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Bob Woodward: ‘I think there’s a lot of pomposity, particularly on television’. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty

He may still be associated in the public mind with the investigative reporting of the Watergate scandal which ultimately brought down US president Ric(...)

Former president Barack Obama congratulates Donald Trump after the latter’s inauguration speech. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

When I was in Reykjavik in August, Icelanders were bragging about putting the corrupt bankers who ravaged their economy in prison. In the US, it works(...)

Sean Spicer in the Trump Hotel in  Washington:  set to embark on a month-long tour to promote his new book. Photograph: Mitchell Long

It has just turned noon on a weekday in Washington, and at the Trump International Hotel a black SUV glides into the side entrance. A ripple of antici(...)

David Solomon’s first day in charge at Goldman Sachs is October 1st

Goldman Sachs Group named David Solomon as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday, ushering in a new era for the Wall Street bank as it expands (...)

Larry Kudlow  at the G-7 summit in  Quebec, Canada on June 9th, 2018. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffered a heart attack just days after travelling to Canada with President Trump. Mr Kudlow, a staunch(...)

New national-security adviser: John Bolton at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty

Shortly before 4pm on Thursday, John Bolton, the unmistakable mustachioed former US ambassador to the United Nations, was spotted entering the West Wi(...)

Steel wars: president Trump is displaying his  appetite for battle Photograph: Bloomberg

Viewed from the standpoint of big business and classical economics, Donald Trump’s increasingly protectionist trade policy has looked like a collectio(...)

America’s aggressive announcements on trade  dominated the agenda at the G20 financial summit, with US treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin  saying the US was ‘not afraid’ of a trade war. Photograph: Reuters

There was one thing on the minds of policymakers at the G20 financial summit, which finished in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. America’s aggressive announ(...)

Donald Trump’s selection of Larry Kudlow to head the National Economic Council confirms that the tax-cut zombie is undead and well.

Almost four decades have passed since Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously declared, “Of a sudden, the GOP has become a party of ideas.” And his statement(...)

White House chaos: Rex Tillerson, who reportedly learned his fate from Trump’s chief of staff while on the toilet, and Jeff Sessions, who tried to save his own job by firing Andrew McCabe. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/NYT

This was the week Donald Trump became president of the United States. Or at least the week he became the president we were always expecting. He ceased(...)

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