Tag: Scaramucci, Anthony

White House Memo: What Do You Learn About Trump in an 85-Minute Interview?

WASHINGTON — President Trump regularly expresses pique over scathing kiss-and-tell books written by former aides and advisers. But he had no beef with “Let Me Finish” by Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor and his onetime transition director. “Well, honestly,” Mr. Trump said in an interview in the Oval […]

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The Conversation: It’ll Be a While Before Anyone Underestimates Nancy Pelosi Again

Bret Stephens: Hi, Gail. I know you must be girding for the crushing defeat the Patriots will sustain this weekend. Gail Collins: My husband is from Boston and we have learned, from being a Patriots household in New York, what it means to be truly ostracized. There are probably more […]

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This Is Us, Halfway Whole

We avoided Midnight in America. The president concocted a frightscape, the caravan from hell ready to storm our white picket fences, the military deployed as a political stunt, the Constitution inches from the shredder. By any measure, the election was a referendum on our sickly, staggering democracy. Nearly 70 percent […]

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U.S. Is Expanding Power to Block Chinese Firms. HNA Was Already No Match.

WASHINGTON — Just over a year ago, two senior executives from the giant Chinese conglomerate HNA landed a meeting with Steven Mnuchin, the United States Treasury secretary, at his office. The executives, Adam Tan and Guang Yang, snapped a photo with Mr. Mnuchin, holding a model plane of the HNA-owned carrier, Hainan Airlines. Officially, they […]

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