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A subdued Trump confronts a new phase of…

President Donald Trump was far from his usual loud, defiant self during a New York news conference on Wednesday, appearing subdued and self-absorbed as he read from notes. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images White House At…

Who does impeachment help: Biden or Warren?

Is it Biden, the candidate who has made Trump’s unfitness for office the centerpiece of his campaign, one that sees removing him as the only important policy proposal? Or is it Warren, who, despite calling…

Rudy Giuliani’s Amateur Diplomacy

Alex Wong/Getty Images Opinion By RICH LOWRY September 25, 2019 Rich Lowry is editor of National Review and a contributing editor with Politico Magazine. Where’s John Kelly when you need him? President Trump’s chief of…

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How Republicans learned to love a pot bill

Rep. Ed Perlmutter first introduced the legislation in 2013. | David Zalubowski/AP Photo Republicans in Congress, who have stonewalled pro-marijuana legislation for years, are now emerging as the cannabis industry’s most valuable allies. In a…

Majority of House supports impeachment inquiry

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images A majority of the House now backs impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a significant milestone as Democrats move rapidly on an impeachment inquiry. As of Wednesday…

House OKs giving cannabis industry access to banks

Rep. Ed Perlmutter. | David Zalubowski/AP Photo The House on Wednesday passed legislation that would allow banks to serve the cannabis industry, an historic step by Congress toward easing federal restrictions around marijuana. The House…