President Trump (page 3)

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    Slicing the pork from the stimulus plan

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner explores possible relief from the worst parts of the latest federal stimulus package. President Trump signed the $900 billion COVID-19 economic rescue package he called a “disgrace” in time to avert a government shutdown. Now, he wants to go back and excise…
    Mitch Kokai, December 30, 2020
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    On the overuse of ‘scary’ to describe politics

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online is no fan of the overuse of one particular word in political discourse. One of the words I would abolish from our political lexicon is “scary.” It is an insipid, empty adjective with its roots in “one weird trick”–style digital gimmickry, beloved…
    Mitch Kokai, December 30, 2020
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    Trump as ‘dragon slayer’

    Frank Miele writes for Real Clear Politics about President Trump’s most significant accomplishments during the past four years. The legacy of President Donald Trump will be measured against the diminishment of his enemies. First — even before he was nominated — he broke the corrupt, elitist Republican Party.
    Mitch Kokai, December 15, 2020
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    GOP faces conundrum in fight against Biden

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner details a strategic problem for Republicans hoping to challenge President-elect Joe Biden’s latest moves. Pray for President Trump, prepare for President-elect Joe Biden. That is the position many conservative activists find themselves in as Biden puts together his incoming administration and gets…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2020
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    Media elites’ poor grasp of reality

    John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist accuses media elites of engaging in projection when they criticize Trump supporters. With the end of Donald Trump’s presidency fast approaching, we’ve seen a surge of columns and posts asserting that Republicans and Trump supporters have lost touch with reality. After four…
    Mitch Kokai, December 3, 2020
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    Trump’s rhetorical impact

    Yuval Levin writes for Commentary about a critical element of Donald Trump’s approach to the presidency. If you were prone to understatement, you might describe Donald Trump as a very unusual president. He came to the job from a career that mostly involved selling himself. Unlike every prior…
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2020
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    Trump’s next move uncertain

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner ponders the path that awaits Donald Trump after Inauguration Day. President Trump isn’t going away after Jan. 20 even if all his election challenges fail and Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president. That’s the conclusion of Republican operatives, who…
    Mitch Kokai, November 17, 2020
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    Trump’s lawsuits could have long-term impact

    Aaron Poynton argues in a Federalist column that President Trump’s election-related lawsuits could produce long-term benefits for the electoral system. President Donald Trump is being labeled a bitter loser. After a close and divided election, lawsuits have been filed in Pennsylvania overextended deadlines and observers, Michigan over lack…
    Mitch Kokai, November 16, 2020