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The First Month of Trump’s Campaign Has Been a Doozy  The Atlantic

Since a campaign-launch speech four weeks ago, the president has repeatedly turned to racially divisive issues and largely ignored the booming economy.

Trump's racist 'go back' message is un-American, demoralizing and unlawful  CNN

Cedric L. Alexander (@Calex_law) is a past president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and CEO of CL Alexander Consulting ...

Donald Trump's accusers: 'The forgotten' women of the #MeToo movement  CNN

Each woman remembers without a shadow of a doubt exactly what they were wearing the moment they say Donald Trump assaulted them.

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown  The Washington Post

It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the ...

The Squad is a gift to Trump  CNN

Scott Jennings, a CNN contributor, is a former special assistant to President George W. Bush and a former campaign adviser to US Sen. Mitch McConnell.

Trump’s field-tested strategy: Whip up a frenzy, then disavow  POLITICO

The president's latest episode followed a repeated Trump tactic of pushing his rhetoric over the line — and then shrugging off responsibility.

Trump’s Electoral College Edge Could Grow in 2020, Rewarding Polarizing Campaign  The New York Times

President Trump's approval ratings are under water in national polls. His position for re-election, on the other hand, might not be quite so bleak. His advantage in ...

Trump Denies Being at North Carolina Rally  The New Yorker

Andy Borowitz jokes that President Donald Trump lied about the racist chants of “Send her back” that he encouraged at a campaign rally in North Carolina, ...

“I’m Winning”: Donald Trump’s Calculated Racism  The New Yorker

On Tuesday, President Trump convened his Cabinet in the White House. First to speak after a long, rambling, and inaccuracy-filled monologue by Trump himself ...

Trump wades into debate over controversial Fed speech Thursday, calls for end to tight policy  CNBC

President Donald Trump weighed into a simmering debate over Federal Reserve interest rate policy, saying Friday that the central bank needs to end its “crazy” ...

The roots of Trump's bullying  CNN

Sent away from his family as a youngster, the President knows well the fear of being rejected and cast out, writes Michael D'Antonio. Hence his willingness to ...

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump  CNN

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine ...

Here's Trump hating on America. Is it time for him to leave?  The Guardian

The president says if Democratic congresswomen criticize the US, they should go elsewhere. But mocking America is one of his own favorite pastimes.

Trump administration weighs allowing no refugees into US next year  CNN

Washington (CNN) The Trump administration floated the possibility of admitting zero refugees next year during a recent meeting with officials from the ...

How Donald Trump's family came to America  INSIDER

President Trump has come under fire in recent days for saying that four non-white Congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from.

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies  CNBC

U.S. airline executives left a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House this week without securing a commitment to intervene in a long-running ...

Donald Trump Hates America  The New York Times

So apparently Donald Trump wants to make this an election about what it means to be American. He's got his vision of what it means to be American, and he's ...

Trump's campaign offered 10 plastic straws for $15 because 'liberal paper straws don't work' — and they just sold out  CNBC

There was the Jeb Bush guacamole bowl. Then, the “Grillary Clinton ” kitchen apron. Now, there's Trump Straws. President Donald Trump's reelection campaign ...

Republican lawmakers urge Trump not to delay the $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Amazon and Microsoft want  CNBC

Four members of the House Armed Services Committee, including ranking member Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, said moving forward with the contract was ...

Trump's premeditated racism is central to his 2020 strategy  Axios

It might seem like improvisational madness when President Trump tells American citizens in Congress to "go back" where they came from, but those close to ...

Will Trump’s Racism Sink the G.O.P.?  The New York Times

And is “they” the solution to our constrictive gender binary?

Fox News launders Trump’s most brazen lie  The Washington Post

Democrats, according to the president, failed on the preexisting-conditions front, whereas Republicans conquered it. Fox News took it live.

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments  The Guardian

The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concerns.

Scaramucci: Trump's attacks on congresswomen 'against the idealistic values of America'  POLITICO

Anthony Scaramucci, a former White House communications director, predicted Thursday that President Donald Trump's racist attacks on four progressive ...

As Conflict With U.S. Grows, Some Iran Hard-liners Suggest Talking to Trump  The New York Times

The idea of engaging with the Trump administration is led by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the ex-president known for his hard-line anti-American bombast.

Trump makes 13 false claims in Cabinet meeting  CNN

President Donald Trump uttered a rapid series of false claims, at least 13 in all, during his Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. He made another claim for which there ...

