President Trump

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    Resorting to the Nazi slur

    Stella Morabito writes at the Federalist that a once-accepted standard of political discourse seems to have disappeared. Well, “Godwin’s Law” disappeared rather quickly, didn’t it? Michael Godwin cultivated the popular notion that “whoever is the first to mention Hitler in an argument, loses the argument,” in a 1990s…
    Mitch Kokai, June 21, 2018
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    Fund offers Trump-related warning to congressional Republicans

    John Fund of National Review Online explains why congressional Republicans should avoid blind devotion to President Trump’s agenda. [W]hile Trump is unlikely to initiate more than pinpoint strikes against critics in his party, Republicans in Congress still have reason to worry. Sanford said on Meet the Press that…
    Mitch Kokai, June 19, 2018
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    Trump’s party for now

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner scours evidence of President Trump’s current dominance over the Republican Party. First it was Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. Then it was Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. Now it is Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C. Clashing with President Trump is the quickest way to the…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2018
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    Trump rejects G7’s agenda

    Editors at Investor’s Business Daily praise President Trump for standing apart from his G7 counterparts. President Trump created a quite a stir among the other Western leaders by refusing to sign the “communique” that capped the G7 summit. But he was right to do so. This is once…
    Mitch Kokai, June 13, 2018
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    Rasmussen Daily Tracking Poll: Trump at 49% Approval

    How is President Trump doing these days? The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-nine percent (49%) disapprove.The latest figures include 33% who Strongly Approve of the way the president is performing and 40%…
    Donna Martinez, June 8, 2018
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    Goldberg mulls a potential presidential ‘self-pardon’

    It’s unclear to Jonah Goldberg whether President Trump could pardon himself for a federal crime. The columnist tackles the topic at National Review Online. As for Trump’s pardon power, it is at least arguable that the founders anticipated the possibility that a president might pardon himself. As my…
    Mitch Kokai, June 7, 2018
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    Trump wages war on the D.C. bureaucracy

    Steven Nelson writes for the Washington Examiner about the Trump administration’s efforts to rein in Washington bureaucrats. President Trump signed three executive orders last month gutting rules that allow bad workers to prevent legitimate firings, and ending lucrative perks for the labor unions that helped put them in…
    Mitch Kokai, June 6, 2018
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    The Trump self-pardon furor reveals larger problem

    Count Charles Cooke of National Review Online among those who don’t want to see President Trump issue himself a pardon, as the president recently suggested he could do. But Cooke looks beyond the “self-pardon” headlines to highlight a larger issue. That it would be a disgrace for Trump…
    Mitch Kokai, June 6, 2018