The president cannot be excused just because he is a politician who feels entitled to play the game.
People anticipating a swift end to this drama should temper their expectations.
Too many Republicans these days are convincing themselves that private handwringing or wincing is an adequate response.
Two crises in the past week demanded leadership of the singular sort that only the president can supply. Trump failed on both counts.
Republicans in Congress have effectively given up on one of Trump’s signature goals.
But Jeff Sessions might not be up for the job.
In what will probably go down as the single most important decision of his professional life, the attorney general made the right call.
The country's international goals, not arbitrary budget decisions, should motivate its development strategy.
The special counsel has a mammoth job, and the president has just warned him of what he long suspected: He may not have much time.
McCain fervently believes in the ennoblement of caring about something bigger than your own interests.
It should be patently clear to everyone that the president does not want an independent Justice Department.