The Fix • Analysis
With Bannon back in charge, Breitbart is crushing Trump for his Afghanistan speech
The feud is real.
By Callum Borchers  •  Read more »
Treasury secretary’s wife boasts of travel on government plane, touts Hermes and Valentino fashion
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s wife Louise Linton boasted of flying on a government plane with her husband to Kentucky on Monday and then named the numerous fashion brands she wore on the trip in an unusual social media post that only became more bizarre minutes later.
By Damian Paletta  •   Read more »
Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump after conservative website bashes his clothes
“It’s high time the media & everyone leave Barron Trump alone & let him have the private childhood he deserves,” Chelsea Clinton tweeted.
By Samantha Schmidt  •   Read more »
It’s time to talk about Trump’s mental health
Professionals can’t say so. But we can see it for ourselves.
By Eugene Robinson  •   Read more »
PowerPost • Analysis
The Daily 202: A dozen key lines from Trump’s Afghanistan speech
Bannon’s Breitbart is hard on the president after first prime-time address.
By James Hohmann  •   Read more »
Treasury secretary’s wife stirred controversy before, with memoir of her ‘living nightmare’ in Africa
Louise Linton self published a controversial book last year that was scorched by critics as a “white savior” fantasy.
By Samantha Schmidt  •   Read more »
U.S. sanctions Chinese and Russian companies and individuals for conducting business with North Korea
The Treasury Department said 10 firms and 6 individuals had done business that helped Pyongyang develop its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons program.
By Carol Morello  •   Read more »
‘It’s a hard problem’: Inside Trump’s decision to send more troops to Afghanistan
After years of criticizing the war, the president was convinced by military leaders to stay the course.
By Philip Rucker  •   Read more »
Fact Checker • Analysis
President Trump’s list of false and misleading claims tops 1,000
In seven months, President Trump has made 1,057 false or misleading claims.
By Glenn Kessler  •   Read more »
The Fix • Analysis
Trump looking at the eclipse without glasses is ‘perhaps the most impressive thing any president has ever done,’ says Tucker Carlson
Trump doesn’t do what’s predictable — what he should, in some cases — and his supporters love him for it.
By Callum Borchers  •   Read more »
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The Fix • Analysis
Paul Ryan made it clear: He’s gone as far as he’s willing to on Trump and Charlottesville
Ryan has got to be asking himself: Which Trump is the real Trump?
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This could end up dumping a huge mess in the laps of congressional Republicans.
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A dozen Cleveland players knelt in a prayer circle, with others standing over them, in the largest protest to date by NFL players.
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“We thought we were invincible, as most teenagers do,” said Roger Duvall, who briefly looked at a partial eclipse without protective eyewear.
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