Curt Mills

Curt Mills is the Washington Editor of Spectator USA. He is a 2019 Robert Novak Journalism fellow, completing a project on President Donald Trump’s foreign policy.

Europe

Leading Brexiteers in DC to talk US-UK free trade agreement

As Theresa May’s government crumbles, David Davis and Owen Paterson make their move

By Curt Mills

China

Peter Navarro slams Wall Streeters as ‘foreign agents’ hindering the White House

Factionalism within the White House itself and in-fighting over Washington’s China policy was on full display

By Curt Mills

Politics

Stalingrad approaches: Democratic House, Republican Senate

Compared to 1994, 2006, and 2010, this would appear a tamer reaction to an embattled president

By Curt Mills

Politics

As Florida goes, so goes the nation?

It was the beginning of the end for the Left in 2016 and DeSantis and Scott are doing well in the early going. Redux?

By Curt Mills

Politics

Hillary Clinton will run in 2020, Steve Bannon claims

‘I don’t think she believes anyone today in this field matches up with her. She’s looking for a rematch

By Curt Mills

Politics

John Kerry’s plausible path to the presidency

Many are mocking the former Secretary of State’s septuagenarian ambitions. He could get the last laugh

By Curt Mills

Politics

John Bolton really is in charge

The opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem was nothing short of a dark Mass. A ceremony that should have marked the monumental achievement of the Jewish people was instead consecrated in blood. Seated courtside was the man who perhaps more than any other made the embassy happen: Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate. Back in Washington, his man […]

By Curt Mills

Bannon: Giuliani and Flood brought in for ‘emergency triage’ on Mueller case

The former White House chief strategist says the new legal team is ‘buying time to regroup’

By Curt Mills

Politics

Is Anthony Scaramucci the new Roger Stone?

The ousted former Trump ally is following a starkly similar playbook to the master of the black arts

By Curt Mills

Politics

John Bolton’s campaign to be National Security Adviser

In my reporting on John Bolton, the hardline former US Ambassador to the UN, I have noticed a trend. Bolton very clearly wants in. And he has a very specific way of going about it. Some context: despite being a George W. Bush alum, Bolton has largely vociferously backed President Donald Trump. Bolton has been […]

By Curt Mills

Politics

Last week wasn’t President Trump’s worst so far – it was his best

If accounts in the press are to be believed, President Trump has reached a fresh nadir. “These are the darkest days in at least half a year,” reports The Washington Post. “Sources close to President Trump say he is in a bad place,” chimes in the impressively-sourced Axios. Buried in the Post story is a […]

By Curt Mills

Politics

Trump is serious about gun control

A friend who works for a prominent, hardline conservative think tank writes: ‘So, can we all admit that Trump is basically a Democrat now on guns?’ On Wednesday, I wrote that American gun reform is close to happening. In the intervening hours, that view has been buttressed by a series of comments from the president […]

By Curt Mills

American gun reform is close to happening

WASHINGTON It seems a perverse fate that Donald Trump, the bogeyman of progressive America, should turn out to be the president who ends up delivering a measure of gun reform. In the wake of the Valentine’s Day massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida, President Trump has delivered a series of remarks promising […]

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