Elizabeth Drew | The Daily Star
  • Elizabeth Drew

    The writer is the author of Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall.

  • What’s behind America’s mass shootings?

    After every mass shooting in the United States, Americans and others around the world are confronted with the question of what lies behind this distinctly American horror.
  • The Mueller Bait and Switch

    The American people should have known that something was awry when President Donald Trump's attorney general, William Barr, announced on Friday, March 22, that he had received special counsel Robert Mueller's report and would provide a summary of its findings to certain congressional leaders over the weekend.
  • Nancy Pelosi's Great Wall of Resistance

    Whoever explained to then-President-elect Donald Trump what it meant to be president—if anyone did—neglected to tell him that on occasion a president loses a policy fight.
  • Trump's Darkest Days

    This isn't a good time to be Donald J Trump. Granted, it's been a while since it was, but this is the grimmest period of his presidency thus far.
  • Fifty Shades of Trump

    Last week was a most unusual one for President Donald Trump's administration. There was no high-level firing: the only dismissal of any note was that of the White House aide in charge of homeland security, who was forced out at the behest of John Bolton, who had just taken over as Trump's third national security adviser in 15 months. Nonetheless, it may well have been the most turbulent week yet of Trump's presidency.