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The Trump Wars

June 2, 2023 5:31 am

Why the Trump Tape Matters for the Mar-a-Lago Case

Assuming press reports about it are accurate, here’s what the recording does to Trump’s potential defense case.
Kimberly Wehle
May 30, 2023 5:31 am

Trump and the Abuse of the Pardon Power

The Framers didn’t envision a president doing with it what we know Trump did in his first term. Now imagine…
Gabriel Schoenfeld
May 23, 2023 5:31 am

The Link Between Trump’s Sexual and Political Depredations

When you’re a star, they let you do it.
William Saletan
May 22, 2023 5:13 am

Why Are “Former Administration Officials” Still Not Speaking Up About Trump?

It’s happening again. And they’re quiet again.
A.B. Stoddard
May 11, 2023 5:30 am

E. Jean Carroll Won, But the Country May Still Lose

The more trouble Trump gets in, the more his fans admire him.
Jill Lawrence
May 9, 2023 10:47 pm

The E. Jean Carroll Verdict: For Once, Trump Couldn’t Escape Justice

Like many of his other crimes and misdeeds, Trump bragged about committing sexual assault, and barely defended himself against the…
Kimberly Wehle
May 9, 2023 4:04 am

The Corruption of Lindsey Graham

A case study in the rise of authoritarianism.
William Saletan
May 5, 2023 5:35 am

Trump Claims to “Believe in Loyalty.” Not So Fast…

Let’s check the record.
William Saletan
April 27, 2023 5:30 am

After Years of Waiting, E. Jean Carroll Testifies on Trump and Trauma

Defamation and the dressing room.
Kimberly Wehle
April 11, 2023 5:30 am

Sorry Doubters, But Bragg Was Right to Indict Trump

No, the case isn’t too weak. No, it’s not too politically explosive. And no, Bragg should not have waited for…
Philip Rotner