Stories tagged: dana milbank
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Is there anything Republicans won’t say to make impeachment go away? They attack the patriotism of decorated veterans. They decry rules that they devised. And they discard long-held principles as …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
He was straight out of Foggy Bottom central casting. Lean and bespectacled, with neatly combed gray hair and a pressed charcoal suit, William Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
President Trump stood in a crowded East Room on Wednesday afternoon with the Italian president at his side, scores of aides and reporters at his feet, and a bank of …
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is in a corner as the court decides whether to bless employment discrimination against LGBTQ Americans. Will he interpret the text of the law the …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019
The Senate majority leader is distressed that people are calling him names. At the risk of hurting the Kentucky Republican’s tender feelings still further, I suggest another moniker: Muzzle Mitch.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
There is no surer way to convince people you are going nuts than to stand in front of a crowd and announce that you are not going nuts. “I want …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Foreign nationals should take extreme precautions in Trump’s America. So should the rest of us.
Fri., July 26, 2019
Democrats were disappointed Robert Mueller didn’t speak boldly; Republicans were delighted. But for this honorable public servant, it was, above all, a sad coda to a grand career.
Fri., July 19, 2019
Donald Trump has come to the Democrats’ rescue by reminding them, and all the world, what racism really looks like.
Fri., May 31, 2019
If Robert Mueller, a man of precise language, was not inviting Congress to impeach the president, he certainly seemed to be inviting the belief that he didn’t charge Trump with …
Fri., May 24, 2019
Dana Milbank: Slow-walking impeachment may look weak. But restraint is Democrats’ greatest strength.
Democrats are right not to emulate Trump’s insults, falsehoods and extreme partisanship as they go about their legitimate inquiries.
Sun., May 19, 2019
In 1787, the framers gave us a president, not a king. On Tuesday, lawyers for President Trump gave a dissenting opinion.
Fri., May 10, 2019
Contrary to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s declaration about the Russia investigation, it isn’t “case closed” – not by a long shot.
Thu., May 2, 2019
Stephen Moore, one of President Trump’s many exotic picks to staff the federal government, declared this week that his opponents are “pulling a Kavanaugh against me.” Moore, Trump’s pick for …
Fri., April 26, 2019
The Trump administration and Republican-appointed Supreme Court justices Tuesday held a legal seminar on how to preserve white hegemony in four easy steps.
Sat., April 13, 2019
This must be the season for treason. In the Oval Office on Thursday afternoon, President Trump gave a lesson on American justice to the visiting South Korean president. Speaking about …
Fri., April 5, 2019
Mitch McConnell’s move to limit debate on presidential nominees jettisoned 213 years of U.S. Senate wisdom.
Sat., March 23, 2019
Democrats are painting themselves into a corner with their litmus-test questions that have little to do with what most Americans are concerned about – and giving Donald Trump an easier …
Thu., March 14, 2019
President Trump has done his level best to tank his presidency. There is only one thing that can save him now: Democrats.
Sat., March 2, 2019
One thing rang true in Michael Cohen’s recent testimony before Congress: “I’m responsible for your silliness because I did the same thing that you are doing now for 10 years: …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Forgive me, but would anybody mind if we declared a moratorium on Democratic apologies?
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
So you are about to accept President Trump’s offer to be White House chief of staff. On behalf of a grateful nation, thank you. We were worried nobody would take …
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
Donald Trump and his advisers are not only endorsing the conspiracy theories but also assigning a whole new portfolio of world-domination responsibilities to George Soros – as if he didn’t …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
Dana Milbank: Nancy Pelosi is the best person to lead the House Democrats. That’s why she should retire.
By announcing that this will be her last term, Nancy Pelosi would deflate the insurgency against her, give new members a reason to feel good about voting for her, lead …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
Dana Milbank: While Trump feasts on Thanksgiving, troops on the border eat rations and await Pancho Villa
President Donald Trump is reportedly planning to celebrate Thanksgiving once again at his members-only Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida, feasting on (if previous menus repeat) a 24-dish extravaganza of turkey, stuffing, …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
On Tuesday night, America stepped back from the abyss.
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018
Selective memory loss is spreading, and it has become a necessary pre-condition to run as a Republican this year.
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018
If Republicans succeed in keeping the House in November, it will have been bought for them by corporations and the rich – quite literally.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
President Trump is getting his wish: It’s all about him.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
After last year’s Hurrican Maria debacle, let’s pray FEMA has healed itself and is now up to the task of dealing with Hurricane Florence – despite the inaction of a …