I wrote an opus at Politico today on nationalism and Trump’s State of the Union:
Donald Trump gave a notably unifying State of the Union address that didn’t back down an inch from his controversial nationalism.
This might sound like a contradiction. It’s not. It’s a step toward fulfilling the political promise of his style of nationalism that could appeal much more broadly than to Trump’s intensely devoted base.
Last night, President Donald Trump took to the podium to address a nation historically divided, split in no small part due to the divisive president that framed his speech last night as a call for unity. Despite an advertised unifie...
President Donald Trump said he would "100 percent" release a controversial partisan memo just moments after trying to strike a unifying tone in his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address was notable for how often he made the story about others: a war hero, the grieving parents of a pair of slain daughters, a North Korean defector and more. T...
Chuck Todd notes that the scripted Donald Trump who gave the State of the Union address was not the Trump Americans recognize, but the speech was not the unifying call to Americans that the White House promised.