Author: By MARK LANDLER

Trump Accuses Democrats of ‘Treason’ Amid Market Rout – New York Times

GOOGLE NEWS Advertisement WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday accused Democrats who did not clap during his State of the Union address of being un-American and even treasonous. His remarks came in a rambling, discursive speech at a factory in Ohio, during which he celebrated his revival of the American economy as the stock market plummeted by more a thousand points. “Can we call that treason?” Mr. Trump said of the stone-faced reaction of Democrats to his speech. “Why not? I mean, they certainly didn’t seem to love our country very much.” Mr. Trump was speaking during a visit...

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Open, Closed or Something in Between: What a Shutdown Looks Like – New York Times

GOOGLE NEWS Advertisement WASHINGTON — A North Carolina National Guard infantry battalion called off a training exercise that had been planned for a year. Flu samples from around the country will no longer be collected and tested. A skeleton staff of workers at the Internal Revenue Service girded themselves to answer a deluge of questions about the new tax law. The vast machinery of the federal government began grinding to a halt on Saturday morning, hours after the Senate failed to reach a funding deal. But like an aircraft carrier after its propellers stop turning, much of the bureaucracy...

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Trump, the Insurgent, Breaks With 70 Years of American Foreign Policy – New York Times

GOOGLE NEWS Trump’s Way President Trump has transformed the world’s view of the United States from an anchor of the international order into something more inward-looking and unpredictable. President Trump, boarding Air Force One in May, has transformed the world’s view of the United States from a reliable anchor of the liberal, rules-based international order into something more inward-looking and unpredictable.CreditStephen Crowley/The New York Times Dec. 28, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump was already revved up when he emerged from his limousine to visit NATO’s new headquarters in Brussels last May. He had just met France’s recently elected president,...

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