WASHINGTON -- In New York on Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump dismissed as "crap" the intelligence reports suggesting Russia has compromising information on him. Trump knows this because, as he tweeted, Russia called it "A COMPLETE AND TOTAL FABRICATION." And if Vladimir Putin's government says something, it must be true.
WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush promised he would be his “own man,” and this week he proved it — alas for him. The former Florida governor, often regarded as the front-runner...
WASHINGTON — The old frenemies sat in the Oval Office on Wednesday, their chair legs 18 inches apart, attempting some reasonable facsimile of personal chemistry. Maybe the 12th time would be the charm. President Obama leaned back, elegantly cross-legged. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his tie askew, planted both feet on the ground and leaned toward Obama, as if he might leap up at any moment. Obama called his counterpart “Bibi.” Netanyahu called Obama “Mr.
WASHINGTON — Among many talents exhibited by Chuck Todd in the days since he replaced David Gregory as host of “Meet the Press” is his ability to turn a proper noun into a verb. “I’m not trying to Horatio Alger,” Todd told my Washington Post colleague Ben Terris. “But it’s an advantage that I grew up middle class in South Florida” — where, he said, his father wasn’t always fully employed and the whole family at times shared a mattress.
WASHINGTON — On a visit to New Mexico over Memorial Day weekend, I dropped in on a college friend who’s running for state treasurer.