President Trump has discussed his idea with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, and has indicated interest in a three-way accord with China to cap nuclear arsenals.
Peter BakerTrump sending high-level delegation to meet with Russian counterparts in Geneva this week to pursue an arms control treaty that for the first time would cap the nuclear arsenals of not just the two largest powers, but China as well.
“A Good American Family,” by David Maraniss, examines the paranoia and brutality of the McCarthy era through the lens of his father’s experience.
Peter Baker"It is at the same time a book that, like his family, never gives in to self-pity but remains remarkably balanced, forthright and unwavering in its search for the truth." Rave review for "A Good American Family" by the unparalleled @davidmaraniss
Choosing a single day that epitomizes the Trump presidency — with its tangle of norm-shattering days — is a food’s errand. But Thursday came close.
Peter BakerThe remarkable @MarkLandler hits it out of the park in his final report as a White House correspondent. As he head to London, we will miss terribly his trenchant, insightful dispatches from the mosh pit that used to be called the Rose Garden.
He is a Twitter cry baby, but it’s more calculated than it looks.
Peter BakerTrump's "unheralded genius is not in insulting his critics but in co-opting them—or at least in coming to mutually beneficial truces of the sort that suggests Trump’s social-media histrionics are more calculated than they seem," writes @sbg1
Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible.
Peter BakerNationwide raids to arrest thousands of undocumented immigrants are scheduled to begin Sunday as the administration moves ahead with an operation Trump temporarily postponed at Pelosi's request. @itscaitlinhd @KannoYoungs
R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, rebuffed resignation calls by Democrats, who criticized his decision as a prosecutor in 2008 to accept a lenient sentence for Jeffrey Epstein.
Peter BakerAcosta defends his handling of the Epstein case with an audience of one in mind. “My relationship with the president is outstanding,” he says. “He has very publicly made clear that I’ve got his support.” @katierogers@maggieNYT
Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the leak of his memos calling the Trump administration “clumsy and inept” and President Trump’s angry reaction.
Peter BakerBritain's Darroch steps down as ambassador to US after leak of cables critical of Trump administration: "The current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like.” @_StephenCastle
Through a mutual appreciation of wealth, women and years of occupying adjacent real estate in Palm Beach and on Page Six, the lives of the two men routinely intersected for decades.
Peter Baker"It was supposed to be an exclusive party at Mar-a-Lago. ... But other than the two dozen or so women flown in to provide the entertainment, the only guests were Trump and Jeffrey Epstein." @anniekarni @maggieNYT
The president apparently didn’t like what he watched during a long flight to Britain. Investors yawned after his call for action.
Peter BakerTrump complains that the left threatens boycotts against companies they don't like. One month ago, Trump suggested a boycott against AT&T because he doesn't like coverage of him by its subsidiary CNN.
EXCLUSIVE: Sir Kim Darroch (pictured) used secret cables and briefing notes to impugn Trump's character, warning London that the White House was 'uniquely dysfunctional'.
Peter BakerFrom DC embassy, British ambassador’s secret cable back to London: "We don't really believe this Administration is going to become substantially more normal; less dysfunctional; less unpredictable; less faction riven; less diplomatically clumsy and inept.”
The president at times stretched, ignored or made up facts, but in Japan and North and South Korea, he pursued an agenda of breathtaking ambition.
Peter BakerThe president who loves superlatives: During one news conference on the Asia trip, he used the word “best” nine times, “incredible” 16 times, “tremendous” 28 times and “great” or “greatest” 50 times.