Jules Witcover

03/02/2017 - 12:00pm

    Last week's Conservative Political Action Conference, featuring lengthy remarks from President Trump and his chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, telegraphed their plans to commit the whole Republican Party to their concept of economic nationalism.

    Bannon declared that Trump's "America...

03/01/2017 - 2:00pm

    It's often said of the weather that everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it. The political chatter here is similarly rife with speculation about how President Trump can somehow be brought to heel, but there is no credible plan.

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02/25/2017 - 10:00am

    Not yet a month in office, President Trump was back on the campaign trail in Florida the other day in what could be called a victory lap celebrating the job he had already won.

    The event was a transparent ego booster shot to his constant need for...

02/21/2017 - 1:00pm

    Donald Trump's first solo White House news conference as president Thursday, launched with little advance notice, was a bold and aggressive strategy to co-opt one of the news media's prime information vehicles.

    He filibustered for more than...

02/20/2017 - 2:00pm

    The Trump presidency continues to unravel, as a transparent mixture of denials and dissembling has plunged its credibility into free fall, after less than a month in power.

    The rapid-fire accumulation of executive and communications crises in both...

02/18/2017 - 11:00am

    The resignation under fire of President Trump's national security adviser, retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, has capped the first weeks of perhaps the most chaotic rollout of an American presidency in history.

    It comes on the heels of the...

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