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Trump has one playbook, and very few plays left in it  The Washington Post

After a week in which the threat of recession rocked global financial markets, his trade war with China showed no signs of progress and the government of Israel ...

Trump’s obsession with crowd sizes, explained  Vox.com

Trump's latest tweets about his New Hampshire rally continue his obsessions with crowd size and with bolstering his image as a popular politician.

Aides got Trump to delay tariffs by telling President it could 'ruin Christmas'  CNN

As President Donald Trump's trade advisers were searching last week for a strategy to forestall his threatened tariffs on China, they struck upon a novel ...

The third-person-in-chief: How Trump talks about himself  The Washington Post

For years, President Trump has returned to an oft-used rhetorical habit in his speeches and interviews: referring to himself in the third person.

Around the world with Donald Trump in 1 week  CNN

Washington (CNN) As protests gripped Hong Kong this week, President Donald Trump had some advice for Chinese President Xi Jinping on how to handle the ...

Trump blames market meltdown on "Fake News," conspiracy of "weenies"  Salon

Trump blames the stock market's big bath this week on "Fake News Media" and "establishment weenies" who hate him.

The Daily News Just Hit Trump With A Headline For The Ages  Mother Jones

The Saturday edition of New York's Daily News elbowed President Donald Trump in the wake of backlash against reports that the president had inquired about ...

Fact check: Former Michigan congressman sheds light on Trump's claim to be Michigan's 'Man of the Year'  CNN

At a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Thursday, President Donald Trump returned to a claim he has been making since the final days of the 2016 campaign.

Court rejects Planned Parenthood bid to freeze Trump's family planning rule  POLITICO

A federal appeals court has rejected efforts to block the Trump administration from banning abortion referrals by federally funded family planning clinics, ...

Trump suspends CNN analyst's credentials in another shot at the press  The Guardian

The move stems from a July altercation with Breitbart reporter Sebastian Gorka, and echoes actions against CNN's Jim Acosta.

Trump's winning weapon: Time | TheHill  The Hill

Previous presidents have caved quickly under extreme domestic and foreign policy pressures, but Trump has shown he's in no hurry.

‘Start exercising’: Trump insults rally protester for ‘serious weight problem’  The Washington Post

The members of the crowd seated in the prime spots behind President Trump during his campaign rally in Manchester, N.H., on Thursday night seemed ...

Trump calls Rashida Tlaib’s refusal to visit Israel a political stunt  Vox.com

Donald Trump criticized Tlaib's refusal to visit Israel after officials said she could come if she didn't protest, as Nancy Pelosi worked to move on.

Trump says Antifa being considered a possible terror group as Portland, Oregon, braces for dueling protests  CNN

(CNN) President Donald Trump on Saturday said "major consideration" is being given to designating Antifa an "organization of domestic terror," as the left-wing ...

Trump can never admit he made a mistake  CNN

There are fleeting moments where President Trump seems to have a sense of the gravity of the office he holds, but they are always overtaken by his prickly and ...

The freewheeling, uncontainable nature of Trump’s anti-elite get-togethers  The Washington Post

Guns N' Roses' “Paradise City” was blaring — blaring, second hearts beating in everyone's chests — when advance staffers for President Trump's campaign ...

Don’t waste your breath trying to convince Trump supporters he’s repugnant  The Washington Post

Life is short. So, don't waste it trying to prove President Trump is a racist, a bigot or a white supremacist. “If You Don't Know Me by Now,” the rhythm-and-blues ...

Anthony Scaramucci Predicts Exact Month Donald Trump Will Abandon 2020 Race  HuffPost

Anthony Scaramucci thinks he knows when Donald Trump will decide not to run for president again. And, according to “The Mooch,” it's only seven months away ...

Democrats torch Trump failures on rural digital divide  POLITICO

Several presidential hopefuls are pledging tens of billions of dollars for high-speed internet access in rural America, seeking to seize on discontent among parts ...

Majority Leader Post Gives McConnell Power To Steer Trump Agenda  NPR

Mitch McConnell's status stems from his post as the Senate majority leader. But few who have held this office have been able to wield it with this kind of result.

Trump made 21 false claims last week  CNN

President Donald Trump made 21 false claims last week, well below his recent weekly tallies, as he stayed largely quiet in the wake of the massacres in El Paso, ...

Trump finds consistent foil in 'Squad' | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump's tweet saying Israel should deny entry to two of his domestic political opponents was just the latest example of him elevating “The Squad,” the ...

The best way to drive Trump nuts  CNN

Linger on Fifth Avenue between 56th Street and 57th Streets and you just might hear the chuckling: Some locals want to rename a few long blocks of the street ...

