Ronald Reagan

McCain denounces president's attacks on the media before Trump's 'fake news awards'

President Donald Trump’s assault on the press, most often through barbed tweets and harsh words, has manifested itself more dangerously around the world, Sen. John McCain wrote in a Washington Post op-ed, granting the legitimacy of the White House to press-stifling efforts worldwide.<p>“Reporters …

Politics

Mueller Is 'Investigating Everything' Except Russia Collusion With Trump, Former Reagan Administration Adviser Tells Fox News

A former adviser to Ronald Reagan’s administration has slammed the Russia probe, accusing Special Counsel Robert Mueller of “investigating everything …

Donald Trump

This Is What 239 Pounds Looks Like

Could Trump really weigh the same as these 239-pound athletes? It's possible<p>On Tuesday, President Donald Trump’s personal doctor revealed the findings from the commander-in-chief’s annual physical. According to said doctor, Navy Rear Adm. Ronny L. Jackson, Trump clocks in at 6’3’’ and 239 pounds. …

Donald Trump

All The President's Meds: Who was the fittest US leader of the past 100 years?

Leader of the Free World must be a pretty tough job. In between preventing (or provoking?) nuclear Armageddon, dealing with Russia, attending global summits and overseeing a country of 323 million people, you've got to remain fit. After all, the 25th Amendment allows for a president's removal if he …

Harry S. Truman

The Case for New California

California was once the land of Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and John Birch socialites; a state that revolted against taxes and immigrants before it …

Politics

White House Doctor Says Trump Weighs 239 Pounds... No Way Says the "Girther" Movement

For comparison, Tim Tebow is six foot three and 236 pounds.<p>Show the scale! Show the scale!<p>Let’s debate: In the latest Donald Trump news, it’s the …

Donald Trump

Somehow, Donald Trump is the same size as many professional athletes

Men who stand at 6-foot-3 and weigh 239 pounds are not created equally. President Donald Trump’s White House physician claimed Tuesday the …

Donald Trump

The Media Never Questioned Reagan's Sanity Like It's Questioning Trump's

Donald Trump has said the latest attacks on his competence were out of the "Reagan playbook," but that's not the case.<p>In the summer of 1986, reporter Leslie Stahl was finishing up a stint as the White House correspondent for CBS News. As per tradition, she was due a one-on-one with the president in …

Donald Trump

Here we go again: Republicans want to rename Gravelly Point after Nancy Reagan

In addition to changing the tax code, rolling back Obamacare and pumping up border security, add this to the congressional Republican to-do list: renaming a popular park in deep-blue Arlington after Nancy Reagan.<p>On Wednesday, a House committee advanced a bill that would rename Gravelly Point Park …

U.S. Politics

Reagan's team disputes Trump doctor's Alzheimer's diagnosis of Gipper

President Trump’s Navy doctor is coming under fire from associates of former President Ronald Reagan for assuming that there were mental issues at …

Donald Trump

AP Explains: What happens when the government shuts down

The world won't end if a dysfunctional Washington can't find a way to pass a funding bill before this weekend.<p>That's the truth about a government …

Business

Bart & Fleming: What Leo Plays In Tarantino Film; Why Gender Argument On Wahlberg/Williams Was Wrong

<b>FLEMING</b>: Whether it’s Hollywood industry news or sexual harassment allegations, the speed at which trade journalism takes place right now can be …

Tommy Wiseau

Donald Trump Gets His Sanity Grades

Donald Trump has passed his mental test. This may come as either a relief or a shock.<p>The results of the president’s physical exam came out this week. This is normally not a big deal — when Obama and Bush got their reports, it was barely a yawn. But on Tuesday White House physician Ronny Jackson had …

Woodrow Wilson

Trump to address March for Life via satellite

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: …

Donald Trump

Trump campaigned to remove the GOP's 'shackles.' Instead, he's often wearing them

In the heat of his unlikely presidential campaign, Donald Trump declared himself free of the “shackles” of the Republican Party, promising to “fight for America the way I want to” and insisting he would never wish “to be in a foxhole with a lot of these people.”<p>Yet a year into his presidency, Trump …

Politics

I Lived In Africa, The President Has No Idea

For two years I lived in a "shithole country."<p>It was the 1980s and the country was Kenya, one of those African nations our president graced with that …

Pious

'Fire and Fury' may become a TV series because there's not enough Trump coverage, I guess

Michael Wolff's <i>Fire and Fury</i> could be adapted into a TV series — as if it could somehow top the 24-7 news cycle reality show hellstorm we're already …

TV

Sources: Michael Wolff's book initially had a working title sympathetic to the President; aides say Hope Hicks endorsed speaking with him

8:10 AM ET, January 17, 2018<p><b>The Awl announces it will end editorial operations at the end of January</b> — It is with a mixture of disappointment and …

Daniel Ellsberg

Rodricks: I harbored Haitians on the path to citizenship

Time to come clean: Thirty years ago, I hired two illegal immigrants from Haiti to paint a three-board fence on a small horse farm. I gave them the …

Immigration

Reagan Ranch has transformed into a spawning ground for young conservatives

One by one, chatty teenagers in jeans walked across the stone patio that Ronald Reagan built by hand to ring the bell at the former president’s coastal mountain ranch. Nancy Reagan tugged on that same rope decades ago to call her husband home for lunch when he was out horseback riding or working in …

Education

The Specter of Reagan Haunts the GOP’s New Tax Plan

Both the budget cuts and the tax cuts are primarily a transfer of income from working people and the poor to the super-rich individuals and giant …

Liberal View

Trump is a sledgehammer dismantling the Obama agenda

Amid the wide spectrum of analysts assessing the first year of Donald Trump presidency, I thought I'd weigh in with some thoughts on how that grading …

Opinion

Wall Street on Cloud Nine since Trump's election

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 1, 2017 in New York City. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its …

News (South Africa)

Corey Lewandowski: Trump's trade deals will put American workers back on top

Most Americans understand what few in Washington seem to grasp — that the global economy is rigged against us. We open our market to countries and …

Donald Trump

Trump to address March for Life via livestream

Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2018 / 01:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- U.S. President Donald Trump will address participants in the 45th national March for Life …

Donald Trump

The person in Hawaii who accidentally sent a 'missile incoming' text may have prevented nuclear war from breaking out in 2018

I have a film script to sell you. It involves a shy but quietly seething public servant in America who believes his country, complacent and …

War

But He’s Crazy! Liberal Media Embarrass Themselves, Demand Doctor Insist Trump’s Mentally Ill

For almost an hour on Tuesday, the White House press corps stooped to a new low of embarrassment and clownishly liberal behavior, lobbing over a …

Conservative View

Presidential health: Here’s what we know about health of Obama, Bush and Clinton

President Trump's physician has declared that the commander-in-chief is in "excellent health."<p>It's not quite to the "healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency" level — something Trump's personal doctor declared during the 2016 presidential campaign — but it's a description that has often …

Barack Obama

The latest front in fake news is streaming on Netflix

Truth, facts and our shared history are under assault in America. And no, I’m not talking about the rhetorical lashes of the tongue the commander-in-chief repeatedly lays on the backs of the nation’s media. I’m talking about what you, your friends and families alike stream from the comfort of …

Streaming

Russia Fears U.S. Is Planning for Space War

Russia has accused the United States of harboring dangerous hopes to develop and place weapons in space, which Moscow fears could make the state of …

Russia