A critical part of Trump’s effort to undermine confidence in the election outcome, if it goes against him, is his attempt to discredit millions of ballots preemptively.
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The U.S. president became his own worst enemy over the course of 30 days.
How many people died needlessly as a result of the U.S. president's leadership.
U.S. President Donald Trump is such an alarming figure that many Democratic voters so far appear willing to overlook in Michael Bloomberg what they would never forgive otherwise. And that, perhaps, is the clearest sign yet that American democracy is in crisis.
A determined president with a tight grip on his party and contempt for the rule of law can free himself from the U.S. Constitution's restraints.
How he views his job is why he's in the greatest trouble of his presidency so far.
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.