Inaugurations are always a moment of hope and warmth, followed by the cold, messy reality of governing. And that’s particularly true with Joe Biden taking office. It’s like going from the dulcet … [Read more...] about Biden confronts reality, press casts it as clearing the Trump wreckage
It was as much a sermon as a political speech, more an exercise in healing than the recitation of an agenda.When Joe Biden urged America to "stop the shouting, lower the temperature," the new … [Read more...] about Biden urges end to ‘uncivil war,’ asks for media truth, but can he pull it off?
Joe Biden began his journey to the inauguration by tearing up--over his love for Delaware and missing his late son Beau--displaying the raw emotion that sets him aside from most presidents and, … [Read more...] about An emotional Joe Biden tries to put the Trump Show behind him
One day before Joe Biden’s inauguration, with Washington resembling an armed camp, President Trump has no lawyer to defend him in an impeachment trial rooted in his aggressive attempts to reverse … [Read more...] about Final days: How Trump turned on Barr and embraced the ‘crazy’ Powell
Kellyanne Conway has been one of President Trump’s most loyal lieutenants, a person who doggedly defended him on television and took plenty of slings and arrows in the process.Here’s what Conway, who … [Read more...] about Trump turns on some loyalists as others regret his tumultuous exit
President Trump’s escalating attacks on the Electoral College results are tearing the Republican Party apart.Now journalists love to proclaim that a political party--usually the GOP--is engaged in a … [Read more...] about Is Trump remaking the Republican Party or purging those who cross him?
On the day he was inaugurated, Ronald Reagan took the dramatic step of firing the inspectors general at 15 federal agencies.The press and many Democrats went haywire, saying he had violated the … [Read more...] about Trump’s IG firings: How ‘loyal’ should investigators be?
President Trump found something to briefly celebrate Monday, some bad news for what are emerging as his biggest detractors during the virus crisis: the media.“Advertising in the Failing New York Times … [Read more...] about Trump taunts media as mutual disgust reaches new depths
Fox News Poll: Biden leads Trump in head-to-headIn a head-to-head presidential match-up, Biden is up by 49-40 percent over Trump, a lead that is outside the poll’s margin of sampling error. Another 11 … [Read more...] about Pandemic politics: Trump, Biden and the virtual campaign
With President Trump warning of “a very, very painful two weeks” -- and obviously it could be longer than that -- the reckoning seems to have arrived.It is hard to wrap your head around the … [Read more...] about The magnitude of the crisis confronting Trump — and the rest of us