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At a town hall for National Security Council staffers last week, their boss, H.R. McMaster, had a message for those assembled.
President Donald Trump's critics view Republican congressmen as his enablers. James Fallows describes their behavior as the most discouraging weakness our governing system has shown since Trump took office.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is worried about the failure of Republican governing reality to match Republican campaign rhetoric.
You've proved again how collectively spineless you are on your efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
The ascension of Donald Trump was supposed to change everything in the GOP. As it happens, perhaps one very important thing hasn't: The Republicans may well still be The Stupid Party.
To the surprise of no one, Sean Spicer resigned as White House Press Secretary on Friday.
The incredible success of Mr. Trump’s brilliant campaign slogan to Make America Great Again was rooted not in discrimination, xenophobia or misogyny, as Hillary Clinton’s supporters claimed, but rather in the restoration of the virtue the Federalists thought was necessary to preserve a republic.
Abraham Lincoln said it best, "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." 
The violent acts of murder committed this week on the Temple Mount seriously undermine the Islamic claim of holiness.
All 10 of the safest years in air travel have occurred in the last 13 years.
If President Trump allows people who actually are still playing for the other team to call plays on his, he will find the rest of his term as frustrating and unproductive as its first six months.
The Obama administration's Iran Nuclear Deal opened yet another opportunity for Qatar to sell its natural gas via Iran, then Turkey, to reach Europe. The Obama administration removed sanctions on Iran in order that cheap Iranian and Qatari gas can reach the EU through Turkey.
President Donald Trump may not yet have built his "big, beautiful wall" along the southern border or figured out a way to make Mexico pay for it, but immigration is one area where the president seems committed to keeping his campaign promises.
It's time to quit the finger-pointing. Neither congressional leaders nor President Trump have done enough to whip votes and sell the bill.
The story of health care policy this week, this month and for the last decade (at least) has been a tale of partisan folly.
Why is containment surrender? "Because freedom is threatened everywhere so long as this dictatorship stays in power," says Gingrich.
One cannot imagine a more wrenching moral dilemma than the case of little Charlie Gard. He is a beautiful 11-month-old boy with an incurable genetic disease.
There are many ways to evaluate the Trump presidency at the six-month mark. What I am struck by is the path not taken, the lost opportunity.
Syria adds another chapter to the star-crossed history of CIA paramilitary action.
After promising constituents for seven years that they would repeal and replace Obamacare, Republicans have thus far betrayed the public trust. The GOP has lacked fortitude, vision, message, commitment, stamina, and political savvy.
Within days of the meeting, the elder Trump announced publicly that he would soon release a litany of reasons why Clinton was unqualified to be president and that they would include new allegations about Clinton and Russia.
Driven by fanaticism and the desire to act out fantasies of heroism and resistance, the anti-Israel movement is defined by symbolic acts that change nothing.
Americans' interests and broadcast news coverage are at odds. Additionally, the tendency of the news media to focus on conflict rather than progress helps create an adverse environment for lawmakers.
Why do the Republicans have difficulty agreeing about healthcare reform?
Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada chapter of charitable status after discovering financial ties between the Islamic organizations and a Pakistani militant group.
A virtual war for Washington broke out last week. Principals in the administration were in a battle over whether to certify Iran was in accord with U.S. law and terms of the nuclear deal.
A radical solution is being proposed by those promoting the theory that man is to blame for climate change. Their solution? Have fewer children.
Last Wednesday, Silicon Valley launched its “Day of Action,” a nationwide online protest against the FCC’s plans to roll back Obama’s so-called net neutrality rules.
The major failure of the Republican healthcare plan, to repeal and replace Obamacare, should come as no surprise to any lucid observer.
There’s been much consternation following the publication of an article in Civiltà Cattolica attacking the alliance between Evangelicals and conservative Catholics in recent presidential elections.

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