And if he did, would any Republican stand up to stop him?
“He is dominating the national discussion without leading it.” Jeff Shesol joins presidential speechwriters from Nixon to Obama to discuss White House communications in the age of Trump.
Jeff reviews Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian, by Richard Aldous, and reflects on Arthur Schlesinger, his age, and our own.
No President in modern memory has made more noise. Yet no President in modern memory has given fewer speeches to lesser effect.
With Republicans on the Hill growing restive, and with the Russia investigation now in the experienced hands of a former F.B.I. director, Trump may be about to find out how loyal his people are willing to be.
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