President Trump (page 7)

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    Williamson critiques FBI’s ‘corrupt cops’

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online highlights recent disturbing revelations about the federal government’s most well-known law enforcement agency. The FBI’s actions in the Trump matter were outrageous, with agents going so far as to alter documents included as part of the FISA warrant process. Focus in on…
    Mitch Kokai, December 13, 2019
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    Democrats seem to believe the election is too important to leave to voters

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online highlights a particularly disturbing element of congressional Democrats’ argument for impeachment of President Trump. The Democrats believe that the 2020 election is too important to be left to the voters. It’s obvious that President Donald Trump withheld defense aid to Ukraine to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2019
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    About those political cults

    Stella Morabito of the Federalist pushes back against the narrative that President Trump’s supporters act like a cult. So, in their effort to label Trump as a cult leader and smear all 63 million of his supporters as cultists, media elites have finally cracked open the door to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
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    Liberal legal lion predicts impeachment of next Democratic president

    Dominick Mastrangelo of the Washington Examiner highlights the latest pronouncement from Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz. Law scholar Alan Dershowitz predicted the next Democrat elected president of the United States will be impeached as a result of the same “open-ended” criteria the party is currently using to impeach…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
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    The economy and the 2020 presidential election

    Steve Cortes writes for Real Clear Politics about potential electoral implications of the latest economic news. The blowout economic news released Friday in the November employment report signals an acceleration of the extraordinary labor market trends in America and may well forecast the reelection of President Trump. After…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019
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    A common-sense approach to food stamps

    Editors at National Review Online label the Trump administration’s approach to food stamps “commonsensical.” Our food-stamp program has some bizarre loopholes in it, and the Trump administration is trying to close them. A new rule finalized [Wednesday] attacks one in particular. In theory, the program has a strict…
    Mitch Kokai, December 6, 2019
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    Questioning claims that the U.S. is ‘winning’ a trade war

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online takes aim at President Trump’s trade war. The problem with winning a race to the bottom is that you end up at the bottom. President Donald Trump’s idiotically conceived and incompetently executed trade war with China shows no signs of abating —…
    Mitch Kokai, December 5, 2019
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    Chinese trade deal might have to wait

    Sean Higgins of the Washington Examiner reports on President Trump’s latest statements about a new trade deal with China. President Trump said Tuesday that a trade deal with China might wait until after the 2020 elections, indicating the negotiations remain slow. Trump has previously accused Beijing of slow-walking…
    Mitch Kokai, December 4, 2019