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Above all else, Trump is a bully  The Washington Post

As the shambolic Trump presidency caroms and lurches into Year Three, a shameful governing philosophy has emerged: cruelty for cruelty's sake. Let us take ...

5 Times the Trump Administration Has Been Tougher Than Trump on Russia  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump boasted recently that he has been “FAR tougher” on Russia than other American presidents. But while the Trump ...

Trump makes unannounced visit to MLK memorial  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump made a brief, unannounced visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial on the National Mall in recognition of the ...

On Politics: Democrats Reject Trump’s Deal on Dreamers  The New York Times

Democrats described the proposal, offering temporary protection for young undocumented immigrants in exchange for border wall funding, as a “hostage taking.

Trump, Democrats Inch Closer Amid Personal Shutdown Sniping  Bloomberg

Donald Trump and senior Democrats took their first steps toward a possible compromise deal on immigration and border security over the weekend, even as the ...

Christie: Trump has 'found himself saddled with riffraff'  CNN

Former New Jersey GOP Gov. Chris Christie knocked a series of departed, high-profile members of the Trump administration in his upcoming book, according to ...

Trump voters now blame him for the government shutdown  The Washington Post

In Michigan, which helped deliver Trump the presidency, many of his supporters find his stand for a border wall too disruptive, even for him.

Of course Trump has something on Lindsey Graham: His voters  The Washington Post

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) has gone from being one of President Trump's most vocal critics to one of his strongest allies. His transformation has sparked ...

Trump slams Pelosi over comment about 'immoral' wall  New York Post

With the Senate and House poised to vote on dueling bills to reopen the government this week, President Trump on Monday put the squeeze on Nancy Pelosi.

On King Holiday, Democrats Convey Hope, Remorse and Invective Against Trump  The New York Times

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed regret for past support of crime legislation, while Bernie Sanders called President Trump a racist.

‘Absolutely out of control’: Cliff Sims’s book depicts life in Trump’s White House  The Washington Post

President Trump watched on television, increasingly angry as House Speaker Paul D. Ryan criticized his handling of the deadly white supremacist rally in ...

In Business and Governing, Trump Seeks Victory in Chaos  The New York Times

Three decades ago, Donald J. Trump waged a public battle with the talk show host Merv Griffin to take control of what would become Mr. Trump's third Atlantic ...

Battle of the billionaires: Trump could face a super-rich challenger in 2020  NBC News

Does a billionaire have any chance? With a crowded Democratic primary field in the making, a pair of wealthy-beyond-belief candidates might join the race.

Calls escalate for Trump to end shutdown and trade war amid fears of economic slowdown  The Washington Post

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND – Calls are growing louder for President Trump to end the trade war and government shutdown as *fresh* evidence pours in that ...

Trump’s Social Media Photos Reportedly Altered to Make Him Look Thinner and His Hands Bigger  Slate Magazine

Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a tour of his International Golf Links course north of Aberdeen on the east coast of Scotland on June 25, ...

Donald Trump’s weak negotiation skills caused this record government shutdown  USA TODAY

Trump negotiated some great deals early in his career. But then he became a celebrity and stopped using proven techniques, with disastrous results.

The rise and fall of Donald Trump's $365 million airline  Business Insider

In 1988, Donald Trump bought an airline, but within 18 months, it lost over $125 million. We talked to three former employees of Trump Shuttle.

This is Trump's economy, two years in  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's third year in office begins with the federal government shut down, global growth slowing, and a stock market in ...

Defense and tech stocks are the big winners of Trump's first 2 years in office  CNBC

It's been two years since Donald Trump was inaugurated as president of the United States. In that time, defense and tech stocks, have blown everybody out of ...

Donald Trump Did Something Right  The New York Times

As Donald Trump was fighting with Congress over the shutdown and funding for a border wall, his administration implemented a new rule that could be a ...

Trump wall - all you need to know about US border in seven charts  BBC News

A standoff over funding for President Donald Trump's long-promised border wall has resulted in the longest-ever shutdown of the US government. Mr Trump ...

Why Trump's MAGA hats have become a potent symbol of racism  CNN

Issac Bailey was the 2016 James K. Batten Professor of Public Policy at Davidson College. He was a 2014 Harvard University Nieman fellow and is the author of ...

Watch President Trump's full immigration announcement  MSNBC

In an address to the nation on Saturday, President Donald Trump offered a compromise of border wall funding in exchange for extending protections for DACA ...

Cohen Threatened CNBC That Trump Would Sue After 2014 Poll Disappointment  The Wall Street Journal

Both Donald Trump and his fixer Michael Cohen called the network to complain about Mr. Trump's failure to be ranked among the 25 “top business leaders,” ...

