Trust in the media is at historic lows.
The deal appears to have accomplished none of the Trump administration's goals, from boosting domestic steel production to getting China to abide by international rules regarding intellectual property.
The American Priority Festival gave a glimpse inside the world where deep state theories thrive.
Federal Court Rules Trump Cannot Use "Emergency" Declaration to Divert Funds to Build his Border Wall
The decision is the first to address the legality of using the emergency declaration for this purpose. Previous wall cases involved Trump's attempts to redirect other funds.
As always, the best answer to bad speech is more speech, not censorship.
Does Volodymyr Zelenskiy's Take on His Chat With Trump Show the President 'Did Absolutely Nothing Wrong'?
The Ukrainian president's benign interpretation of Trump's conduct is relevant to the impeachment inquiry but not dispositive.
In making the case against the House impeachment inquiry, the White House counsel relies upon a repudiated district court opinion that doesn't even support its argument.
Trump Brushes Off the Threat of Free ISIS Militants Because 'They're Going to be Escaping to Europe'
Plus: The Kurds "didn't help us in the Second World War" anyway, says the president. And more...
"We believe the acts revealed publicly over the past several weeks are fundamentally incompatible with the president’s oath of office, his duties as commander in chief, and his constitutional obligation to 'take care that the laws be faithfully executed.'"
The economy is doing well enough—except for all the sectors hurt by the trade war.
Thirteen legal scholars weigh in, including the VC's Keith Whittington and myself.
Plus: FBI rebuked by FISA court, how Harris could come back, and more…
The president doesn't understand the difference between a budget deficit and a trade deficit.
The 2008 Libertarian Party presidential ticket continues to run interference for the embattled Republican president.
Is there a limit to how far he'll go to take down opponents and critics?
Trump Does Not Need Alligators in Moats for a Draconian Anti-Immigration Crackdown—He's Already Outdoing Ike's Harsh 'Operation Wetback'
Trump admires one of the darkest chapters in America's deportation history.
What if we actually took what Trump said seriously? As though he were, say, the President of the United States?
Plus: Why you think all your friends get their news on Facebook, the trade-offs that come with higher minimum wages, a modest proposal for AOC, and more...
The president has turned "business as usual" into a national scandal.
Federal Judge Says California Can't Force Trump To Release His Tax Returns in Exchange for Ballot Access
Written ruling says the state is violating the rights of voters as well as the presidential candidates.
Trump Wanted Snipers and Electrified Spikes to Defend Border Moat Full of Alligators and Snakes, Says New Report
Plus: Rudy Giuliani threatens to sue The Swamp, UPS gets approval for delivery drones, and more...
The House Ways and Means Committee is investigating evidence that Trump may have attempted to influence the mandatory IRS audit conducted on sitting presidents.
Plus: the case for trading with corrupt countries, the problem with current criminal justice reformers, and more...
Throwing the word treason around, unmoored from its actual meaning, is a weapon for delegitimizing political opposition and dissent.
Libertarian-leaning legislators have markedly different ideas about the I-word. What say the Reason editors?
Plus: newspapers vs. Google, The Federalist vs. the National Labor Relations Board, and more...
Evidence Increasingly Indicates Trump's Ukraine Pressure Tactics Usurped Congress' Power of the Purse—and that he may have Committed a Federal Crime in the Process
If Trump used withholding of aid as leverage to pressure Ukraine into investigating Joe Biden, he both violated the Constitution and committed a federal crime. The evidence released so far strongly points in that direction, even if it is not completely definitive.
Plus: Trump slashes number of refugees allowed in next year, big cities are shedding millennials, and more...
The impeachment process will be nasty, brutish, and long. It also won't cure the problem of expansive government.
Did Trump Commit a Crime by Seeking a Ukrainian Investigation of Joe Biden? And Does It Matter for Impeachment Purposes?
The president's critics have several legal theories, ranging from frivolous to debatable.
Lawmakers can’t outsource presidential oversight responsibilities to the executive branch.
The president is a racist, bully, and liar who is unfit for office, says the one-time congressman mounting a primary challenge against Trump.
The whistleblower report alleges an attempted cover-up.
While there may be sound political reasons to let voters decide Trump's fate, there are sound constitutional reasons to clarify the limits of his authority.
Plus: how Paul Manafort may be involved, the Crowdstrike conspiracy theory, and more...