Donald Trump

Donald Trump unleashes fire and fury on Steve Bannon

January 3, 2018 9:30 pm

Forget North Korea for a moment — President Donald J Trump today launched a devastating assault on Steve Bannon, his…

Steve Bannon’s thirst for revenge is a big worry for Trump

January 3, 2018 3:30 pm

Donald Trump is becoming increasingly unbuttoned. Last night, he tweeted referring to Kim Jong–un that: ‘I too have a Nuclear…

Donald Trump’s mad Twitter diplomacy is starting to work

January 3, 2018 9:30 am

Say this for Donald Trump — if he does bring on nuclear apocalypse, at least he made it funny. Every…

Five things that could go well for Donald Trump in 2018

December 31, 2017 8:00 am

It has not gone unnoticed that a number of commenters to my occasional Spectator blogs harbour keen, if not outright…

Is Donald Trump a new Winston Churchill?

December 27, 2017 6:30 pm

Is Donald Trump a new Winston Churchill? Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, whose daughter Sarah serves as Trump’s press secretary,…

What explains the idiocy of the liberal elite? It’s their education

December 26, 2017 10:00 am

We’re closing 2017 by republishing our twelve most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 6: James Bartholomew on the liberal elite’s…

Christmas in the Holy Land is once again overshadowed by politics

December 22, 2017 1:00 pm

Christmas in Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Nazareth has, once again, been overshadowed by politics. The latest controversy surrounds Donald Trump’s decision…

The desperate struggle of the NeverTrump movement

December 22, 2017 9:00 am

‘We ex-communists are the only people on your side who know what it’s all about’, Arthur Koestler declared in The…

Donald Trump desperately needs some outside help to save his presidency

December 21, 2017 10:00 am

Donald Trump made a big deal about his new National Security Strategy (NSS), touting a new era of stalwart vigilance…

Donald Trump’s presidency now looks in danger of capsizing completely

December 13, 2017 1:00 pm

It’s starting to look as though the historic mission of Donald Trump, who was a registered member of the Democratic…

America has outrage overload

December 12, 2017 8:30 am

It’s remarkable how fast the unthinkable becomes the expected. It felt almost routine to pick up the New York Post last Sunday…

Donald Trump is right: Jerusalem is the capital of Israel

December 7, 2017 3:30 pm

The Israelis are doing it again. That thing they do when someone, anyone, even a total nishtgutnick like Donald Trump,…

Donald Trump’s presidency lurches from embarrassment to disaster

December 6, 2017 3:30 pm

Here we go again. Donald Trump decertified the Iran nuclear deal in October. Now, in another audacious foray into Middle…

Trump’s Jerusalem decision may extinguish hope in the Middle East

December 6, 2017 1:30 pm

Let’s face it, Jerusalem is politically, diplomatically and religiously special. It is important to the faith traditions of Judaism, Christianity…

Donald Trump gives Israel a Hanukkah present to remember

December 6, 2017 9:30 am

It’s Hanukkah next week, and President Donald J Trump has decided to give the state of Israel a big present.…

If you voted Remain, you’ll never ‘get’ Trump

December 2, 2017 9:00 am

How do you defend Donald Trump without coming across like a rabid lunatic? This was my challenge as the only…

Should Donald Trump be invited to the Royal Wedding?

December 2, 2017 9:00 am

Two golden rules of royal weddings. First, it’s always wonderful on the day. Second, there is always an almighty official…

Donald Trump’s tax cut has united the Republicans

December 2, 2017 8:30 am

President Donald J Trump likes nothing better than winning, and he has just had the first major legislative win of…

Now that Mueller has flipped Flynn, will he target Kushner next?

December 1, 2017 8:30 am

As I rode the metro to work this morning, an elderly gentleman holding a sign that read, `Manafort-Flynn. Who’s Next?’…

By sharing jihadi porn, Donald Trump plays into the Islamists’ hands

November 29, 2017 1:30 pm

Britain First hasn’t really taken off as a political movement in Britain, but it has caught the attention of the…

We might not like it, but Donald Trump really is a great global brand

November 18, 2017 9:00 am

It’s been a miserable two weeks for our Foreign Secretary. Not only did Boris Johnson trip up over the British…

If China backs Trump on North Korea he won’t like the quid pro quo

November 11, 2017 9:00 am

The first election day since Donald Trump was elected president a year ago brought a funereal mood to Washington that…

Between Trump and Harvey Weinstein, America is fast approaching outrage overload

November 11, 2017 9:00 am

It’s remarkable how fast the unthinkable becomes the expected. It felt almost routine to pick up the New York Post…

Special counsel Robert Mueller is closing in on Paul Manafort – and Trump should be worried

November 4, 2017 9:00 am

 Kiev Before he was Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort worked for the president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. Yanukovych started…

OK, I admit it, Donald Trump is an idiot. But he’s dead right about Unesco

October 21, 2017 9:00 am

I have been watching Donald Trump closely for more than a year and I have come to the considered opinion…