George W. Bush has told advisers that the world is better off without Saddam Hussein — and he has not changed his mind about that.
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For the G.O.P., a Looming Trump Indictment Takes Center Stage
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida spoke on Monday about Donald Trump’s expected indictment, as Republicans weighed whether to heed the former president’s call to protest.
China as Peacemaker in the Ukraine War? The U.S. and Europe Are Skeptical.
Chinese officials say Xi Jinping’s upcoming trip to Moscow is a peace mission. But U.S. and European officials say he aims to bolster Vladimir V. Putin.
Trump Says His Arrest Is Imminent and Calls for Protests, Echoing Jan. 6
His indictment by a Manhattan grand jury is expected, but its timing is unclear.
He Helps Trump Navigate Legal Peril While Under Scrutiny Himself
Boris Epshteyn is the latest aide to take on the role of slashing defender of the former president, even as the Justice Department seeks information about him in the Jan. 6 and documents inquiries.
Biden Extends Stay for Thousands of Ukrainians
One-year extensions for those who fled in the first months after Russia’s invasion will be granted on a case-by-case basis, officials said.
A Glimpse of DeSantis in Iowa: Awkward, but Still Winning the Crowd
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida visited Iowa on Friday, providing a window into his still-untested skills as a retail politician.
Seeking Evangelicals’ Support Again, Trump Confronts a Changed Religious Landscape
Evangelicals were wooed by Donald Trump’s promise of an anti-abortion Supreme Court. Now, they’re back playing the field.
Biden Will Release Dead-on-Arrival Budget, Picking Fight With G.O.P.
The president’s plans have little in common with the budget Republicans are set to release this spring, as the nation hurtles toward a possible default on its debt.
House G.O.P. Prepares to Slash Federal Programs in Coming Budget Showdown
With Social Security and Medicare off the table, conservatives are focusing on a wide range of smaller programs as a clash with President Biden and Democrats looms.