Greg Sargent

01/18/2017 - 3:00pm

    One big question that looms as Donald Trump takes power is this: Will Trump actually make good on the aspects of his program that embody Trumpism at its most cruel and inhumane? Trump promised to expand mass deportations and to end protections for those brought here illegally as children. Now he must decide whether to deliver on those promises -- which...

01/16/2017 - 12:00pm

    All it took was a handful of Donald Trump tweets. When Trump declared he wasn't crazy about congressional Republicans' timing on killing an independent ethics oversight office, Washington showered him with credit for the abrupt GOP reversal that followed -- never mind that he hadn't even...

01/15/2017 - 8:00am

    At his presser today, Donald Trump confirmed the very worst fears of ethics experts, announcing a new arrangement for his business holdings that is designed to garner nice headlines but is unlikely to do much to reduce the possibility of conflicts of interest and, possibly, full-blown corruption.

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01/14/2017 - 10:00am

    As the debate continues raging among journalists about how aggressively to call out Donald Trump's lies, Monday morning brings a new episode that reminds us why it's so important not to flinch from reckoning with the possibility that conventional journalistic techniques just aren't going to...

01/03/2017 - 1:00pm

    Donald Trump is once again claiming credit for beating back the scourge of outsourcing, this time insisting that he is the reason that Sprint has announced plans to move thousands of jobs back to America from other countries.

    "Because of what...

01/01/2017 - 11:00am

    It's widely treated as an article of faith that, if Donald Trump makes good on his vow to rip up our trade deals, he'll seek to re-negotiate them in a manner that helps American workers. After all, he's a "populist" who vows to remake the GOP as a "workers party," so...

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