At a minimum

At a minimum

NEPA has received a notable new arrival this week in the person of one Paul J. Manafort, former Trump campaign manager and now minimum-security inmate at the U.S. penitentiary in Canaan Township. Meanwhile, his old boss is busy creating his own minimum levels of...
Bottom feeder

Bottom feeder

Of all the hangers-on in Trump’s White House of Horrors, none seems better suited to the toxic environment than his closest adviser, Stephen Miller. Having outlasted the likes of H.R. McMaster, John Kelly, Reince Priebus, Rob Porter, Don McGahn, Kirstjen Nielsen...
Hippity-hoppity

Hippity-hoppity

Redaction-happy Attorney-General Bill Barr seems intent on keeping his boss happy, acting less like the country’s top law-enforcement officer and more like Donald Trump’s personal defense attorney.
Building a better cage

Building a better cage

No other issue has illustrated Donald Trump’s contempt for the rule of law and for the constitutional separation of powers than immigration at the Mexican border. His frustration with not being able to simply snap his fingers and get his way on this issue has...