Philip Bump

02/26/2017 - 8:00am

    One of President Donald Trump's favorite ways to undercut or demean things he doesn't like is to refer to them as "so-called." The most famous recent example of this came with his dismissal of the "so-called" judge that overturned his executive order on immigration. On Tuesday evening, he used the moniker to dismiss another...

02/15/2017 - 6:00pm

    One of this week's 286,000 leaks from the executive branch of the government was a document from the Department of Homeland Security putting a price tag on a wall on the border with Mexico.

    You remember the wall! President Trump, then-candidate...

02/12/2017 - 5:00pm

    Speaking to the U.S. Central Command on Monday, President Donald Trump went off his prepared remarks to make a truly stunning claim: The media was intentionally covering up reports of terrorist attacks.

    "You've seen what happened in Paris,...

02/12/2017 - 1:00pm

    President Donald Trump had harsh words for one of his most fervent opponents during the pre-Super Bowl interview with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly that aired Sunday. Not President Vladimir Putin, mind you, whose alleged unpleasant habit of murdering journalists met with a shrug from the president. No...

02/06/2017 - 5:00pm

    Kellyanne Conway messed up.

    Speaking with MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Thursday night, President Donald Trump's senior adviser invented a mass killing that never happened.

    "I bet it...

01/30/2017 - 8:00am

    President Donald Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday that the administration had an idea that would force Mexico to pay for the construction of a wall on the border between our two countries.

    The strategy? The White...

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