Steve Chaggaris, Al Jazeera English

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Al Jazeera English

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Past articles by Steve:

Trump’s ‘mini revolution’ is missing a megaphone

Out of office and without social media, Trump’s voice at the moment only echoes among his die-hard supporters. → Read More

Defunding police: An idea most Democrats don’t want to talk about

It became a political flashpoint last year; now, Democratic leaders refuse to entertain the notion. → Read More

US Senate retirements give Trump a chance to show influence

Five Senate Republicans are retiring next year, giving Trump an opportunity to cement his mark on the party. → Read More

Mitch McConnell’s big bet: Trump is not the future of the GOP

In an effort to set up the Republican Party for long-term success, he has magnified intraparty tensions. → Read More

Trump’s second impeachment trial: What to watch

No president has ever faced two impeachment trials. Here is what you need to know about Trump’s second. → Read More

Trump impeachment trial is about the future, not a conviction

An acquittal is almost certain for Trump so instead, politicians are using the trial to set up future political fights. → Read More

Trump says he will stay in politics amid Republican discord

Trump vows to help Republicans take back Congress, complicating the efforts of some to move on from his controversies. → Read More

Joe Biden’s difficult, if not impossible, push for ‘unity’

It will take much more than urging people to welcome opposing views to bridge the political divide in the United States. → Read More

Trump has been impeached. What happens now?

Impeachment article will be sent to the Senate, but it remains unclear when a trial will take place. → Read More

Defiant Trump says impeachment move ‘very dangerous’ for the US

US president rails against House Democrats’ effort to impeach him for a second time, calling it a ‘hoax’. → Read More

Will the pro-Trump riot change US politics? Don’t count on it

Even the shared experience of a violent insurrection is unlikely to bridge massive political rifts. → Read More

Biden denounces pro-Trump ‘mob’, Trump says he loves them

The violence at the US Capitol broke out as Congress was meeting to certify Joe Biden’s election. → Read More

Biden’s inauguration will not be the ‘largest ever’ – by design

US President-elect Joe Biden says goal is ‘to keep America safe’ amid COVID-19, ‘but still allow people to celebrate’. → Read More

Republican US Senator Hawley to object to Electoral College vote

Josh Hawley’s objection wouldn’t prevent Joe Biden’s election from becoming official, but could delay it by a few hours. → Read More

Four things to watch in US politics in 2021

The new year in US politics promises change, but also the continuation of many current political conflicts. → Read More

The Hunter Biden cloud

Republicans are likely to try to turn Joe Biden’s son’s business affairs into the next big political scandal. → Read More

Four things Trump is considering for his final weeks as president

While Trump continues to obsess over his election loss, there are a few other things on his mind for his final month. → Read More

A ‘coup’ was not in the cards for Trump, after all

US Attorney General William Barr’s declaration that Biden’s election is sound is yet another blow to Trump. → Read More

Donald Trump’s revenge tour? US can only watch and wait

It is becoming clear that Trump’s post-election efforts are partly rooted in push to get back at adversaries. → Read More

To concede, or not concede, Trump faces defeat

Analysis: In failing to acknowledge his election loss, Trump adds to his long list of shattered presidential traditions. → Read More