Articles by Sam Tanenhaus
As the counts began to look dicey for the President, he reacted like he was always going to. But the election confirmed that his rage and defiance are shared across great swathes of American society
Two tribes, Trump and the State of an imperilled Union
Trump's brain: would this righteously conservative attorney general sabotage the election to win his boss a second term?
Sam Tanenhaus / July 17, 2020
The playboy president brought a clever and cultured conservative lawyer into his tent. Is William Barr now ready to bend any rule to help Trump keep the White House?
Joe Biden hopes to defeat Trump through old-fashioned politics, and then restore some old-fashioned normality to the United States. But have the country’s furious divisions made that impossible?
Impeachment has never finished off a president. A shambolic process that doesn't kill Trump might simply make him stronger
Forget Watergate. In the second half of Trump’s term, there are other lessons he could learn from the Nixon years. Like reaching out across the centre-ground to strike deals—and do something...
While others in the White House have fallen, Trump's foreign policy brain has quietly risen to greater and greater power. This is how he did it—and why it matters for the world
The reckless, gossip-addicted Michael Wolff is the perfect Trump biographer. And there's a chance the President knows it
Sam Tanenhaus / December 14, 2017
Mueller is discreet, disciplined and on the President's case
Sam Tanenhaus / November 10, 2017
Despite Trump’s efforts, the US is not the banana republic he wishes it to be. Yet