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New economic disruptions aren't Trump's fault -- but are out of his control  CNN

President Donald Trump campaigned for office saying he alone could fix what ails the US economy. So far he's created a global trade war that's hurting China's ...

Trump’s 2020 strategy looks less and less tethered to reality  The Washington Post

As a presidential race nears its end, campaigns often make last-minute decisions to shift resources around. Sometimes they abandon a state they've decided ...

Manhattan DA 'subpoenas eight years of Trump’s tax returns' – live news  The Guardian

Subpoena seeks federal and state returns for US president and his accounting firm dating back to 2011, according to the New York Times.

Trump gets amnesia on Iran  CNN

The leaders of Iran have reason to be confused about what President Trump's goals are when it comes to their country, writes Peter Bergen. Trump pulled the ...

Rescue Kavanaugh? Trump's ridiculous idea  CNN

In this weekly column "Cross-exam," Elie Honig, a CNN legal analyst and former federal and state prosecutor, gives his take on the latest legal news. Post your ...

How Trump’s ‘startling blunt exercise in socialism’ is overlooked by his backers  MarketWatch

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale last week tweeted out “Socialism SUCKS” — two words capturing a theme that is familiar to anybody who tunes in to ...

Trump may no longer be the gift that keeps on giving for Netanyahu  CNN

Jerusalem (CNN) Just as the Sabbath was ending on Saturday night in Israel, US President Donald Trump made one more foray into Israeli politics from ...

Trump launches ambitious play to turn New Mexico red  POLITICO

The strategy centers on wooing Hispanics in the state, which has voted for a Republican presidential candidate only once since 1992.

Donald Trump Keeps Telling World Leaders The Same Bizarre Story About Kim Jong Un  BuzzFeed News

It has become Donald Trump's anecdote of choice for world leaders. At the last two G7 summit meetings — which bring together the heads of government of ...

Scaramucci: Trump has predictable level of irrationality  CNN

In an interview with CNN's John Berman, former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said President Donald Trump's Twitter threat that ...

Trump Is Either Telling Us We Have Superweapons More Powerful Than Nukes Or He Can't Do Math (Or Both)  Jalopnik

Twice in the last month, the President of the United States has claimed that the Pentagon has weapons even more powerful than nuclear weapons, with the ...

Trump’s New National Security Adviser Is…Mohammed Bin Salman?  Vanity Fair

With John Bolton handed his walking papers, the title of White House national security adviser technically belongs to Charles Kupperman, who is holding down ...

This is how Democrats will ensure Trump's re-election | TheHill  The Hill

Continuing to force this incorrect diagnosis of the gender wage gap provides limitless fodder for right-wing media to hammer the Democrats as the 2020 election ...

Trump weighs in after writer's Andrew Yang tweet  Fox News

A young conservative writer got President Trump's attention over the weekend with a viral tweet, as she explained why she likes Andrew Yang but would still ...

NY prosecutors subpoena 8 years of Trump's tax returns  MSNBC

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office has sent a grand jury subpoena to President Donald Trump's accounting firm to get his tax returns and corporate tax ...

Trump eyes Justice Department 'rescue' for Brett Kavanaugh  MSNBC

We're occasionally reminded that Trump still doesn't quite understand what the Justice Department does.

Meet the future residents of Trump Heights, Israel's tribute to U.S. support  NBC News

The Trump administration's full-throated support of Israel's right-wing government goes much further than any other U.S. administration.

Judd Gregg: Trump is the almost, occasionally, pretty close to socialist policy guy | TheHill  The Hill

The president seems to have a definite tinge of socialism in his chaotic policy closet.

An Ex "Love Island" Contestant Discovered His Instagram Was Used For A Trump 2020 Hat — But It's A Counterfeit  BuzzFeed News

Rykard Jenkins, a fitness trainer who appeared on the second season of the reality dating show Love Island, discovered that one of his Instagram photos was ...

How Rodney Dangerfield and “Caddyshack” gave us Donald Trump  Vox.com

An interview with New York Times TV critic James Poniewozik, whose new book Audience of One traces the way pop culture helped create Trump.

The 33 most overblown lines from Donald Trump's Baltimore speech  CNN

While 10 Democrats spent two-plus hours Thursday night making the case for why they are uniquely suited to beating Donald Trump in 2020, the President ...

2020 Democrats cheer autoworker strike as they look to top Trump in swing state Michigan  CNBC

Democrats running to challenge Trump next year raced to show solidarity with the autoworkers striking as they negotiate with General Motors.

Andrew Yang gets why Donald Trump won. He won't be president but he deserves attention.  USA TODAY

He may have the best explanation for how the Trump presidency happened: We 'automated away' 4 million manufacturing jobs in presidential swing states.