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation  The Washington Post

Democratic lawmakers hope to use special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's public testimony Wednesday to revisit dramatic episodes in which President Trump ...

The controversy over whether the media should call Trump’s racist tweets “racist,” explained  Vox.com

Peter Baker, in a July 14 New York Times “news analysis” article about President Trump's decision to go on a racist Twitter tirade about four progressive ...

The world's silence on Trump's racism is deafening  CNN

London (CNN) The silence from other world leaders in condemning US President Donald Trump's most recent racist comments has been deafening. There have ...

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment  The New York Times

Mr. Trump's instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur ...

House Condemns Trump's Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The House voted on Tuesday to condemn as racist President Trump's attacks against four congresswomen of color, but only after the debate ...

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, ...

Cuccinelli bores his way into Trump’s inner circle  POLITICO

The outspoken immigration hard-liner enjoys a direct pipeline to Trump, according to four people briefed on the arrangement.

Eric Trump: ‘95 percent’ of Americans agree with my father  POLITICO

Eric Trump on Wednesday heralded his father, President Donald Trump, as “the greatest fighter in the world,” and claimed that “95 percent” of people in the U.S. ...

Pelosi reportedly rejects Trump administration's debt ceiling proposal, talks to continue  CNBC

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is rejecting the White House's most recent debt ceiling proposal, which included $150 billion in spending cuts, Bloomberg News ...

Trump’s Aides, Not Eager to Defend His Tweets, Also Don’t Condemn Them  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — When President Trump defended neo-Nazi protesters in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017, one of his top aides took the rare step of publicly ...

Why Donald Trump is thrilled about this fight with the 'Squad'  CNN

It's beyond debate that President Donald Trump's Sunday tweets urging four non-white female Democratic members of Congress to go back to the countries they ...

Trump Tells Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Sunday that a group of four minority congresswomen feuding with Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to the ...

Trump taps Scalia's son for Labor secretary  POLITICO

The nomination of Eugene Scalia could become a base-pleaser for Trump, who as a candidate built a relationship with right-leaning evangelical voters after ...

Iran rejects Trump's claim that the US Navy destroyed one of its drones  CNBC

The country's Revolutionary Guards say they will soon release.

Stephen Colbert Exposes The Moment ‘Trump’s Brain Took A Leave Of Absence’  HuffPost

President Donald Trump's rally this week in Greenville, North Carolina, was marked by attacks on Democratic lawmakers and racist chants from his supporters.

The toxic power of Trump’s politics  The Washington Post

The president's campaign rhetoric on race was “Trump being Trump.”

Congresswoman Maloney: Trump misled us in his economic report. I'm setting the record straight  CNN

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney is vice chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own.

Trump's business allies and over 400 bundlers give his 2020 war chest a boost  CNBC

President Donald Trump's allies in the business world and an army of bundlers have been courting executives across the country in an effort to help raise ...

Trump Racist Comments Find Support In Montana  NPR

President Trump's racist tweets and comments are drawing support in Montana, where Trump won by 20 percentage points in the 2016 popular vote against ...

Ben Carson: Donald Trump's faulty human shield against accusations of racism  Salon

Ben Carson is back in the news — after another long absence — because Donald Trump has once again been accused of racism. The secretary of Housing and ...

In Trump I Trust  The New York Times

The president's political project requires more than a few leaps of faith.

Don't buy Trump's disavowal of the "send her back" chant: His fans definitely won't  Salon

Stop self-trolling, journalists: Trump's supporters understand that when he walks back racism, he doesn't mean it.

Gutfeld on Trump's new asylum rules  Fox News

Another story lost in the media “racist” frenzy: President Trump introduced a plan to tighten asylum rules at the southern border. Boiled down: With some ...

Trump’s “Go Back” Smears Are a Dangerous Escalation of His Bigotry  Slate

This isn't even about immigration anymore. It's about dividing all Americans.

Donald Trump: Boris Johnson 'will do a great job as PM'  BBC News

He's a different kind of a guy but they say I'm a different kind of guy too," the US president says.

Drone downing imperils Trump’s Iran outreach  POLITICO

U.S. forces downed an Iranian drone that approached a Navy warship in the Middle East on Thursday, stoking fears that the two countries will fall into a military ...

'Sir' alert: This one word is a telltale sign Trump is being dishonest  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump told a dramatic story on Twitter last month. Explaining how he decided to cancel a possible attack on Iran, he wrote, ...

