US Politics

Sorry Europe, President Trump doesn’t have an Iran plan

May 8, 2018 9:37 pm

Despite the high-profile visits of recent weeks, it's the American influence of Bolton that has won out.

When it comes to Iran, Rudy Giuliani is on fighting form

May 8, 2018 8:55 pm

With the president’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal, it seems clear that his lawyer has his ear.

Donald Trump pulls out of the Iran deal. Is anyone surprised?

May 8, 2018 7:33 pm

Next stop, regime change, and watch how quickly the Iran hawks start pushing for it.

Does Facebook want news ratings to fail?

May 8, 2018 5:34 pm

The social media giant is turning its attention to locking in their current advantage

Why the Democrats will lose their battle to stop Gina Haspel

May 8, 2018 5:26 pm

Donald Trump is not known as a champion of women, but he thinks he should be.  The President wants the…

John Kerry’s pathetic attempt to salvage his State Department legacy

May 7, 2018 11:06 pm

The former Secretary of State has been meeting with foreign dignitaries to save the Iran deal

America’s winners are spiritually sick

May 7, 2018 10:03 pm

If Trump is rotten from the core, what the hell does that say about the popular culture we’ve all let flourish in the past few decades?

A vote for Don Blankenship is a vote for 2018

May 7, 2018 9:28 pm

The mad genius of West Virginia is surging hours before the polls open

What happened to honour in American public life?

May 7, 2018 1:55 pm

‘Honour,’ the French poet Nicholas Boileau wrote in 1666, ‘is like a rocky island without a landing place; once we…

How John McCain lost the Republican Party

May 6, 2018 10:20 pm

The Arizona Senator could have been a Donald Trump-type figure. But he never was.

The truth about London knife crime – and the prejudice with which the world listens to Trump

May 6, 2018 5:45 pm

I would love to undertake a behavioural experiment in which a cohort of the public were asked to watch Donald…

A storm’s a coming for Trump over the ‘dirty ops’ allegations

May 6, 2018 5:37 pm

So aides to Donald Trump, the Observer reports, retained an Israeli intelligence organization to launch a ‘dirty ops’ campaign against…

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The ‘facts’, according to Stormy Daniels

May 5, 2018 6:49 pm

Do the American people believe the porn star or the President?

Why is Robert Mueller so curious about Roger Stone?

May 4, 2018 8:39 pm

The self-professed king of dirty tricks could find himself in the sights of the special counsel's investigation

Bannon: Giuliani and Flood brought in for ‘emergency triage’ on Mueller case

May 3, 2018 6:00 pm

The former White House chief strategist says the new legal team is ‘buying time to regroup’

Is Rudy Giuliani all there?

May 3, 2018 12:05 pm

The evidence suggests not

How Kanye West could become the next Republican president

May 3, 2018 12:27 am

On his new song, Yeezus claims he could be the next occupant of the White House - here's how he would do it

Nancy Pelosi says she isn’t going anywhere. But why not?

May 3, 2018 12:07 am

The House Democratic leader's interview in the Boston Globe came across more cocky than confident

Robert Mueller is out of control. He should be shut down. Now.

May 2, 2018 2:52 pm

Pop quiz: how many branches of government are there in the United States? If you said “Four,” go to the…

Robert Mueller is ready for a showdown, questions show

May 1, 2018 8:23 pm

The Special Counsel wants to talk about Russia and obstruction of justice. But will Trump play ball?

Peace in Korea doesn’t make war with Iran more likely

May 1, 2018 4:05 pm

Readers of Spectator’s USA’s mothership, the venerable yet sprightly London Spectator, will know that one of the secrets of the…

Trump’s presidency is in for a long, difficult summer

May 1, 2018 3:16 pm

So it’s true. Donald Trump is going bonkers. This morning he used the British term in a tweet slamming “phony…

Anarchy in the White House — it’s a good thing

May 1, 2018 9:07 am

Would Trump without John Kelly be any different from Trump with John Kelly?

Trump’s Korea pact could make a new war in the Middle East more likely

April 30, 2018 3:01 pm

The Trump administration may be heading into an infinity war. Europe is gearing up to retaliate against American on the…

It’s time to end the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

April 29, 2018 7:30 pm

You have to give it to Donald Trump. Not for pushing North Korea towards negotiations, or for holding China to…