The US postpones military deal over concern about stays at Trump’s Scotland resort  Vox.com

The deal was put on hold due to questions over the Air Force's increasingly frequent overnight stays.

Scaramucci says Trump's rhetoric about attack on Saudi oil is 'a predictable level of irrationality'  CNN

Washington (CNN) Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said President Donald Trump's remarks that the United States is "locked ...

Eric Trump’s Four-Pinocchio claim that the Obamacare website cost more than Trump’s border barrier  The Washington Post

“President Trump's wall costs less than the Obamacare website. Let that sink in, America.” — Quote attributed to comedian Tim Allen in an Instagram post by Eric ...

Elizabeth Warren Torches Trump’s Sister in Anti-corruption Plan  Vanity Fair

Since announcing her candidacy for president in February, Elizabeth Warren has rolled out one comprehensive plan after the next for how to deal with issues ...

McCabe’s legal team says Trump’s attacks have made fair prosecution an ‘impossibility’  The Washington Post

Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe and his legal team have waged a vigorous public campaign to dispute allegations that he lied to investigators about ...

Build the Donald J. Trump Tunnel  The New York Times

A silly fight over vital infrastructure has gone off the rails. Let's make a deal.

Why the U.S. Census Bureau could have trouble complying with Trump's order to count citizens  Science Magazine

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. Census Bureau, to do something it would prefer to avoid: Determine the citizenship status of every U.S. resident, ...

Trump raids military families, national security to pay for border wall: Vets in Congress  USA TODAY

Mexico is not paying for the wall. Donald Trump is taking money that was supposed to support US allies, military families and projects to keep us safe.

President Trump Wages War on Government and Expertise, and Our Institutions Surrender  The New Yorker

Donald Trump keeps winning. He is waging war against government and expertise—two of the constant targets of his campaign rage—and both American and ...

'No turning back now': The inside story of James Comey's trip to Trump Tower  CNN

Josh Campbell is a CNN law enforcement analyst and former FBI supervisory special agent. His bureau career assignments included serving as special ...

Holder cautions against potentially prosecuting Trump post presidency  CNN

Washington (CNN) Former Attorney General Eric Holder predicted President Donald Trump may be prosecuted after his presidency if he doesn't first face ...

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense  The New York Times

California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a ...

'We're Tightening Our Belt': Trump's Midwest Support Tested As Farmers Struggle  NPR

Farmers in the rural Midwest say they are hurting because of President Trump's ongoing trade war and a recent decision on renewable fuels.

As Democrats Debate, Trump Offers Alternative: A Rambling Speech  The New York Times

BALTIMORE — Moments after Democrats took the debate stage on Thursday night, President Trump delivered a rambling and disjointed 68-minute speech ...

Trump may have already lost Iowa to the 2020 Democratic candidates – over corn  The Guardian

Trump's ethanol waivers have Iowa farmer fuming, and the Democrats have come calling with cogent rural agendas.

How Trump may bulldoze 'America's Amazon'  CNN

Proposals backed by President Trump to open up the Tongass National Forest, the biggest in all of the US, to renewed logging are opening a new fight in a very ...

With Markers and Straws, Trump’s Campaign Sells Defiance as a Lifestyle  The New York Times

Trump-branded products celebrate the president's urge to fight back.

Trump's contempt for Congress is now stratospheric  CNN

Elliot Williams (@elliotcwilliams) is a CNN legal analyst. A principal at the Raben Group, a national public affairs and strategic communications firm, he was ...

Trump's controversies show his presidency is really all about himself  CNN

Donald Trump's latest controversies make his presidency look more than ever like a vehicle for self-justification, self-preservation and self-enrichment.

Trump Cleared to Put More Tariffs on Europe in Airbus Case  The New York Times

The World Trade Organization has made a final decision in a 15-year old dispute that now clears the way for the United States to impose tariffs on European ...

Kellyanne Conway Blasts Background Check Supporters to Deflect From Trump’s About Face  Rolling Stone

On Sunday, White House counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway attempted to deflect attention from President Donald Trump, who once again ...

US service member killed in Afghanistan after Trump cancels peace talks  CNN

Another US *service* member was killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, according to the military, the 17th American to be killed in combat there this year.

Fact check: Trump makes six false claims in tweets on why he shouldn't be impeached  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump made a three-tweet argument Friday morning about why he should not be impeached, touting what he said were his ...

Trump is seriously, frighteningly unstable – the world is in danger  The Guardian

It is almost too late for impeachment. The 25th amendment is untested. The ballot box offers our only remaining hope.

The man Trump called 'my African American' is leaving the GOP  CNN

The man then-candidate Donald Trump called "my African American" at a 2016 rally is leaving the Republican Party and no longer supports the President.

Trump Is Not Well  The Atlantic

During the 2016 campaign, I received a phone call from an influential political journalist and author, who was soliciting my thoughts on Donald Trump. Trump's ...

