Jacob Heilbrunn

iran

Can Trump break the cycle of mistrust with Iran?

July 19, 2019 11:37 am

It might seem improbable. But then again, there isn’t much with Trump that doesn’t

acosta

Adios, Acosta! Labor secretary resigns

July 12, 2019 11:21 am

Trump goes from one Hispanic cabinet member to zero

ross perot

Ross Perot was the man on horseback

July 9, 2019 8:12 pm

He was Tea Party before it was cool to be Tea Party

biden middle

Biden and Trump converge on the middle ground

July 5, 2019 1:34 pm

The president stuck to the script yesterday, while Biden struck out against AOC

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Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ is the perfect fusion of capitalism and patriotism

July 2, 2019 12:53 pm

Converting July 4 into a commercial event is a masterstroke

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Biden has time to wriggle out of Harris’s Miami vise

June 28, 2019 12:42 pm

There’s no cogent reason to believe that he’s toast

warm-up

Wednesday’s debate was a warm-up act

June 27, 2019 11:08 am

The debate offered was a sneak peek into the next Democratic president’s cabinet

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Trump is trapped in an Iran cul-de-sac

June 24, 2019 11:23 am

Far from undermining the regime, the president has strengthened and emboldened it

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Iran calls Trump’s bluff

June 20, 2019 3:20 pm

Trump would be utterly at sea in trying to preside over a war in the Persian Gulf

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Donald Trump is far from finished

June 17, 2019 6:37 pm

The Donald may be most dangerous when he appears to be on the ropes

kellyanne conway

Come on: we all know Kellyanne Conway is above the Hatch Act

June 13, 2019 4:30 pm

Few members of the Trump camp possess her talent for the zinger

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Trump is Joe Biden’s best campaign aide

June 11, 2019 5:14 pm

The president is running scared

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Trump’s Mexican tariffs could wipe out his 2017 tax cut

June 4, 2019 12:00 pm

Why sign a free trade agreement if Trump is intent on subverting it before it’s even been approved?

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Trump: American shogun

May 30, 2019 2:06 pm

John McCain torments the 45th president from beyond the grave

wolff

The Wolff is at the door

May 28, 2019 2:27 pm

Michael Wolff, the author of Fire and Fury, has written a new tome

nancy pelosi

Nancy Pelosi has the whip hand

May 24, 2019 11:09 am

‘I’m not going to talk about her’

congress

Is Trump thinking too small in merely defying Congress?

May 21, 2019 5:20 pm

About a week ago Trump indicated that he was ‘never a big fan’ of Don McGahn, but perhaps he’s softening his verdict

conrad black

Donald Trump is right to pardon Conrad Black

May 16, 2019 12:23 pm

He is a modern-day Dr Johnson in the vigor of his judgments and the dignity of his prose

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Donald Trump faces at-tax from all sides

May 8, 2019 12:22 pm

Is Trump really a billionaire? We may be about to find out

kim jong-un

Kim Jong-un is doing to Trump what Trump is trying to do to China

May 6, 2019 11:55 am

The portly pariah of Pyongyang fired off several missiles that landed in the Sea of Japan

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Joe Biden is already under Trump’s skin

April 26, 2019 2:59 pm

He can corner the president by depicting him as a betrayer, not redeemer, of American greatness

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The folly of war with Iran

April 23, 2019 10:55 am

Conflict with the Middle Eastern nation may be a neocon dream, but it’s not what Trump was elected to execute

obstruct justice

Trump didn’t obstruct justice…because his surrogates wouldn’t do his dirty work

April 18, 2019 1:58 pm

Did Mueller provide a roadmap for impeachment to Congress?

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How will Trump react to the release of the Mueller report?

April 17, 2019 6:01 pm

Nothing will stop him from tweeting ad nauseam about the expurgated report, especially if he doesn’t like what he hears about it

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The genesis of the #NeverBernie movement

April 16, 2019 5:04 pm

Are moderate and center-left Democrats conspiring against the front-runner?