The Washington Post

Trump celebrates solar eclipse by looking up without special viewing glasses
www.washingtonpost.com

The first rule of enjoying the eclipse is to never look directly at the sun without eclipse glasses.

3
Like
Save
Afghanistan speech will be the first test of Trump coverage by Bannon and Breitbart
www.washingtonpost.com

Breitbart’s Joel B. Pollak wrote that “the president risks fumbling into the kind of intractable conflict he specifically promised his voters he would avoid.”

1
Like
Save
Secret Service says it will run out of money to protect Trump and his family Sept. 30
www.washingtonpost.com

Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress say they are working on a legislative fix that could be permanent.

3
Like
Save
Most Americans oppose sending more troops to Afghanistan — except in Trump's base
www.washingtonpost.com

Republicans and Trump voters are among the only Americans more likely to support sending more troops to Afghanistan.

3
Like
Save
Missouri Democrat apologizes to Trump for assassination comment
www.washingtonpost.com

State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal says she will not resign despite bipartisan calls for her to leave.

2
Like
Save
Republican committees have paid nearly $1.3 million to Trump-owned entities this year
www.washingtonpost.com

The money has helped boost Trump’s company at a time when business is falling off at some core properties.

3
Like
Save
Here are 5 takeaways from Trump's startling nuclear threats against North Korea
www.washingtonpost.com

There may be lasting damage to U.S. alliances and credibility.

1
Like
Save
Kasich downplays notion of 2020 challenge to Trump, saying president can learn from challenges
www.washingtonpost.com

The Ohio governor says he is “rooting for” Trump to get his presidency together.

1
Like
Save
Politicians question Trump's 'moral authority' in wake of Charlottesville
www.washingtonpost.com

In the wake of the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, politicians question President Trump’s response and ask whether he has the ‘moral authority’ to lead the nation through divisive times.

3
Like
Save
Schiff questions Trump's 'capability,' says issue could get worse with time
www.washingtonpost.com

The California congressman says it’s too early to talk about forcing the president from office.

2
Like
Save
Labor groups step up pressure on Trump to deliver
www.washingtonpost.com

Unions are starting a two-week Rust Belt campaign to push the administration on jobs.

2
Like
Save
Bannon's firing wasn't surprising, but it's still significant
www.washingtonpost.com

The Post’s Dan Balz says the firing of chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon simultaneously changes everything and nothing for the Trump administration.

1
Like
Save
Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
www.washingtonpost.com

The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach spent $244,000 on rent and food on a previous gala at another site.

2
Like
Save
Bannon’s departure is unlikely to calm the turmoil in Trump’s White House
www.washingtonpost.com

The chaos is harming the president’s efforts to kick-start a sputtering GOP legislative agenda.

1
Like
Save
Mnuchin defends Trump's comments on Charlottesville, rebuffs calls to resign
www.washingtonpost.com

The treasury secretary responded to an open letter from his Yale classmates.

2
Like
Save
Members of White House presidential arts committee resigning to protest Trump's comments
www.washingtonpost.com

“Reproach and censure in the strongest possible terms are necessary,” members of the President’s Commission on Arts and the Humanities tell Trump on their way out.

1
Like
Save
Trump says ‘decisions made’ on Afghanistan strategy
www.washingtonpost.com

The president met with a dozen aides to discuss plans to send 3,800 more troops to the United States’ longest-running war.

1
Like
Save
The crazy summer of Trump controversies that you’ve already forgotten
www.washingtonpost.com

Staff infighting, dramatic congressional votes and high-profile resignations and firings by President Trump have created not only a tense season but a blurry one, where each day reveals a startling revelation or world-shifting moment. Here is a partial list of huge news that you have already forgotten about.

3
Like
Save
Trump, first lady to skip Kennedy Center Honors over concerns of ‘political distraction’
www.washingtonpost.com

The announcement came after some honorees said they would boycott a White House reception over Trump’s handling of Charlottesville.

1
Like
Save
Bannon, basically: Trump's campaign was a fraud
www.washingtonpost.com

“The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over,” the former White House chief strategist told the Weekly Standard.

1
Like
Save
After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump
www.washingtonpost.com

GOP leaders see dangers of a continued embrace and of a collective break with the president

1
Like
Save
On Twitter, Trump thanks Bannon for his role in defeating ‘Crooked Hillary Clinton’
www.washingtonpost.com

The president made no mention of his former chief strategist’s contributions at the White House, but Trump did swipe at his vanquished Democratic rival.

3
Like
Save
Per Trump's favorite metric, this was the second-worst week of his presidency
www.washingtonpost.com

Only the week of March 20 saw a bigger drop in the Dow.

3
Like
Save
Trump's 'working vacation' was quite a trip
www.washingtonpost.com

From North Korea threats and Charlottesville blaming to his chief strategist’s firing, President Trump packed a lot of headlines into his stay at his New Jersey golf course. Here’s a look at what he got up to during his “working vacation.”

2
Like
Save
Pence is the last man standing in this photo (besides Trump himself)
www.washingtonpost.com

Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, national security adviser Michael Flynn, chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon and press secretary Sean Spicer are all gone.

2
Like
Save
Democrats celebrate, carefully, after Bannon’s firing
www.washingtonpost.com

Democrats are now faced with finding another rallying point in their battle against Trump now that his most divisive aide has left his side.

