Albert R. Hunt

03/01/2017 - 11:00am

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is outraged over Washington leaks. Just like the cop in "Casablanca" who was "shocked, shocked" to discover gambling in a gambling den.

    The California Republican is demanding an investigation of leaks about President Donald Trump...

02/25/2017 - 3:00pm

    President Donald Trump has promised the most comprehensive overhaul of the tax system since 1986. That was when a Republican president joined forces with a Democratic House of Representatives and a Republican Senate to lower personal income-tax rates and simplify a messy and outdated tax system.

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02/22/2017 - 4:00pm

    Norm Eisen likens the appropriate response to President Donald Trump's ethics challenges to the broken-windows theory of crime prevention: If you stop the misdemeanors and minor felonies it might deter the serious stuff.

    Eisen, the ethics czar...

02/17/2017 - 6:00pm

    I've never met Steve Bannon and find most of his reported views repugnant. But I owe him: He caused me to reread Jon Meacham's biography of Andrew Jackson, "American Lion."

    Bannon, President Donald Trump's provocative adviser...

02/17/2017 - 10:00am

    President Donald Trump, who prefers cable news to reading, should take a quick glance at a book by the late Walt Kelly. He's the cartoonist who invented Pogo and had him say, "We have met the enemy and he is us."

    As Trump deals with...

02/16/2017 - 6:00pm

    The Democrats are perking up. The depression that suffused the party a month ago is diminishing, with a sense of a rejuvenated grass roots.

    This psychological revival is being driven by President Donald Trump's pronouncements, policies,...

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