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The Legacy Of Low-Bar Impeachment

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, December 8, 2019

From now on, impeachment can be used against any first-term president with a record of success. It will be used solely as a political strategy by the opposition party that controls the House to weaken a president’s reelection chances. That’s the Democratic Party’s legacy and Democrats will live to rue it.


‘Dream-Team’ Redux?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, December 6, 2019

There was a lot of pre-hearing hype about the Democrats’ supposedly stellar academic experts, sort of analogous to the giddiness about the “dream team,” “all-stars,” and “hunter-killer” legal eagles that Robert Mueller supposedly had assembled to pick apart the Trump carrion — and they likewise proved a complete dud.


Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his Patriot Post article "When Our Guardians Fail Us."


Lanhee Chen: Constitutional Experts Clash In House Judiciary Committee Hearing On Impeachment

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Fox News
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the House Judiciary Committee hearing on impeachment.


John Yoo: The Trump Impeachment Effort

interview with John Yoovia The Federalist Society
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the public hearings from the impeachment proceedings that began last month in the House of Representatives. How have the facts changed? What have been the procedures for the House investigation? Could the allegations plausibly meet the standards for high crimes and misdemeanors?


When Our Guardians Fail Us

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Thursday, December 5, 2019

One symptom of a society in crisis is the unreliability or even corruption of its own auditors.

In the News

Republicans Angry And Concerned About Schiff Release Of Phone Records

quoting John Yoovia The Washington Examiner
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff's decision to publish the phone records of the president's personal attorneys, a journalist, a fellow lawmaker, a National Security Council aide, and others has sent a chill among Republicans concerned about the reach of a powerful chairman determined to root out the communications of people with connections to the Trump-Ukraine affair. 

In the News

Trump's Foreign Policy

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Victor Davis Hanson surveys President Trump’s foreign policy, focusing on China, Iran, and North Korea. Hanson argues that Trump’s recalibration of our policy towards these three nations has succeeded in placing maximum pressure on each to alter its policies. He warns, however, that as the pressure mounts, so does the prospect of dangerous provocations.

In the News

Impeachment Strategy Backfires On Speaker Pelosi

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Boston Herald
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Nancy Pelosi has been hoisted by her own petard. It is not a common phrase used much these days. It goes back to Elizabethan England, the 1600s and William Shakespeare. No doubt the learned signers of the U.S. Constitution were aware of it.


Trade Is The Single Biggest Drag On The Economy, Says Hoover’s Lanhee Chen

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses trade issues, the economy, and impeachment. Chen notes that trade is the biggest drag on the economy.