What ‘Send Her Back’ Tells Us About Trump’s 2020 Campaign  The New York Times

In the On Politics newsletter: The president's attacks on four congresswomen, and the response by his base, gave a sense of his re-election campaign.

Memo to Dems: You’re Playing Into Trump’s Hands  POLITICO

This week feels like a Trump self-own. But remember 1972? You were this confident then, and it got you Nixon.

Trump’s Racist Bender Ruined Jared Kushner’s Big Day  Vanity Fair

Among the many tasks nepotism hire Jared Kushner thinks he's eminently qualified to handle, solving peace in the Middle East and overhauling U.S. ...

Trump and Epstein Partied and Commented on Women in 1992 Video  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump has been playing down his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier under federal indictment on charges of ...

Sen. Tim Kaine says Trump's 'go back' language violates federal anti-discrimination law  USA TODAY

A section of EEOC guidance cites 'go back to where you came from' as an example of discrimination based on national origin in the workplace.

Trump's tweet divides Americans - Daily chart  The Economist

Polls show Republicans mostly approve of the president's racially charged remarks.

The Trump Steamroller  National Review

Despite his verbal miscues, President Trump keeps rolling up successes while the Democrats train their fire on each other.

‘Trump’s Going to Get Re-elected, Isn’t He?’  The New York Times

I'm struck at how many people have come up to me recently and said, “Trump's going to get re-elected, isn't he?” And in each case, when I drilled down to ask ...

Trump’s Slur Against Four Congresswomen  The New York Times

Readers see the attack as further evidence of the president's racism and decry the silence of Republicans.

Lemon and Cuomo reenact Trump's 13 seconds of silence  CNN

CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon recreated a moment at President Trump's campaign rally in North Carolina where he stood in silence for 13 seconds as the ...

Inside Trump's Feud With Paul Ryan  POLITICO

It was barely 2 o'clock in the afternoon and Paul Ryan was offering me a beer. We stood in a cramped break room — microwave, sink, refrigerator stocked with ...

Trump Tells America What Kind of Nationalist He Is  The Atlantic

In a series of tweets attacking four Democratic congresswomen, the president reiterated his belief that only white people can truly be American.

‘Go back’? Trump’s grandfather’s German hometown has a different message for the U.S. president  The Washington Post

Seeing the not-so-imposing homes of his ancestors might bring him back to earth,” said Thomas Jaworek, the mayor of the town where Trump's grandfather was ...

Trump’s racist tweets are one of the lowest moments of his presidency  The Washington Post

PERHAPS PRESIDENT TRUMP was trying to distract his base from the fact that his promised immigration raids did not occur over the weekend. Maybe he failed ...

Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire  The New York Times

While other presidents have found ways to appeal to the resentments of white Americans with subtle and not-so-subtle appeals, none of them in modern times ...

Trump's Racist Tweets Came After He Faced Setbacks on Immigration Policy  TIME

After setbacks on his immigration agenda, President Donald Trump reset the conversation with racist attacks on four freshman Democrats.

George Will's startling assessment of Donald Trump  CNN

In an interview with The New York Times Book Review podcast, longtime conservative commentator George Will offered a stirring and stark assessment of what ...

Trump’s latest press conference was a master class in gaslighting  Vox.com

President Donald Trump spoke to and took questions from the media for about 30 minutes on Friday morning across a range of topics. He lied about just about ...

Trump's racially charged tweets target Dem congresswomen  CNN

President Donald Trump targeted progressive Democrats in a series of tweets, suggesting they "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places ...

Behind Trump’s ‘go back’ demand: A long history of rejecting ‘different’ Americans  The Washington Post

The Know-Nothings wanted German and Irish immigrants to get out because they were allegedly subversive and diseased people who were stealing American ...

‘1950s racism straight from the White House’: Trump’s tweets revolt politicians around the world  The Washington Post

LONDON — Lawmakers and commentators abroad expressed shock and disgust on Monday after President Trump targeted Democratic minority ...

Ivanka Is Ignoring Donald Trump’s Racist Tweets  Vanity Fair

The self-described champion of women is unbothered by her father telling four congresswomen they have no right to do their jobs.

Donald Trump's Politics of Hate Began With a “Cynical and Evil” GOP Memo  Mother Jones

Donald Trump's outburst of nativistic racism—viscerally and putridly displayed by his “go back” tweet-attack on four congresswomen of color, and the ...

Boris Johnson, the UK's likely next leader, calls Trump's tweets 'totally unacceptable'  CNN

Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party leadership hopeful who is widely expected to become Britain's Prime Minister next week, has described US President ...

