Gerson Gonzalez sat glumly on his couch, still in his pajama bottoms. He was watching President Donald Trump deliver his inaugural address from a stage in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., where earlier he had taken the oath of office. The television was tuned to Univision, the Spanish-language network. A deep-voiced man provided the Spanish translation of what the new president was saying.
What does "Hamilton" have to do with trade policy? More than you might think in the case of acting U.S. Trade Representative Stephen Vaughn, who counts himself among the hit Broadway musical's legions of fans.
The hardline conservative House Freedom Caucus on Wednesday endorsed an amended plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, after the group's opposition helped to sink Republicans' attempt to pass an earlier version of the proposal last month.
The far-right leader Marine Le Pen faces an uphill battle in France's presidential runoff, less than two weeks away. But she saw daylight through a small window on Tuesday, and from an unlikely source: her defeated counterpart on the far left.
Mollie Hemingway has written a new Encounter Broadside ("Broadside" being the imprint name for long essays about a subject) called Trump vs. the Media. She talks about the media bubble and daily social media freakouts with Ben Domenech.