Charlie Dent

Witcover: The gathering clouds over Trump

Witcover: The gathering clouds over Trump

As President Trump approaches the end of his first year in office, a world of potential woe awaits him. Political chaos continues in Washington, exacerbated by a round of accusations against various political figures for harassing or sexually assaulting women, a moral crisis in which Mr. Trump himself stands accused -- and remains unapologetic.

After a brief respite at Thanksgiving, the president now faces the music for neglecting a series of obligatory challenges before Congress as he still seeks a major legislative accomplishment.

This week, he effectively blew up his brief honeymoon with Democratic leaders "Chuck and Nancy" -- Senate Minority Leader Schumer and...