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trump and mccarthy
WASHINGTON April 22, 2022
Notes on McCarthy’s newly-imperiled path toward the House speakership, Ron DeSantis’ latest attack on Disney, and Eric Trump’s unlikely ambassadorship.
Mehment Oz
WASHINGTON April 20, 2022
The season’s most bizarre race—which features a TV star, a hedge fund C.E.O., a former top Trump aide and even Hope Hicks (!!)—prepares for a dark final chapter.
Mike Pence
WASHINGTON April 15, 2022
Notes from the G.O.P. salt mines: Pence’s attempt to get canceled, Trump’s latest endorsement fool’s errand, and a head-scratching story of a fallen meme-lord dynasty.
Dave McCormick
WASHINGTON April 12, 2022
Why did Trump turn his back on David McCormick, the former Bush-era appointee and Bridgewater C.E.O., who happens to be married to Goldman partner and former Trump-era deputy N.S.A. Dina Powell? Here’s what the pros are saying.
Ketanji Brown Jackson
WASHINGTON April 8, 2022
Notes on the G.O.P.’s pedo fixations, a political orgy trial balloon, Elon Musk’s Twitter curiosities, and Trump’s 2020 fantasies.
Mehmet Oz
WASHINGTON April 4, 2022
I asked a Trump advisor if the former president would come back onto Twitter if Musk somehow engineered it. “In a heartbeat,” the advisor texted back immediately.
Ron DeSantis
WASHINGTON March 25, 2022
The governor’s relative silence on Russia and Ukraine may appeal in Florida, but it could also be the first folly of his ’24 candidacy.
CPAC 2022 in Orlando
WASHINGTON March 7, 2022
As Russia’s iron curtain descends on Ukraine, the Republican base is torn between Tucker Carlson's isolationism, Trump’s Putin idolatry, and the gun-toting, “Red Dawn” fantasy of Zelensky’s heroic, Alamo-esque stand.
Donald Trump
SILICON VALLEY February 24, 2022
John Matze, the former C.E.O. of Parler, reflects on the logistical and economic challenges of growing Truth Social from a social-media laughingstock into a legitimate Twitter rival.
Joe Rogan
WASHINGTON February 11, 2022
The Republican Party would love to talk more about Joe Rogan, and less about January 6. If only Donald Trump would let them.
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