Construction workers prepare to battle former ally Trump  POLITICO

A powerful union group uneasy about a Labor Department apprenticeship proposal has "the potential to be a significant force in the 2020 election."

How Trump trips up his own Afghan peace efforts  POLITICO

Why would the Taliban give up anything in exchange for something the president has already said he wants to do?" asks one critic.

Donald Trump is touting voter ID laws as an issue in the 2020 election. Here’s why.  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump ramps up his reelection for 2020 he is resurfacing an unsubstantiated gripe from 2016: That voter fraud cost him ...

With Trump as President, the World Is Spiraling Into Chaos  The New York Times

Earlier this week, Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Asad Majeed Khan, visited The New York Times editorial board, and I asked him about the threat ...

Israel’s Alliance With Trump Creates New Tensions Among American Jews  The New York Times

Religious leaders see President Trump's influence over the Israeli prime minister becoming a wedge issue in the Jewish community.

Trump’s baffling, self-defeating attack on the New York Times  Vox.com

Trump lashed out at the paper without even understanding what he was attacking it for.

Trump's approval rating slips  MSNBC

Eugene Robinson, Associate Editor at The Washington Post, joins the team to discuss President Trump's sliding numbers and what it means for the general ...

Fact-Checking Trump’s New Hampshire Rally  The New York Times

President Trump on Thursday repeated inaccurate claims about energy, China and his predecessor.

Global turmoil Trump stirred threatens his reelection chances  CNN

President Donald Trump is showing what happens when the United States abandons its decades-long role as a guarantor of stability and instead chooses to act ...

Donald Trump gets sick of everyone, except for Donald Trump  CNN

Anthony Scaramucci seems to have finally learned a very, very important lesson about President Donald Trump: If you stick around long enough, he will turn on ...

Trump's purge of his own national security team is almost complete  CNN

Washington (CNN) When Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and his deputy Sue Gordon leave their offices for the last time on Thursday, it will mark a ...

President Trump donates $100,000 of his salary to Surgeon General's office  USA TODAY

When he was running for office, Trump pledged that he wouldn't accept his $400000 annual presidential salary if elected.

2020 match up: Trumps getting pounded vs. Democrats  MSNBC

The Morning Joe panel breaks down the new Fox News poll on how leading democrats hold up in a head-to-head race against Donald Trump.

The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech  CNN

On Tuesday President Donald Trump took a break from his summer vacation in New Jersey to deliver remarks on energy in Pennsylvania. The speech was ...

Trump tweets about dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook  USA TODAY

President Trump announced he was having dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook Friday and mentioned Apple "will be spending vast sums of money in the U.S. "

Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies  The Washington Post

By pressuring the Israeli government to bar entry by two members of Congress, President Trump once again used the power and platform of his office to punish ...

The Trump administration is trying to rewrite America's founding principles  CNN

There have been two competing definitions of American identity since the foundation of this nation, and that tension is felt to this day, writes Daniel Fried.

In Trump's world, it's easier to regulate the bodies of disabled people than to limit deadly weapons  CNN

David M. Perry says President Trump's recent musings about building more mental institutions in response to mass shootings were irresponsible and dangerous ...

What This Week's Economic Jitters Mean For Trump's Re-Election Bid  NPR

The strength of the economy is a major factor in President Trump's reelection bid. Jitters on Wall Street and overseas this week were a reminder that it may not ...

Trump's Latest Approval Rating Stable, at 41%  Gallup

President Donald Trump's approval rating currently stands at 41%, consistent with the 40% to 44% range it has been in since May.

How to Torture Trump  The New York Times

Let's be trivial for a minute. Forget our endless supply of critical problems and just try to think of a good way to torture Donald Trump. Psychologically. Reasoned ...

'Central casting': Trump is talking more than ever about men's looks  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump told Fox News in June that it's "tough" to follow his instincts and withdraw all troops from Afghanistan when a ...

Former Trump Casino Exec Names The Big Con Of Donald Trump's Campaign  HuffPost

Jack O'Donnell called out Trump for his historic lack of strategy and for always acting on “the thought of the day.” By Lee Moran. 08/16/2019 04:50 AM ET.

Donald Trump's moment of crisis  The Week

The moment of crisis has finally arrived for President Trump. Does anybody think he is prepared to handle it? This week, the stock market sank more than 800 ...

CNN Exclusive: New documents reveal behind-the-scenes clash over spending inside Trump inaugural committee  CNN

The former adviser to first lady Melania Trump, who has come under fire for the cost of President Donald Trump's inauguration, was among the event planners ...

Trump 2020 can't afford a recession  CNN

President Donald Trump's main hope for reelection has been the economy. As I noted earlier this week, Trump's approval on the economy has averaged 53% ...