Trump's missile defense plan faces reality check | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump's grand plans for the next generation of missile defense don't line up with his administration's new Missile Defense Review, with many of his ...

Status Of President Trump's Campaign Promises, 2 Years Later  NPR

At the midpoint of his four-year term, President Trump has delivered on some campaign promises and ignored others, while many are still works in progress.

Trump plans prime-time address, border visit as shutdown fight continues  CNN

President Donald Trump will seize the power of the bully pulpit this week amid the ongoing government shutdown, making his case for border wall funding in a ...

Trump made Dems ‘look like fools’ by canceling Pelosi trip, MSNBC's Chris Matthews says  Fox News

President Trump made Democrats “look like fools” last week when he denied military aircraft to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for an overseas trip the day after ...

More Americans pessimistic about Trump's presidency than any presidency in last 25 years  CNN

The 47% who say Trump's presidency will be unsuccessful is also higher than ever measured in the last 25 years for any president. These people are basically ...

John Kerry on Trump: This is the 'walk-away presidency'  CNN

Former Secretary of State John Kerry says President Donald Trump's actions on the international stage do not help the US and show he is not a negotiator: "This ...

Donald Trump hasn't had to veto a single thing. Here's why.  CNN

It's been almost 140 years since a US president didn't veto something during his time in the White House. And that President, James Garfield, was assassinated ...

SNL cold open plays ‘Deal or No Deal’ with Trump to end the shutdown  Vox.com

Alec Baldwin reprises his role as President Donald Trump for the latest episode of Saturday Night Live, where lawmakers negotiate the end of the government ...

The Historic Results of President Donald J. Trump's First Two Years in Office  Whitehouse.gov

IGNITING A HISTORIC ECONOMIC BOOM: President Trump's pro-growth policies are unleashing economic growth and providing opportunities to workers ...

Shutdown's damage to economy could exceed $5.7 billion cost of Trump's border wall  WCTV

The government shutdown -- the longest in U.S. history -- is estimated in 31 days to have cost the American economy almost as much as the $5.7 billion ...

While Kim plays to Trump's ego, he builds his nuclear arsenal  CNN

In her presidential weekly briefing, Samantha Vinograd writes that President Trump must make clear that absent any clear steps toward denuclearization, the US ...

Trump's been in office two years -- These are the seven top media attacks since his presidency began  Fox News

This Sunday, January 20, 2019, marks two years in office for The Donald. This is an examination of the top seven attack themes from the last two years.

Why Democrats Said No to Trump’s Border Compromise  National Review

If Democrats persist in viewing him as a devil they can't compromise with, they may soon find they've compromised their own standing with the American people.

Trump’s letter to Pelosi accomplished its main goal: Owning the libs  The Washington Post

Members of Congress, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, were reportedly on their way to the airport for a delegation to Europe and the Middle East when a ...

GOP senator: Trump’s ‘straw man proposal’ not meant to become law  POLITICO

Oklahoma's James Lankford says the proposal was meant to launch a constructive debate.

Trump's shutdown nightmare: A choice between the economy and the wall  CNN

If the government shutdown lasts much longer, President Donald Trump's only way out may involve a choice between two pillars of his political viability -- his ...

Trump startled by cozy Barr-Mueller relationship  CNN

President Donald Trump was startled Tuesday as he watched television coverage of his nominee for attorney general describing a warm relationship with the ...

Will Trump’s Compromise Help End The Shutdown? And Was It Even A Compromise?  FiveThirtyEight

Welcome to a special weekend edition of FiveThirtyEight's weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, managing ...

Trump's One Legislative 'Win' Is Actually a Failure  New York Magazine

The first two years of the Trump administration have mostly combined ethical calamities large (the separation of migrant children from their parents) and small ...

The 'exhausting' work of factcheckers who track Trump's barrage of lies  The Guardian

Since taking office, Trump has made 7645 'false or misleading claims'. In the month of October he said 1200 things that were false or misleading, according to ...

Trump's Fast Food Photo Op Tops This Week's Internet News  WIRED

Last week was busy, but everyone had an opinion on those photos of the president with some burgers.

Trump is fraying nerves inside the Pentagon  CNN

Washington (CNN) Two years into his presidency, Donald Trump is fueling unprecedented uncertainty and anxiety inside the Pentagon. In private conversations ...

An American Disappeared in Syria 2 Years Ago. His Family Wants Trump to Help.  The New York Times

BEIRUT — Since disappearing in Syria nearly two years ago, an American therapist has missed the birth of one grandchild, then another. His family in the ...

Trump's Bogus Tweet About Prayer Rugs at the Border  The Atlantic

Seldom can one find so succinct a demonstration of the president's anti-Muslim sentiments, reliance on right-wing media, and lack of interest in accuracy or truth.

