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Reasonable Disagreements: The Barr Hearings And The Further Decline Of Congress

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Friday, May 3, 2019

Hoover fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss the decline of Congress as a constitutional institution, as exemplified by the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing with Attorney General Barr.

In the News

Asia-Pacific Geo-Economic Strategy Forum Discusses Japan-U.S. Cooperation In Determining Regional Order

quoting H. R. McMaster, Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Daily
Friday, May 3, 2019
On Thursday, the third Asia-Pacific Geo-Economic Strategy Forum (APGEO) saw discussion on issues of international strategic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific with a particular focus on the U.S.-Japan relationship. Speakers included experts on defense and foreign affairs, including former U.S. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and former Japanese Ministers of Defense.
In the News

Conservatism After Trump.

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Human Events
Friday, May 3, 2019
Less than seven months after president Trump’s inauguration, conservative pundit William Kristol called for “liberating…conservatism from Trumpism”—a battle cry that treats conservatism and Trumpism as separate entities, impossible to reconcile or synthesize.
In the News

Be Skeptical Of Biden’s Sudden Surge

quoting David Brady, Morris P. Fiorina, Douglas Riversvia Bloomberg
Friday, May 3, 2019
Joe Biden is now a week out from formally announcing his presidential candidacy. A lot of pundits seem to think he has at the very least nailed down a clear lead and ensured himself a finalist slot for the Democratic nomination. I’m not so sure.

John Yoo: Discussing The Mueller Report: Yoo On CNN's ‘CNN Tonight’

interview with John Yoovia CNN
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses Barr, Mueller, and the handling of the Mueller Report.


John Yoo Warns Of A Coming 'Constitutional Clash' Between The President And Congress

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the results of the Mueller investigation and the information struggle between Congress, Mueller, and Attorney General Barr.

Analysis and Commentary

Venezuelans Will Have To Fight For Their Democracy. Trump Can’t, And Won’t, Do It For Them

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, May 2, 2019

American presidents — and all political leaders — inevitably face trade-offs between conflicting priorities. In Venezuela, President Trump is stuck between a policy rock and a preference hard place, caught between a democratic and humanitarian demand to side with the Venezuelan people and the tough reality that there is very little he can — or really wants — to do.

Analysis and Commentary

The Use And Abuse Of Political Accountability

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Thursday, May 2, 2019

The lethal dangers of leaving unpunished the principle of equality before the law.

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How Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Democratic candidate owes America some answers


Whom The Democrats Nominate In 2020 Matters -- A Lot

by David Brady, Morris P. Fiorina, Douglas Riversvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Conventional wisdom about presidential campaign strategy changed around the turn of the current century. Traditionally, candidates were advised to move to the center in the general election campaign after catering to the party bases in the primaries. Not anymore. George W. Bush’s two presidential campaigns exemplify the shift.


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