President Trump (page 8)

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    Disputes about Trump divide GOP

    Katherine Doyle of the Washington Examiner discusses the impact President Trump is having on the Republican Party. As President Trump’s term comes to a screeching halt, he leaves behind a party split between MAGA loyalists and Republicans who are ready to turn the page on his presidency. “We’re…
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2021
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    Looking back at a recent inauguration boycott

    Victoria Taft offers PJMedia.com readers a good history lesson about recent presidential inaugurations. Donald Trump announced he will not attend Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20, becoming the fourth American president to choose not to witness his successor taking office. Joe Biden calls it “a good thing” and…
    Mitch Kokai, January 11, 2021
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    No impeachment trial before Trump’s term ends, but that might not stop Congress

    Ed Morrissey writes at HotAir.com about a potential timeline for presidential impeachment. Prospects for such an action remain uncertain. No one will be busy in Washington DC on January 20, right? No social events on the calendar? According to a new memo from Mitch McConnell and given to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 11, 2021
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    Biden Administration Should Keep These 2 Trump Health Care Executive Orders

    No matter who the president is, or which political party has control of Congress, access to affordable health insurance and the medical care that goes along with it has been top of mind for years. President Trump made progress by issuing executive orders, as John Locke Foundation government affairs associate…
    Donna Martinez, January 8, 2021
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    Trump-GOP marriage heading toward dissolution

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner focuses on the Republican Party’s future. The marriage of convenience between President Trump and the Republican establishment ended in a nasty divorce on Wednesday, culminating in Vice President Mike Pence being ushered away as angry Trump supporters stormed the Capitol during a…
    Mitch Kokai, January 8, 2021
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    National Review editor labels Trump’s Georgia call ‘shameful’

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online blasts the outgoing president’s latest attempt to overturn November’s election results. President Donald Trump has turned a narrow electoral defeat into a bid for infamy. His goal in the post-election interlude has been more and more explicitly to overturn the results of…
    Mitch Kokai, January 6, 2021
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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