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Donald Trump Loves Looking Strong. John Bolton Actually Wanted Him To Act On It.

John Bolton’s tough talk on TV won over a president looking for a change. But once in the White House, he learned how hard it is to keep Trump marching on beat.

Hayes Brown • 10 days ago

Donald Trump’s Not Talking To Jews When He Talks About Jews

This focus on Jews plays several roles for Trump, and very little of it has anything to do with actual Jews.

Miriam Elder • 29 days ago

The Trump Seeking To Heal A Nation Is Not The Real Trump

Donald Trump's Monday statement about the weekend's mass shootings was an attempt to play at the presidency.

Miriam Elder • One month ago

Bernie Sanders’ Trip To The Soviet Union Exposes Socialism’s Blind Spots

Bernie Sanders went all the way to the USSR but didn’t meet with the world-famous Soviet dissident living in his state — the history too many people are forgetting.

Miriam Elder • 2 months ago

Donald Trump’s Reelection Campaign Is In A 2016 Time Loop

Donald Trump officially began his 2020 campaign, unsure of whether to keep America great or make America great again.

Miriam Elder • 3 months ago

The Political Fights Over Anti-Semitism And Rashida Tlaib Are Pushing Muslim And Jewish Voices Aside

The storm over Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s latest comments highlights how willing operators of American politics in 2019 are to leave out the actual perspectives of people involved.

Miriam Elder • 4 months ago

Trump Told G7 Leaders That Crimea Is Russian Because Everyone Speaks Russian In Crimea

Trump made the remarks over dinner with other world leaders at the G7 summit in Canada.

Alberto Nardelli • One year ago

Stop Blaming Russian Bots For Everything

“I’m not convinced on this bot thing,” said one of the men behind the Russian bot thing.

Miriam Elder • One year ago

Trump Got What He Wanted In Davos: Elite Acceptance

There were scattered boos, but the president was chiefly treated to the kind of fascinated audience he craves.

Miriam Elder • One year ago
Miriam Elder • One year ago
Miriam Elder • One year ago

Smoke Billowed From The Russian Consulate In San Francisco Ahead Of Its Closure

The US has ordered Russia to shut down the building. "We were given two days," the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson said.

Miriam Elder • 2 years ago

A Network Of Russian-Language News Sites Is Secretly Owned By Kremlin, Investigation Finds

The investigation, by Latvia’s Re:Baltica journalism center, found that via a number of vehicles registered in the Netherlands and Russia, Baltnews is actually owned by the same Kremlin media holding that owns Sputnik.

Miriam Elder • 2 years ago

Trump's Critics Are Letting The Bigger Russia Story Slide

When meeting an ambassador is a problem, we’re in trouble.

Miriam Elder • 2 years ago
Miriam Elder • 2 years ago

Here's How State Department Officials Worldwide Are Being Coached To Talk About Trump's Travel Ban

A "playbook" went out on Tuesday to State Department staffers — include those at embassies worldwide — trying to explain how to discuss Trump's executive order.

Miriam Elder • 2 years ago

Behind Closed Doors At Davos: “Make Elites Great Again”

Panic grips the World Economic Forum.

Miriam Elder • 2 years ago

Russians Are Trying To Figure Out Donald Trump Too

The one thing they know is they still hate Hillary. BuzzFeed News' Miriam Elder reports from Davos, Switzerland.

Miriam Elder • 2 years ago

Trump’s Translator Wants The Global Elite To Understand Him

Anthony Scaramucci, a Davos regular turned Trump adviser, is presenting himself as the unlikely go-between for a crass, wealthy populist and bleeding-heart wealthy do-gooders.

Miriam Elder • 2 years ago

These Reports Allege Trump Has Deep Ties To Russia

A dossier, compiled by a person who has claimed to be a former British intelligence official, alleges Russia has compromising information on Trump. The allegations are unverified, and the report contains errors.

Ken Bensinger • 2 years ago