Trump Is Said to Ask: Can We Buy Greenland?  The New York Times

At a meeting last spring in the Oval Office, President Trump joked about buying Greenland for its resources, according to a person who was in attendance.

Trump’s Hate Makes the ‘Squad’ Stronger  The Atlantic

The president gives his opponents media attention and enhances their influence on American life.

Trump’s claim his deregulatory actions are saving American households $3,000 a year  The Washington Post

“We've eliminated a record number of job-killing regulations, giving the average American household $3,000 more to spend every single year.” — President ...

Immigrant N.Y. Billionaire Backs Trump Wall to Stem Border Flows  Bloomberg

New Yorkers can't seem to escape John Catsimatidis.

Investigation Finds Political Purge Inside Trump's State Department  Vanity Fair

Trump appointees reportedly harassed career employees at the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, accusing them of being “disloyal” “traitors” and part ...

Just how bad was Trump’s ‘public charge’ move?  The Washington Post

President Trump's effort this week to make the lives of many immigrants that much more terrifying and dangerous is as bad for the United States as the people ...

Trump touts US energy production at new plastics plant in campaign-like event  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump took a break from his August vacation on Tuesday to visit a Pennsylvania petrochemical plant that he hailed as an ...

Trump's tax cut isn't giving the US economy the boost it needs  CNBC

Benefits from what President Trump called "the biggest reform of all time" to the tax code have dwindled to a faint breeze just 20 months after its enactment, ...

There’s never been a president like Trump. Just look at his gun-control record.  The Washington Post

Great news! President Trump will go down in history as the president who got gun control done. Trump disclosed Friday that he now supports background ...

Trump called the CEOs of the biggest US banks on Wednesday as the stock market plunged  CNBC

President Donald Trump held a call on Wednesday with the CEOs of three major U.S. banks, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

Trump obliterates line between campaign rallies and White House events  Vox.com

Trump's trip to Pennsylvania illustrated how he can't resist getting political, even at taxpayer-funded events. It's not supposed to work like that.

The Limits of Trump’s White Identity Politics  The Atlantic

The president is casting Democrats as the real racists to energize his base, but in doing so he's hindering his capacity to reach beyond it.

AOC: Trump's coalition includes 'racists' and those who 'could be susceptible' to racism  Fox News

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., weighed in on President Trump's supporters Thursday, saying a "core part" of the president's base is composed of ...

Trump shakes up his Cabinet and intelligence community  CNN

There is always drama in President Donald Trump's Washington, and the script is often the same.

Trump's cruelty never stops  CNN

Only two things were accomplished by the Mississippi ICE raids: They further traumatized the Latino community, and they no doubt pleased Trump's xenophobic ...

Bannon battles back: Former aide regaining Trump's favor  Washington Examiner

In the four months after he left the White House in August 2017, Steve Bannon would order reporters to the basement of the Capitol Hill townhouse known as the ...

Trump laments coverage as aides concede visits to mourning cities didn't go as planned  CNN

Some of President Donald Trump's own aides conceded Thursday that his visits to two cities in mourning did not go as planned, as a new video revealed he ...

Seth Meyers Mocks Trump's Recession 'Freak-Out'  The Daily Beast

After years of “coasting on the economic tide left by Obama,” Trump is starting to panic, the “Late Night” host said.

Trump’s Justice Department Tells the US Supreme Court Civil Rights Laws Don’t Protect Transgender Workers  The Root

Hundreds protest a Trump administration announcement in February 2017 in New York that rescinded an Obama-era order allowing transgender students to ...

Trump's (Almost) All-White GOP Emerges  The Daily Beast

We know the president prefers white people. But a look at the percentages on his appointments gives new meaning to the phrase “White House.”

Why It’s Immigrants Who Pack Your Meat  The Atlantic

The immigration raid last week at seven poultry plants in rural Mississippi was a perfect symbol of the Trump administration's racism, lies, hypocrisy, and ...

Appeals court again allows Trump family planning rules to go into effect | TheHill  The Hill

A U.S. appeals court Friday again declined to block new rules from the Trump administration that prohibit clinics that receive federal funds from referring patients ...

Trump is impeaching himself  CNN

Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and author, with Kevin Kruse, of the new book "Fault Lines: A History of the United ...

This is how to respond to Trump’s conspiratorial lunacy  The Washington Post

This is how CNN's State of the Union began on Sunday: JAKE TAPPER: Hello. I'm Jake Tapper in Washington, where the state of our union is appalled.

Discrimination complaints hit group fighting Trump's health policies  POLITICO

A legal aid organization leading the fight against several Trump administration policies, including health care for LGBTQ and low-income people, is facing its ...