Liz Peek: 2020 Democrats fear the Trump economy -- Here's why they should  Fox News

The United Auto Workers union went on strike Monday morning against General Motors. Iran has reportedly attacked Saudi oil facilities. Both these events will ...

Trump knows trade wars aren't the best approach to international relations, Finland's prime minister says  CNBC

Both Washington and Beijing are aware that a trade conflict is not the best approach to international politics despite continued retaliatory tariffs between the two ...

It's nearly impossible to track all the scandals swirling around Trump  CNN

Monday was another Fifth Avenue day for President Donald Trump. His boast in 2016 that he could shoot someone on the New York boulevard and not lose a ...

Schumer and Pelosi, Talking to Trump on Guns, Try to Sweeten the Deal  The New York Times

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer offered to attend a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” as part of their pressure for the president ...

Trump’s Only Real Weakness Is His Style  National Review

Donald Trump has overall done an excellent job as president, and he would be a shoo-in for reelection if not for his brash, confrontational style.

Trump honors Yankees' Rivera with Medal of Freedom  The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has given the Presidential Medal of Freedom to baseball Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera. Trump, a Yankees fan, ...

National Security Is in Trump's Hands  WIRED

With the departure of John Bolton from the White House this week, even the former national security advisor's biggest critics are worried.

Trump Pressed Top Aide to Have Weather Service ‘Clarify’ Forecast That Contradicted Trump  The New York Times

At the president's request, Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, told Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, to have the Weather *Service* say it ...

Trump’s new world disorder: competitive, chaotic, conflicted  The Guardian

With John Bolton dismissed, Taliban peace talks a fiasco and a trade war with China, US foreign policy is ever more unstable and confrontational. Simon Tisdall.

Donald Trump's foreign policy slammed by Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, who called the administration "reckless"  CBS News

President Obama's second ambassador to the United Nations slammed the Trump administration's foreign policy agenda. Samantha Power told "Face the ...

Alabama is the newest front in Trump's war on truth  CNN

What story sums up our political and media worlds on 9/9/19? This one: Brave government employees are standing up to Trump's unbelievable claims about ...

GOP Trump challengers slam canceled primaries: 'Only the weak fear competition'  CNN

All three Republican primary challengers lambasted state GOP leaders -- and President Donald Trump -- for opting to cancel their 2020 presidential primary ...

With the Faithful at Trump’s North Carolina Rally: ‘He Speaks Like Me’  The New York Times

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Rick Myers traveled from central California — 2,861.9 estimated miles, according to a sign he was carrying — to arrive more than seven ...

‘Very cloak-and-dagger’: Secrecy surrounds Trump’s Bay Area trip for fundraiser Tuesday  The Mercury News

When President Trump arrives in the Bay Area Tuesday morning for a fundraiser that's been cloaked in secrecy -- his first visit to the region since taking over the ...

Trump Urges ‘Big’ Rate Cut as Fed Faces Challenges  The New York Times

From short-term political and trade war concerns to a long-term lack of “firefighting capability” if the economy dives, things are not poised to get easier for Chair ...

The 43 most out-there lines from Donald Trump's North Carolina rally  CNN

President Donald Trump traveled to Fayetteville, North Carolina, on Monday night in hopes of dragging state Sen. Dan Bishop across the line in today's hotly ...

The Supreme Court Is Trump’s Enforcer  The Atlantic

This administration seems to regard “extraordinary relief” from the high court as nothing more than its due.

Donald Trump's Alabama obsession reveals a very deep flaw  CNN

As Hurricane Dorian strengthened over the Atlantic and spun toward the Carolinas on Thursday, the President of the United States took to Twitter with a ...

Democrats’ Afghan Strategy Sounds Familiar. It’s a Lot Like Trump’s.  The New York Times

The 2020 Democratic candidates have one major goal for Afghanistan: Get out. They are struggling to differentiate themselves from a president they say has a ...

Trump’s one good 2020 poll just turned against him  The Washington Post

Trump did pretty well in the last Washington Post-ABC poll. This one, not so much.

Biden struggles to recall the word 'escalator' when denouncing Trump's 2015 rapists comment  Washington Examiner

Democratic front-runner Joe Biden struggled to recall the word "escalator" while bashing President Trump during a campaign stop in Miami.

Kevin McCarthy thinks patronizing Trump’s business is no biggie. He’s wrong.  Vox.com

Why lining Trump's pockets is uniquely corrupt, explained for the House minority leader.

How Trump's TV obsession has defined his time in the White House  CNN

New York Times chief television critic James Poniewozik asserts that Donald Trump's evolution as a "TV character" was a critical aspect of his ascent to the ...

Psst! Don’t Tell Trump  The New York Times

A president who can't be trusted is degrading American intelligence gathering.

