Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes


WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump insists he’s enjoying his life off Twitter. The news releases his aides fire off on an increasingly frequent basis are more “elegant,” he says. Plus there’s no risk of backlash for retweeting unsavory accounts. But since Trump was barred […]

Asa Hutchinson on Arkansas’s Anti-Trans Law and the G.O.P. Culture Wars


In recent weeks, a number of Republican state legislatures have introduced bills placing new restrictions on transgender rights and medical care. One of the farthest-reaching measures passed in Arkansas this week, prohibiting gender-confirming treatments or surgery for transgender youths — the first such ban to […]