Category Archives: White House

Can Trump Handle a Foreign Crisis?

He’ll face one eventually, and there’s good reason to worry the administration will be unprepared. Peggy Noonan in the Wall Street Journal – Someday this White House will face a sudden, immediate and severe foreign-policy crisis. It’s almost a miracle … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis communication, Donald Trump, White House

5 Scenarios For How Mueller’s Investigation Could End

By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux in FiveThirtyEight – Trump is implicated in some form of coordination with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election. Trump is implicated in obstruction of justice. Trump isn’t accused of wrongdoing, but someone close to him is. … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Impeachment, Robert Mueller, Rule of Law, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House, WikiLeaks

When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight – The various investigations into the Trump administration and its alleged ties to Russia are hard to follow. The allegations are sometimes muddled, the probes are still ongoing, and all sides in the dispute … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis communication, Democracy, Donald Trump, Fake news, FBI, FiveThirtyEight, Geopolitical, government, Internet, Journalism, Politics, Putin, Robert Mueller, Russia, Social Media, Technology, Ukraine, United States, White House

Pelosi takes power and sets high bar for Trump impeachment

By Melanie Zanona of The Hill – The morning of her historic swearing-in ceremony, Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed impeachment talk during a flurry of media interviews. She set the bar for impeachment high, arguing that any effort to do so … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, House of Representatives, Impeachment, Republicans, Robert Mueller, White House

Wall Street Still Hedges, But Donations Decidedly Swing to Democrats

From People’s Pundit Daily While the securities and finance industry still hedges, Wall Street campaign contributions have shifted significantly over the last two cycles. In 2018, the industry donated more to Democrats than Republicans for the first time in a … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign contributions, Congress, Controversial, Democrats, Elections, House of Representatives, Republicans, Senate, Thought-Provoking Analysis, White House