In morning tweets, President Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of behaving irrationally, while he rejected conservative claims that his offer of temporary deportation protections for young immigrants amounts to amnesty.
Joe Davidson was picked to be part of the supportive crowd behind the president at his rallies. He clapped. He cheered. Then, in the midst of the bitter feud to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh, Davidson laughed as the president mocked Kavanaugh's accuser Christine Blasey Ford. After that, all the anger directed at Trump, was felt by Davidson, too.
There was the head-spinning, cross-party, total defeat of the prime minister’s Brexit deal. Then the inglorious rescue of her government. At the center of the chaos, May still stands. Scholars of British politics cannot quite believe it. No leader before has survived such a parliamentary drubbing, described by many as “the worst in history.” But May has. How?
Omar ibn Said had been a Muslim scholar in West Africa, where he was abducted in 1807. The Library of Congress has just acquired his memoir, which is believed to be the only known document of its kind.