How Maya Angelou in 1978 provided one woman's response to Trump in 2019  CNN

(CNN) "You may shoot me with your words,. You may cut me with your eyes,. You may kill me with your hatefulness,. But still, like air, I'll rise." Those are the ...

'Send her back' will be the Trump era's defining slogan  CNN

"Send her back" perfectly encapsulates President Trump, his ambitions and his supporters' zeal for punishing and otherizing his detractors, SE Cupp writes.

Trump’s inviting some buds over to complain about how Twitter is mean to them  The Washington Post

Earlier this week, Britain's ambassador to the United States was forced to resign his position after the release of confidential cables in which he offered his ...

Here's why Trump is insulting Paul Ryan  CNN

Washington (CNN) It's July 2019 in Washington, and President Donald Trump is again attacking Paul Ryan, a feud that might have died with the former House ...

Trump seeking change of legal fortune after long losing streak  CNN

President Donald Trump has reason to hope his luck is changing after a long legal losing streak.

Trump’s tweets are a distraction for something else he doesn't want us to see  The Washington Post

Don't breathe a word, but President Trump is up to something. His insulting, too-dumb-to-fail comments about four female first-term members of Congress have ...

‘Win where we won’: As Trump’s campaign boasts of going on offense, its efforts appear squarely aimed at defending his 2016 map  The Washington Post

The plan includes solidifying and maximizing the support of Trump's base in a handful of key states he won in 2016.

Trump's racist tweets and the 'politics of distraction'  PBS NewsHour

President Trump's attacks on women of color in the House have launched fierce debate about whether his meaning was racist. There is no doubt, though, that ...

Trump threatens to investigate Google based on Fox & Friends clip  Vox.com

President Donald Trump threatened to launch a treason investigation into Google in a Monday morning tweet for allegedly working with the Chinese government ...

LAPD informant infiltrated left-wing activists during Trump protests, records show  Los Angeles Times

For four weeks in 2017, the LAPD tasked a confidential informant with monitoring and recording the activities of Refuse Fascism L.A., records show.

Trump Administration Repatriates, Charges Citizen Who Allegedly Fought For ISIS  NPR

A criminal complaint charging Ruslan Maratovich Asainov was unsealed in New York City; prosecutors say he was a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic ...

In Trump’s First Two Years, Border Deaths Declined  National Review

The reality is that deaths at the U.S.-Mexico border decreased after Donald Trump became president.

Trump's Defenders Say He's an American Exceptionalist. Not Long Ago, He Claimed the Opposite.  Mother Jones

As just about everyone knows by now, President Trump tweeted on Sunday that four “progressive” Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help fix the ...

‘That’s all I’ve got’: Romney fails his own test on Trump’s racist tweets  The Washington Post

After tracking Republican responses to President Trump's racist tweets over the past couple of days, we can say this: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) offered one of ...

White GOP congressman says he isn't offended by racist Trump tweets because 'I'm a person of color'  CNN

A white Republican congressman said Tuesday that he isn't offended by President Donald Trump's racist attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color ...

House vote on Trump tweets: These four Republicans voted to condemn president's racist remarks said about Democratic women of Congress known as "The Squad"  CBS News

When the House voted Tuesday night to formally denounce President Trump's racist tweets, only four Republicans voted in favor of the resolution. All four come ...

Donald Trump and Congress are showing us what constitutional failure looks like  USA TODAY

Trump's aspiring authoritarianism is an existential threat to America. We must update our laws and Constitution to fix the massive gaps he's exposed.

Trump's racism and American exceptionalism  Al Jazeera English

The belief that America is exceptional is based on the old colonial misconception that power bestows moral superiority.

Mexico Is Doing Trump’s Dirty Work. Enough.  The New York Times

MEXICO CITY — Donald Trump is the most aggressive American president Mexico has had to contend with since James K. Polk, who in 1846 sought a ...

The Truth About Trump’s Love-Hate Relationship With Big Tech  WIRED

I used to work at the old, ink-stained New York Times, and we would sometimes go out drinking after putting the print paper to bed. There would often be one ...

Trump’s Overt Racism Is Uniting Democrats and Unnerving Some Republicans  The New Yorker

As Donald Trump would be the first to tell you, he's a political genius. Certainly, in a period of a little over twenty-four hours on Sunday and Monday, ...

Fox News hosts laugh off Trump's racist attacks on Dems  CNN

Fox News hosts laughed and called a racist series of Tweets from President Trump "comedic" when reacting to the President's suggestion that Democratic ...