Donald Trump sure has a strange way of commemorating 9/11  CNN

Empathy has never been a strong suit for Donald Trump. Even as President, he tends to see everything through a simple lens: Me, me, me and how does this ...

This is what Trump's Cabinet looks like right now  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's third national security adviser, John Bolton, tendered his resignation on Tuesday, marking the latest departure ...

Despite Turning Down Inauguration Gig, Elton John Has a Recurring Role in Trump’s Presidency  The New York Times

The use of Mr. John's music is a persistent reminder of the president's interest in showmanship and celebrity.

What’s Going On With Trump’s Approval Rating?  FiveThirtyEight

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week Amid headlines about racist tweets, trade wars and hurricane maps, President ...

Exclusive: Michael Cohen is interviewed for probe into Trump Organization  CNN

Prosecutors with the New York district attorney's office interviewed Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen in recent weeks as part of their ...

Trump shows voters his true colors  CNN

President Donald Trump tried to explain his agitating approach to life, politics and the rest of the world in a flash of impatience during a blustery news conference ...

Air Force says it sent crews to Trump’s Scottish resort up to 40 times  POLITICO

The U.S. Air Force has lodged crews at President Donald Trump's Scotland resort up to 40 times since 2015, a figure that is far higher than previously known.

Washington Post editor defends reporters from Trump's 'dangerous' attacks  CNN

The editor of the Washington Post says President Trump's latest insults against two Post reporters are "unwarranted and dangerous."

Trump's whiplash week  POLITICO

President Donald Trump offered a head-spinning range of policy positions this week, contradicting aides and even himself multiple times on gun control, tax cuts ...

Trump's Going to Manipulate the Government to Stay in Power  The Daily Beast

The president has given us ample signs that he will use the powers of the presidency in ways previously unimaginable. How come Democrats seem so relaxed ...

Civil Rights Groups Challenge Trump's “Racially Discriminatory Scheme” to Skew Redistricting  Mother Jones

In July, the Trump administration abandoned its push to add a controversial question about US citizenship to the 2020 census after the Supreme Court blocked ...

Trump’s fall: More rallies, more promises, more Dem attacks  POLITICO

The president is transitioning to his happy place: in front of thousands of adoring fans on the campaign trail.

Democrats Get Closer To Serious Field Of Trump Challengers  NPR

Something happened this week that was hard to pin down, but it was palpable. Not the contrast of night and day, but perhaps the difference between dusk and ...

The Myths of the “Genius” Behind Trump’s Reelection Campaign  ProPublica

Brad Parscale has said he's taking a relative pittance to run the president's reelection operation. But as with much of what Parscale has claimed about his work ...

Let Trump Destroy Trump  The New York Times

The Democratic nominee, whoever it turns out to be, should use the president's contortions and carrying-on against him.

Trump’s Vague Plans on Homelessness  The New York Times

The president has noticed that people are living on the streets in California. Solutions are unlikely to follow.

Republicans pour cold water on Trump's term limit idea | TheHill  The Hill

House Republicans are pushing back on President Trump's suggestion that they extend term limits for committee chairmen and ranking members as a way to ...

Trump's Secretly Planned Taliban Talks Are Met With Bipartisan Backlash  HuffPost

Politicians on both sides of the aisle are speaking out against President Donald Trump's now-canceled peace talks with Taliban leaders at Camp David, which ...

Democrats play to Trump's ego on guns | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump is facing a make-or-break moment on gun control amid growing pressure for him to lay out “guidelines” for what he would back.

Former Reagan Adviser Says Every Day Trump Is President 'Is a Day of Disgrace,' 'and a Day of Danger'  Newsweek

A political adviser who served in three presidential administrations has said that he was worried about Donald Trump's mental state before he even took office.

Juan Williams: Trump's dangerous insecurity about Obama | TheHill  The Hill

OPINION: It is time for all sides to pay attention to the power of Trump's lies.

Trump’s Dorian Tweet Whips Up a Fight Over a Science Powerhouse  The New York Times

SILVER SPRING, Md. — On Friday morning in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., government scientists in khakis and sensible shoes bustled to work — beneath ...

Adam Schiff: Trump's acting spy chief bending to 'higher authority' in tussle over whistleblower complaint  Washington Examiner

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said President Trump's acting spy chief cited a "higher authority" in refusing to adhere to the Democratic ...

Trump's contradictions hit a fever pitch  CNN

Washington (CNN) Something is eating at President Donald Trump. Another exhausting day of the indefatigable commander in chief's compulsive seizing of the ...

Trump’s critics are targeting his donors, sparking fears of a backlash against disclosure  The Washington Post

Organized campaigns to publicly attack President Trump's political donors have sparked growing concern among conservatives and advocates of greater ...