“Enough already!” one critic of President Vladimir V. Putin said, worried that the accusations were helping the Kremlin polish the president’s image as a master strategist.
Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, are said to have terminated an information-sharing agreement with the president’s legal team.
In the Trump era, we’ve reached peak domestic hatred.
America gave me so much, but are we still that country?
Many of my Stanford classmates and I had plans to use our education to contribute to this country. Instead, we’re being kicked out.
President Trump spent his holiday indulging in some of his favorite habits: spending time at his properties and talking about all the winning he’s doing.
Longtime ties to Russia have led to some suggestions that Dana Rohrabacher, Republican of California, is a valued asset there. He has laughed it off, but now investigators are calling.
At the hotel, which has struggled financially and will soon excise the Trump name, some guests loved the brand, while others were there for the discounted rooms.
Elements that foreshadowed steep losses for Democrats eight years ago are in place for Republicans today.
Forcing a shift to the right by packing the courts with more Trump-appointed judges would undermine the judiciary’s legitimacy.
If anything, resisting Trump feels even more urgent than last year.
Test your knowledge of what politicians have been up to before you share it between bites at the dinner table.
The long-anticipated designation will open the door to sanctions against the country’s military commanders and intensify pressure on its civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
President Trump came out in defense of Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama. But when it’s not in his political interests, the benefit of the doubt might shift.
A restaurant has closed and room rates have been slashed at the Trump SoHo, which has had trouble attracting guests. The president’s company has negotiated a departure.
To some, the posts directed at sports figures, many of them black, suggest that the president is trying to send a message of solidarity to many supporters.
North Korea criticizes President Trump’s re-designation of it as a state sponsor of terrorism and vows to keep up its nuclear and missile programs.
A reader wonders why the president “took Mr. Moore’s word over the word of several women accusing him.”
The Environmental Protection Agency has been systematically dismantling its website about a problem the president has labeled a “hoax.”
President Trump said Alabama voters should not support Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for the Senate. Mr. Trump declined to say whether he would campaign for Mr. Moore.
The president says the Justice Department has meddled too much in policing. But even police chiefs in Republican areas are frustrated with his rollback.
Some Senate Republicans are appalled by Donald Trump? Then deny him tax reform.
At the annual White House ritual, Mr. Trump relishes his powers of clemency as Thanksgiving approaches. A large turkey is grateful.
Defense Department officials said they were looking into whether three service members assigned to the White House had improper contact with foreign women.
Moves by the Justice Department to block AT&T’s merger with Time Warner and by the F.C.C. to dismantle net neutrality rules make for a blurry regulatory picture.
A program that let 59,000 Haitians remain in the United States after a 2010 earthquake will end in July 2019.
A lawsuit to block the merger sets up a showdown over the first blockbuster acquisition to come before the Trump administration.
Just why the president shelved his own administration’s rule on bringing hunt trophies into the country — a weighty query — is the elephant in the room.
Also: A limited defense of Trump and a look at sexual harassment by employment sector.
Analysts say the North may use the American move as an excuse for more weapons tests.
Mysterious illnesses among American diplomats in Havana have given President Trump the pretext to take a harder line on Cuba.
The case of Al Franken shows how painful and confusing it is when the #MeToo juggernaut comes for men we respect.
That’s a heck of a way for the Trump administration to talk about the richest Americans.
He won the election because voters want something different than policies like the establishment Republican tax plan.
Mr. Colbert told President Trump: “I know you’re upset, but maybe now’s not the time to be implying that someone’s kid should go to jail for what their dad did.”
Con men get really angry when someone points out their con.
New filings show that the president’s foundation donated more than $2.2 million to veterans’ groups last year, but it is now in the process of closing.
The airstrikes are part of what is expected to be a sustained campaign targeting a lucrative source of funding for the Taliban.
North Korea had been removed from the list under the George W. Bush administration in an attempt to salvage negotiations for a nuclear deal.
Men get away with bad behavior under the guise of show business in both comedy and politics. Too often, women are just the material.
It’s not worth jeopardizing advances in United States security and hemispheric stability.
Lynch, the Raiders running back, sat during the U.S. national anthem, but stood for the Mexican anthem during a game in Mexico City on Sunday.
The Trump administration has said some inmates cannot challenge their unlawfully long prison sentences, reversing a long-held Justice Department position.
Republican lawyers and lawmakers are working together to install conservative judges at a rate not seen in decades.
The tourism promotion agency estimated a record 61.8 million tourists this year, despite a decline in the number of visitors from other countries.
At an event in Little Rock, it was clear that Bill and Hillary Clinton, and many of their supporters, have not gotten over her loss to President Trump.
The president announced that his foreign policy has restored respect for the United States.
A day after Mr. Ball downplayed President Trump’s involvement in getting three U.C.L.A. players safely out of China, the president fired back on Twitter.
Choo Mi-ae, the leader of the Democratic Party of South Korea, says she thinks President Trump learned something about the Korea crisis on his trip.
By criticizing Senator Al Franken for inappropriate behavior, President Trump has reignited the debate around his own alleged misconduct.
