Matt Ford

Staff Writer

Matt Ford is a staff writer at The New Republic.

Trump and His Deplorables

The president's racist attack on four Democratic congresswomen warrants universal condemnation, yet his supporters and party largely stand by him.

Trump’s Day of Terror

His planned raid against undocumented immigrants on Sunday recalls some of the darkest chapters in American history.

Tanks, But No Tanks

Trump's self-aggrandizing July 4th parade is neither in good taste nor the spirit of the holiday—and Congress should ensure it never happens again.

The Kids Aren’t Alright

#UnwantedIvanka and the equally omnipresent Jared aren't just meme-able jokes, they're conduits for graft and possible threats to national security.

Ex-President Trump on Trial

The Justice Department has never prosecuted a president after he leaves office. Kamala Harris wants to change that. What could go wrong?

Enemy of the State

Trump is inviting foreign meddling in American democracy (again), and the Democrats aren't doing enough to stop him (again).