Donald Trump

I’m back in New York: the city that’s perennially offended

23 March 2019 9:00 am

New York   Goodbye, snow-capped peaks; hello, swampy brown East River. So long, fresh alpine air; greetings to choking diesel…

Portrait of the week: Theresa May goes to Brussels and Donald Trump to hold North Korea summit

9 February 2019 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, went off to Brussels again to talk about ‘alternative arrangements’, for which parliament had…

The Nissan move shows Britain is losing its competitive edge

9 February 2019 9:00 am

Has ‘Jay’ Powell gone wobbly, or does he know something we don’t? That was the question being asked after the…

Could Kamala Harris be the Democrats' dream antidote to Trump?

2 February 2019 9:00 am

 Washington, DC It’s no secret that President Donald Trump has women problems. His relationship with his wife seems strained. Feminists…

Portrait of the year: from the collapse of Carillion to the sacking of John Kelly

15 December 2018 9:00 am

January Four young men were stabbed to death in London as the New Year began. The Crown Prosecution Service was…

Why are Americans so unhinged about Christmas?

15 December 2018 9:00 am

’Tis the season for unhinged Americans

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House, March

Why I have fallen out of love with Donald Trump

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Here we are, 41 years down the road, and I’m once again writing for The Spectator’s Christmas issue. This is…

The Democrats’ obsession with Beto O’Rourke is a sign they’re in trouble

24 November 2018 9:00 am

Progressive America is going wild for a Texan congressman

Trump is right about many things, which is why he must be stopped

10 November 2018 9:00 am

At my lecture in Sheffield last week, the final question in an otherwise temperate Q&A was antagonistic. My last Spectator…

The New York Times is leader of the pack in its anti-Trump agenda

Trump has driven the American media mad

10 November 2018 9:00 am

New York   An old-fashioned party is a gathering of friends invited by the host or hostess, who foots the…

The march of the migrants poses a dilemma for America

27 October 2018 9:00 am

Trump has hinted that Democrats may have been secretly funding the ‘caravan’ of more than 7,000 Honduran immigrants trooping towards…

Is your Halloween costume woke?

27 October 2018 9:00 am

Halloween used to be easy. It was a fancy-dress party: you could wear whatever you liked. The idea was to…

When Donald Trump goes low, the Democrats go lower

27 October 2018 9:00 am

When Trump goes low, the Democrats go lower

Nothing to do with global warming

Ignore the global warming hysteria: hurricanes are not getting worse

20 October 2018 9:00 am

When I land on the east coast of America, people tell me they’ve never met a Trump voter. When I…

The riddle of Melania

Melania Trump elegantly rises above the media muck

20 October 2018 9:00 am

I am not sure that Melania Trump had the introduction of Henry IV Part 2 in mind when she sat…

Whatever America is searching for, Trump isn’t providing it

20 October 2018 9:00 am

America is often seen to represent the search for something – which Trump’s populism is failing to provide. Tim Stanley tries to identify what that elusive thing might be

Thanks to Trump, the exclamation mark is having its best year! Ever!

13 October 2018 9:00 am

The exclamation mark is the bad boy of punctuation

Adam Smith would have approved of Trump’s trade tariffs

29 September 2018 9:00 am

Adam Smith might have approved of America’s tariffs

I’m an equal of Socrates and Wittgenstein — and if anyone disputes it they can go to hell

29 September 2018 9:00 am

The grandest view of Gstaad and the surrounding Saanen valley bar none — and that includes the vista from my…

There is method in the apparent madness of Donald Trump’s trade wars. Photo: Getty

Trade wars: The method behind Donald Trump’s madness

22 September 2018 9:00 am

Donald Trump campaigned as an unrepentant protectionist and, on the face of it, he has lived up to his word.…

Donald Trump is a free trade hero

22 September 2018 9:00 am

President Trump has stated on numerous occasions that he wants to increase trade. Under his wise rule, he assures us,…

The Republicans are facing a bleak electoral landscape – and Trump is to blame

15 September 2018 9:00 am

The Republicans are facing a bleak electoral landscape, and the President is to blame

Trumpworld is spinning out of control

25 August 2018 9:00 am

Trumpworld is spinning out of control

Rory Bremner: Why comedians are getting political

25 August 2018 9:00 am

The brilliant Irish comedian Andrew Maxwell describes doing stand-up at the Edinburgh Fringe as ‘exams for clowns’, and even though…

The more extreme the left’s screeches, the greater the populist surge

28 July 2018 9:00 am

The latest exciting news is that it may very soon be possible for surgeons to perform uterine transplants, so endowing…