The president is pushing for repairs to the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, and he has promised to streamline government approvals. It still might not be enough.
This wasn’t supposed to be something we actually had to be afraid of.
Rex Tillerson, ill suited as secretary of state, is dismantling his department to fit his limited ambitions.
This year’s United Nations climate talks have wrapped up, and there were few signs that countries are inclined to take urgent action.
Republican governors gathered in Austin amid grave misgivings over the impact that President Trump will have on the party’s control over statehouses.
The president won’t meet this year’s American laureates, no surprise for “a very intelligent person” with no need for science.
They need our help, not an easier way to make their carcasses into trophies.
A typical politician with President Trump’s history would stay far away from discussing someone else’s behavior lest it dredge his own back into the spotlight.
The overture came soon after the Trump campaign was told of Russian “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. As Donald J. Trump neared the Republican nomination, Moscow tried repeatedly to contact his campaign.
The president reversed his own administration’s decision in an evening tweet, prohibiting trophies of killed elephants from being brought into the country.
Politicians and comedians were left trying to assess the line between predatory behavior and an inexcusable mistake as calls mounted for Senator Al Franken to resign.
The 23rd United Nations climate talks ended early Saturday, kicking most big issues down the road until 2018.
Eighteen teams, from several sports, met with President Trump on Friday.
Having promised to pick any new Supreme Court justice from a list of pre-announced names, President Trump on Friday “refreshed” his list, adding five more judges.
The White House’s latest disaster relief request pushed the total from this year’s hurricanes and wildfires close to $100 billion, but it came with suggested cuts.
If you don’t think right-wing politics should dominate Christian life, where can you find the right congregation?
The administration is lifting a ban on importing elephant parts severed as trophies after the animals are shot in Zimbabwe.
Island states that are least responsible for global emissions but most vulnerable to storms and rising seas are looking outside the United Nations process for aid.
Looming defeat has set the GOP free to be the terrible party it always wanted to be.
The problem is not the Russians — it’s us. A huge percentage of the population can’t tell fact from fiction.
Buried in an emergency funding request to Congress lie hints of new ways to confront Pyongyang, like cyberweapons and armed drones.
In a pair of tweets late Thursday night, President Trump weighed in on the sexual assault allegation against Senator Al Franken.
The divisions that have split Republican leadership from its grass roots have sunk to a new level because of the Alabama Senate candidate.
Scarcely 5,000 estates a year fall under the tax, but those seeking to reduce or eliminate it have outsize influence.
In a brief address at the United Nations climate conference in Bonn, a State Department official mentions climate change and not coal, drawing (polite) applause.
The tax overhaul still faces significant obstacles, as Republicans seek to align the House legislation with a version that is under consideration in the Senate.
In Virginia, premiums on policies sold under the Affordable Care Act are pushing health coverage out of reach, and customers see political forces at work.
When an area is more than 85 percent white, support for President Trump skyrockets — and that makes all the difference.
The Green Climate Fund was meant to help developing countries tackle climate change, but many of the most vulnerable nations have not seen any grants.
The Paleontological Society takes issue with an administration plan to reduce the areas of national monuments in Utah.
I no longer see Christ in American conservatism.
A Tufts scientist writes that President Trump and his climate deniers are harming billions of people and the natural world.
The House tax bill, up for a vote on Thursday, would tax benefits that put the children of college workers through school and help doctoral students get their degrees.
High-profile allegations should not overshadow the pervasiveness of sexual harassment, Ms. Bee said.
Mr. Trump has brought on himself this examination of his authority to order the launch of the world’s most deadly weapons.
I protested President Trump’s inauguration. Little did I know I would be swept up into a legal nightmare.
Delivering a summation of his foreign policy, President Trump interrupted himself — setting off hilarity on Twitter — by stopping for a swig of water.
With President Trump creating unease in Asia, two longtime adversaries inch toward a possible rapprochement that reflects a shifting power balance.
Home from a 12-day trip to Asia with few concrete achievements, Mr. Trump made no significant announcements in what he had hyped as “a major statement.”
He politicizes everything he touches, so unless his appointees act with utmost integrity they will be tainted as his henchmen.
The effort to target racial justice activists has chilling echoes of Cointelpro.
President Trump recapped 10 months of his foreign policy in a speech on Wednesday that contained several inaccurate claims.
When President Trump took a drink of water during his speech at the White House on Wednesday, Twitter went crazy. Why? Mr. Trump had mocked Senator Marco Rubio of Florida for a similar television water incident in 2013.
Readers decry President Trump’s call for an investigation of Hillary Clinton: “He is positively obsessed with the woman he beat in the last election.”
A change in course has made the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which oversees the nation’s biggest banks, part of a campaign to roll back regulations.
Mr. Cordray, an Obama holdover, has been a zealous watchdog as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s first director. Now President Trump can reshape the agency.
Senators Bob Corker, Republican of Tennessee, and Mark Warner, Democrat of Virginia, discussed waning bipartisanship during a New York Times event.
To some, it’s government overreach; to others, benevolent technocratic necessity.
