I would call the Saturday night televised address to the nation by Donald Trump the most presidential performance he has ever given. To be clear, I’m fine with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s response.
“What the hell happened to Lindsey Graham?” is the very good headline on a very good BuzzFeed piece on a question that I’ve wondered about myself.
Gallup’s new report began with the news that respondents are more divided along partisan lines on the question of Donald Trump approval than on any previous president.
“That’s stupid,” President Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy aide, Yuri Ushakov, told reporters in Moscow on Wednesday.
Sometimes the conservative columnist hits him harder than the lefties do, as in Tuesday’s column, headlined: “Trump’s pitiful powerlessness.”
The last month has been the worst for the Trumpian approval picture in quite a while.
The “poll” had only one question: “How would you rate the President’s Address?” But it offered four potential responses.
Yesterday, the president of the United States held an exchange with reporters on the White House lawn. It was weird.
From Gail Collins’ snide but funny review of President Trump’s big/small/heavy-snorting televised address on the shutdown, headlined “Trump hits the wall”: Now we know why Trump never made a speech from the Oval Office before. He’s a guy whose great political talent is yelling applause lines to a howling mob of supporters. If they cheer, […]
Was it just me, or was that Donald, Chuck and Nancy show last night a complete waste of air time and overhyped rhetoric?
Chris Wallace made some serious hash out of Sanders’ effort to invoke the threat of terrorism as one of the justifications for the Trump-beloved border wall-fence-barrier-curtain.
I use the term “impeached” precisely, by which I mean the first step in the constitutional process for removal of a president, the one that occurs in the U.S. House and requires only a majority vote.
Contrary to his own claim, Trump is — shockingly — not the most popular Republican president of all time.
I reached two wise Minnesota-based political scientists who follow this stuff closely and asked what they expected to see during the next two years of re-divided government.
Sen.-elect Mitt Romney of Utah published an op-ed in the Washington Post and made clear that he will not be silent about his disagreements with President Donald Trump.
Ratification required compromises. And many suboptimal aspects of our system that are rooted in our Constitution were not even intended by the Framers.
The choices for rating the president: great, good, okay, and other.
It’s hard to identify many practicing Republican politicians who stood up to Trump and remained politically viable.
Nathan Gonzales of “Inside Elections,” writes that turnout in the midterms “was nearly 50 percent of the voting-eligible population.” He sees a potential 73 percent turnout in ’20.
Will notes that Brown was on the midterm ballot in November, winning a third Senate term by a six-point margin in a state Trump had carried two years earlier by eight.