Trump's Economic Trap
New Republic - 6 hours ago
Facing a potentially historic bloodbath in the fall's midterm elections, Republicans have settled on a narrative that might save their majorities in Congress—and, perhaps, the presidency. Donald Trump may be broadly unpopular, but the economy is roaring. Unemployment is low, the stock market is (despite ...
Finally, Trump Has Something Bad to Say About Russia
New York Times - 15 hours ago
The West's response to Russian aggression has usually been too little, too late, and devoid of the one voice that really matters — President Trump's. But at last, his administration is taking action, and Mr. Trump has spoken out, tentatively. On Thursday the Treasury Department announced it was imposing ...
The Memo: Trump takes on critics with Russia moves The Hill
New York Times
Why is Trump like a pussycat when it comes to calling out Putin?
CNN - 13 hours ago
After days of delays that raised eyebrows at home and abroad, Trump finally acknowledged an attack that the United States' closest ally, the UK, says bears the hallmarks of Moscow's involvement, using a banned military-grade nerve agent on British soil to try to kill a former Russian spy and his daughter.
Trump, Pressured to Criticize Russia for Poisoning, Leaves ... New York Times
The Words Trump Refuses to Speak The Atlantic
Leo Varadkar under fire over Trump wind farm call
BBC News - 8 hours ago
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has received criticism after revealing he helped President Donald Trump resolve a planning issue four years ago. Mr Varadkar, who at the time was the Irish tourism minister, said he spoke to Clare County Council about a planning application for a wind farm close to Doonbeg golf resort.
Taoiseach 'lost the run of himself' with Trump, says Howlin RTE.ie
Trump is making it easier for Democrats to win the midterms
CNBC - 1 day ago
President Trump's success has left Republicans more dependent on less-educated voters, especially men, who vote less often than the college graduates and women now flocking to Democrats. Midterm campaigns often mobilize opponents of whoever sits in the White House, and Trump has generated ...
Strong Performance by Democrat Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania ... New York Times
The Hidden Logic of Trump's Staff Exodus New York Magazine
'Trump's agenda is anti-growth': Trump's new economic adviser in ...
The Guardian - 1 day ago
Larry Kudlow, the CNBC commentator who has agreed to serve as Donald Trump's chief economic adviser, has a rich history of wildly inaccurate economic prognostications and radically different views to the president's. Only time will tell if his opinions on Trump, free trade, tariffs and the state of political ...
Larry Kudlow solves what Trump believes is his real problem Vox
Trump's presidency is unravelling. But he won't fall without a push
The Guardian - 23 hours ago
Even by Donald Trump's standards, Tuesday was extraordinary. First came the tweet that he had fired his secretary of state Rex Tillerson. Then a state department spokesman issued a statement claiming Tillerson was “unaware of the reason” for his dismissal, and had heard about it on Twitter. A few hours ...
Gina Haspel, Trump's Choice for CIA, Played Role in Torture Program New York Times
With Tillerson gone, it's truly Trump's world now Washington Post
Trump fires Rex Tillerson as secretary of state BBC News
New Yorker's new cover shows Trump 'exposed'
The Hill - 2 hours ago
"I wanted to address President Trump's stormy relationship with the press," the cover's illustrator, Barry Blitt, said of his work. The New Yorker cover comes as Trump faces a scandal involving adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, who alleges that she had an affair with Trump more than a decade ago. The White ...
Does President Trump's border wall pay for itself?
Washington Post - 9 hours ago
President Trump, in a tweet, March 13, 2018. President Trump tweeted out a brief Fox News article that cited a study by the Center for Immigration Studies, which favors limits on immigration. The president's tweet was in effect a quote from the article, which asserted that “the $18 billion wall will pay for itself ...
President Trump really, really likes to make threats
CNN - 20 hours ago
We could go on about Trump's threats. He's threatened people like former FBI Director James Comey (with releasing tapes that didn't exist). He's threatened groups of business leaders (with an import tax), the media at large (with revoking broadcast licenses), to shut down the government (unless there's a ...