Economy of the United States

No effort, just envy

It would be ridiculous if it were not horrifying. What we saw was neither a metamorphosis nor an embodiment of the sarcastic and very popular quote often attributed to Groucho Marx: "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them… well, I have others." 

Trump’s last gift

The ransacking of the US Capitol Wednesday was Trump's last gift to the Republican Party. They have had a "hell of a journey" together, as Lindsey Graham said from the Senate floor. But now Trump has given the party a convenient reason to spit him out just as quickly as they popped him like a pill four years ago.

Russian Media: US Democracy Limping on Both Feet

Russian officials on Thursday pointed to the storming of the US Capitol as evidence of America's decline, with one saying it showed US democracy was "limping on both feet".

After the stunning events in Washington, many in Moscow said the United States was no longer in any position to lecture other countries on freedom and democracy.

Trump, on tape, presses Georgia official to 'find' him votes

President Donald Trump pressured Georgia's Republican secretary of state to "find" enough votes to overturn Joe Biden's win in the state's presidential election, repeatedly citing disproven claims of fraud and raising the prospect of "criminal offense" if officials did not change the vote count, according to a recording of the conversation.