In a positive but highly unscientific sign for the president, orders for his campaign materials outpace those for his rival’s at a major market for banners, caps and other souvenirs.
NYT PoliticsIn a highly unscientific but promising good sign for the president, orders for his campaign materials outpace those for his rival’s in a major market for banners, caps and other souvenirs: China
When his skyscraper proved a disappointment, Donald Trump defaulted on his loans, sued his bank, got much of the debt forgiven — and largely avoided paying taxes on it.
NYT PoliticsDonald Trump got about $270 million in debt forgiven — and largely avoided taxes on it — when his Chicago tower proved a disappointment, records show. Read the latest in our investigation into Trump's taxes
Persistent delays and limited data have increased concerns that the Postal Service may be unable to reliably get ballots still outstanding delivered by Election Day.
NYT PoliticsThe Postal Service has reported that on-time delivery rates for first-class mail are far below its target throughout October, prompting experts and election officials to warn voters in many parts of the country not to rely on the mail to cast their ballots
Even some people in Gastonia, N.C., are a little perplexed about why the president was holding a rally in a small community that’s already in his camp.
NYT PoliticsThe Trump campaign has been aware for months that urban suburbs are slipping away. “They don’t go to Raleigh or Charlotte,” said a Democratic strategist of the Trump campaign's stops in North Carolina. “They’re going to Gastonia and Selma and Greenville."
President Trump’s campaign has been videotaping voters at ballot drop boxes, a tactic that could amount to illegal voter intimidation, Pennsylvania’s attorney general says.
NYT PoliticsPresident Trump’s campaign has been videotaping voters at ballot drop boxes in Philadelphia, a tactic that could amount to illegal voter intimidation, Pennsylvania’s attorney general said
The fiancée of the slain Washington Post journalist sued Prince Mohammed bin Salman in an attempt to learn more about the 2018 killing.
NYT PoliticsThe fiancée of the slain Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia in a lawsuit on Tuesday of murder and dismemberment in an attempt to silence Mr. Khashoggi’s criticism of the kingdom
President Trump has reduced the flow of refugees into the country to a trickle, and even Iraqis and Afghans who risked their lives for American service members have been cut off.
NYT Politics“We don’t have a country anymore.” They helped the U.S. military in Afghanistan and Iraq, putting their lives at risk. Now President Trump's refugee policies have cut them off from safety in the United States. nyti.ms/31hbNjO by @KannoYoungs
The gun control debate complicated an effort to encourage frank talk by health professionals about the risks posed by firearms.
NYT PoliticsCongress passed a bill aimed at addressing the climbing suicide rate among veterans. But at the last minute, it was stripped of a proven prevention technique: talking about the danger of firearms.
Loyalty to the Republican Party is ingrained in the Latter-day Saints religion. But in Arizona, some find the president’s behavior at odds with their values and are shifting to Joe Biden.
NYT PoliticsLoyalty to the Republican Party is ingrained in the Latter-day Saints religion. But in Arizona, some find President Trump's behavior at odds with their values and are shifting to Joe Biden.
The prosecutor also said he retired after staying on to protect a public corruption case against a Republican congressman.
NYT PoliticsA 36-year veteran of the Justice Department this week accused the attorney general of abusing his power to sway the election for President Trump and said he was quitting. He is the third sitting prosecutor to issue a rare public rebuke of William Barr.
Federal district courts have tended to rule for Democrats in litigation over how to run the election, but appeals courts, well stocked with the president’s nominees, are blocking them.
NYT PoliticsThe Texas case is one of at least eight major election disputes in which Federal District Court judges sided with civil rights groups and Democrats in voting cases only to be stayed by federal appeals courts, whose ranks President Trump has driven to fill
The white suburban voters the president needs to carve a path to victory have turned away from him, for deeply personal reasons.
NYT Politics“I do feel guilty," said Kate Rabinovitch, 29, of having cast her ballot for Donald Trump in 2016.
Though much of the country's polarized views about the president haven’t budged since, one demographic group has changed its mind: white suburban women.
Friday’s announcement represents a shift in tone for the company and its leader, who has repeatedly emphasized the month of October in interviews and public appearances.
NYT PoliticsThe chief executive of Pfizer said Friday that the company would not apply for emergency authorization of its coronavirus vaccine before mid-November, ruling out President Trump’s assertion that a vaccine would be ready before Election Day on Nov. 3
The suggestion emerged in an arbitration case over the critical comments Ms. Manigault Newman, a former White House aide, made about President Trump in her 2018 book “Unhinged.’’
NYT PoliticsThe Trump campaign has suggested that Omarosa Manigault Newman pay for an ad campaign costing nearly $1 million as a “corrective” remedy for her critical comments about President Trump in her 2018 book and in subsequent interviews
Newspapers and networks are wary of exposing their staff members to the president and his aides, saying they do not have assurance that basic precautions will be taken to protect reporters’ health.
NYT PoliticsMajor news organizations have become increasingly wary of sending journalists to travel with President Trump as the president and his aides continue to shun safety protocols after an outbreak of the coronavirus within their ranks
Trump administration officials want to broaden the New START accord and warn that the price of a new deal will rise after the election. Joe Biden supports a straight five-year extension of the deal.
NYT PoliticsNews Analysis: President Trump had a plan to announce that he and President Vladimir Putin had reached an agreement in principle to extend a major arms control agreement. But Russia pushed back. “Washington is describing what is desired, not what is real."
The Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court are a different kind of pinstripe rodeo — one with hazmat suits.
NYT PoliticsWashington Memo: "It was a holiday. It was raining. It was Monday. Chants were muffled by germ masks," @markleibovich writes of the start of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
Over $21 million in highly unusual payments from the Las Vegas hotel Donald Trump owns with Phil Ruffin were routed through other Trump companies, then paid out in cash.
NYT PoliticsDonald Trump needed money in 2016, whether to help his campaign, his businesses or both. Tax records show how he engineered more than $21 million in highly unusual payments from his Las Vegas hotel to other Trump companies, then paid himself in cash.
Election experts say President Trump’s messaging, the pandemic and other factors are creating a tension around casting ballots not seen since the Jim Crow era.
NYT PoliticsAs early voting accelerates across the nation, election experts say President Trump’s recent statements, emboldened extremist groups and the coronavirus pandemic have combined to create tension around casting ballots not seen since the Jim Crow era