President Trump (page 94)

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    One columnist who was glad to see the Mooch in the White House

    The Mooch is out, but David Marcus explained in a Federalist column published before Monday’s shocking announcement why he was glad Anthony Scaramucci had taken the job as White House communications director. When President Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as his communications director, he was sending a very clear…
    Mitch Kokai, August 1, 2017
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    Other Republicans not as interested as Trump in letting Obamacare implode

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner reports on Capitol Hill reaction to President Trump’s pronouncements about the Affordable Care Act’s pending failure. Republicans in Congress are rejecting President Trump’s call to let Obamacare “implode” after the Senate failed to advance legislation to repeal former President Barack Obama’s health…
    Mitch Kokai, August 1, 2017
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    Which is worse: gang violence or talking about gang violence?

    Mainstream media reaction to recent comments from President Trump prompts a response from Scott Greer at the Daily Caller. President Trump used the opportunity of two public speeches last week to highlight the brutality of the MS-13 gang. What the president described was barbaric — but, according to…
    Mitch Kokai, August 1, 2017
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    National Review columnist tells us how he really feels about the president

    Don’t expect National Review Online’s Kevin Williamson to see an invitation for a White House dinner any time soon. His latest column helps explain why. Trump is the political version of a pickup artist, and Republicans — and America — went to bed with him convinced that he…
    Mitch Kokai, August 1, 2017
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    Grading the Trump economy

    Gene Epstein of Barron’s looks at American economic performance during the first full calendar quarter of President Trump’s administration. Epstein concludes “it was not stellar.” The growth of gross domestic product in the April-June quarter ran an annualized 2.6%, an expected rebound from the usually sluggish first quarter,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 31, 2017
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    Six months of Trump

    Michael Tanner devotes his latest National Review Online column to assessing Donald Trump’s first six months as president. There have clearly been successes. At the very top of the list is Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, who gives every sign of being the brilliant originalist who was advertised.
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2017
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    What’s Next For Obamacare Reform?

    JLF’s Mitch Kokai analyzes federal health care reform developments on “Front Row.” Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, July 24, 2017
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    Do Religion and Politics Mix?

    Should ministers pray for President Trump? Rev. William Barber told MSNBC: “It is a form of theological malpractice that borders on heresy when you can p-r-a-y for a president and others when they are p-r-e-y, preying on the most vulnerable. You’re violating the most sacred principles of religion.” In…
    Donna Martinez, July 19, 2017