Rep. Ilhan Omar wickedly uses Trump’s playbook

WASHINGTON – What does Rep. Ilhan Omar have in common with President Trump? Sadly, more than you would think. The Democratic freshman from Minnesota is perhaps the most prominent victim of the...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

Labor’s death reports were greatly exaggerated

Something funny happened on the way to the labor movement’s funeral. When Justice Samuel Alito and his antilabor colleagues on the Supreme Court handed down the Janus vs. AFSCME decision last June,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

Leaving White House, they say ‘Don’t blame me’

WASHINGTON – One by one they leap – or are pushed – from the foundering USS Trump, each offering a variation of the same plea: Don’t blame me. Comes now retired Gen. John Kelly, the second of...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

Trump finally found conspiracy he doesn’t believe

WASHINGTON – So President Trump finally found a conspiracy theory he doesn’t believe. “Are you still a believer in Santa?” Trump asked an unsuspecting 7-year-old, Collman Lloyd, when she called in...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

The 2020 presidential field – oh, we have names

Until now, there were, by my count, 44 Democrats who have either expressed interest in a 2020 presidential run, traveled to Iowa or New Hampshire or otherwise managed to get themselves mentioned....

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

Trump, who doesn’t drink, goes on another bender

WASHINGTON – President Trump, in the Rose Garden on Monday morning to celebrate a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, displayed a side seldom, if ever, seen before: a flash of self-awareness....

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

MILBANK: Down badly at halftime, Trump declares victory

WASHINGTON – This is a grim moment for President Trump and his team. A Trump-boosting Republican member of Congress has been indicted on charges of insider trading – from the White House, no less....

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

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