Category Archives: leadership

At Mt. Rushmore and in the White House, Trump Updates ‘American Carnage’ Message for 2020

His ominous remarks were a reflection of his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists. Annie Karni and Maggie Haberman in the New … Continue reading

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America in Crisis

Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter of CNN – What do you write on a day like this? How can the day be neatly summed up in a string of sentences and paragraphs? How can the pain, agony, frustration and fear … Continue reading

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CNN’s Jake Tapper: President Trump’s firing of inspectors general creates ‘a world where watchdogs are replaced with lapdogs’

Jake Tapper, CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent – To end Sunday’s “State of the Union” on CNN, anchor Jake Tapper took a few moments to address President Donald Trump’s firings of inspectors general. Below is a full transcript of … Continue reading

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‘Don’t know how this is going to look.’ Trump team grapples with an upended campaign

Francesca Chambers and Michael Wilner of McClatchy – President Donald Trump’s campaign is adapting its messaging and fundraising tools for the era of social distancing. But adjusting the core argument of his reelection bid – that the economy is stronger … Continue reading

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Americans Are Skeptical Of The Government — Except When There’s A Crisis

Matt Grossmann in FiveThirtyEight – The approval ratings of many world leaders and government officials — including President Trump — have increased amid the COVID-19 crisis. Even U.S. government agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have … Continue reading

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