Category: Administration

Foreign Leaders Shouldn’t Appease Trump

It’s a shame, to put it mildly, that foreign leaders are developing strategies for having personal interactions with our president that resemble how battered wives deal with their husbands when they arrive home angry from work or the saloon. For…

Preet Bharara is on the Warpath Against Trump

Preet Bharara is the inspiration for the character played by Paul Giamatti on Showtime‘s hit program Billions. I’m not sure how he feels about that since the portrayal isn’t entirely sympathetic, but it’s an indication of Bharara’s reputation in certain…

Trump Wants to Fire Everyone

Mike Allen reports that the POTUS is pissed off at almost everyone on his team and thinking about firing anyone who isn’t nailed down. “He’s frustrated, and angry at everyone,” said one of the confidants. The conversations intensified this week…

Why Trump Should Just Give Up and Quit

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer has a stilted way of talking sometimes, but it’s not too hard to understand the point he’s trying to make here: “Look, you’ve had experience for 100 days,” said House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer…

Washington Republicans Headed for a Crack-Up

Ryan Lizza reports that there are people in the White House who seem strangely exhilerated about the prospect of a government shutdown battle: While the potential for a government shutdown has been overshadowed by other events—Syria, North Korea, the attempted…