US Politics

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?

The seven crucial takeaways from William Barr’s confirmation hearings

January 16, 2019 8:06 pm

Much of what nominees say at their hearings has no bearing on their conduct in office

The stuttering rise of Julián Castro

January 16, 2019 2:02 pm

Waylaid by Trump and overshadowed by Beto, the former Mayor of San Antonio’s route to the 2020 nomination is an unlikely one

Government isn’t working because politics isn’t working

January 16, 2019 11:51 am

From Washington to London, the anxiety about the status quo is the same

Trump’s burger fête was a masterpiece

January 16, 2019 10:49 am

The president not only ate a bunch of burgers, he just ate the Left’s lunch, again

Kirsten Gillibrand grabs the greasy pole

January 16, 2019 12:03 am

The New York senator announced her exploratory committee on Stephen Colbert’s show

Let them eat Big Macs – why Trump gets America

January 15, 2019 2:39 pm

More than snobby Washington ever will

Why has comedy got so much worse in the Trump era?

January 15, 2019 9:05 am

Comics should stop trying to be activists, and commentators, and philosophers

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

Donald Trump, the Kremlin and the ghost of Alger Hiss

January 14, 2019 10:16 am

The anti-Trump ‘Resistance’ ought to prepare itself for disappointment, since the unclassified version of the Mueller report will be lacking in detail

The shutdown hurts the President. Still the anti-Trump media can’t keep off Russia

January 14, 2019 9:19 am

The latest allegations feel thinner than usual — yet still they’ve dominated the airwaves and Twitter feeds of media VIPs

We need more strong Republican women in Congress

January 12, 2019 10:50 am

It’s the best way to beat Nancy Pelosi’s rainbow coalition of socialists

Black lives matter, until they’re ended by black people

January 11, 2019 11:10 am

Black lives matter, until they’re ended by black people

How high is your constitutional IQ?

January 10, 2019 6:37 pm

Hopefully higher than most of the media’s

Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez the left’s Sarah Palin?

January 10, 2019 11:42 am

Love means never having to say, ‘You’re an idiot’

Kamala Harris isn’t woke

January 9, 2019 5:46 pm

She may be a mixed race woman, but for the radical left she’s just another white patriarch

Why aren’t Democrats denouncing Rashida Tlaib’s blatant anti-Semitism?

January 9, 2019 5:30 pm

She went after people who support anti-BDS legislation for who they are

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

Wrinkled, white, and wrong — this is the face of the Democratic party

January 8, 2019 11:02 pm

Trump’s speaking style is pedestrian. But Pelosi’s is patronizing and Schumer’s is soporific

Those who think Trump will cave on the wall are wrong

January 8, 2019 10:46 pm

A country without borders is not a country

How Trump can win tonight – but won’t

January 8, 2019 6:45 pm

With a prime time audience, the President could back down and still declare victory. To him, however, compromise is for losers.

Distressed by the dangerous Democrats? Blame feckless Republicans

January 8, 2019 9:55 am

The next two years are going to make the last two look like an age of innocence. Thank you Paul Ryan

The battle of Bernie and Beto

January 8, 2019 6:56 am

Already the press are eager to show that O’Rourke unites where Sanders divides

My week: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

January 8, 2019 6:15 am

As told to Dominic Green

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