Category: US Politics

With a Presidential Boost, the P.G.A. Comes to Trump National

The prominence of the tournament here, the Senior P.G.A. Championship, heightens the buzz around the Trump clubs, which, despite their relatively modest footprint in the golf industry, have become attractions…
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The Nuclear Option — Latest Scandal: Naughty Trump Says ‘Islamic Terror’

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERHave you heard the latest scandal involving President Trump? During a speech in Saudi Arabia, Mr. Trump applauded Middle East leaders for a series of steps…
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Top Five Media-Generated Non-Stories from Trump’s Foreign Trip

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERThe media latched on to a few absurdly overblown stories to keep the bad vibes flowing during President Trump’s first overseas journey. Editorial judgment is apparently…
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John Boehner: Apart from Foreign Policy, Trump Presidency a ‘Complete Disaster’

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERFormer Republican House Speaker John Boehner has attacked Donald Trump’s presidency, describing him as a “complete disaster” who is “still learning how to be president.” “Everything else…
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Critic’s Notebook: Melania Trump on Display, Dressed in Ambivalence and Armor

That’s why what she wore received so much more attention than what Ivanka Trump wore (the fascinator at the Western Wall and the weirdly bridal black tulle veil at the…
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Liberals Wanted a Fight in Montana. Democratic Leaders Saw a Lost Cause.

In part, this is because the few special elections for Congress so far have taken place in red-leaning districts, where the near-daily barrage of new controversies involving Mr. Trump has…
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Russian Once Tied to Trump Aide Seeks Immunity to Testify Before Congress

The court documents and public records show that Mr. Deripaska, whose companies have long had offices in New York, has expanded his American holdings over the past 10 years, buying…
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White House Backs Down on Keeping Ethics Waivers Secret

Waivers — which are issued by each federal government agency, and by the White House on a case-by-case basis — allows political appointees to ignore those ethics policies. Continue reading…
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Fact Check: Defending Cuts, Mulvaney Misleads on Food Stamps and Big Bird

Understating the Appalachian Regional Commission’s effect.The budget calls for the elimination of the Appalachian Regional Commission (known as ARC), a federal-state partnership created by the Appalachian Regional Development Act of…
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