Melania Trump Auctions Her Hat

A year after leaving the White House, the former first lady tests the water for her brand.

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Book Review: ‘I’ll Take Your Questions Now,’ by Stephanie Grisham

In “I’ll Take Your Questions Now,” the former press secretary under President Trump makes some withering assessments and compares her and the first lady to Thelma and Louise.

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Stephanie Grisham’s Book Details Trump’s ‘Terrifying’ Temper

The former press secretary is reflective in her tell-all: “I should have spoken up more.”

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Missouri Pastor Who Sermonized That Women Must Look Good for Their Husbands Goes on Leave

Stewart-Allen Clark, whose comments were admonished by a Baptist group, is “seeking professional counseling,” his church said.

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Are We Ready for a Monday Without Trump?

The White House, Congress and the media are all going to have to make some big adjustments.

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Can Someone Please Open the Door?

The Bidens waited for an awkward moment in front of a closed door when they arrived at their new residence, a protocol breach that turned out to be a small but curious bit of disarray.

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Trump Departs Vowing, ‘We Will Be Back in Some Form’

Defeated and twice impeached, the 45th president used his farewell remarks before a sparse crowd to brag about his record and wish luck to the incoming administration.

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Melania Trump’s Legacy: Missteps, Mystery and, in the End, Absence

When she leaves Washington on Inauguration Day, Mrs. Trump will be remembered as the first lady who arrived at the White House late and checked out early.

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A Visual History of the Trump Administration

Four years of hard-core branding, soap opera chic and designer trolling are coming to an end. What have we learned? A look back in gilt.

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Has Trump’s Reckoning Come Too Late?

Finally the world agrees that Trump is exactly the man his fiercest critics said he was. But has the reckoning come too late?

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On the Way Out, Melania Trump Denounces Attacks on Her as ‘Shameful’

After complaining about how she has been treated, the first lady also went on in a statement to condemn the violence at the Capitol.

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Melania Trump Reveals White House Christmas Decorations

Blood-red trees these are not.

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Laura Benanti Says Goodbye to Melania and Watches ‘Ted Lasso’

The actress may be nearing the end as Melania Trump on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” but she has plenty of other projects and passions to keep her busy.

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Mark Meadows, Trump’s Chief of Staff, Has the Coronavirus

Mr. Meadows aided President Trump’s efforts to play down the virus throughout the summer. A second White House aide is also said to have tested positive.

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Donald Trump’s False Victory Tour

The battle for the presidency is still going on, and that includes the pageantry.

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Barron Trump Tested Positive for Coronavirus, Melania Trump Says

The first lady said Barron, 14, exhibited no symptoms. After not appearing in public since the announcement of her own coronavirus diagnosis Oct. 2, she also detailed her experience in a statement.

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Justice Dept. Sues Ex-Aide Over Book About Melania Trump

The lawsuit was the third in recent months where the government has taken on a perceived foes of the White House.

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Trump Leaves Hospital, Minimizing Virus and Urging Americans ‘Not to Let It Dominate Your Life’

The president appeared eager to be back at the White House and dispel any questions about his capacity after being diagnosed with the coronavirus, despite continuing questions about his health.

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Trump Hospitalized With Coronavirus

The president was flown to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where officials said he would stay for several days. Aides said Mr. Trump was experiencing coughing, congestion and fever, symptoms that worsened through the day.

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The Busy Week When the President Met the Virus

He disparaged masks, encouraged big campaign crowds and employed an often-unreliable test to keep him safe. All the while it turned out the virus was nearby.

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The Coronavirus Reaches President Trump

He assured the country the coronavirus would “disappear” soon. Then he tested positive.

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Even the White House’s Testing Regime Couldn’t Stop Coronavirus

The key to slowing down the spread of infections is to have few, if any, close contacts. There’s just no getting around it.

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Trump Has the Coronavirus. Could Biden Have It Too?

It’s dangerous to assume that a negative test means you can’t spread this disease.

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In Photos: Some of Trump’s Meetings Before Virus Test

President Trump revealed early Friday that he had tested positive for coronavirus. Over the past week, he interacted with scores of staff members, donors and supporters.

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The World Shudders as President Trump Tests Positive for Covid-19

The news of an American president contracting a potentially lethal virus carried global repercussions beyond that of any other world leader.

