Latest from Robert Costa
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.’s role in cases advancing gay and abortion rights is seen in the White House as an opening to shore up part of Trump’s political base.
  • Jul 1, 2020
Amid a wave of dismal polling and political crises, Trump officials have struggled to find a new message and approach to take on Joe Biden, who is leading nationally and in numerous swing states.
  • Jun 28, 2020
In a Washington Post Live interview, the House speaker called the attorney general “contemptible” and “a mess.”
  • Jun 25, 2020
The chair of the White House economic council has become the latest senior economic official to leave the administration in recent days.
  • Jun 25, 2020
The president offered neither reconciliation nor rapprochement as he flew to Tulsa to hold his first campaign rally since the coronavirus crisis began.
  • Jun 20, 2020
The president and his former national security adviser were strange bedfellows long before they became mortal enemies.
  • Jun 18, 2020
The president’s incendiary responses to racial injustice protests and the coronavirus pandemic have left him politically isolated, triggering deep distress within the GOP about his judgment and instincts.
  • Jun 10, 2020
His critics and some Republicans say being a jobs president requires having a jobs plan — and Trump is so far resisting rolling out his own legislative proposal.
  • Jun 4, 2020
The president’s false account of his trip to a secure bunker is part of a larger effort to downplay or whitewash the administration’s handling of the George Floyd protests.
  • Jun 3, 2020
Authorities fired tear gas at a peaceful protest near the White House while the president delivered a Rose Garden address on Monday.
  • Jun 1, 2020