1
Like
Save
Phoenix officials worry Trump’s rally could spark tensions in the streets
www.washingtonpost.com

Trump’s trip to Arizona comes amid the fallout from his Charlottesville comments.

3
Like
Save
Barcelona is the dominant story on Fox News. On CNN and MSNBC, it's still Charlottesville.
www.washingtonpost.com

In a twist, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch spoke out against Trump’s response to Charlottesville on the day of the Barcelona attack.

1
Like
Save
‘I hope Trump is assassinated’: A Missouri lawmaker’s Facebook comment leads to calls for her resignation
www.washingtonpost.com

Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal went on Facebook to express her frustration with Trump’s comments about the violence in Virginia.

3
Like
Save
Trump employee addresses race issues in convention speech
www.washingtonpost.com

Lynne Patton, vice president of the Eric Trump Foundation, addressed race issues during her speech at the Republican National Convention July 20. Patton said Trump cares about all lives, including those of police and people of color.

1
Like
Save
Steve Bannon has a point: Charges of racism might not bring down Trump
www.washingtonpost.com

Even if it is possible to convince the president’s fans that he tolerates prejudice or harbors bigoted beliefs, some will nevertheless stand by him.

2
Like
Save
Trump gets rid of White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon
www.washingtonpost.com

Trump had been under mounting pressure to dispatch with Bannon, who many officials view as a political Svengali but who has drawn scorn as a leading internal force encouraging and amplifying the president’s most controversial nationalist impulses.

2
Like
Save
Stephen Bannon is out as White House chief strategist
www.washingtonpost.com

President Trump decided to get rid of chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon, after weeks of White House upheaval and racial unrest.

2
Like
Save
Actually, Trump's favorability ratings, like his approval, are dropping
www.washingtonpost.com

A recent column misses a key point.

1
Like
Save
Republicans worry tax reform could be victim of their worsening relationship with Trump
www.washingtonpost.com

Facing a complicated issue, legislators want the president to focus and set aside feuds.

3
Like
Save
A Nazi salute, KKK hoods and Trump: Magazine covers after Charlottesville are jarring
www.washingtonpost.com

The president collects covers, so it will be hard to pretend that he doesn’t care about these images.

1
Like
Save
'Terror' struck Barcelona, according to Trump. Charlottesville? 'Call it whatever you want.'
www.washingtonpost.com

“Before I make a statement, I need the facts,” the president said earlier this week.

1
Like
Save
Trump's Confederate statue stance grew from success with 'identity politics'
www.washingtonpost.com

Trump’s political opponents have seen him benefit tremendously in moments of protest and conflict, when blame could be shifted to a violent left. And analysts wonder whether a president who proved Republican orthodoxy wrong, maximizing white voters instead of offering policy gains to nonwhites, had lucked into another coup.

3
Like
Save
Trump embraces culture war with call to preserve Confederate statues
www.washingtonpost.com

The remarks angered Democrats and alarmed many Republican leaders and lawmakers.

3
Like
Save
Gary Cohn stays put — for now — following Trump’s comments on Charlottesville
www.washingtonpost.com

Chief economic adviser oversees president’s economic agenda as it nears a critical juncture.

3
Like
Save
How Tucker Carlson is trying to normalize Trump's response to Charlottesville
www.washingtonpost.com

The Fox News host makes Trump’s views more palatable for viewers who want to agree with their Republican president but are sometimes put off by the delivery.

2
Like
Save
Trump mourns loss of 'beautiful statues and monuments' in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue
www.washingtonpost.com

Trump’s support for some participants in a white supremacist march has provoked widespread outrage.

2
Like
Save
Chuck Todd tried to interview 70 Republicans about Trump and Charlottesville. They all declined.
www.washingtonpost.com

Other news anchors had the same experience on Wednesday — even on Fox News.

2
Like
Save
Trump: 'I'm not putting anybody on a moral plane'
www.washingtonpost.com

When asked if he was putting white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville “on the same moral plane,” President Trump said “I’m not putting anybody on a moral plane” during a heated back-and-forth with reporters on Aug. 15.

3
Like
Save
Trump’s lack of discipline leaves new chief of staff frustrated and dismayed
www.washingtonpost.com

Kelly’s early attempts to impose order on the White House are derailed by the president himself.

3
Like
Save
House Democrats push GOP to do more than talk tough on Trump
www.washingtonpost.com

Three House members said Wednesday they will introduce a censure resolution condemning the president for blaming “both sides” for violence at a white-nationalist rally.

1
Like
Save
Ben Carson calls criticism of Trump's Charlottesville response 'little squabbles' being 'blown out of proportion'
www.washingtonpost.com

Echoing Trump, he said the nation is “being severely threatened by hatred and bigotry on all sides.”

1
Like
Save
Rep. Keith Ellison blasts Trump, but says Democrats have a lot of work to do
www.washingtonpost.com

The Minnesota Democrat wants his party to get back to grass-roots campaigning.

2
Like
Save
Trump is sabotaging himself by attacking the media after Charlottesville
www.washingtonpost.com

Tuesday’s news conference featured Trump, furious at the press, freelancing in self-destructive fashion.

1
Like
Save