President Trump

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    Latest Head Locke Episode: Book examines issues that led to ‘Alienated America’

    The latest Head Locke podcast episode is out and it’s a topic you don’t want to miss: Pundits have spent more than two years asking why Donald Trump won the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Timothy Carney, commentary editor at the Washington Examiner, focuses on how Trump tapped into common…
    Anna Manning, March 21, 2019
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    Some House Dems ignoring their leader’s impeachment stance

    Haris Alic of the Washington Free Beacon reports on rank-and-file U.S. House members’ ongoing interest in impeaching President Trump. Michigan congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and a group of her fellow House Democrats are ignoring the opposition of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) to move forward with impeaching President Donald Trump.
    Mitch Kokai, March 14, 2019
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    Pelosi bucks Senate proposal on Trump emergency declaration

    Saagar Enjeti of the Daily Caller reports U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s response to a Senate-led effort to address President Trump’s emergency declaration for the southern border. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ruled out an ongoing Senate Republican-led effort to avoid a showdown with President Donald Trump over his…
    Mitch Kokai, March 14, 2019
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    National Review editors on the same page as Tillis

    North Carolina Sen Thom Tillis is catching heat from some Republican voters for his decision to oppose President Trump’s emergency declaration linked to southern border security. Tillis’ stance aligns closely with the one put forward by editors in the latest print issue of National Review. We oppose the…
    Mitch Kokai, March 11, 2019
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    President Trump Donates His Salary. Here’s Where.

    President Trump makes $400,000/year as president. He doesn’t accept it, however. Each quarter, he donates $100,000. As Fortune explains, the latest donation is to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The president has spoken openly about his brother Fred, who had a serious alcohol problem. What about…
    Donna Martinez, March 11, 2019
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    Hanson ponders ‘The Disrupter’

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online explores Donald Trump’s role as president. Besides the Washington press and pundit corps, Donald Trump faced this third and more formidable opponent: the culture of permanent and senior employees of the federal and state governments, and the political appointees in Washington…
    Mitch Kokai, March 8, 2019
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    Trump as ‘human pseudo-event’

    Jonah Goldberg of National Review Online considers the president’s recent appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference event. Two years ago, at the dawn of the Trump administration, Kellyanne Conway predicted that 2017’s CPAC would really be TPAC, or “Trump Pac.” What was premature spin then is conventional…
    Mitch Kokai, March 7, 2019
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    Senators consider rebuking Trump

    Susan Ferrechio of the Washington Examiner reports on a proposal circulating among U.S. senators that would take aim at President Trump’s declared emergency at the southern border. Senate Republicans are holding active discussions about whether to amend a resolution revoking President Trump’s border emergency in a way that…
    Mitch Kokai, March 6, 2019