Trump Ordered Bannon to Limit Testimony
The president relied on a key legal advisor, but his advice could have a downside
Three Cheers for Globalism!
An unabashed defense of the Trump administration’s favorite object of ire.
Rational Security on the E.R.: The “Everything Old is New Again” Edition
America’s longest war stumbles into its next phase.
The Prince of Darkness Has Left the Building
Steve Bannon is gone from the West Wing. Can Trump’s White House finally get itself in order?
Steve Bannon Is Now Donald Trump’s Dick Morris
It can be easier to whisper in a president’s ear from outside the White House.
Bannon Out, But Most Definitely Not Dead
Trump's Rasputin has left the building. That doesn't mean he still won't be whispering in the president's ear.
Trump’s Trolls Are Waging War on America’s Civil Servants
Alt-right bloggers are singling out government employees deemed hostile to the president’s agenda.
Trump Has Picked America’s Enemies in Russia Over Its Friends in Europe
After his most recent trip abroad, the president deserves credit for consistency — but not much else.
The Knives Are Out for Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster
In the White House “Game of Thrones for morons,” Steve Bannon is trying to turn the president against his national security advisor.
In Closed-Door Climate Showdown, It’s Jared and Ivanka vs. Bannon and Pruitt
With Trump threatening to pull the United States out of the Paris accord, moderates and ideologues are at loggerheads.
Bannon’s Demotion Means the Trump Team Is Learning — Even if Trump Isn’t
We should celebrate H.R. McMaster’s staffing and organizational wins, but whether or not they are superficial remains to be seen.
Can Trump Learn?
And is the National Security Council shake-up the beginning of the end for Steve Bannon?
In Reversal, Trump Banishes Bannon from National Security Council
National Security Advisor McMaster asserts his control in a shake-up of the NSC, but Bannon remains a powerful voice inside the White House.
Don’t Believe the New Trump
He’s still the same old, uninformed, easily manipulated, egomaniac — surrounded by second-raters, lickspittles, and extremists.
Ego-Maniac Revolutions Don’t Last
The closest analogy for Donald Trump is Henry VIII — and Steve Bannon may not have his ear for long.
Bannon’s Vision of the World Isn’t What Makes America Great
Tearing down a system that, for all its missteps, helped produce decades of peace among the great powers, spread democracy, and share unparalleled progress is not the way to put Americans first.
Five Ways Donald Trump Is Wrong About Islam
The White House’s approach to the world’s second largest religion isn’t just bigoted – it’s a strategic disaster.
Worst. Start. Ever.
Don't blame President Bannon. There’s a simple reason Trump’s approval ratings are historically low.
Beware Trump’s Kitchen Cabinet
Never before has a president so much seemed to favor amateurs over professionals.