Kasparov: All Trump's 'big decisions' are 'connected to Putin's interests'  MSNBC

Gary Kasparov joins MTP Daily and tells Chuck, "All Trump's big decisions, they are somehow connected to Putin's interests and always help Putin to reach his ...

Trump's dismal popularity among foreigners may be costing the US billions in exports  CNBC

President Donald Trump's unpopularity overseas could be lowering American exports by billions of dollars as foreign demand for U.S. goods moves in tandem ...

Trump’s Wall, Trump’s Shutdown and Trump’s Side of the Story  The New York Times

People close to the president described him as emboldened since members of Congress returned to Washington, giving him not only a clear target to swing at ...

Joy on Trump's speech: No mention of people suffering during government shutdown  MSNBC

Joy Reid and Geoff Bennett break down President Trump's latest immigration speech, where Trump offered three years of protection for DACA recipients and ...

The Democratic Response To Trump's Latest Border Security Proposal  NPR

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin following President Trump's latest proposal on border security.

In pictures: Trump's second year  CNN

During his second year in office, US President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, ushered Brett Kavanaugh through a bitterly divisive ...

U.S. military leaders 'embarrassed' by Trump's Syria plan, Kurdish commander says  NBC News

American military leaders are "constantly apologizing" for President Trump's Syria withdrawal plan, according to the commander of the Syrian Democratic ...

Mueller Statement Disputes Report That Trump Directed Cohen to Lie  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election disputed on Friday a report that said President Trump had ...

Donald Trump Says Federal Workers Awaiting Paychecks Are 'Great Patriots': 'We Will Win Big'  Newsweek

President Donald Trump has lauded the federal employees furloughed or working without pay due to the partial government shutdown, describing those not ...

Photos: Some of Trump's weirdest moments as president, two years in  Quartz

Today (Jan. 20) is the two-year mark for US president Donald Trump's administration. While some hoped that the trappings of the White House might soften ...

Exclusive: Trump plans shutdown compromise  Axios

President Trump plans to use remarks from the Diplomatic Reception Room on Saturday afternoon to propose a notable immigration compromise, according to ...

Trump says he could keep shutdown going for months or years  CNN

Washington (CNN) A meeting Friday between President Donald Trump and newly powerful Democrats ended in varied descriptions of what transpired, with ...

Trump is a slapstick genius for the comically disastrous way he runs the country  The Washington Post

“The Play That Goes Wrong,” a British slapstick comedy, finished a short run at the Kennedy Center this month, so most Washingtonians didn't get to see its ...

Trump’s Prayer-Rug Paranoia  The Atlantic

The president turns again to flimsy rumor to build support for his policies.

Trump's Syria morass  CNN

The suicide attack that killed four Americans including two US soldiers on Wednesday in Manbij, Syria is a vivid reminder of the confused and confusing state of ...

Giuliani’s absurd ‘collusion’ walkback signals serious worry about Trump’s vulnerability  The Washington Post

Everybody is having a grand old time with Rudy Giuliani's buffoonish new comments on CNN about President Trump and “collusion” with Russia. But beyond the ...

Lawmaker: Trump extracting ransom on DACA is rich  CNN

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) says she does not support President Trump's offer to extend temporary protections for DACA recipients and individuals with Temporary ...

Trump’s efforts to stave off impeachment may also doom his reelection  The Washington Post

There's a method to President Trump's shutdown madness — and it actually makes a lot of sense once you realize that the shutdown isn't about “the wall.” It's not ...

FBI investigated how Trump's actions seemed to benefit Russia  CNN

At the same time the FBI opened a probe into President Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice after he fired FBI Director James Comey, ...

Pence links Trump’s push for a border wall to Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy  The Washington Post

The vice president quoted from King's “I Have a Dream” speech as he defended the president's latest pitch to secure funding for a barrier along the United ...

Trump’s National Address Escalates Border Wall Fight  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump doubled down on one of the biggest gambles of his presidency on Tuesday night with a televised appeal to pressure ...

The majority of Americans are against Trump on the wall and the shutdown  CNN

President Donald Trump is taking his case to the American people over why they should back him in the partial government shutdown.

Trump and Democrats Dig In After Talks to Reopen Government Go Nowhere  The New York Times

During the contentious meeting, the president made his case for a border wall and rejected Democrats' proposals for reopening the government while the two ...

Will The Shutdown Hurt Trump’s Re-election Chances?  FiveThirtyEight

The partial government shutdown is beginning to drag on President Trump's approval rating, which is at its lowest point in months. As of early Wednesday ...

