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Trump’s Tactic: Sowing Distrust in Whatever Gets in His Way

From business competition in New York to President Barack Obama’s birthplace to mail-in voting, President Trump’s goal has been to undermine the opposition and leave people uncertain about what to believe. → Read More

How Trump is Sowing Distrust

From business competition in New York to President Barack Obama’s birthplace to mail-in voting, President Trump’s goal has been to undermine the opposition and leave people uncertain about what to believe. → Read More

A do-over for Melania Trump, whose convention speech four years ago borrowed from Michelle Obama.

“Her words.” That’s the message that aides to the first lady, Melania Trump, have underscored ahead of her headlining speech Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention. Mrs. Trump’s address, which will be delivered live from the newly renovated Rose Garden, will be “authentic,” written without the hidden hand of professional speechwriters. “Every word” of the address, Mrs. Trump’s chief… → Read More

Trump Holds a Rare White House Funeral for His Younger Brother, Robert

It was the first time a president has held an East Room funeral for a member of his family in nearly 100 years. → Read More

Struggling to court female voters, Trump will pardon the very first one.

WASHINGTON — Hoping to appeal to female voters, President Trump said on Tuesday that he would posthumously pardon Susan B. Anthony, the women’s suffragist who was arrested in 1872 after voting illegally and assessed a $100 fine. The pardon came on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. “She was never pardoned. Did you know that? She… → Read More

Trump Says He Will Pardon Susan B. Anthony as He Again Targets the 2020 Election

President Trump’s pardon of the famed suffragist came as women celebrated the 100th anniversary of their right to vote, and in the middle of his attacks on mail-in voting. → Read More

Trump Encourages Racist Conspiracy Theory About Kamala Harris

President Trump said he heard that Ms. Harris, the presumptive Democratic vice-presidential nominee born in California, was not eligible for the ticket, repeating a theory that is rampant among his followers. Constitutional scholars quickly called his words false and irresponsible. → Read More

Kamala Harris Crystallizes Trump’s View of Women

As Ms. Harris joined the Democratic ticket, the president wasted no time calling her “nasty” and praising the “suburban housewife” he says will vote for him. His views are out of step with reality. → Read More

Kayleigh McEnany Heckles the Press. Is That All?

President Trump does not always watch her briefings, and even his allies say she risks being known more for “hitting the press with a two-by-four” than advancing his priorities. → Read More

Like Father, Like Son: President Trump Lets Others Mourn

Whether he is dealing with the loss of a family member or the deaths of nearly 150,000 Americans in a surging pandemic, President Trump almost never displays empathy in public. He learned it from his father. → Read More

Trump Announced, Then Canceled, a Yankees Pitch. Both Came as a Surprise.

The president’s announcement that he would pitch at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 15 startled the team’s officials, who had not scheduled such an event. → Read More

Melania Trump Will Renovate White House Rose Garden

The first lady’s renovation of the garden, a signature showcase of power used by presidents for decades, is taking place as her husband enters a crucial stretch of his re-election effort. → Read More

Trump Aide Dan Scavino Posts Cartoon Mocking Fauci

Dan Scavino, one of the president’s closest advisers, shared the cartoon by Ben Garrison, an alt-right artist who has been criticized for anti-Semitic imagery. → Read More

Pence Misleadingly Blames Coronavirus Spikes on Rise in Testing

On a private call with governors, the vice president played down new outbreaks, stressing that some states were seeing what he called “intermittent” spikes. Experts have warned it’s not that simple. → Read More

Trump Says Jobs Report Made It a ‘Great Day’ for George Floyd, Stepping on Message

The president’s comments on Mr. Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, were immediately criticized by Joseph R. Biden Jr., his Democratic opponent. → Read More

Protesters Dispersed With Tear Gas So Trump Could Pose at Church

“He did not pray,” said Mariann E. Budde, the Episcopal bishop of Washington. “He did not mention George Floyd, he did not mention the agony of people who have been subjected to this kind of horrific expression of racism and white supremacy for hundreds of years.” → Read More

Trump's Governor Call: Full Audio [Listen]

In a Rose Garden speech shaded with anger, President Trump threatened to send the American military to states where governors could not bring under control the protests over police brutality. → Read More

Trump Pointedly Criticizes Fauci for His Testimony to Congress

“He wants to play all sides of the equation,” the president said of the nation’s top infectious disease expert. → Read More

Most Events in the Lincoln Memorial Are Banned. Trump Got an Exception.

Citing the “extraordinary crisis” of the coronavirus, the interior secretary relaxed the rules so the president could hold a Fox News interview in one of the nation’s most hallowed spaces. → Read More

Trump Gets Coronavirus Tests While Senators Wait

As senators prepare to return on Monday, Congress’s doctor warned that he does not have the capacity to test all 100 for coronavirus. At the White House, the president and many of his aides are tested repeatedly. → Read More