Trade

Trump Starts Trade War With U.S. Allies

May 31, 2018 theFAULT 0

“President Donald Trump Thursday imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, triggering immediate retaliation from U.S. allies against American businesses and farmers,” The Chicago Tribune reports. “‘It’s more […]

Incompetence

Yo-Yo Diplomacy Puts World at Risk

May 29, 2018 theFAULT 0

Jeremi Suri: “The promised summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might still happen, but Trump’s letter to Kim canceling the meeting still qualifies as shocking. It deserves a […]

Fascism

“The Constitutional Crisis Is Here “

May 22, 2018 theFAULT 0

Eugene Robinson: “Stop waiting for the constitutional crisis that President Trump is sure to provoke. It’s here. On Sunday, via Twitter, Trump demanded that the Justice Department concoct a transparently political investigation, with the aim […]

History

May 16, 1960

May 16, 2018 theFAULT 0

History.com: “In the wake of the Soviet downing of an American U-2 spy plane on May 1, Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev lashes out at the United States and President Dwight D. Eisenhower at a Paris […]