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Adam J. White: Make Congress Great Again

interview with Adam J. Whitevia Bulwa
Saturday, February 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses the growth of executive power, and what precedent President Trump might set if he declares a national emergency to build a wall on the US-Mexico border.

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Should Every Election Day Be A Federal Holiday?

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Friday, February 1, 2019

Move past the theatrics of the government shutdown, impeachment and the threat of investigations ad infinitum and there’s the question of Democrat squad goals in a Pelosi-run House of Representatives. One way to judge that: prioritized legislation.

In the News

Will Trump's China Trade Deal Amount To More Than A Hill Of Beans?

quoting Martin Feldsteinvia Fortune
Saturday, February 2, 2019

In Data Sheet last month, I predicted Donald Trump and Xi Jinping would agree on a trade deal this year—and that it would do little to ease long-term tensions in the US-China relationship. In the wake of Trump’s White House meeting Thursday with Chinese vice-premier Liu He, that seems like a pretty safe bet.

In the News

Under Pressure To Recalibrate, Defiant Trump Tackles Big Speech

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia US News
Friday, February 1, 2019

Under pressure from fellow Republicans to reset his contentious presidency, Donald Trump plans to offer Democrats a choice in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday: Work together to make progress, or fight each other and get nothing done.


John Yoo On The John Batchelor Show

interview with John Yoovia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses his Los Angeles Times article "Finally, the Supreme Court is taking up gun rights again."

In the News

Symposium: Government Agencies Shouldn’t Get To Put A Thumb On The Scales

quoting Richard A. Epstein, Michael McConnellvia SCOTUS Blog
Thursday, January 31, 2019

All James Kisor may want is for the Department of Veterans Affairs to alter the effective date of his veteran disability benefits, but his legal challenge to the VA’s denial of his claims has given the Supreme Court an opportunity to revisit one of the more problematic doctrines in administrative law: Auer deference, under which federal courts are obligated to defer to permissible agency interpretations of their own regulations.

Immigration Reform
Analysis and Commentary

Trump And The Latino Vote

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Trump would not have to change his policies to capture 40 to 50 percent of the Latino vote (which is quite different from “Latino” spokespeople on television and the Jorge Ramos crowd), as opposed to simply articulating them.

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Analysis and Commentary

The Republicans’ Preemptive Cringe

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Recently two events occurred that illustrate the Republican bad habit of ceding to progressives a whole set of questionable assumptions. Whether out of sincere but misguided belief or fear of political cost, this anxious and cringing validation of progressive ideas and the double-standards that follow empowers the Democrats and weakens the GOP.


Lanhee Chen On Armstrong & Getty One More Thing (26:20)

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Armstrong and Getty
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen talks about Howard Schultz and who he thinks may be the most formidable Democrat candidate.


A Trump Card The President Can Play In California: Judgeships

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Let’s take a look at the complicated relationship between President Trump and California through a more military lens—namely, the question of winning battles or wars.


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