Wash Examiner

Laura Bush's critique of Trump's immigration policy rings hollow

On Sunday night, Father’s Day, former first lady Laura Bush expressed how disheartened she is over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on undocumented immigrants, specifically with respect to children being separated from their parents. Continue Reading....

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Congress has acted; now, states need to fix their tax codes, too

In the aftermath of the historic federal tax reform passed in December, it’s easy to declare “mission accomplished” and divert attention to other pressing issues. But the problem of bad tax policy has not gone away, it has merely shifted from D.C. to state capitals …

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Byron York: What do Republicans suspect really happened in the FBI Trump-Russia investigation?

The struggle to uncover the FBI’s conduct in the Trump-Russia probe has made some congressional investigators deeply suspicious of the bureau. But what do those investigators think the FBI actually did in its investigation of the Trump campaign, Russia, and the 2016 election? Continue Reading....

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Don't become the party of Trump

“Complacency is our enemy,” Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel wrote on Twitter on Thursday morning.” Anyone that does not embrace the @realDonaldTrump agenda of making America great again will be making a mistake.” Continue Reading....

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Red wall vs blue wave: Democrats know it's no sure thing

History is on the Democrats’ side, but don’t bet against the Republicans yet Continue Reading....

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A Father's Day problem in the working class

One could say there’s a fatherhood crisis in Trump Country. Continue Reading....

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The Father's Day card I missed

This Father’s Day, I’ll reflect on the choice I made, thinking about what could have happened had I made a different choice. Continue Reading....

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Playing catch with Pop

Father absence affects a wide array of quality-of-life considerations – all the way down to the games children play (or don’t play). Continue Reading....

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Salena Zito: Populist Sherrod Brown could be the perfect Democrat for Trump Country

CANFIELD, OHIO — While a crucial federal election is happening here this year — the U.S. Senate race between Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Jim Renacci — many of the campaign signs you’ll see in these lawns, many of them homemade, bear the name Donald …

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Dear White House press corps: There is such a thing as a stupid question

There’s a lot of “gotcha” wordplay. There is also plenty of posturing. What there’s precious little of is useful information. Continue Reading....

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