President Trump (page 8)

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    Trump and marketing

    Shermichael Singleton writes for the Washington Examiner about one advantage President Trump brings to the 2020 election campaign. President Trump’s success as a political candidate can be attributed to his understanding of politics and the political process as “essentially a marketing problem,” as David Reid wrote in his…
    Mitch Kokai, February 11, 2020
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    Mean beats crazy in presidential politics

    John Fund of National Review Online takes stock of the 2020 presidential race. This past week many Democrats began saying publicly what they have been agonizing about privately: It’s entirely possible Donald Trump could win reelection. The odds are increasing that his opponent will end up being viewed…
    Mitch Kokai, February 11, 2020
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    Trump’s Democratic targets

    Fletch Daniels writes at the American Thinker about Donald Trump’s strategy for winning a second term as president. President Donald Trump’s campaign strategy came into sharp focus during the State of the Union address, and the Democrats are horrified at the mirror held up to their faces. The…
    Mitch Kokai, February 10, 2020
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    Trump and economic optimism

    Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner details assessments of economic optimism under the current presidential administration. Economic optimism has reached a 44-year high — and economic gloom a record low — under President Trump in the latest survey that shows Americans are cheering their best personal economy in…
    Mitch Kokai, February 6, 2020
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    Goldberg assesses impeachment’s long-term impact

    Jonah Goldberg writes at National Review Online about the lingering impact of the presidential impeachment. As the impeachment trial fizzles out this week, I’m left wondering if the GOP has lost its mind, because the only other choice is that I have. I’m not referring to the Republican…
    Mitch Kokai, February 6, 2020
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    Impeachment as a boon for Trump, bust for Democrats

    Zelie Lorenzana writes for the Federalist about impeachment’s impact on President Trump and his foes. President Donald Trump has once again sidestepped the pit Democrats dug for him, leaving them to eat their own dirt. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment efforts, designed to hobble Trump for the 2020…
    Mitch Kokai, February 5, 2020
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    Trump in the Granite State

    David Drucker reports for the Washington Examiner about President Trump’s strategy for flipping one state that voted blue in 2016. Having consolidated his control over the Republican Party in New Hampshire and fielded a robust statewide operation, President Trump begins a 2020 bid to flip the state. Trump’s…
    Mitch Kokai, February 5, 2020
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    Dissecting a failed impeachment

    David Harsanyi analyzes at National Review Online congressional Democrats’ losing bid to remove President Trump from office. The chances of any party’s removing its sitting president without overwhelming evidence that fuels massive voter pressure are negligible. It’s never happened in American history — unless you count the preemptive…
    Mitch Kokai, February 5, 2020