Category Archives: US President

President Trump’s Inaugural Address, Annotated

January 20, 201710:13 AM ET Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the United States. NPR reporters and editors across the newsroom have annotated his inaugural address. Follow NPR’s full online coverage with our live blog. DONALD TRUMP Chief … Continue reading

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The Congress/English Dictionary

Nancy Pelosi and Paul Ryan exchanging pleasantries at the opening of the 115th Congress.CreditAndrew Harrer/Bloomberg By STEVE ISRAEL COMMENT2017-01-20T07:07:54-05:007:07 AM ET His supporters may adore him for “saying what everyone thinks,” but President-elect Donald J. Trump is about to confront … Continue reading

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Trump May Make Bipartisanship Popular Again

Preparations for the inauguration being readied near the U.S. Capitol, on Thursday.CreditSam Hodgson for The New York Times By MARK SCHMITT COMMENT2017-01-20T07:07:40-05:007:07 AM ET Like many Americans, I’ve worried about the consequences of Donald J. Trump’s presidency during the long … Continue reading

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We Still Need an Answer, Mr. President-Elect

By DAVID LEONHARDT COMMENT2017-01-20T08:43:19-05:008:43 AM ET This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive more briefings and a guide to the section daily in your inbox. The president-elect and his transition team … Continue reading

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What Trump Taught Me About Being Asian-American

Chinatown, in New York City. CreditChristopher Gregory for The New York Times By STEPHANIE SIU COMMENT2017-01-20T09:55:35-05:009:55 AM ET Tonight, my Chinese family and I will be at a restaurant in Brooklyn’s Chinatown eating fried tofu and Peking duck while Donald … Continue reading

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Not Qualified and Dangerous. But Can I Work for You?

Trump protests continued during inauguration week. CreditDemetrius Freeman for The New York Times By VICKI DIVOLL COMMENT2017-01-20T10:45:38-05:0010:45 AM ET Surprise, surprise, “Never Trumpism” did not last long inside the Beltway. In the run-up to the election — when the polls … Continue reading

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This Might Not Be the Excitement Trump Wants

Police clash with protesters in Washington, D.C. on the morning of the inauguration.CreditBryan Thomas for The New York Times By ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON COMMENT2017-01-20T11:19:19-05:0011:19 AM ET For a president-elect who’s all about his big numbers, it’s a nightmare in the making: … Continue reading

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