Jacob Heilbrunn

joke

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…

impeachment

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…

neocon soleimani

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…

right

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…

wrong

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…

impeachment

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…

impeachment

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…

nadler impeachment

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…

mike michael bloomberg

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…

congressmen

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…

john bolton

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…

donald trump whistleblowers

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. …

hillary clinton

Hillary Clinton 2020?

29 September 2019 12:39 am

She’s back. Hillary Clinton, who lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump, lashes into him in a CBS News interview…

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Kiev won’t chicken out over Trump’s desired Biden probe

21 September 2019 2:07 am

For several years Donald Trump has depicted himself as a kind of Roger Thornhill, the advertising executive in Alfred Hitchcock’s…

robert c. o’brien

Robert C. O’Brien, Trump’s good soldier

19 September 2019 12:53 am

With the appointment of Robert C. O’Brien to serve as national security adviser, Donald Trump will once more disappoint his…

john bolton

John Bolton is Trump’s latest distraction

11 September 2019 3:08 am

Donald Trump is declaring that he has fired John Bolton as national security adviser. Bolton is saying he offered to…

donald trump fox news

Donald Trump goes Fox hunting

20 August 2019 10:55 pm

Has Donald Trump outfoxed himself? In the past few days Trump has been lashing out at the network for publishing…

party

Is it time for some 2020 Democrats to put party over country?

15 August 2019 7:35 am

Would the Democrats be better off losing the presidency in 2020 and winning the Senate? If you think that the…

phony name

Trump heals the nation…by attacking Beto for his ‘phony name’

8 August 2019 7:23 am

The Democratic party, mired in infighting only a week ago, has reunited over racial division. New Jersey senator Cory Booker…

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Donald Trump, signed, sealed, delivered

26 July 2019 10:34 pm

Call it the Art of the Seal. When he spoke before several hundred youthful supporters at Tuesday’s Turning Point USA…

biden middle

Biden and Trump converge on the middle ground

6 July 2019 3:34 am

Are both Donald Trump and Joe Biden going to run to the center? Yesterday Trump delivered a fairly anodyne speech…

salute trump tanks

Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ is the perfect fusion of capitalism and patriotism

3 July 2019 2:53 am

The Washington, DC city council is having none of it. ‘Tanks, but no tanks’, it tweeted at Donald Trump. Trump…

joe biden campaign

Trump is Joe Biden’s best campaign aide

12 June 2019 7:14 am

They warn generals not to fight the last war. The same admonition might apply to presidential races. Donald Trump was out on the White…

mexican tariffs

Trump’s Mexican tariffs could wipe out his 2017 tax cut

5 June 2019 2:00 am

Donald Trump likes to brag about his deal-making prowess. During his visit to the United Kingdom, he’s touting the prospects…