Publicly, President Trump is determined to appear tough. The problem is that his policy goals have never been murkier. The net result is a president who has proved adept at triggering foreign policy crises, but who seems unable to defuse them.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with the former vice president privately on Thursday. At an appearance at a renowned fish fry in South Carolina on Friday, he did not mention his comments.
Chat logs released by a federal court show that from the inception of the fraud and conspiracy case against Manafort to the eve of his trial, he regularly traded opinions and information with the conservative television personality.
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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.