Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 9)

  • Democratic presidential candidates start their own impeachment feud

    Emily Larsen of the Washington Examiner reports on four Democratic presidential candidates vying for the Trump impeachment vote. As House Democrats launch impeachment investigations into President Trump, their party’s presidential candidates are squabbling over who had the idea first. Four candidates are claiming the mantle of the first…
    Mitch Kokai, October 2, 2019
  • Warren supports AOC on welfare for illegal immigrants

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Examiner reports on a leading Democratic presidential candidate’s endorsement of a controversial policy. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren endorsed a Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) policy proposal that includes taxpayer-funded welfare benefits for illegal immigrants. Ocasio-Cortez’s proposal, dubbed “A Just Society,” calls for…
    Mitch Kokai, October 2, 2019
  • National Review editor highlights a problem with impeachment

    Rich Lowry writes at National Review Online about flaws in congressional Democrats’ impeachment plans. Impeachment is about to make everything worse. If our politics seems overheated, our institutions beleaguered, and our public debate degraded, just wait until we are in the midst of the impeachment debate. Democrats have…
    Mitch Kokai, October 2, 2019
  • Democrats’ constant search for an impeachable offense

    John Hirschauer writes at National Review Online about congressional Democrats’ latest attempt to impeach President Trump. I don’t envy Nancy Pelosi. The base of her party has been apoplectic for the better part of three years. Not without help — from the moment that Donald Trump beat Hillary…
    Mitch Kokai, October 2, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on plaintiffs’ complaints about newly drawn N.C. legislative election maps. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges readers not to personalize political disagreements.  …
    Mitch Kokai, October 2, 2019
  • Pelosi’s impeachment calculation

    George Bardmesser writes for the Federalist about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s approach to impeachment of President Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is a mediocre political strategist, but a very good tactician. We should not make the mistake of thinking that we understand something about the politics of…
    Mitch Kokai, October 1, 2019
  • Democrats question Harris’ focus on Iowa

    Naomi Lim writes for the Washington Examiner about Democratic concerns surrounding one leading presidential candidate’s strategy. The Kamala Harris campaign gamble on Iowa as the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination nears the opening caucuses may not pay off, according to campaign strategists. “I’m f–king moving to…
    Mitch Kokai, October 1, 2019
  • Man bites dog! Bloomberg objects to gun control proposal

    David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon reports on one high-profile gun control advocate’s response to a presidential candidate’s proposal. Billionaire anti-gun activist Michael Bloomberg called Beto O’Rourke’s gun confiscation plan “impractical” and a “rallying cry” for citizens who think Democrats are overstepping their bounds in the gun…
    Mitch Kokai, October 1, 2019