President Trump (page 4)

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    Trump’s critics face same questions now as four years ago

    Emily Jashinsky of the Federalist explores responses to this week’s election returns. It’s both amusing and infuriating to ingest this second round of soul searches given that Democrats and the corporate media spent four years breathlessly chasing the conspiracy of Russian collusion, pursuing a thin impeachment case, bizarrely…
    Mitch Kokai, November 5, 2020
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    What Just Happened? Join Us Monday at Noon

    The victorious will celebrate and the defeated will move on to fight another day. As we make our way out of a bruising and sometimes ugly political battle for power at every level of government, our panel will offer perspective on what we know about the results and what it…
    Donna Martinez, November 4, 2020
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    Shifting the focus back to 1776

    Stanley Kurtz writes for National Review Online about President Trump’s executive order creating an “Advisory 1776 Commission.” The order marks an important step in Trump’s efforts to foster patriotic education. The text is longer and more substantive than typical presidential EOs. It offers sharp criticisms of current educational…
    Mitch Kokai, November 4, 2020
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    Win or lose, Trump won’t disappear

    John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist delivers some bad news to anti-Trumpers inside and outside the Republican Party. For weeks now, the mainstream media has been telling us how Trump’s flurry of eleventh-hour campaigning is a sign of desperation, but as usual they miss the mark. What these…
    Mitch Kokai, November 3, 2020
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    The economic argument versus the COVID-19 argument

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner focuses on the major-party presidential candidates’ closing pleas to voters. President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are making their closing arguments to voters, … with Trump hammering away at renewed economic growth, while Biden emphasizes the line that the president has…
    Mitch Kokai, November 3, 2020
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    What I’m watching election night

    After months of anticipation, piles of money spent, endless TV commercials watched and too many visits from candidates to count, the 2020 election is finally here.  Several of my colleagues and I will be offering  election return coverage on North Carolina News Network and their flagship station WPTF…
    Becki Gray, November 2, 2020
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    Anybody’s Game: NC’s Elections Are Tight

    As North Carolina continues an election cycle, it is becoming more and more clear just how competitive the 2020 races are in the state. According to the latest polling from the Civitas Institute, Joe Biden holds only a slim margin over President Donald Trump. Carolina Journal reports: A…
    Brenee Goforth, October 30, 2020
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    Washington Examiner explores impact of vote for Trump

    Editors at the Washington Examiner explain why a vote for Donald Trump represents more than just support for one flawed political leader. President Trump’s character is no national secret. He is crude, sometimes brutal, and manifestly not what most people would call “presidential.” He admits as much himself.
    Mitch Kokai, October 27, 2020