Donald Trump made public the 2015 letter from Dr Bornstein in response to media pressure for him to produce medical records. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A 2015 doctor’s note describing US president Donald Trump’s health as “astonishingly excellent” was dictated, it turns out, by Mr Trump himself, accor(...)

US president Donald Trump. He sees the office much as he did the night of his stunning victory – as a prize he must fight to protect every waking moment, with Twitter as his Excalibur. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Around 5.30 each morning, President Donald Trump wakes and tunes into the television in the White House’s master bedroom. He flips to CNN for news, mo(...)

Then FBI director James Comey testifying  before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 3rd. He was fired on May 9th. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/The New York

By the end, neither of them thought much of the other. After President Donald Trump accused his predecessor in March of wiretapping him, James Comey, (...)

Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon and senior aide Kellyanne Conway speak at meeting hosted by the US president with cyber security experts in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on January 31st. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Donald Trump loves to set the day’s narrative at dawn, but the deeper story of his White House is best told at night. Aides confer in the(...)