Many Voters Think Trump's a Self-Made Man. What Happens When You Tell Them Otherwise?  POLITICO

Who is Donald Trump? Ask Americans and many of them will describe a self-made billionaire.

Donald Trump's temper tantrum  CNN

On Wednesday, the President of the United States stormed out of a meeting with top congressional leaders after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to support ...

Trump's ever-shifting shutdown blame game  CNN

Washington (CNN) First, President Donald Trump said he would take responsibility for any potential government shutdown. Later, as the partial shutdown got ...

Beware the Furies, President Trump  The New York Times

What energized Democratic women really, really want: Trump out.

Trump's wild ride may get bumpier still in 2019  CNN

Donald Trump has a New Year's message for Americans reeling from his disruption and exhausted by his impossible-to-ignore presidency: "CALM DOWN AND ...

Consumer sentiment drops to lowest level of Trump's presidency  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Americans are getting nervous. The University of Michigan's survey of consumer sentiment for January dropped by 7.7% from the ...

Americans blame Trump and GOP much more than Democrats for shutdown, Post-ABC poll finds  The Washington Post

By a wide margin, more Americans blame President Trump and Republicans in Congress than congressional Democrats for the now record-breaking ...

Trump's year of chaos in 2018 promises yet another  CNN

Washington (CNN) Throughout 2018, President Donald Trump turned the White House and America into a source of instability, unpredictability and disruption.

Michael Cohen, Trump’s Former Lawyer, Agrees to Testify to Congress  The New York Times

In a decision that could further damage President Trump's image, Mr. Cohen will give “a full and credible account” of his work for Mr. Trump next month before ...

Impeach Donald Trump  The Atlantic

Starting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals—and bring the debate about his fitness for office into Congress, where it ...

How Trump's border wall impasse is costing the US economy  The Guardian

Data suggests the shutdown has cost the US economy about $1.2bn per week – and it's creeping towards the $5.7bn Trump wants.

Trump has concealed details of his face-to-face encounters with Putin from senior officials in administration  The Washington Post

President Trump has gone to extraordinary lengths to conceal details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, including on at least one ...

Federal agency 'improperly' ignored constitutional concerns before allowing Trump to keep lease to his hotel, internal watchdog says  The Washington Post

The General Services Administration “ignored” concerns that President Trump's lease on a government-owned building — the one that houses his Trump ...

Trump's message on Christmas Day: 'It's a disgrace'  CNN

In President Donald Trump's Christmas Day telling, the drugs are flowing over the border, the Federal Reserve is imperiling the economy and the Democrats are ...

Trump's team had over 100 contacts with Russian-linked officials, according to think tank analysis  USA TODAY

The findings, tracked by the Center for American Progress, come amid reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is finishing his investigation.

Trump fires back at Mitt Romney for scathing op-ed  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump fired back at Mitt Romney after the Republican senator-elect penned an op-ed saying Trump "has not risen to the ...

Democrats Focus on Shutdown’s Cost and Steer Away From Trump’s Wall  The New York Times

President Trump's relentless demands for a wall could divide Democrats over border security alternatives, so they are sticking to what unifies them: Reopening ...

What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical  CNN

President Donald Trump, the oldest President elected in US history at the age of 70, underwent his first presidential physical last January. He used it as an ...

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump make surprise visit to Iraq  CNN

President Donald Trump and the first lady quietly swept into Iraq Wednesday to pay a holiday visit to US troops, at last making good on the President's promise ...

Why One of Trump’s Biggest Legal Threats Is New York’s Attorney General  FiveThirtyEight

This is the Trump Docket, where we track some of the most important legal cases of the Trump presidency and how their results could shape presidential power.

Trump's bloody hand injury attracts armchair doctors  POLITICO

The White House told POLITICO that the president, who is due for his annual physical, suffered a minor injury.

Trump’s bizarre statement on China dishonors us all  The Washington Post

To Trump, your opponents are your enemies — and your actual enemies are your friends.

The People vs. Donald J. Trump  The New York Times

He is demonstrably unfit for office. What are we waiting for?

Trump's wall would be the 32nd active national emergency  CNN

If President Donald Trump moves to invoke a national emergency at the US border to bypass Congress and obtain funding to build his long-promised border ...

Trump’s Prime-Time Bludgeon  The New York Times

Why immigration rhetoric that worked in 2016 doesn't work today.

Trump could take billions from disaster areas to fund wall  NBC News

President Donald Trump has been briefed on a plan to fund the wall with money set aside for civil works projects in the U.S. including Puerto Rico.

Trump attacks McChrystal after retired general called Trump immoral  CNN

In one of his first tweets of the new year, President Donald Trump attacked retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal after he criticized the President on ...