March 03, 2017, 11:13am
By Paul Waldman – The Washington Post.
After President Trump’s first address to Congress last night, journalists and pundits were effusive in their praise of one particular moment, when Trump talked about Ryan Owens, the Navy SEAL killed in the … Read more »
March 03, 2017, 11:11am
By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.
The latest big buzz is about Jeff Sessions, the attorney general. It turns out that he lied during his confirmation hearings, denying that he had met with Russian officials during the 2016 … Read more »
March 01, 2017, 1:24pm
By David Ignatius – The Washington Post.
President Trump boasts that his “America First” trade and economic policies are bringing well-paid manufacturing jobs back to America. That’s probably his biggest “deliverable” to Trump voters. But is this claim true?
Trump … Read more »
March 01, 2017, 1:23pm
By Glenn Kessler and Michelle Ye Hee Lee – WashingtonPost.com
An address to Congress is such an important speech that presidents generally are careful not to stretch the truth. The “16 words” in George W. Bush’s 2003 State of the … Read more »
March 01, 2017, 1:22pm
By Frank Rich – NYMAG.com
Most weeks, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich speaks with contributor Alex Carp about the biggest stories in politics and culture. Today: President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.
A new president’s … Read more »
March 01, 2017, 1:21pm
The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has signed a resolution blocking an Obama-era rule that would have prevented an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from buying guns.
The rule was part of former President Barack Obama’s push … Read more »
February 28, 2017, 3:43pm
By Henry Waxman – The Washington Post.
Henry Waxman is chairman of Waxman Strategies, a public affairs and strategic communications firm. He served as a Democrat in the House of Representatives from 1975 to 2015.
Congressional Republicans and President Trump … Read more »
February 28, 2017, 3:42pm
By Dana Milbank – The Washington Post.
Thomas Gibbons-Neff, a fourth-generation military man, deployed twice to Afghanistan. The second time, as a 22-year-old Marine corporal in 2010, he led an eight-man infantry team into combat. Two of his men were … Read more »
February 27, 2017, 7:47pm
By EMILY DREYFUSS – Wired.com
YOU ONLY USE 10 percent of your brain. Eating carrots improves your eyesight. Vitamin C cures the common cold. Crime in the United States is at an all-time high.
None of those things are true.… Read more »