Greg Sargent, Washington Post

Greg Sargent

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Recent:
  • Washington Post
  • The Denver Post
Past:
  • Houston Chronicle
  • Standard-Examiner

Recent articles by Greg:

The big, ugly lie at the core of Trump’s latest surrender

The president's grand narrative of white victimization is based on falsehoods. → Read More

Sargent: New disclosures about lewd Trump video reveal his mastery of GOP

In all kinds of ways, of course, Trump himself demonstrates how deeply the culture of impunity has penetrated the GOP. → Read More

Trump’s mass arrests are set to begin. Here’s the Democratic answer.

A new proposal from Democrats would protect children and families. → Read More

New disclosures about lewd Trump video reveal his mastery of the GOP

A new book details the remarkable GOP closing of ranks behind Trump — foreshadowing today's wreckage. → Read More

The Fox effect? GOP voters agree with harsh messaging on migrant kids

But all the virulent rhetoric may also be splitting Republicans. → Read More

Trump’s base is not enough, and his own advisers know it

The private calculations of Trump's own advisers undercut his outward bluster. → Read More

William Barr’s shilling for Trump may have just hit a snag

Justice Department interviewers reportedly find Christopher Steele credible. → Read More

Trump’s corruption is getting worse. He has a hidden enabler.

And we still have no idea how much worse it will get. → Read More

Want to beat Trump in 2020? Register people to vote.

Most signs are that they are taking this one possibility seriously. → Read More

Sargent: Trump rages over his latest failure to corrupt our democracy

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump abruptly declared that his administration will keep up its efforts to rig the 2020 Census -- which appears driven by naked partisan purposes -- even after Justice Department lawyers waved the white flag. This sent those lawyers scrambling to come up with a new strategy to revive the fight. → Read More

Trump rages over his latest failure to corrupt our democracy

Trump's effort to rig the 2020 Census for partisan purposes is likely to crash and burn. → Read More

Democrats should talk more about Trump’s failing, unpopular nationalism

The failure lies in Trump's worldview. → Read More

Trump’s hijacking of the Fourth of July just got a lot uglier

Trump's military celebration will be all about him. → Read More

Awful new Trump cruelties just emerged. Where are the Democrats?

Democrats have a big opportunity here. Why aren't they taking it? → Read More

Voters say the economy is good. They don’t say the same about Trump’s policies.

Here's still more evidence of a dynamic that could hurt Trump in 2020. → Read More

Sargent: Half the Senate told Trump not to abuse war powers against Iran

The Democratic candidates should be talking more about this -- they should be uniformly pledging that as president, they would return the warmaking authority to Congress. This would ideally entail a frank discussion of how both parties have been complicit in the erosion of that authority. → Read More

Kamala Harris’s takedown of Joe Biden was more lethal than it seems

Harris's devastating takedown of Joe Biden will continue to resonate. → Read More

Half the Senate to Trump: Don’t abuse war powers against Iran

The next president will really have to put an end to these abuses. → Read More

Trump’s latest migrant horrors demand a real Democratic response. Here’s one.

Democrats are coalescing around a new response to Trump's border cruelties. → Read More

How Mueller’s testimony could expose one of Trump’s biggest crimes

Here are several lines of inquiry that could produce real results. → Read More