President Trump (page 6)

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    Becki Gray Discusses the RNC’s Possible Relocation with North Carolina Public Radio’s Jeff Tiberii

    In her regular appearance on North Carolina Public Radio WUNC with host Jeff Tiberii, JLF’s Becki Gray and fellow guest Rob Schofield from the N.C. Justice Center discussed several bills going through the General Assembly as well as the possibility of the Republican National Convention (RNC) relocating out of North…
    Brenee Goforth, June 2, 2020
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    The president’s constitutional power to restore order

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online urges President Trump to take constitutional steps that restore order nationwide. Law enforcement is a vital response to any riotous uprising. Indeed, I believe the failure to enforce the laws without apology from the start of the upheaval last week has fueled…
    Mitch Kokai, June 2, 2020
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    Charlotte Could Lose the RNC in August

    The Republican National Convention (RNC) is currently on the books to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina in August. However, recent events have brought those plans into question. On Memorial Day, President Donald Trump tweeted out a string of tweets criticizing Gov. Roy Cooper’s “shutdown mood,” which could keep…
    Brenee Goforth, May 27, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on President Trump’s threat to move the Republican National Convention out of Charlotte. The Daily Journal explains why the world’s foremost “rational optimist” is touting innovation as a key to recovery from COVID-19.
    Mitch Kokai, May 26, 2020
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    Media outlets downplay Trump coronavirus success story

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online highlights major media outlets’ response to the Trump administration’s COVID-19 response. There is a new cardinal rule in journalism — never write anything favorable about the Trump administration’s coronavirus response, even about its successes. It’s why the story of how the administration…
    Mitch Kokai, May 20, 2020
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    “Democrats Have Abandoned Civil Liberties”

    It’s sad, and all too true, but it’s not something you often hear from a left-wing ideologue like Matt Taibbi. Nevertheless, that’s the title of a recent blog post by the life-long Democrat. The subtitle is, “The Blue Party’s Trump-era Embrace of Authoritarianism Isn’t Just Wrong, it’s a Fatal…
    Jon Guze, May 19, 2020
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    Trump bets on brighter economic future

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner delves into President Trump’s re-election strategy. At the center of President Trump’s reelection campaign is a simple message: America is back and ready to turn the page on the coronavirus and its economic fallout. “Vaccine or no vaccine, we’re back,” Trump declared…
    Mitch Kokai, May 19, 2020
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    CNN Poll: Younger Voters in Battleground States Going For Trump

    CNN’s poll of registered voters nationwide show Joe Biden leading Donald Trump 51 to 46 percent. But it’s a different story in the battleground states, where the race for president will be decided. (emphasis is mine) Though other recent polling has shown some signs of concern for Biden among…
    Donna Martinez, May 18, 2020