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President Donald Trump speaks beside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the start of the NATO

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President Donald Trump holds a Cabinet meeting and discusses his demand for border wall funding at the White House in January 2019.

Trump meets with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan in July

What would actually happen if Trump refused a subpoena?

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President Donald Trump takes his seat as he attends the multilateral meeting of the North Atlantic

Donald Trump is continuing his feud with John McCain — even after McCain's death


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during the third day of the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

President Trump sits in the Cabinet Room of the White House.

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Mr. Trump's threats to withdraw from the alliance had sent officials scrambling to prevent the annual gathering from turning into a disaster.

President Trump declared a national emergency to free up federal funding to build a wall along the southern border at he White House, on February 15, 2019, ...


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US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping arrive at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People on November 9, 2017, in Beijing, China.

How to Build an Autocracy

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The racial demons that help explain evangelical support for Trump

US President Donald J. Trump addressed the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York on September 25.

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Trump's claim that the U.S. pays the 'lion's share' for NATO

Drivers of Authoritarian Populism in the United States

How Trump Made War on Angela Merkel and Europe

Trump introduces his administration's first national security strategy. Carlos Barria/Reuters

Around the halls: Brookings experts react to the Trump-Putin meeting and NATO summit

No, Brett Kavanaugh Won't 'Protect' Donald Trump

Adam Schiff's Plans to Obliterate Trump's Red Line

Jim Mattis

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a summit of

Confronting the Cost of Trump's Corruption to American Families

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President Trump steps off Air Force One in Harrison Charter Township, Mich., on April 28 for a rally on the same night as the White House correspondents' ...

Defender of World Order or Trump Mouthpiece? Pompeo Is Tested by North Korea, Iran and U.S. Allies - The New York Times

How Trump Is Ending the American Era

Racism and Donald Trump: a common thread throughout his career and life. The US ...

Adam Schiff's Plans to Obliterate Trump's Red Line

“Americanism, not globalism”: President Trump and the American mission

How American Politics Went Insane

When strongmen fight: The US and Turkey need diplomats to resolve their leaders' dispute

Return of the Neocons

Trump's sexual assault allegations: The full list of women who have accused the President

The Original Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump signing the "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States" order, flanked by Vice President Mike ...

The Republican Party, Not Trump, Is the Real Threat to American Democracy

Read President Obama's Remarks Telling Donald Trump to 'Stop Whining'

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Defender of World Order or Trump Mouthpiece? Pompeo Is Tested by North Korea, Iran and U.S. AlliesDefender of World Order or Trump Mouthpiece?

On May 31, the Trump administration announced steep tariffs on European, Canadian, and Mexican aluminum and steel. In doing so, it invoked a rarely used ...

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. President Donald Trump talks about his meeting with

U.S. President Donald Trump attends the G-7 Gender Equality Advisory Council breakfast, Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada, June 9, 2018 (Yomiuri Shimbun photo via ...

President Donald Trump at the NATO Summit in Brussels, July 12, 2018.

What happened when Trump met corporate leaders

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President Trump listens during a phone conversation with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Aug. 27. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump spokesman: Media coverage is 'demoralising'

A royal banquet and political gibes mark Trump's visit to London

US-Mexico relations could get even more complicated with a Lopez Obrador victory

Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

U.S. president Donald Trump with Britain's prime minister, Theresa May, during the opening ceremony

Trump won't say if Putin is friend or foe

The German Marshall Fund of the United States

Donald Trump won't do what Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush did

French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hold a news conference during the 'Christchurch Call Meeting' at the Elysee ...

Trump says leaving NATO is 'unnecessary,' claims allies will boost funding

US President Donald Trump (right) is accompanied by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (left) as he addresses a press conference on the second day of the ...

Trump's critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right's inside man, poses his own risks.

President Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Wednesday, Feb. 27

Trump offers limited 'Dreamer' protections in exchange for border wall — and Democrats quickly say no

Trump refuses to condemn Russia on Ukraine

How Stephen Miller Rode White Rage from Duke's Campus to Trump's West Wing | Vanity Fair

With Latest Syria Threats, Trump Continues to Be More Confrontational Toward Russia Than Obama Was

Why Europe Won't Go for American Natural Gas

Can NATO Survive a Donald Trump Presidency?

California hits back as Trump threatens to 'dump' immigrants in 'sanctuary cities'

How Donald Trump became Deutsche Bank's biggest headache

Will Trump Be Meeting With His Counterpart — Or His Handler?

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Iranian protesters burning U.S. flags after Donald Trump announced his withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Can't Run for President in 2020. Trump Should Be Relieved.

The Independent US. Rashida Tlaib is sworn in to Congress

Franklin Graham's Uneasy Alliance with Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has been consistently skeptical about the utility of multilateral institutions 

In Defense of Doomsaying

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Aachen on Thursday.

May and Trump Attempt to Show United Transatlantic Front