Albert Hunt

Albert R. Hunt is a Bloomberg columnist. He was the executive editor of Bloomberg News, before which he was a reporter, bureau chief and executive Washington editor at The Wall Street Journal.

Lindsey Graham not of one mind on Trump’s conduct

It’s the question of the day in Washington. How would Sen. Lindsey Graham, the South Carolina Republican, respond if the probe of President Donald Trump’s relations with Russia reaches a crisis stage?

2 mistakes Democrats can’t afford to make again

Don’t get in the gutter with Trump and get over a mindset that tells voters they are not part of an “optimistic, diverse and dynamic” America.


Trump keeps playing the same resentment card

Trump’s bulletproofing has less to do with transitory events than with his continuing ability to shape the terms of public debate.


Republican candidates face a dilemma on Trump

If Republican candidates in blue districts and states run away from Trump, some of the GOP base will stay home; if they wrap themselves around him, they risk energizing Democrats and alienating independents.