The inflated cost of Trump’s military parade could fund four-and-a-half years of the Mueller investigation

The cost ballooned from $12 million to $92 million according to CNBC reporting.

Why former government officials keep their security clearances

The most significant reason is one Trump’s not likely to be worried about.

Trump is not the political asset that he seems to think he is

Trump claims that his appearances demoralize Democrats. They . . . do not.

The Trump enemies list: The critics the White House might strip of security clearance

Ten Trump critics face new scrutiny from the administration.

Real wages are down over the year — but Republican satisfaction is spiking

How the economy is objectively faring is perceived mostly subjectively.

4 in 10 Republicans think foreign election interference would be a minor problem — or no problem at all

An estimated 12.1 million Republicans think interference in 2018 wouldn’t be a problem at all.

It’s Trump’s party, yes — but it’s also conservative media’s

Tim Pawlenty’s not wrong about the change in his party, though it may not explain his loss.

The president’s objective economic advisory team dumps deeply misleading numbers on the public

The bad math behind Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s totally incorrect jobs numbers.

A fifth of those who approve of Trump’s job as president don’t like him personally

Quinnipiac University poll data reveals an interesting split.

Sarah Sanders’s bizarrely incorrect argument about how Trump is helping black Americans

More black Americans are working now than in January 2017 — but Trump hasn’t outperformed Obama on that metric by a long shot.

The never-ending conspiracy theory about bots following Trump on Twitter

It’s not bots. It’s new users.

Why it’s not unusual for Paul Manafort’s legal team not to call witnesses

Part showmanship, part risk aversion.

Trump’s rationalization for calling women ‘dogs’ helped define his campaign

In the first minutes of the first debate, Trump was asked to explain himself on the matter.

This is what the average American looks like in 2018

Assessing census and jobs data to get a sense for where America stands.

The most important difference in polling about Trump and Nixon

Trump’s polling can look like Nixon’s in the big picture — but less so in the details.

Trump’s remarkable admission on the central qualification for White House staffers

Omarosa was mean, bad at her job and skipped meetings — but she praised Trump.

How to understand Trump’s condemnation of ‘all types of racism’

The president seemingly can’t help but “all sides” racial issues.

Here’s what Trump voters who’ve lost faith in him look like

There’s more churn in the world of Trump voters than we often assume.

Trump keeps tweeting about Mueller more and more

Only in February was a higher percentage of Trump’s tweets about the Russia investigation.

By saying nothing, Kanye West says a lot about Trump’s relationship with black Americans

Asked to defend Trump’s presidency on Jimmy Kimmel, West was silent.