Browsing All posts tagged under »Trump Administration Agenda«

Those Coal And Nuclear Bailouts Aren’t Coming. Here’s Why That’s Good News.

October 19, 2018 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ It seems the possibility of the Trump administration bailing out coal and nuclear plants has been put to rest for now. This is good news for electricity customers, the integrity of competitive markets, limited government fans, states, and in the long term, the coal and nuclear industries as […]

4 Questions About Nikki Haley’s Departure As UN Ambassador

October 10, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Trump presidency has been full of surprises, but personnel changes typically are telegraphed or leaked well in advance. Nikki Haley’s announcement of her resignation as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, however, was a genuine surprise. A major player in the administration’s foreign policy and a revered figure among many […]

7 Top Takeaways From Trump’s UN Speech For Friends And Foes Alike

September 26, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump defended the sovereignty of America—and every other country—before the 73rd United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, in his second address to the world body. To the other world leaders and diplomats, Trump delivered an unpopular message against globalism, while also calling for cooperation. He delivered tough talk to […]

Trump Reforms Promote Endangered Species’ Recovery

July 26, 2018 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Responding to widespread complaints that implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), “was not consistent and often times very confusing to navigate,” Trump administration officials have unveiled a package of reforms crafted to make the 45-year-old statute better serve both the species it is supposed to recover and landowners caught […]

Trump Celebrates 6 Months Of ‘New Jobs, Bigger Paychecks, And Keeping More Of Your Hard-Earned Money’

June 30, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act an “economic miracle” as he marked the reform package’s six-month anniversary during a White House event Friday. “At last, our country finally has a tax system that is pro-job, pro-worker, pro-family, and pro-American,” Trump said. The $1.5 trillion tax reform law […]

Trump ‘Probably’ Backing Bill To Leave Marijuana To States

June 9, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump on Friday lent tentative support to a bipartisan bill allowing states to regulate marijuana use. On Thursday, Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., announced legislation that would amend the Controlled Substance Act to exclude marijuana activities, but includes restrictions such as no distribution to people under […]

The Mojo Of Trumponomics

May 31, 2018 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ T.S. Eliot famously wrote that April is the cruelest month, but when it comes to America’s fiscal picture, nothing could be further from the truth about this past April. The latest government numbers confirm that last month was a blockbuster for growth, federal revenues, and deficit reduction. One of the key […]