POLITICS

The 1970s Roots of Trumpism

On today's Bulwark Podcast Princeton history professors and co-authors Julian Zelizer and Kevin Kruse join host Charlie Sykes to discuss their new book _Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974 (https://www.amazon.com/Fault-Lines-History-United-States/dp/0393088669). _ Special Guests: Julian E. Zelizer and Kevin M. Kruse. The latest...

Comparing progress on Trump, Obama campaign promises at two-year mark

President Donald Trump is not the only presidential subject of scrutiny at PolitiFact. Just like we have been tracking Trump’s promises since the 2016 campaign, we also tallied eight years’ worth of President Barack Obama’s pledges. A key difference is that Obama made far more promises...

Your questions about the government shutdown, answered (part 2)

We recently asked readers what they wanted to know about the government shutdown. In a previous installment, we tackled questions about missed work and pay for government employees. Here, we’ll address the legislative process and how the border wall proposal prompted the shutdown. What relationship does...