Donald Trump

The shaming of Shania Twain

23 April 2018 2:42 pm

Celebrity apologies are all the rage. Such is the power of Twitter, that stars without round-the-clock PR surveillance and teams…

Macron-Trump bromance blossoms as the sun sets on Special Relationship

22 April 2018 4:45 pm

The French President has shown himself to be someone who can focus on the bigger picture, despite political differences

Can Rudy Giuliani handle the job every other high-powered lawyer turned down?

20 April 2018 9:49 pm

The former mayor of New York has at last secured himself a position in Trump's White House—but the role is an unenviable one

Donald Trump is desperate for a North Korea deal

18 April 2018 5:19 pm

Uh-oh. President Trump is wading into diplomatic waters in North Korea that he may have trouble navigating. Yesterday, he proudly…

Are we really in the ‘last phase of the Trump Presidency’?

16 April 2018 4:39 pm

It’s shrinking. A new Washington Post-ABC News poll indicates that the Democrats’ edge over the Republicans in the forthcoming midterm election…

Comey pees on Trump

16 April 2018 4:22 am

And we thought the FBI knows things that we don’t know. On Sunday night on ABC News, James Comey, who…

Mission accomplished? Easier said than done, Mr President

15 April 2018 10:11 am

Donald Trump finally had something positive to say on Twitter. After nearly a week of dithering, the president made a…

James Comey comes back to haunt Trump

14 April 2018 10:35 am

President Donald Trump must have a lot on his mind as an eventful week—even by the new standard he’s created…

Does President Trump have the authority to strike Assad without Congress?

13 April 2018 4:31 pm

When it comes to military action against the Assad regime, the United States again confronts one of the most fundamental…

The mind of Donald Trump, as explained by Anthony Scaramucci

13 April 2018 12:01 pm

When Anthony Scaramucci announced that he was writing a book about his time with Donald Trump, the joke was that…

The Trump Resistance™ is the greatest show in town

11 April 2018 4:23 pm

Among the many occasions of unintended comedy that the election of Donald Trump has vouchsafed a grateful world, perhaps none…

Donald Trump’s love-in with Putin comes to an abrupt halt

11 April 2018 2:45 pm

In his inimitable fashion, President Trump has put Russia on notice that the era of playing kissy-face with the Kremlin…

On foreign policy, Trump is more like Obama than he would like to admit

11 April 2018 1:32 pm

Both presidents are easily led into conflicts that go against their better instincts

Putin’s cronies take a hit from the US

6 April 2018 6:40 pm

“I’m afraid we no longer have oligarchs. That was a concept of the ’90s,” Russia’s deputy prime minister Arkady Dvorkovich…

In defence of Paul Manafort

6 April 2018 10:43 am

Poor Paul Manafort. Manafort, who tried to extricate himself from the Mueller investigation by filing a civil case alleging prosecutorial…

Why the Democrats won’t win big in November

5 April 2018 8:00 am

Is a big blue Democratic wave poised to sweep the Republicans out of Congress in the 2018 mid-term election?  To…

Does Donald Trump wish he owned a newspaper?

4 April 2018 6:04 pm

Edward Luce warns today in the Financial Times that Donald Trump’s fusillades at Amazon and its proprietor Jeff Bezos are…

Could Sebastian Gorka make a return to the White House?

4 April 2018 5:03 pm

Dr Sebastian Gorka, the much-maligned television personality, defence brain and former Trump official, is making moves again. At the moment,…

Does Melania’s cold shoulder explain Trump’s Twitter tantrums?

4 April 2018 9:32 am

The First Lady has far more influence than her critics realise

The perfect recipe for a Trump meltdown

2 April 2018 6:10 pm

President Trump has invited Russian president Vladimir Putin to the White House. This news is rocking Washington, but it shouldn’t…

Are you a winner or a loser in Trump’s trade war?

2 April 2018 4:26 pm

China’s imposition today of tariffs on 128 imports from the US was inevitable – and is no doubt exactly the…

Does President Trump believe in the resurrection?  

31 March 2018 6:44 am

Easter weekend must be interesting for the interfaith First Family

If Trump is Bertie Wooster, who is Jeeves?

30 March 2018 4:19 pm

California, once a citadel of conservatism, now a bastion of liberal progressivism, continues to harbour a few intellectual redoubts on…

Trump’s new VA Secretary has worked for four successive presidents. The media doesn’t care

29 March 2018 12:29 am

Context is everything. But if you’re a busy person trying to navigate the personal and professional traps of modern life…

Why isn’t Donald Trump tweeting about expelling Russian diplomats?

27 March 2018 3:38 pm

“President Trump ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian officials from the United States and ordered the closure of the Russian…