Kim Jong-un With a Hilarious New Nickname

As is his wont, President Trump gave a White House briefing today via morning tweetstorm. On his mind was North Korea and its penchant for launching …

North Korea

Presidential pardons, explained

<i>Presidents have almost unlimited power to grant clemency for federal crimes — but they don't always use it wisely. Here's everything you need to know:</i><p>…

Warren G. Harding

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism—September 17

A mixed day for the Constitution:<p><b>1787</b>—The Constitutional Convention unanimously resolves that “the preceeding Constitution be laid before the United …

Equality

‘Think about what’s coming out of your mouth’

GOLFER Greg Norman has been a long-time friend and supporter of Donald Trump, even predicting that he would win last year’s election.<p>However, in an …

Donald Trump

Let Trump Be Trump?

For those of us who wish (or hope) that Donald Trump may ultimately settle into something resembling a conventional president, his ex-chief …

Donald Trump

President Trump Is Poised To Slash the Number of Refugees In the U.S., Replaying the Worst of Our History

In coming days, President Trump is expected to announce the maximum number of refugees the United States will accept in the next fiscal year. Trump …

Liberal View

Donald Trump Cut a deal with Democrats on Amnesty for the ‘Dreamers’.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) “Having cut a deal with Democrats for help with the debt ceiling, will Trump seek a deal with Democrats …

Donald Trump

Meghan Cross, Todd Breeden

Meghan Anna Blanche Cross and Todd Peterson Breeden were married Sept. 16 in Greenwich, Conn. Rabbi Daniel Wolk officiated at the Fairview Country Club.<p>Mrs. Breeden, 30, is the managing director of Red Bear Angels, a venture capital firm in New York. She graduated from Cornell and received an …

West Palm Beach

Robert Gates advocates carrot-and-stick approach to North Korea

The United States should consider a carrot-and-stick approach to get North Korea to curb its nuclear programme, Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates told Euronews.<p>In an exclusive interview on the margins of the Yalta European Strategy forum in Kyiv, Ukraine, Gates suggested Washington should …

North Korea

At Tough Time for China Deals, Ant Keeps Pushing for U.S. to Approve Takeover of MoneyGram

Ant Financial is expected to make a third try for U.S. approval of its takeover of MoneyGram International Inc. as a secretive national security …

Business

Former CIA Director John Brennan reveals what it takes to join the agency and how he rose through the ranks to tackle top-secret missions for multiple presidents

• <b>John Brennan was the director of the CIA under President Barack Obama. He joined the agency in the early 1980s and rose through the ranks to work with multiple presidents.</b>• <b><br>Brennan says he applied to the agency after he saw an ad in The New York Times and his wife nudged him to get a real job. The</b> …

Military

Trump's Latest Tweet Has Hannity Fired Up

Advertisement - story continues below<p>Fox News host Sean Hannity spoke out following reports that President Donald Trump cut a deal with Democrats on …

Conservative View

Boeing Wins $600 Million Contract to Design Air Force One

When President Donald Trump took office, he made it clear that he wanted to cut costs for the next generation of Air Force One, the primary …

Aerospace

Republicans think Trump is going soft on immigration. They will devour him

By cutting a deal with the Democrats on immigration, Trump is heading for the same trap that George HW Bush fell into: breaking his one big campaign promise<p>Lloyd Green was opposition research counsel to George HW Bush’s 1988 campaign, and served in the Department of Justice from 1990 to 1992<p>Today …

Opinion

Hillary: The perfect one

The campaign memoir from the unsuccessful U.S. presidential candidate does little to get Democrats back on track<p>Hillary Rodham Clinton has put forward a further volume of her memoirs, entitled “What Happened.” The woman who was destined to become the first President of the United States remains …

Bernie Sanders

A majority of Americans approves of how President Trump is handling the economy

But his overall approval rating remains under 40%<p>The businessman President’s stock is rising.<p>A majority of Americans approves of President Trump’s …

Money

The Russia ‘reset’ opportunity that America missed

“Gorbachev’s path toward radical change,” David E. Hoffman’s Sept. 10 Book World Review of William Taubman’s biography of Mikhail Gorbachev, “Gorbachev His Life and Times,” overlooked the most important point: Gorbachev had begun his reforms in concert with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher …

Opinion

Fox News Inks Chris Wallace to New Multiyear Deal

Chris Wallace is staying put at Fox News.<p>The network has resigned the anchor to a multiyear deal, Jay Wallace, Fox News Channel's president of news …

Elections

Flashback: Hispanic Heritage observation took root in 1968

<i>Editor's note: Take a look back into The Dallas Morning News archives.</i><p>Sept. 15 marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, a time set for …

Lyndon B. Johnson

Why Fox doesn't want Americans to see protesting NFL players

The channel deliberately chose to hide black NFL players protesting police brutality over the weekend, and the reasons are all too clear<p>Did you notice that during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner, Philadelphia Eagles player Malcolm Jenkins firmly raised his fist, as a symbolic gesture of …

Opinion

Trump's Treasury secretary requested government jet for honeymoon

In a normal administration, right about now, we’d be talking about how much longer Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin will be in office before being …

Steve Mnuchin