Trump

The Spectator Podcast: The American tragedy

21 July 2016 8:22

When Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign just over a year ago, few expected him to make it so far.…

Ted Cruz fails to follow the script as he crashes Trump’s coronation

21 July 2016 7:15

American political conventions are supposed to be coronations. They are meant to be choreographed and scripted arrangements to ensure that…

Donald Trump’s toughest task lies ahead of him

20 July 2016 16:44

Two days into the Republican National Convention and we have a candidate. But not much sign of unity. On Tuesday…

Donald Trump officially clinches Republican nomination

20 July 2016 7:52

We were told it should never happen and would never happen. But the impossible has now happened: Donald Trump is officially…

Did Melania Trump just out herself as a Democrat?

19 July 2016 9:38

There’s no love lost between Donald Trump and Barack Obama. And yet for Melania Trump, the President’s wife Michelle appears to…

The Republican convention will be like an episode of ‘At Home with the Trumps’

18 July 2016 7:18

After weeks of speculation and teasers, hints of A-list stars and promises of razzle dazzle, the programme for the Republican…

Trump’s choice for VP shows what a canny operator he is

16 July 2016 7:20

In the end Donald Trump’s vice-presidential pick emerged in typical style, blurted out on Twitter. On Thursday night, as the horrors…

Is Donald Trump becoming boring? His choice of running mate suggests so

15 July 2016 17:18

After some confusion, it is confirmed: Donald Trump has picked Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice-presidential running mate. After…

Farewell then, Ted Cruz

4 May 2016 8:23

Farewell then Ted Cruz, who has now accepted the inevitable and suspended his candidacy for the Republican Party Nomination. Cruz…

The Spectator podcast: When the right goes wrong

30 April 2016 8:30

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The Spectator podcast: When the right goes wrong

28 April 2016 8:10

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Republican nomination within Trump’s grasp

27 April 2016 7:51

Every time we write Donald Trump off in the race for the Republican nomination, he seems to bounce back. Last…

Clinton and Trump triumph in New York: What happens now?

20 April 2016 8:38

It’s no real surprise that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have both secured victory in New York overnight and the…

Today in audio: Mitt Romney brands Trump a ‘phony’

3 March 2016 17:46

Mitt Romney launched an outspoken attack on Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, branding the billionaire businessman a ‘phony’ and a ‘fraud’.…

From Trumpmania to Euroscepticism: Revenge of the Plebs

23 February 2016 14:26

The Third Wayists are quaking in their boots. The middle-class, middle-of-the-road technocrats who have dominated politics for the best part…

Spectator most-read: Trump’s defeat, life in the Royal Navy and ‘racist’ Oxford

5 February 2016 15:54

The Spectator’s fifth most-read article of the week was Nigel Farndale on what life was like on board a warship…

Alex Salmond and Donald Trump

28 April 2011 0:08

Since Donald Trump and the Birthers are everywhere today, I wonder if Alex Salmond winces at the memory of being…

Trumpton-on-the-North-Sea Latest: The Donald Can Still Buy Your House

1 October 2009 17:32

It had been expected – according to press reports admittedly – that Aberdeenshire Council would lift the threat of compulsory…

Does Donald Trump Need Your House?

2 September 2009 3:50

Well, if he thinks he does you should be afraid. This has nothing to do with the absurd “Donald” being…