Latest from Ashley Parker
With his denial of the outcome, Trump endangered America’s democracy, threatened to undermine national security and public health, and duped supporters into believing, perhaps permanently, that Biden was elected illegitimately.
  • Nov 28, 2020
In a nod to the reality that he is destined to leave office in January, the president is seriously contemplating life beyond the White House, telling advisers he wants to remain an omnipresent force in politics and the media.
  • Nov 21, 2020
President Trump’s term is poised to come full circle in myriad ways, from a consistent lack of strategic vision to his enduring efforts to delegitimize his political rivals, whoever they might be.
  • Nov 15, 2020
The defeated president has shrugged off expert advice and neglected his potential leadership role on the coronavirus as the nation heads into a grim winter.
  • Nov 14, 2020
Friday’s news conference marked the president’s first public comments in a week — and the first public hint that he understands Joe Biden will be the next president.
  • Nov 13, 2020
The Post's Ashley Parker explains why some Republicans followed President Trump's lead in denying the reality of the election and the danger they're posing.
  • Nov 13, 2020
No evidence has surfaced to back up the president’s claims of widespread fraud, and Joe Biden’s lead in several key states has expanded amid late vote counting.
  • Nov 11, 2020
The president’s allies have alighted on a strategy to nurture his ego by indulging delusions about the vote count and fueling conspiracy theories that the election is being stolen.
  • Nov 10, 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other GOP officials offered support for the president’s attempts to undermine faith in the outcome, despite the lack of any evidence of widespread fraud.
  • Nov 9, 2020
As the president kept up his conspiratorial allegations of voter fraud without providing any substantiating evidence, Republican officials and allies splintered between nudging him to accept defeat and encouraging him to fight.
  • Nov 8, 2020