The 2020 presidential field – oh, we have names

Until now, there were, by my count, 44 Democrats who have either expressed interest in a 2020 presidential run, traveled to Iowa or New Hampshire or otherwise managed to get themselves mentioned....

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Bigfoot is job qualification for new AG

WASHINGTON – My colleague Ruth Marcus writes: “The acting attorney general of the United States is a crackpot.” As though that’s a bad thing. Which it isn’t. The “crackpot” bit is not in dispute....

DATE: Nov. 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Guess what? Trump can rewrite the Constitution

“It was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment. Guess what? You don’t. … Now they’re saying I can do it just with an executive order.” – President Trump, explaining this week...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Behold, the newest lesson in Trumponomics 101

WASHINGTON – Tuesday morning brought a textbook illustration of Trumponomics. Under this economic theory – defined roughly as “when it’s sunny, credit me; when it rains, blame them” – President...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Donald Trump’s America not a safe place for Jews

WASHINGTON – George Washington, in his 1790 letter to the Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, told Jews they would be safe in the new nation. “The government of the United States … gives to...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

This presidency itself is a very rogue operation

WASHINGTON – Adel al-Jubeir, the Washington playboy cum Saudi foreign minister, on Sunday finally delivered the phrase we’ve all been expecting: They were rogue operators. “This was an operation...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Trump, who doesn’t drink, goes on another bender

WASHINGTON – President Trump, in the Rose Garden on Monday morning to celebrate a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, displayed a side seldom, if ever, seen before: a flash of self-awareness....

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Trump, who doesn’t drink, goes on another bender

WASHINGTON – President Trump, in the Rose Garden on Monday morning to celebrate a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, displayed a side seldom, if ever, seen before: a flash of self-awareness....

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Never have we seen such a confirmation spectacle

WASHINGTON – Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing was scheduled to last all week. Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley lost control after just 13 words. “Good morning,” he...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Milbank: Trump, our Constitutional scholar in chief

WASHINGTON – There oughta be a law! The great lawgiver Donald Trump arose before the sun Tuesday pondering one of the finer points of jurisprudence and, at the tender hour of 5:24 a.m., composed...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Milbank: Say hello to the new Bigfoot Party

WASHINGTON – By now, there are few in the political world who have not “yeti” heard about what’s going on in the 5th Congressional District of Virginia. The Republican candidate in the race, Denver...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

Milbank: Roberts Court validates religious discrimination

WASHINGTON — On the penultimate page of their 39-page majority ruling in the Trump travel-ban case Tuesday, the Supreme Court’s conservative justices overturned a 74-year-old decision they weren’t...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Millbank

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