“The wealthy would never steal”: A credo for Trump’s party (and more). House Republicans will ring in the new year with a plan to permanently cripple government. There's a very good reason Paul Ryan wants Congress doing business in secret. The US could be vastly different a year from now if Donald Trump and his cabinet picks have their way. Ed Kilgore on the radical unpredictability of Donald Trump. Trump’s tantrums are a window into his presidency: He will break every political norm in sight — and Democrats will have to break a few in return. Trump keeps pulling the same trick because it keeps working. Memo to the media: Stop giving Trump the headlines he wants.