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Defeat And The Dossier Explain Everything

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Donald Trump’s former consiglieri Michael Cohen, along with being charged with tax avoidance and improper business deals, allegedly is guilty also of trying to leverage money and attention by exaggerating his influence with candidate and later President Trump.

In the News

Mueller Pressing Hard On Trump Tower Meeting

quoting John Yoovia Power Line Blog
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Rudy Giuliani says Team Mueller doesn’t believe President Trump’s claim that he was unaware in advance of the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian-connected lawyer. Giuliani concludes this from his understanding of the way Mueller’s team interrogated Paul Manafort.

In the News

Trump's Meddling Is Bad For The Economy

quoting Steven J. Davisvia Chicago Tribune
Friday, December 7, 2018

One crucial test of leadership is knowing when to leave well enough alone. Fixing things that are going badly can be hard. What is easy is not screwing up things that are doing fine without your help.

In the News

The Media’s Revisionist History Of Republican Presidents

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The Times Record
Friday, December 7, 2018

Some things look worse over time — bread, milk, my hairline. Other things get better — wine, cheese, Tom Brady.


Edward Lazear: We Should Have Been More Aggressive On Raising Rates In The Past

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia CNBC
Friday, December 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the jobs report and economic growth.

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“Lessons In Leadership” On Morning Energy

quoting Josef Joffevia WMNF
Thursday, December 6, 2018

On December 3, 2018, published an article about the personal account of a former Chairman and CEO of Baxter International who shared a 3-hour plan ride with former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in March of 2000. 

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Trump Takes Page From Bush With Barr

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia US News
Friday, December 7, 2018

In tapping an old hand from President George H.W. Bush’s administration, the president seeks to avoid a scorched earth confirmation hearing.

In the News

Peace Train: Nip A New Arms Race In The Bud

quoting George P. Shultzvia Colorado Daily (Univ. Colorado)
Friday, December 7, 2018

On Oct. 20, President Donald Trump announced his intention to unilaterally withdraw the United States from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia. For peace activists and others around the world, this was explosive and terrible news.


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