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Positive Coronavirus Test for Trump Shocks Global Markets, Sets Off Reactions

The news of an American president contracting a potentially lethal virus carried global repercussions beyond that of any other world leader.

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Melania Trump Tapes: First Lady Takes Aim at Critics, Migrant Children

The audio recording puts the first lady’s frustrations on full display just weeks before President Trump faces the voters in his bid for a second term.

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In Profane Rant, Melania Trump Takes Aim at Migrant Children and Critics

The audio recording puts the first lady’s frustrations on full display just weeks before President Trump faces the voters in his bid for a second term.

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Melania Trump Statue Returns in Slovenia. (This One Is Harder to Burn.)

The wooden original, erected last year near the first lady’s hometown, was set on fire in July. The replacement, made from bronze, is intended to last a bit longer, the commissioning artist said.

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Melania Trump Reportedly Used Her Personal Email for Government Business

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, who served as Mrs. Trump’s senior adviser, told The Washington Post that the first lady also used encrypted messaging apps like Signal to conduct government business.

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Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Wrote the Book on Melania Trump

And why should you care? A brief guide to the author of the new Melania Trump tell-all.

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The Princess vs. the Portrait in Trumpworld

The first family serves up a malarkey buffet.

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About Melania Trump’s Lime Green Dress and Ivanka Trump in Black

The president’s speech at the Republican National Convention was a model of pomp and circumstance.

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Republican Convention: Best and Worst Moments From Trump’s Big Night

Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

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Melania Trump, Dressed for Battle at the R.N.C.

The first lady’s words during her speech at the Republican National Convention said one thing, but her suit said another.

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Republican Convention: Best and Worst Moments From Night 2

Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

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The Epic Shamelessness of the Republican Convention

Norms are for chumps, not for Trumps.

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RNC Night 2: Watch the Moments That Mattered

It was all a blur (of lines not usually crossed): Two of our reporters break down highlights from the second night of the Republican National Convention.

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Trump Leverages Powers of Office as He Seeks to Broaden Appeal

In an abrupt swerve from the dire tone of the convention’s first night, President Trump staged a grab-bag of gauzy events and personal testimonials aimed at female and minority voters. His program blurred the lines between campaigning and governing.

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R.N.C. Presents Donald Trump, the American Protector

The Republicans want white suburban voters to believe that the president is on their side — and that he’s on the side of immigrants and women, too.

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What to Watch For on Night 2 of the RNC: Melania, Eric and Tiffany Trump

Three of President Trump’s family members will speak tonight, including his wife, Melania.

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Day 2 of the G.O.P. Convention: Schedule, Speakers and How to Watch

The event’s second night will feature Melania Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Senator Rand Paul.

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Melania Trump Returns to Speak at the RNC, Despite Keeping a Low Profile

The first lady rarely makes public speeches. Allies say this means when she does speak, people are primed to listen.

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Radical Break From Tradition: Trump to Accept Nomination at the White House

But President Trump’s convention speech — and those of Melania Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo — are only the latest examples of how Mr. Trump has further blurred the lines between the government and his campaign.

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Trump Holds a Rare White House Funeral for His Younger Brother, Robert

It was the first time a president has held an East Room funeral for a member of his family in nearly 100 years.

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Gettysburg? The Liberty Bell? Trump Weighs R.N.C. Speech Options

The president and his aides are holding out hope for ambitious convention programming, and have considered a return to Mount Rushmore or a speech by Melania Trump from Seneca Falls, N.Y.

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Melania Trump to Announce Plan to Revamp White House Rose Garden

The first lady’s renovation of one of the strongest symbols presidents have used to showcase the power of the office is taking place as her husband enters a crucial stretch of his re-election effort.

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Melania Trump Statue in Slovenia Set on Fire

The American artist who commissioned the work near the first lady’s Slovenian hometown said he wanted to interview the arsonists. “There’s a lot of buzz around the destruction of monuments,” he noted.

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Mary Trump’s Book Accuses the President of Embracing ‘Cheating as a Way of Life’

The president’s niece, Mary L. Trump, is the first to break ranks with the family and release a tell-all memoir.

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A New Book Brings Melania Trump Into (Slightly) Better Focus

“The Art of Her Deal,” by the Washington Post reporter Mary Jordan, is about the life and the influence of the unconventional first lady.

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