How he views his job is why he's in the greatest trouble of his presidency so far.
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The U.S. Republican Party has lashed its fate to an increasingly unhinged leader.
Logic would suggest that Trump can't win the 2020 election, but his success at solidifying his base could be his salvation in 2020.
Trump has never had to deal with a woman as smart and tough as the house speaker.
With no one left in President Donald Trump's Cabinet who can restrain him, Americans and their allies are staring into the abyss that has been looming since the 2016 election.
The House of Representatives' incoming Democratic committee chairs insist that they have no interest in impeaching President Donald Trump, but as they continue to investigate his administration's wrongdoings, that outcome may become inevitable.
With the approach of crucial congressional and state elections, no one should be surprised that domestic terrorism has emerged from the ranks of U.S. President Donald Trump's hyper-partisan supporters.
Under normal circumstances, an American politician would be in trouble for having employed a figure as compromised as Paul Manafort. But these are not normal circumstances.
For all of his many other legal and political problems, is it possible that the U.S. president could be brought down by a porn star?
A new book on Donald Trump's White House mostly tells us what we already knew: that Trump is unqualified to be president and incapable of staffing his administration with competent aides.