Donald Trump

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Trump should build to last

7 February 2020 1:19 am

Will the government finally stop giving the concrete finger to popular taste by erecting ugly, expensive and unsustainable buildings with…

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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…

Trump’s State of the Union was a perfect chance to gloat at Democrats

5 February 2020 7:37 pm

President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address began with a snub to Speaker Nancy Pelosi as she extended her hand across…

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Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address was nothing less than magnificent

5 February 2020 3:36 pm

One of the many things that F. Scott Fitzgerald said that sound good but aren’t true is this: ‘There are…

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Pelosi ‘might as well rip up any plans for attracting independent voters’, says Trump campaign

5 February 2020 2:59 pm

Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh condemned Nancy Pelosi for ripping up a copy of President Trump’s State of the Union…

The Democrats’ Iowa shambles is a delight for Donald Trump

4 February 2020 6:13 pm

Voters in Iowa lined up in high-school gymnasiums across the state last night to prepare for a long few hours…

witnesses

The Democrats’ dirty secret? They don’t want witnesses

30 January 2020 9:08 pm

The Senate leaders have stated their positions clearly and constantly. Chuck Schumer, who leads the Democratic minority, is demanding that…

peace

Donald Trump, president of peace

26 January 2020 6:03 am

This article is in The Spectator’s February 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. Groupthink is the last thing a country needs when debating…

Portrait of the week: Prince Harry leaves, Jess Phillips drops out and Trump goes on trial

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

Home The Duke of Sussex left England to join his wife, Meghan, in Canada. This followed an agreement that stripped…

Is ‘Mini Mike’ a growing threat to Trump?

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

Should Bernie Sanders become the Democratic presidential nominee, expect the media to overuse these sprightly English expressions: ‘between a rock…

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Dershowitz: if Bolton testifies, so should Hunter Biden

23 January 2020 9:38 am

The first day of impeachment hearings, and everyone has questions. I’m as confused as anyone else. So I phoned Alan…

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Is ‘Mini Mike’ a growing threat to Trump?

22 January 2020 8:51 pm

Should Bernie Sanders become the Democratic presidential nominee, expect the media to overuse these sprightly English expressions: ‘between a rock…

trial

The Senate impeachment trial is all about November

21 January 2020 9:25 am

The single most important thing to understand about the Senate impeachment trial is that it is all for show, meant…

times

In Apprentice-Style Special, New York Times Endorses Trump for President

21 January 2020 8:15 am

In the New York Times’s latest self-centered Hulu special, the op-ed board invited Democratic primary candidate after candidate into their lavish…

Portrait of the week: Harry and Meghan quit, America avoids war and the Labour leadership race begins

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Home The Queen agreed to ‘a period of transition’ during which the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would spend time…

I was joking about Meghan and Harry becoming king and queen of Canada

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Washington, D.C. On 8 January, I tweeted about the Sussex-Markles: ‘Obviously the plan is to return to Canada, lead a…

iowa

In Iowa, Democrats tell farmers no new jobs until Greta Thunberg is happy

15 January 2020 9:12 pm

We were four minutes in, somewhere on the outskirts of Mideast foreign policy, when the boredom began to take hold.…

sanders

Bernie Sanders is back — and Donald Trump is delighted

14 January 2020 10:30 pm

Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign looked listless back in October. Sure, the Vermont senator and 2016 Democratic party runner-up still had…

Could this be the beginning of the end for Iran’s mullahs?

11 January 2020 11:51 pm

It is easy to construct a scenario in which tit for tat actions by the Americans and Iranians lead to…

Portrait of the week: Crisis in Iran, fires in Australia and Manchester rapist jailed

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Home Dominic Raab, the Foreign Secretary, who had not been told in advance of America’s killing in Iraq of Qassem…

All forecasts are off if Iran shuts the Strait of Hormuz

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water… Late last year, a range of forecasts…

Donald Trump has just blown up his goal of isolating Iran

11 January 2020 9:00 am

A blood-red flag was raised over the Jamkaran mosque in the Iranian holy city of Qom last week, one normally…

Is there method – or madness – behind Trump’s actions in Iran?

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Leaders are often accused of escalating a conflict abroad in order to distract from headaches at home. On Tuesday, before…

The Middle East for dummies

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Gstaad   The French have a saying: ‘Il n’y a rien de plus bête que le sourire du gagnant.’ In…

lose

How to lose votes and bore people

11 January 2020 3:54 am

This article is in The Spectator’s January 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. If we can’t be governed, we may as well be…