Jacob Heilbrunn

Trump picks a fight with the ghost of John McCain…and loses

March 17, 2019 7:28 pm

A Trump attack is a mere projection of his own neuroses and anxieties

Vice vs vice: Cheney barbecues Pence in Georgia

March 11, 2019 9:13 pm

‘We’re getting into a situation when our friends and allies around the world that we depend upon are going to lack confidence in us’

The Michael Cohen hearing set the stage for impeachment

February 27, 2019 5:56 pm

How do you derogate someone who has already confessed to swimming happily in Trump’s swampy waters?

Michael Cohen may land some serious blows on Trump

February 26, 2019 3:39 pm

The most promising avenue of inquiry may be Trump’s business dealings, if that’s even the appropriate word

What is Trump’s big deal with China?

February 25, 2019 2:43 pm

The president wants to deliver peace in our time in Asia

How quickly will Trump embrace Mueller if the verdict is ‘NO COLLUSION’?

February 20, 2019 5:50 pm

As Dan Coats’s stock is plummeting, Mueller’s could be rising with the mercurial commander-in-chief

‘Off the reservation’ Ann takes on ‘idiot’ president over wall ‘emergency’

February 15, 2019 3:53 pm

Coulter may not ‘decide policy’, but does she command the base?

Special delivery from Jeff Bezos

February 8, 2019 1:26 pm

The Amazon and Washington Post mogul has thrown down the gauntlet to the National Enquirer

Judging by his State of the Union address, Donald Trump is out of ideas

February 5, 2019 11:37 pm

It was essentially a recitation of his greatest hits

Is Donald Trump losing even more allies?

January 30, 2019 11:34 am

If enough Republican senators decide that Trump is a political liability, then his goose is cooked

In ending the shutdown, has Pelosi brought Trump to heel?

January 25, 2019 4:17 pm

His failure to procure a single cent for a border wall is already enraging his erstwhile supporters on the right

Roger Stone is not Robert Mueller’s real target

January 25, 2019 8:56 am

He’s certain to enjoy the melée of media attention surrounding his arrest

Why does Trump suddenly care about democracy in Venezuela?

January 24, 2019 10:55 am

His best pals on the global stage are dictators

Can Kamala Harris steal a march on her rivals?

January 21, 2019 1:21 pm

Her new book is a serviceable tract attesting to the ambition, grit and sheer cunning of its author

How much could BuzzFeed News’s Michael Cohen story hurt Trump?

January 18, 2019 9:05 am

For Republican lawmakers, the question will not be whether but when to abandon the president they have so sedulously shielded for the past two years

Rudy Giuliani gives Trump more grief than his enemies do

January 17, 2019 10:16 am

Was his admission an attempt to prepare the ground for the President’s retreat?

Will nothing sate John Bolton’s lust for war?

January 14, 2019 4:49 pm

His thirst for martial acts suggests that he wants to wage a war against Iran, one that would result in regime change

Bye-bye: Trump engineers fresh shutdown with Chuck and Nancy

January 9, 2019 5:04 pm

Leading Republicans are unwilling to confront the President about the perils of the course he has chosen

If there is a border crisis, Trump’s to blame

January 7, 2019 6:23 pm

POTUS hopes a border visit will boost his ratings. It is likely to do the opposite

‘How do you impeach a president who’s done nothing wrong?’ Actually, it’s quite easy

January 4, 2019 6:11 pm

You drum up a bill of particulars, and, voila, impeachment hearings begin

Yet again, bluff and bombast are Trump’s policy

December 31, 2018 12:32 pm

Trump supporters may continue to hope for a grand revolution in American affairs, but Trump himself is focused on sublunary matters

Trump’s main problem? His interests don’t match the GOP’s

December 29, 2018 7:44 pm

The longer he’s cooped up in the White House, the crazier his pronouncements become

Why has Trump followed his impulses to Iraq?

December 26, 2018 6:37 pm

The unannounced visit serves as a welcome distraction

Can Patrick Shanahan handle the madness of King Trump?

December 23, 2018 3:41 pm

Like a Russian tsar, the President seems to think he can govern by ukase

As Mattis exits, is Vladimir Putin the only adult left in the room?

December 21, 2018 5:36 am

His departure further erodes Trump’s relationship with Senate Republicans who ultimately control his fate