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Donald Lambro

Donald Lambro was a columnist for The Washington Times.

Articles by Donald Lambro

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi meets with reporters during her weekly news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The impeachment report from the House

The House released a 300-page impeachment report Tuesday detailing wrongdoing by President Trump when he asked the Ukrainian president to dig up dirt to smear former vice president Joe Biden, one of his chief rivals in the 2020 presidential election. Published December 5, 2019

Ernesto Parada, 28, a graduate student at California State University, Northridge, marches Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, through downtown Los Angeles to MacArthur Park, to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program while the U.S. Supreme Court considers the fate of the Obama-era immigration program being challenged by the Trump administration. (Sarah Reingewirtz/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

DACA must be preserved for dreamers

The U.S. Supreme Court conducted yet another review this week of President Trump's attempts to end the undocumented immigrant program aimed at letting young people known as "dreamers" stay in the United States. Published November 15, 2019

Illustration on a job rich U.S. economy by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

A boom economy amid rapidly rising deficits

President Trump nears the end of his third year in office facing dismal job approval polls and the threat of impeachment by the Democratic House. Published November 1, 2019

President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

Fact-checking the whistleblower regarding Ukraine

In his July 25 phone call to Mr. Zelensky, Mr. Trump asked the Ukrainian president to "initiate or continue an investigation" into Joe Biden," Mr. Kessler confirmed this week. Published October 17, 2019

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2012, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden visits with patrons over lunch at Cruisers Diner in Seaman, Ohio. Famous for his off-the-cuff storytelling, the former vice president regularly goes deep in the vault to pull out characters and events known only to a people of a certain age. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Age and the presidential race

President Ronald Reagan was 73 years old when he sought re-election to a second term in 1984 against a relatively youthful Sen. Walter Mondale, who was just 56. Published September 19, 2019

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) ** FILE **

Choosing a new intelligence chief

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats is leaving his post after two-and-a-half years of in-fighting with President Trump, who still says Russia didn't interfere in the nation's 2016 election. Published August 1, 2019

U.S. asylum-seekers walk away from Mexican immigration offices after they were returned by U.S. authorities to wait in Mexico under the so-called Remain in Mexico program, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Asylum-seekers still waiting to begin the process grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in America.(AP Photo/Christian Chavez)

The issue of Hispanic immigration

President Trump was elected largely on the issue of Hispanic immigration that resonates with a large number of voters who tell pollsters that it's a major concern, greater than the economy. Published July 24, 2019

President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Verify North Korea’s nuclear inventory

President Trump met again this week with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in his continuing attempts to work out a denuclearization deal, scoring a historic first and possibly higher job approval ratings here at home. Published July 4, 2019

Migrants catch a ride on a freight train on their way north, in Salto del Agua, Chiapas state, Mexico, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. The group’s next stop will be Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz state. Mexico has deployed 6,500 National Guard members in the southern part of the country, plus another 15,000 soldiers along its northern border in a bid to reduce the number of migrants traveling through its territory to reach the U.S. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Bureaucratic border chaos hampers Trump

President Trump was elected in 2016 on a promise to clamp down on illegal immigration across our southern border with Mexico. Published June 27, 2019

Third-party candidates could benefit President Trump in the 2020 presidential race says a USA Today/Suffolk University poll. (Associated Press)

Trump confronts the polls

Suddenly, the political winds of change are blowing across the country, rattling President Trump's re-election campaign, blocking parts of his agenda and scrambling his administration's team. Published June 20, 2019