When it comes to foreign policy, Trump is losing interest and patience
As the U.S. continues to confront a range of foreign policy crises — an American drone shot down by Iran, a stalled political uprising in Venezuela — how President Trump’s administration plans to act remains unclear.
White House reporter Josh Dawsey contrasts the president’s outward bullishness against international powers with his more reticent personal views on using military force. Dawsey warns that, for Trump, there may be a red line countries such as Iran could cross.
- With Maduro entrenched in Venezuela, Trump loses patience and interest in issue, officials say
- Iran shoots down U.S. naval drone in Persian Gulf region, escalating tensions
The women of color changing the political donor class
When Michelle Ye Hee Lee started covering money and influence in politics for The Post, she noticed something about her political donors source list: It was mostly white and mostly male.
And when she began diving deeper, she quickly realized it’s a systemic issue — one that some experienced donors are hoping to change.
‘If it didn’t smell bad... Rinse it off, it’s good to go.’
Scott Nash ate expired food for a year. Nothing bad happened. The Post’s Daron Taylor explains where expiration dates came from and why they’re practically meaningless.
Carol Morello talks about the U.N. investigator’s report about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. Lena Sun on the Manhattan couple donating millions to anti-vax groups. And Rachel Siegel on new ad standards in Britain.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Chris Davenport on The Washington Post’s project for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing: 50 astronauts on what it’s like to be in space. And art critic Sebastian Smee on Frida Kahlo, after the release of a recording thought to be her voice.
Friday, June 21, 2019