Jules Witcover

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 an hour of the traditional meeting of president...

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...

02/15/2017 - 4:00pm

    President Trump may believe his current worst enemies are all those protesters who spilled into the streets against him. But his own outsized ego and abysmal contempt for anyone trying to get in his way are doing much more damage to him.

    His huge...

02/13/2017 - 4:00pm

    As President Trump is faced with unconstitutionally defying the rulings of the federal judiciary that has blocked his temporary immigration ban, he is being educated on the realities of the rule of law in our American democracy.

    The three members of...

02/11/2017 - 5:00pm

    President Trump is getting a refresher course in how the American system of government works, assuming he ever learned. That is, there are three independent branches, and no one of them can lord it over or ignore the other two.

    Trump, now in charge...

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