Taylor Griffin

Taylor Griffin is editor of Roughly Explained. He served as a spokesman at the White House and the Treasury Department in George W. Bush's administration and worked on three Republican presidential campaigns. You can follow him on Twitter at @tgriffinNC
175 articles

Trump and Russia: Smoke, Mirrors and Fire

Listening to the partisan debate over President Donald Trump's White House and Russia, one of two things must be be true. Either, as Trump supporters...

In Defense of Sean Spicer

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer made his satirical debut on Saturday Night Live this weekend. President Lyndon B. Johnson might have some advice. "IT IS...

Trump’s Travel Ban and the Perils of Populism

The first two weeks of the Trump Presidency have been a wild ride. The breakneck pace of executive orders, battles with the media and generally doing exactly...

For Democrats, Blocking Neil Gorsuch Won’t Pay Off

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court has been well-received -- certainly among Republicans -- and among at...

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