US President Donald Trump gestures after a press conference following the historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. - Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed their historic summit on June 12 as a breakthrough in relations between Cold War foes, but the agreement they produced was short on details about the key issue of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

The myth of the all-powerful Trump

By Douglas Heye
Douglas Heye writes that though many attribute Mark Sanford's loss to his anti-Trump rhetoric, the truth is that lack of allegiance to Trump may have less to do with the outcome of the primary election.
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 08: US President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, shouts to reporters while departing the White House for Camp David September 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump is scheduled to meet with members of his Cabinet this weekend while at Camp David.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Trump beats Obama at the lying game

By Dean Obeidallah
Dean Obeidallah writes that there can be no contest -- President Trump has lied far more times than President Obama ever did.
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Trump uses IG report to spread 'deep state' conspiracy

By Julian Zelizer, CNN Political Analyst
As news comes out about the Trump Foundation and other scandals, the President is distorting the findings of Inspector General Michael Horowitz's investigation into the Hillary Clinton email probe, Julian Zelizwer says.

When Father's Day is both bitter and sweet

By Melissa Blake
I always seem to get extra nostalgic around this time of year. A favorite song or a favorite dessert can quickly bring back a flood of memories. And sometimes, those moments still catch me off guard.


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