Deep divisions over the future of trade policy threaten to disrupt a brittle coalition between free market and populist Republicans.
Delegates at climate talks in Bonn are keeping their opinions to themselves about President Trump’s vow to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
The bank’s $5 billion pact with an arm of the Chinese government to make deals in the United States highlights political divisions over trade and investment.
In a Twitter post later deleted, President Trump again addressed a Texas town affected by a shooting on Nov. 5, though four were killed in California on Tuesday.
Before the House Judiciary Committee, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he could not recall a campaign adviser’s briefing on Russia but did remember stopping a Trump-Putin meeting.
The last two years in American politics have revealed our very different senses of loyalty, from its purpose to its objects.
On Twitter, President Trump said he was “forced” to watch CNN during his trip to Asia and “again realized how bad” it was.
Over more than five hours, Mr. Sessions on Tuesday still forgot a lot of things most people would remember.
The attorney general denied lying to Congress about Russian contacts and sidestepped questions about feeling pressure to investigate Hillary Clinton.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman is taking on all comers — the royal family, wealthy Saudis, Iran and Hezbollah. But is he ambitious or simply reckless?
Britain’s prime minister delivered a tough message to the Kremlin, while Trump babbled about Putin’s sincerity in denying cyberattacks.
The move to meet with Kim Jong-un of North Korea comes less than a week after President Trump’s visit to Beijing. But analysts are skeptical about its prospects.
Discussing Trump’s ties to Putin could give us a chance to raise the issues that matter most to us: corruption and inequality.
The surgery was the latest setback to President Trump’s effort to bar transgender people from serving in the military.
The president got played in his trade talks in Beijing last week.
Of the nine journalists arrested in Washington on Jan. 20, only two are being charged. Alexei Wood, a freelancer, goes before a judge on Wednesday.
Republicans also said they would set all of their tax cuts for individuals to expire at the end of 2025, but deep cuts in the corporate tax rate would be permanent.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies being influenced by the president’s public pressure as he considers authorizing a new investigation of Hillary Clinton.
Like most things he undertakes, President Trump treated his 12-day trip as a test of his own personal charisma.
Mr. Sessions said he could not recall the details of a campaign adviser’s Russia proposals, but he could recall that he rejected a proposed Trump-Putin meeting.
Members of the populist Five Star Movement, which came in No. 2 in regional voting, are neither real reformers nor harmless buffoons.
The American president had appealed to his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in the case of the three members of a university basketball team accused of shoplifting.
The president’s marathon trip left many unsure about America’s staying power and fed a growing sense that China drives the region’s agenda.
Leaders from state capitols, city halls and businesses have come to a climate meeting in Bonn to say America remains committed to the Paris accord.
A reader asks why the president is not being held accountable for claims of sexual harassment.
Two readers criticize the president’s unilateralist approach to trade.
Looking for a political figure on the American scene to give conservatives hope.
In a letter to the House Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department said it planned to pursue the possibility of appointing a special counsel to investigate the Uranium One deal.
The Justice Department is considering appointing a special counsel to investigate a 2010 decision by the Obama administration. Here’s why.
A former lobbyist for the pesticide industry now leads a deregulation team at the Agriculture Department. Visitor logs show that old ties remain strong.
The degree to which he grovels before some of the world’s most unsavory leaders hurts U.S. credibility and influence.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco said a ban on entry from six countries could go into effect for people with no ties to the United States.
The former vice president sharply criticized President Trump, but declined to say whether he himself would run for president in 2020.
The president’s grand trip failed to produce meaningful concessions from China on trade and if anything strengthened Beijing’s hand in Asia.
The Trump administration’s debut at the United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany, was met with heckling, noisy protest and harsh questions.
It explains most of the dysfunctional group behavior these days, on left and right.
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Rebeckah Adcock, a former lobbyist for CropLife America, a trade group representing the pesticide industry, has agreed not to participate in matters involving her former employer.
Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are meeting in Bonn, Germany, in the biggest climate change talks of the year. Here’s all of our coverage.
Alex M. Azar II, a lawyer, was also a health official in the George W. Bush administration
As Republicans began debating a $1.5 trillion tax cut, President Trump suggested lawmakers cut rates further and repeal the Affordable Care Act mandate.
Human rights issues “briefly came up” as the leaders met in a friendly session on the sidelines of a summit meeting in the Philippines.
Some are cut off right away, others not. Why?
Readers say the president’s willingness to take the Russian president’s word shows him to be a rube, a cynic or a coward.
If loving is a radical act, even a treasonous one, we take joy in it.
For campaign managers like Kathryn Sorenson, much of their job was simply channeling the enormous wave of energy that came their way.
Brett J. Talley was asked to name family members who might be a conflict of interest. He did not mention that his wife is the White House counsel’s chief of staff.
How overseas markets opened to a remote Nova Scotian factory, giving it an edge over competitors in Maine.
Here’s why the Republican tax plans are such a boondoggle.
The wins were mostly in blue America.
President Trump won’t acknowledge Russia’s crime, of which he was the beneficiary.
Experts said concerns around President Trump’s travel ban and safety were fueling the decline in enrollment.