Jacob Heilbrunn

What does Omarosa reveal in her new book?

August 10, 2018 8:24 pm

Sarah Huckabee Sanders depicted her as the classic aggrieved employee who is thirsting for revenge against her old boss.

Should Robert Mueller take his ‘last chance’ to speak to Trump?

August 8, 2018 5:50 pm

While his lawyers want to avoid a showdown, the inartful dodger may be eager for one.

Will Rick Gates’ testimony bury his former bosses?

August 6, 2018 9:06 pm

The Manafort trial has already dented Trump’s regular contention that Special Counsel is merely conducting a witch hunt.

Could Ivanka and Don Jr. be any more different?

August 3, 2018 9:14 am

The eldest daughter distances herself from her father’s political views, while the eldest son wallows in them.

Trump disgusted by ‘old charges’ against Manafort…so he brings up ‘Alfonse’ Capone

August 1, 2018 2:45 pm

For those who dwelled in the netherworld of New York real estate for decades, genuflecting to oligarchs past and present comes naturally.

Bob Woodward’s book will give Trump a new chance to be outraged

July 31, 2018 4:04 pm

A war is breaking out in the GOP between Trump and the more mainstream elements of the party.

Thanks to Mueller and Manafort, Trump faces a battle on all fronts

July 30, 2018 2:59 pm

The former campaign manager heads to trial tomorrow.

Is Trump going supernova?

July 25, 2018 11:56 am

Tariffs and turncoat lawyers could soon dwarf the President’s other problems.

Trump flings Putin in his critics’ faces

July 20, 2018 2:55 pm

The Russian president may yet come to Washington, DC, which will only make them madder.

Trump’s fawning performance in Helsinki has only lent credence to the worst theories about him

July 18, 2018 3:04 am

The legacy of his presidency may be to fortify suspicions of Moscow and his chum Putin.

After flirting with Putin, is Trump putting ‘America first’?

July 16, 2018 8:09 pm

The Helsinki summit, which was intended to smooth relations with Moscow, is having the reverse effect.

What’s the purpose of Trump’s forthcoming meeting with Vladimir Putin?

July 13, 2018 4:44 pm

A diligent press corps is trying to force him to say what he will do or say when he meets his Russian chum. But Trump himself may not really know.

Brett Kavanaugh is the establishment Republican’s dream Supreme Court Justice

July 10, 2018 4:11 am

Like Neil Gorsuch, he appears to be your standard issue hard-line conservative but not a judicial Robespierre.

Could Hillary Clinton take on Donald Trump again?

July 9, 2018 1:56 pm

It’s an outcome that would thrill Donald Trump and his supporters. The “it” is, of course, another Hillary Clinton run…

Alan Dershowitz is winning in the Trump era

July 4, 2018 2:53 pm

The trials of Alan Dershowitz, who alleges that he is being shunned and ostracised by former friends on Martha’s Vineyard,…

Is Mitt Romney considering another run for the presidency?

July 2, 2018 5:43 pm

A man ruthless enough to strap his dog Seamus to the roof of his station wagon on a family road trip to Canada has to be taken seriously.

Justice Kennedy’s retirement allows Trump to become the restorer of GOP values

June 27, 2018 10:37 pm

Whomever he picks will surely move rapidly to overturn the key decisions that Kennedy, often a decisive swing vote, supported on abortion and gay rights.

Trump is behaving like a caudillo in trying to intimidate Harley-Davidson

June 26, 2018 5:19 pm

Tariffs are a huge political gamble, one that the GOP is eyeing with mounting apprehension.

Will doubling down on a culture war boost Trump’s political prospects?

June 25, 2018 2:35 pm

The Presidents inability to care what his critics think is paying off.

Trump is still on the ‘offenseive’ over immigration

June 20, 2018 6:36 pm

As the President consolidates his hold on the GOP and defies his detractors, he is relying on women as a kind of protective force field.

How splitting up families gave Trump the biggest crisis of his presidency

June 18, 2018 6:19 pm

Separating children from their parents at the border represents a repudiation of the core of the GOP.

Donald Trump’s dictator complex

June 12, 2018 5:36 pm

The reviews are coming in for Donald Trump’s performance in Singapore and they aren’t pretty. Nicholas Kristof of the New…

Maybe Trump can sign a free-trade pact with Russia and North Korea to replace Europe, Mexico and Canada

June 9, 2018 9:46 am

Well, well, well. So Melania had a “big operation” that lasted four hours, did she? President Trump revealed this little…

Welcome to the jungle: Centrist Democrats charge through California primaries

June 6, 2018 3:16 pm

Moderates held off challenges from the far-left and right through their state’s unorthodox electoral system.

Where in the world is Melania Trump?

May 31, 2018 9:09 pm

FLOTUS hasn’t been seen in over two weeks.