Trump didn’t calm trade jitters at Davos. And his obsession with trade deficits everywhere dilutes focus on the true trade problem: China.
Key State of the Union question: Will voters begin to distinguish between the Trump agenda and Trump the politician.
The real outrage is that the federal government shutdown even though a bipartisan majority of the Senate voted to keep it open. Yet that real outrage has been lost in the partisan blame game.
Trump has been irresponsible in the exercise of his free speech rights. But it is also irresponsible to depict Trump as a threat to the free speech rights of others. Or to compare him to Stalin.
Arizona’s congressional delegation was divided over adding a warrant requirement to look at data collected about U.S. citizens or residents during a foreign intelligence investigation, although not along party lines.
The Democratic talking point is an attempt at misdirection.
The white paper says that the chief threat to the United States is geopolitical competition with China and Russia. Trump barely mentioned it in passing.
In recent court decisions, Trump won one (travel ban) and lost one (defunding sanctuary cities). In both cases, the courts got the separation of powers right.
McCain and Flake aren’t “putting party above country” in voting for the GOP tax reform bill. And what’s the case, moral or economic, for taking 45 percent of the next dollar anyone earns, however rich?
If companies respond to lower taxes by increasing share buybacks and dividends, the money doesn’t stay idle.