Latest from David Nakamura
The posture of the president and his allies contrasts with a widespread sense around the NFL, and among Democratic strategists, that Trump is in a weakened position and that his efforts to drag pro football into another debate in the culture wars could backfire.
  • Sep 9, 2020
The issue has escalated quickly as Biden and his surrogates have sought to undermine a key pillar of Trump’s reelection message — his projection of toughness and patriotism.
  • Sep 4, 2020
The president’s suggestion that supporters cast a ballot by mail and at polling sites marked his latest attempts to impugn the integrity of mail-in voting.
  • Sep 3, 2020
Experts warned that the president has helped accelerate the mainstreaming of once-fringe ideas.
  • Sep 1, 2020
Shooting deaths in Oregon and Wisconsin raise the specter that the nation’s summer of unrest has entered a new phase.
  • Aug 30, 2020
President Trump mostly listened and interacted with local leaders while avoiding the type of overt political attacks he often makes during public appearances.
  • Aug 29, 2020
The event projected to millions that a president whose approval ratings have fallen amid the pandemic has returned to business as usual, even if most Americans have not.
  • Aug 27, 2020
The effort to refashion Trump and his party as embracing of diversity has clashed with the lrecord of a president whose political career been defined by themes of white nationalism and a willingness to sow deep divisions in American society.
  • Aug 26, 2020
Presidents of both parties have mixed a measure of campaigning with official White House business, but Trump has trampled over norms once respected by both parties and challenged legal boundaries that limit political activity by federal officials.
  • Aug 23, 2020
Amid the pandemic, the First Fan has again inserted himself into the cultural mix from the sidelines, delivering hot takes with the enthusiasm reminiscent of overheated sports talk radio.
  • Aug 11, 2020