The self-described non-politician wasted no motion or words reaching out to the unconvinced. Elections are about divisions, not unity. Trump’s strategy provides a template for his approach to re-election.
Now that the U.S. presidency no longer occupies any moral high ground, the hopes of foreign individuals for equality, democracy and independence don’t look to the American president for hope. They now look directly to the American people.
Instead of passively sticking to campaign fundraising, as many presidents do in such times when their name is on no ballot, Trump has gone all in to preserve even a slim GOP hold on both houses of Congress.
Some leaders claim that not just the new business model but news itself is broken. Fixed. Fake. And those who dispense it are enemies of the people. It’s up to all of us all to prove that truth matters.
Before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, he wrote about the lack of press freedom in the Arab world and the state-run media that push false narratives.
Some commentators tried to portray Trump’s conversation with Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen as a naïve gesture that humiliated Beijing. Soon after, however, at his Florida resort, Trump was wooing China’s Xi Jinping.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may be the personification of the Washington establishment that Donald Trump campaigned against. But together, they have accomplished a transformation of the judicial system.
President Donald Trump was elected to office with a mandate from the American people to reduce crime, and he gave the Department of Justice orders to do that. That is why we have Project Safe Neighborhoods.