Trump’s Tweets on Russian Revelations Appear to Confirm Story

Tweets this morning from POTUS seem to confirm the WaPo story about sharing info.

Trump Job Approval Falls To 38% In New Poll

Last week was one of the worst week’s the still-young Trump Administration has faced, and new tracking poll data is starting to reflect that.

Trump’s Advisers Are Feeding Him Genuinely Fake News, And That’s A Problem

The President is being fed “news” from questionable news sources, and that’s a problem.

What’s Taking So Long For Trump To Name U.S. Ambassadors?

Donald Trump has been President for nearly four months, but has yet to name Ambassadorial picks for many slots including several important posts.

Donald Trump To Put His Narcissism On Display In The White House

Soon visitors to the White House will be able to see Donald Trump’s “yuge” election win on display for all to see.

If Trump Really Was Trying To Hobble The Russia Investigation, He Has Failed Miserably

If President Trump’s decision to fire James Comey was motivated by an effort to impact the Russia investigation, this week has only served to guarantee it will continue and expand.

The Russia Investigation And The Comey Firing: Coincidences, Or Something More?

Was Jim Comey fired in an effort to impede the Russia investigation? Trump’s own words are making it sound more and more likely.

Comey Firing Driven By Trump’s Frustration Over Russia Investigation

Evidence continues to mount that the Russia investigation was the real motivation for President Trump’s decision to fire James Comey.

Trump’s Job Approval Hits New Lows

Trump’s job approval numbers continue to sink.

Was The Russia Investigation The Real Reason For Comey’s Firing? It Sure Seems Like It

There seems to be no question that the decision to fire James Comey was motivated largely by the President’s frustrations over the fact that his campaign is under investigation.

President Trump Fires F.B.I. Director James Comey

Less than a week after revealing that the F.B.I. was investigating the Trump campaign regarding ties with Russia, F.B.I. Director James Comey has been fired by President Trump.

Fourth Circuit Appears Skeptical Of Government’s Arguments Defending Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals heard argument yesterday in the appeal of an order barring travel from six Muslim countries, and it didn’t appear to go well for the attorneys defending the ban.

Trump’s Military Advisers Want Him To Expand America’s Longest War

America’s longest war is still going on, and President Trump’s advisers want him to continue his predecessor’s policies of continuing to re-expand American forces in a war that has seemingly no end.

Momentum On GOP Health Care Reform Bill Set To Slow Down Significantly In The Senate

The American Health Care Act may have sailed through the House, but the Senate is another story.

Jim Comey Explains Himself

F.B.I. Director James Comey testified yesterday on the reasons he chose to publicly speak out just days before the 2016 election about the reopened Clinton email investigation.

What Trump’s Civil War Comments Reveal About Him

President Trump’s comments about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War reveal something about how he thinks, and it’s not good.

Trump Skips Nerd Prom, Attacks The Press In Speech To Supporters

Instead of attending the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, Donald Trump spent his Saturday attacking the press and the First Amendment.

Evaluating Trump’s First 100 Days

After 100 days in office, President Trump has very little to show for his work except to show that there’s no reason to trust his judgment going forward.

The First 100

An assessment of the 45th President’s first 100 days.

Donald Trump: I Thought Being President Would Be Easy

Donald Trump discovers reality.

Trump Administration Introduces Tax Plan, But Comes Up Short On Details

The Trump Administration is out with a tax plan, but it’s seriously lacking in details.

Trump Drops Demand For Border Wall Funding As Congress Tries To Avoid Government Shutdown

With a government shutdown looming at the end of the week, the Administration has appeared to back away from a demand that a government funding bill include money allocated for the President’s promised border wall.

Federal Judge Slaps Down Trump Executive Order On ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Another Federal Court has found another Trump Executive Order unconstitutional.

Democrats Are More Out Of Step Than Republicans, Poll Says

Polling indicates that voters find the Democratic Party to be even more out of step than the Republican Party.

Why Hillary Clinton Lost

Six months after the election, the postmortems of the Clinton campaign all seem to have one thing in common, they all point at things other than the candidate and her campaign as being the reason she lost.

As End Of First Hundred Days Nears, Trump’s Job Approval Continues To Slump

As he nears the end of his first 100 days in office, President Trump continues to suffer from bad poll numbers.

White House Pushing Congress To Revisit Failed Effort To Repeal And Replace Obamacare

Faced with the fact that it has little to show for its first 100 days in office, the Trump Administration is pressuring Congress to come up with a new health care reform bill before the end of next week.

Democrat Falls Short Of Avoiding Runoff In Republican District In Georgia

Democrats came close to picking up what has been a solidly Republican seat for nearly forty years but ended up falling short. Instead, we’ll have a runoff in two months.

Trump’s Bad Poll Numbers Are Starting To Impact The GOP

President Trump’s job approval woes are starting to impact the GOP as a whole.

Can States Require Candidates For President To Release Tax Returns? Probably Not.

States are considering laws that would require candidates for President to release their tax returns, but such laws are probably unconstitutional.

On Impeachment Fantasies, Redux

The previous discussion continued.

On Impeachment Fantasies

Predicting election outcomes is different than predicting impeachment.

Tensions Rise On Korean Peninsula As North Korea Threatens Another Nuclear Test

North Korea is threatening another nuclear test, the United States is threatening retaliation, and China is warning of a ‘gathering storm’ on the Korean Peninsula.

U.S.-Russian Relations Hit a New Low

It’s been a bad week for U.S.-Russian relations.

Donald Trump Discovers Being President Is Hard

Donald Trump seems to be surprised that being President requires actual work.

Trump Undercuts Bannon In Internal White House Power Struggle

Inconceivably, Steve Bannon thought that clashing with President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law was a good idea. He’s likely learned his lesson now.

F.B.I. Obtained FISA Warrant For Top Trump Adviser

A top Trump campaign adviser was the subject of a FISA warrant for at least part of last year.

Poll Finds Majority Support For Missile Strikes On Syria

A majority of Americans support last week’s airstrikes in Syria but are skeptical of any expansion beyond that.

Donald Trump And The Inevitable Foreign Policy Crisis

Donald Trump is historically unpopular for a new President. What does that mean when his first foreign policy crisis comes, as it inevitably will?

Trump Hits Another Job Approval Low As Presidency Marks 75th Day In Office

Two new polls show Donald Trump hitting new lows in the polls as we get closer to his 100th day in office.

Senate Committee Advances Gorsuch Nomination As ‘Nuclear Option’ Becomes Inevitable

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch even as it became inevitable that Republicans would be forced to invoke the ‘nuclear option’ to confirm him to the Supreme Court.