Tuesday’s Opinions: Why Trump can’t do what he said he’d do

Republicans are accidentally paving the way for single-payer health care; The real reason Hillary Clinton lost | Sponsored by UnitedHealth Group
 
Democracy Dies in Darkness
 
 
Opinions
 
 
Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post
Why Trump can’t do what he said he’d do
He takes no interest in shaping policy, thus forfeiting his political uniqueness.
Read more »
Latest Columns
Republicans are accidentally paving the way for single-payer health care
The GOP’s floundering makes the case for a universal system.
Read more »
 
The real reason Hillary Clinton lost
Don’t blame algorithms. Blame her lack of a message.
Read more »
 
Trump is waging a war on millennials
The president’s tax, student-loan and climate policies stick it to the young.
Read more »
 
Yates’s testimony pumps the bellows on the Trump-Russia probe
There’s already so much smoke you can’t get near it without a respirator.
Read more »
 
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump should recuse themselves from China policy
Reports that Kushner’s family members are using his position to solicit Chinese investors should be a tipping point.
Read more »
 
ADVERTISEMENT
 
A word of advice for the Fed: Be cautious
Job growth and economic expansion present difficult issues of interpretation and policy choice for the Federal Reserve.
Read more »
 
Do high-risk pools work? It depends.
Before Obamacare, Maryland had a well-functioning pool. California didn’t.
Read more »
 
Le Pen’s defeat is good news for Trump
It is a mistake to read the French election as a rejection of Trump or his agenda.
Read more »
 
President Trump, stay in the Paris agreement. You’ll regret it if you don’t.
His top national-security advisers should go to the mat to persuade him not to withdraw.
Read more »
 
 
Editorial Cartoons
Trump’s idea of a public-private partnership is a family business run from the White House President Trump cutouts
And it’s a yuge deal, because it’s a yuge family. The president plays golf … a lot.
 
ADVERTISEMENT
 
The Post’s View
Here’s how the West should respond to the Macron hack
Russia must be deterred from continued attempts at cyberwar against the United States and its allies.
 
Republicans serve up dishonest claims to defend their health-care bill
When confronted with details, administration officials and Paul Ryan gave poor arguments.
 
The Trump administration has a chance to end a corruption-prone visa program
The Kushner Companies led a visa-peddling conference in China that should serve as a wake-up call.
 
 
Latest Blogs
Ivanka Trump helps women who work in other books
This is great advice for everyone.
 
The Twice-Daily Spicer: Ms. Yates, do you know what Sean Spicer was thinking?
The press secretary lays down a long trail of on-the-record comments. Random on-the-record comments.
 
Happy Hour Roundup
Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.
 
Scientists blast Sessions decision on forensics
Sessions says the Justice Department can handle forensics internally. History shows that it can’t.
 
Sally Yates just publicly confirmed important facts about the Trump-Russia story
Yates sheds light on what led to the firing of Michael Flynn.
 
Sally Yates just threw the White House under the bus
She demolished the Trump team’s defenses.
 
 
     
 
©2017 The Washington Post, 1301 K St NW, Washington DC 20071
 
 
 

Related posts