Jacob Heilbrunn

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Donald Trump’s wishful Easter deadline is a trap for Democrats

26 March 2020 2:28 am

Will the stimulus stimulate? Donald Trump, who seems to have had nothing to do with the actual formation of the…

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Coronavirus keeps the spotlight on Trump and away from Joe Biden

21 March 2020 6:17 am

Well, well, well. There was former White House press secretary Sean Spicer at today’s press conference in a new incarnation…

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Bedtime for Bernie

11 March 2020 2:08 pm

Dosvedanya, Bernie. The honeymoon with the Democratic primary has come to as decisive an end as his old romance with…

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Warren’s decision not to endorse a candidate is a kind of endorsement

6 March 2020 3:44 am

She wanted to be the Tin Lizzie of the presidential race, chugging to victory as the champion of the middle-class.…

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Joe Biden could torch Trump

4 March 2020 2:46 pm

The luck of the Irish was finally with Joseph Biden. Dismissed as a loser by much of the political class,…

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All aboard the Biden train

3 March 2020 6:26 am

Nobody is banking on Mayor Mike any longer. First Mayor Pete, then Sen. Amy Klobuchar, suspended their campaigns, offering a…

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Sand-storm! Bernie is coming for Trump

23 February 2020 3:54 pm

The Bern is getting scorching. Bernie Sanders didn’t just defeat his opponents in Nevada — he crushed them. The bedwetters in…

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Reports of the death of the Biden campaign have been greatly exaggerated

13 February 2020 10:30 am

Joe Biden has blown it. His era is over. The obsequies for his campaign are pouring in. Michael Hirsh in Foreign…

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Who saw that coming? Trump acquitted

6 February 2020 9:35 am

It was all going so well for Donald Trump. Then came Mitt Romney. The Utah Republican stole the show. In…

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No one saw Pete Buttigieg coming except himself

5 February 2020 9:45 am

Small wonder that Joe Biden skedaddled out of Iowa as fast as he could to New Hampshire. It looks like…

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Lamar Alexander clears the way for an unbound Trump

1 February 2020 4:14 am

Lamar Alexander said that Donald Trump engaged in ‘inappropriate’ behavior as though he had yelled at a guest at a…

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The Bolton blindside

28 January 2020 3:47 am

What’s wrong with trying to sell books? President Trump and his janissaries are trying to depict Bolton as a disgruntled…

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If the impeachment trial is ‘a joke’, who’s having the last laugh?

17 January 2020 10:20 am

Yet another dubious figure whom Donald Trump barely knows. This time it’s Lev Parnas, the Michael Cohen of 2020. ‘I…

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Trump must be unsettled by the impeachment developments

16 January 2020 9:25 am

So Lev Parnas is now swanning about with Rachel Maddow? It seems that Maddow scored an exclusive interview with Parnas…

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Taking out Soleimani is like stepping on a landmine to cure a headache

3 January 2020 4:10 pm

Talleyrand once commented that Napoleon’s execution of the Duke of Enghien in 1804 was worse than a crime. It was…

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What could go right for Trump in 2020?

1 January 2020 2:03 pm

It’s starting to dawn on Democrats that Donald J. Trump might stand on the steps of the Capitol in January…

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What could go wrong for Donald Trump in 2020?

31 December 2019 5:23 am

What are the four things that can go blooey for President Trump in the next year? First, he can get…

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Why is Trump so nervous about impeachment?

20 December 2019 10:19 am

President Trump paraded his latest acquisition, Rep. Jeff Van Drew, a defector from the Democratic to the Republican party, at…

Can anyone lay a glove on Donald Trump?

14 December 2019 9:23 am

Donald Trump just got another spot of good news. The Supreme Court has cut him a break by taking up…

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Sturm und Drang at the impeachment hearings

10 December 2019 10:58 am

Is it time to bag impeachment? That may have been the subliminal signal that GOP counsel Steve Castor was trying…

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Will the impeachment inquiry stuff Donald Trump?

27 November 2019 9:05 am

President Trump was talking turkey today. At the White House, he performed a solemn task. He pardoned what he referred…

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Who likes Mike?

25 November 2019 12:30 am

This article is in The Spectator’s December 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. It’s springtime for billionaires. Former New York mayor and media…

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Republican congressmen are loyal enough to storm committee meetings for Trump

24 October 2019 10:04 am

Who knew that House Republicans would embrace civil disobedience? About two dozen legislators led by Republican firebrand Matt Gaetz stormed…

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John Bolton, avenger

16 October 2019 3:45 am

President Trump may be pulling out of Syria, but it’s bombs away in Washington. John Bolton’s likening Rudy Giuliani to…

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Whistleblowers give Trump a taxing time

4 October 2019 8:33 am

Oops. Donald Trump has another nettlesome whistleblower on his hands that he’s going to have to try and drown out. …