Scaramucci says he does not support Trump's reelection  CNN

In an interview with CNN's John Berman, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said that President Donald Trump's presidency gets ...

Trump’s Misogynistic Triumph: Democrats Are Afraid to Nominate a Woman  New York Magazine

Democrats' fear of swing voter misogyny, based on dubious interpretations of Trump's win over Clinton in 2016, is leading them towards sexist thinking about the ...

Mark Hamill Taunts Donald Trump With Math Question About Pinocchio's Nose  HuffPost

“Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill did the math on Pinocchio's nose to ding President Donald Trump over his lies on Friday. The Washington Post reported earlier ...

Trump’s Push to Bring Back Jobs to U.S. Shows Limited Results  The New York Times

Tax cuts and tariffs have not caused a significant return of factory activity, data from the government and other sources show.

Anthony Scaramucci Calls Trump “Crazy” and “Narcissistic”  Vanity Fair

A few days into his jihad against his former boss, Anthony Scaramucci discusses his view of Trump's increasing mental problems, his racist tactics, and why he ...

Trump made 56 false claims last week  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump made 56 false claims last week, delivering his usual assortment of dishonesty about immigration, his popularity and ...

Trump's base is very different than the swing voters he'll need in 2020  CNN

President Donald Trump's chief problem heading into the 2020 campaign can be boiled down to "like him on the economy, but not overall." Aggregating our last ...

Trump gripes about his critics while at the scene of tragedy  CNN

As President Donald Trump departed the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday, he told officials traveling with him the visit was a smash ...

Did Elizabeth Warren Just Neutralize Trump’s Best Attack?  Vanity Fair

The Massachusetts Senator rolled out a massive plan to help Native Americans.

Trump Labor Department rule would let religious employers discriminate  Vox.com

The Trump administration caused an uproar when the US Department of Labor proposed a new rule that would give certain federal contractors the right to ...

Trump’s Pile of Rubble  The New York Times

We can't keep making sacrifices to the Trigger Gods.

Trevor Noah has an interesting theory about Trump's stance on immigration  CNN

Trevor Noah has a theory about President Donald Trump's immigration policies.

'Not foreign policy': Democrats blast Trump's tepid Hong Kong response  NBC News

Democrats on Tuesday criticized President Donald Trump over his response to the recent unrest in Hong Kong, where protesters clashed with police in riot gear ...

Donald Trump's Own Words Undermine His Case After El Paso Shooting  TIME

Experts in presidential rhetoric say Donald Trump's message was undermined by his own racist rhetoric and divisive comments in the past.

Everyone will eventually turn on Trump. Even Steve Doocy.  The Week

It's too soon to say when Donald Trump's presidency will end, but it's not too soon to say how it will end. It will end in disgrace. And when it does, Trump's ...

President Trump's Rhetoric  FactCheck.org

Prior to departing for visits to El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Aug. 7, President Donald Trump rejected the premise that his rhetoric has divided the country, ...

Donald Trump’s Outrageous 2020 Advantage  The New York Times

This article is part of Frank Bruni's newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the free newsletter every Wednesday. In the 2020 presidential race, President ...

The House v. Trump: Stymied Lawmakers Increasingly Battle in the Courts  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Democrats took control of the House this year promising to use legislation and investigations to check President Trump. But facing substantial ...

Trump’s Words Are Poison  The Atlantic

The president has done more than any politician in living memory to fan the flames of ethnic and racial antipathy and nurture a culture of bigotry.

How Trump's paranoia and conspiracy theories become US policy  CNN

It is no longer surprising when President Donald Trump fuels a conspiracy theory online, as he did over the weekend with regard to the apparent suicide of ...

‘Using the Lord’s name in vain’: Evangelicals chafe at Trump’s blasphemy  POLITICO

A Trump-supporting West Virginia state senator who represents many evangelicals got three phone calls from constituents complaining about Trump's profanity ...

Trump admin gives green light for major arms sale to Taiwan  CNN

Washington (CNN) The Trump administration has informally greenlit a potential major arms sale to Taiwan involving dozens of new F-16 fighter jets, according to ...

A Divisive Voice Once Again Has Trump’s Ear  The New York Times

Katie Hopkins, a far-right British commentator who has been labeled a racist for her views on immigrants, has reappeared in President Trump's Twitter feed.

‘How do you stop these people?’: Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric looms over El Paso massacre  The Washington Post

President Trump has relentlessly used his bully pulpit to decry Latino migration as “an invasion of our country.” He has demonized undocumented immigrants as ...

President Trump has made 12,019 false or misleading claims over 928 days  The Washington Post

President Trump's proclivity for spouting exaggerated numbers, unwarranted boasts and outright falsehoods has continued at a remarkable pace. As of Aug.