Jacob Heilbrunn is editor of The National Interest.
Trump not only took out Bannon, but also seems to be morphing into a traditional Republican.
Maybe it isn’t the Democrats who will bring down Trump, but his own vituperative inner circle.
The retirement of Sen. Orrin Hatch sets up a bigger political play.
What the document reveals most clearly is the mental scaffolding of the Trump administration, which is to seek American dominance.
“President Xi, if I had to make a wager, will be around for more than another five years.”
So far Trump’s approach has yielded him steadily sagging polls and zero legislative accomplishments.
We haven’t seen the sharp realignment you’d have expected from the campaign.
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