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Donald Lambro

Donald Lambro was a columnist for The Washington Times.

Articles by Donald Lambro

President Donald Trump takes questions during a briefing about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump playing fast and loose with coronavirus facts

When the deadly coronavirus swept across Asia and Europe and then struck the United States with a vengeance, it was very clear to sickened Americans that this was for real. Published March 26, 2020

President Donald Trump speaks during press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Washington. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn, at left, and Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, at right listen. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump's mixed messages about coronavirus

As Americans were doing their best to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump was sending mixed messages this past week. As the week began, Mr. Trump was telling the country to just "relax" and stop its panic buying at grocery stores and other businesses. "We're doing great. It will all pass," he said. Published March 19, 2020

Illustration on rising national debt by M.Ryder/Tribune Content Agency

Plunging America into a sea of debt

The government's debt is rising faster than one can say bankruptcy, default, delinquency, insolvency and ruin. Published February 13, 2020

In this March 5, 2019, file photo, then-National Security Adviser John Bolton adjusts his glasses before an interview at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

John Bolton's tell-all book makes waves during impeachment trial

President Trump's impeachment trial was going his way until former National Security Adviser John Bolton revealed that Mr. Trump told him last August that he would delay military aid to Ukraine until it conducted an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. Published January 30, 2020

Declaration of Independence by John Trumbull.

Impeachment, according to the Founding Fathers

When the impeachment process was first raised at the 1787 convention in Philadelphia, it led to a furious argument among the delegates. "One of the most hotly debated clauses in the Constitution deals with the removal of federal government officials," writes Scott Bomboy, the editor in chief of the National Constitution Center. Published January 23, 2020

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally for evangelical supporters at the King Jesus International Ministry, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Gauging Trump's election prospects

Heading into the 2020 presidential election year, President Trump's political prospects don't look so good. Published January 9, 2020

Police work the scene of a residence in Monsey, N.Y., early Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, following a stabbing Saturday during a Hanukkah celebration. Authorities say that several people were stabbed north of New York City late Saturday night and a possible suspect has been located. The Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council for the Hudson Valley region tweeted reports that the stabbing took place at the house of a Hasidic rabbi while they were celebrating Hanukkah. (Seth Harrison/The Journal News via AP)

Anti-Semitism still infects the U.S.

A sword-wielding attack on American Jews in New York on the seventh night of Hanukkah last month was yet another chilling reminder that a wave of hateful, anti-Semitism still infects our country. Published January 2, 2020

Butter, the national Thanksgiving turkey, walks in in the Rose Garden of the White House before being pardoned by President Donald Trump, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Giving thanks in contentious times

Thanksgiving has always held a very special place in my heart and the hearts of all Americans who celebrate this day to thank God for the blessings He has bestowed upon our lives and our nation. Published November 26, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Minneapolis, for a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Trump impeachment inquiry begins

President Trump's legal troubles are growing faster than the number of whistleblowers who are coming forward to testify before Congress. Published October 10, 2019

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y. holds up a copy of a White House released rough  transcript of a phone call between President Donald Trump and the President of Ukraine as Schumer speaks to the media about an impeachment inquiry on President Trump, Wednesday Sept. 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Donald Trump's Ukraine call

It began with a whistleblower who obtained a telephone transcript between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that dealt in part with Joe Biden's son. Published September 26, 2019

John Bolton resigns

National Security Adviser John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk, resigned this week in protest over President Trump's plans to meet with extremist Taliban leaders at Camp David. Published September 12, 2019