Will Drabold
Will Drabold

Will Drabold is a policy writer at Mic. He writes Navigating Trump's America, Mic's daily read on Donald Trump's America. He is based in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at wdrabold@mic.com

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“Great press conference by Trump.” How the far right praised Trump’s Charlottesville comments

"In putting equal blame on the violent alt-left, Trump is more honest than the entirety of the mainstream media."

Aug. 15, 2017

The latest on Charlottesville and Donald Trump’s response to the violence

The president's response left many wanting more.
Aug. 14, 2017

These are the dozens of movements underway to remove Confederate monuments. Help us identify more.

Thirteen Confederate monuments have been removed from public land in 2017 alone.
Aug. 14, 2017

Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville tragedy did him no favors

The president has still not personally condemned white supremacists.
Aug. 11, 2017

The five things Donald Trump said in the past day you need to read

He broke news on North Korea, opioids, the Russia investigation, Mitch McConnell and embassies.
Aug. 10, 2017

Donald Trump on opioids: “We’re going to make it a national emergency”

"It’s an emergency. We’re going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid crisis."

Aug. 10, 2017

Only 13% of Republicans will hold August town halls

Progressives are planning hundreds of events this summer to keep pressure on Republicans.
Aug. 10, 2017

Donald Trump issued the strongest threat yet against North Korea. They called his bluff.

More than 160,000 people live on Guam, the U.S. territory and small island North Korea says it will target.
Aug. 9, 2017

Most elected progressives are silent when asked whether Democratic candidates must be pro-choice

Progressive, abortion and women's rights leaders did not take the opportunity to criticize Democratic leadership — despite a months-long critique from grassroots progressive groups.
Aug. 9, 2017
Aug. 8, 2017

Donald Trump on opioid epidemic: “Prevent people from abusing drugs in the first place”

In addressing the national crisis, Trump took the "Just say no" route.

Aug. 8, 2017

Donald Trump’s attacks on veterans tend to come back to haunt him

Critique of senators with military records has only harmed the president's agenda.
Aug. 7, 2017

In August, watch Republican town halls for signs of trouble in the GOP agenda

Republicans will face pressure from all sides at their town halls.
Aug. 4, 2017

4 ways Donald Trump has convinced his base “the Russia story is a total fabrication”

79% of Republicans say they “not at all” or “not too” concerned with the Russia investigation.
Aug. 3, 2017

Sen. Mark Warner is keeping his head down — but still digging into Donald Trump

Warner has avoided drawing the ire of the president by continually striking a bipartisan tone. But that doesn't mean his committee is taking it easy on Trump.
Aug. 3, 2017

Trump backing a conservative immigration bill shows he still won’t compromise — and get things done

The proposal is the latest reminder Trump is not interested in working across party lines. And it's costing him political victories.

Aug. 2, 2017

How Donald Trump has focused his energy to target non-white Americans

If Trump has achieved one thing in his first six months in office, it is creating systems of governments that view minorities with increased suspicion.
Aug. 1, 2017

John Kelly is Trump’s new chief of staff. Here are four major challenges he faces.

From dealing with Russia revelations to keeping the family at bay, Kelly has his work cut out for him.
July 31, 2017

After a bad week at home, Trump is now facing imminent crises abroad

North Korea may have the ability to hit California with a nuclear missile.
July 28, 2017