Catherine Lucey, Wall Street Journal

Catherine Lucey

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Recent articles by Catherine:

Trump’s Message on Virus Draws Scrutiny

President Trump is trying to ease anxieties about coronavirus. Public-health experts say he may be sowing confusion in the process. → Read More

Trump Campaign Files Libel Suit Against Washington Post

The suit accused the newspaper of publishing “false and defamatory statements” in two opinion pieces published last year that referenced the campaign and Russia. → Read More

Connections, Word of Mouth Drive Trump’s Clemency Choices

President Trump’s pardons and sentence commutations this week were influenced by advice from friends and allies, as well as a woman he freed from prison in a previous clemency round. → Read More

After Democrats’ Caucus Woes, Trump Praises Iowa, New Hampshire

As Democrats seek to move past Iowa’s caucus chaos, President Trump is praising the state—along with the fellow early-voting New Hampshire—as he calls for them to remain atop the primary calendar. → Read More

Trump’s GOP Challengers Try to Catch Voters’ Attention

For Republicans seeking to wrest the GOP nomination from President Trump, the Iowa caucuses largely are an opportunity to remind voters that they exist. → Read More

Trump Campaign Works to Garner Local News Coverage

President Trump has long enjoyed the outsize attention of the national media, but as he seeks his second term, his re-election campaign is amping up efforts to garner local press coverage. → Read More

Trump Campaign Targets Iowa to Show Strength, Boost GOP Caucus Turnout

With the leadoff Iowa caucuses days away, President Trump’s re-election campaign wants to remind voters that Democrats aren’t the only game in town. → Read More

Trump to Speak at Annual March for Life

President Trump plans to speak at the March for Life in Washington Friday, making him the first president to attend the antiabortion march in person in the event’s history. → Read More

Trump Touts U.S. Iran Strike at Ohio Campaign Rally

The president touted the recent U.S. strike on an Iranian military leader as “bold and decisive action" and criticized Democrats at his kickoff campaign rally of 2020. → Read More

Trump’s Impeachment Rebuke Bookended by Policy Victories

President Trump wrapped up a dizzying week of wins and a historic rebuke as he clinched support for his USMCA trade pact and reached a limited deal with China, but also verged on becoming only the third U.S. president to be impeached. → Read More

Kushner Defends Trump Amid Impeachment Push

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner defended President Trump as the House moved closer to voting on articles of impeachment, saying that his father-in-law “did nothing wrong” regarding Ukraine. → Read More

A NATO Summit With Multiple Disrupters

At summit, President Trump found himself quickly drawn into conflict, though it was not all of his own design. → Read More

Trump Says Trade War Could Drag On, Stokes France Spat

President Trump suggested a trade war with China could drag out past the 2020 election and stoked a tariff spat with France during a visit to Europe for a NATO summit. → Read More

Impeachment Fight at Home Hangs Over Trump’s NATO Trip

The president, who as a candidate labeled the alliance obsolete, has upended past gatherings with his complaints that members must spend more on defense. But his White House has struck a more conciliatory tone ahead of the meeting to mark NATO’s 70th anniversary. → Read More

Democratic Gains in Suburbs Challenge Trump’s Hold in Pennsylvania

A series of Democratic wins in the Philadelphia suburbs highlights the challenges President Trump faces in a key general election state. While Mr. Trump was not on the ballot this year, the results served as a reminder of Democratic energy in the suburbs. → Read More

President’s Eldest Son Relishing His Part in 2020 Campaign

Donald Trump Jr. is playing a leading campaign role after serving as a key surrogate for his father in 2016 and a GOP draw during last year’s congressional midterm elections. → Read More

Election Results Suggest Limits to Trump’s Campaign Influence

A new Democratic majority in the Virginia legislature and a potential upset in the Kentucky governor’s race put Republicans on the defensive, suggesting limits to President Trump’s political clout heading into the 2020 election. → Read More

Trump Welcomes Washington Nationals to White House

President Trump welcomed the Washington Nationals to the White House, celebrating the hometown baseball team’s World Series win as “a comeback story for the ages.” → Read More

White House Condemns Anti-Media Video Shown at Pro-Trump Conference

The White House said that President Trump condemns a graphic video that shows a fake version of the president shooting and attacking members of the news media and political rivals, but that he had not yet seen it. → Read More

Behind Trump’s Syria Pullout Lies a Campaign Pledge

Faced with bipartisan condemnation for his latest effort to pull U.S. troops out of Syria, President Trump wants to make one thing clear: He is just keeping his word. → Read More