Consoler in chief has been a role that President Trump has been slow and somewhat reluctant to embrace — especially in contrast to his predecessor.
President Trump attacked his own attorney general on Wednesday, asking in a Twitter post why Jeff Sessions has not been investigating Democrats for Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Democrats have grown too passive in taking on the Trump tax cuts.
President Trump suggested that the Obama administration did not do enough to prevent the Kremlin’s influence campaign.
The president and his attorney general have a backward worldview that is translating into regressive policies.
Times readers said the portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unconventional, not unlike the former first couple, while others felt it didn’t capture their spirit.
Three pillars of the economic platform of the last decade for the Republican Party were less government spending, lower deficits and policy certainty. Not any more.
Judging from the reaction, the official portraits of former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were anything but bland. Tell us what you thought of them.
Last summer, China unveiled a plan to become the world’s leader in artificial intelligence, challenging the longtime role of the United States.
The rule, dating from President Barack Obama’s final days in office, survived a Senate vote in 2017 but now faces formal repeal.
The former president and first lady and the two artists saw eye to eye — except for some negotiating points (like his gray hair and those ears).
This Barack Obama Is No Mr. Nice Guy. Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of the former president contradicts the impression he often made in office of being detached.
The four men from West London went to fight in Syria. They were known among Western hostages for their British accents — and their brutality. Two of the men are dead, and the remaining two were recently captured. Here's what is known about them.
“No medicines, no bread, no water.”
A group backed by former President Barack Obama plans to compete in a dozen states in an effort to block Republicans from unilaterally drawing congressional maps.
Republicans are poised to pump in economic fuel while unemployment is low and wages are starting to rise, a combination that is stoking fears over inflation and deficits.
Black History Month is a vital celebration of achievement in the face of adversity. But there are millions of stories that go untold.
Chile has created five national parks as part of a public-private effort that began with the private donation of more than one million acres.
President Trump’s State of the Union address this year drew fewer viewers than eight other annual presidential speeches, including one of his own.
Despite signing an order to keep the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, open, President Trump hasn’t solved problems that kept him from bringing new detainees there last year.
It was one of the biggest mysteries in Washington since President Trump took office on Jan. 20, 2017: What did Mrs. Trump give the departing first lady in a blue box?
President Trump has called the Waters of the United States rule, set to enter force in the coming weeks, “one of the worst examples of federal regulation.”
His success at passing tax cuts and the continued progress of the economy he inherited have not changed the dismal views that a sizable majority of Americans hold of their president.
One of the most polarizing commanders in chief in history focused on putting the finishing touches on a speech that he said he hoped would bring Americans together.
President Trump delivered one of the longest State of the Union addresses in 50 years, clocking in at one hour and 20 minutes. Only Bill Clinton spoke longer.
Two readers disagree with an opinion writer’s assertion that Mrs. Trump is redefining the role of first lady.
Get ready for another dark attempt to change the subject.
Ronald Reagan invited Lenny Skutnik, who saved a woman from drowning after a plane crash, to the State of the Union in 1982. Since, presidents have kept the tradition of inviting guests.
President Trump’s action will slow down the deployment of clean energy, discourage investments in innovation and destroy jobs.