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From Nixon To Trump: EPA Chief Touts Environmental Gains, Hits ‘Single Issue Advocacy’

September 5, 2020 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Under President Donald Trump’s leadership, the government has reduced air pollution by 7%, declared Superfund sites safe again at a record pace, and directed tens of billions of dollars to ensuring clean water, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Thursday in a speech marking the agency’s 50th anniversary. Wheeler, speaking […]

Trump’s Invitation To Restart The Conversation On Yucca

February 11, 2020 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Addressing nuclear waste policy is one of the most important things Congress can do to improve the competitiveness of the US nuclear industry, protect taxpayers, and reduce federal spending. So it naturally caught attention when President Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to opine about a congressionally designated nuclear waste repository […]

Trump’s State Of The Union Address Affirms Americanism As Nation’s Guiding Ethos

February 6, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Patriotism was one of the most important themes of President Donald Trump’s third State of the Union address on Tuesday night. It was a night of high emotion and more than a few theatrics that began with Trump refusing to shake House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hand and ending with Pelosi tearing […]

What To Expect In Trump’s State Of The Union Address

February 5, 2020 by

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By Daniel Davis ~ President Donald Trump will deliver his third State of the Union address Tuesday night. Today, I’m joined by Tommy Binion of The Heritage Foundation to get a sneak preview. Daniel Davis: President Trump is gearing up to deliver his State of the Union address, and joining me now for a preview […]

Trump Doesn’t Want Small-Ball Nuke Deals. Here Are 3 Reasons He’s Right.

October 4, 2019 by

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By James Carafano ~ Voices are clamoring for President Donald Trump to make small nuclear deals with Iran and North Korea. All the arguments for doing so are bad. For Trump, making a small, unserious deal goes against his gut instinct. If there’s one thing he has consistently demonstrated as president, it’s that he knows […]

Trump Deregulation Will Boost Household Income By $3,100, Report Finds

June 29, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Trump administration deregulation efforts will raise incomes by about $3,100 per household over the next five to 10 years, and sharply reduce prices for consumers, according to a report released Friday by the White House Council of Economic Advisers. “The deregulatory efforts of the Trump administration have also removed mandates […]

Washington Post Admits, Mexico Reinforcing Border Due To Trump Tariff Threat

June 15, 2019 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Remember how much of the mainstream media was pooh-poohing Mexico’s agreement to reinforce its southern border due to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs? An example was last Sunday when White House NBC correspondent Mike Viqueira discounted the agreement by claiming that nothing much was really achieved: “But a look at the details […]

At White House, New Venezuelan First Lady Tells Of ‘Life And Death’ Fight To Oust Maduro Dictatorship

March 28, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The wife of the interim president of Venezuela, visiting the White House on Wednesday, said her country is engaged in a life-and-death struggle against an embattled dictatorship. “We’re fighting for life and death, and we know that what will triumph in the end is life,” said Fabiana Rosales, whose husband, Juan […]

Anti-Science Totalitarians Want To Silence Climate Security Commission

March 9, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Democrats, climate campaigners and renewable energy interests are in full outrage mode over news that President Trump intends to launch a Presidential Committee on Climate Science. He should do it now. The PCCS would, at long last, review and question the “dangerous manmade climate change” reports by federal agencies and investigations […]

Conservatives On Why ‘America First’ Doesn’t Mean ‘America Alone’

March 2, 2019 by

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By Courtney Joyner ~ Does the slogan “America first” also mean “America alone?” That was the question asked Friday during the Conservative Political Action Conference, following President Donald Trump’s second summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Among panelists discussing Trump’s “America first” foreign policy were Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, a member of the […]

Lindsey Graham Credits Trump For ‘Tough’ Leadership

March 1, 2019 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ When President Donald Trump first entered the Oval Office two years ago, Sen. Lindsey Graham was a little reticent to give him his phone number. “President Trump and I did not start well,” the South Carolina Republican said in remarks Thursday to hundreds of conservative activists. “But now I’ve given him […]

Trump Has Authority To Declare Emergency For Border Wall, Arizona Lawmaker Says

February 7, 2019 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ President Donald Trump does have the authority to declare a national emergency in order to build his promised border barrier between the United States and Mexico if gridlock in Congress makes it necessary, a Republican lawmaker says. “He has the authority, and it’s not unique,”  Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said […]

Trump Says He Prefers Shutdown Deal, But Could Build Wall Without Congress

January 7, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said he could build a wall along the southern border without Congress, but prefers a negotiated deal—one that he’s willing to keep part of the government closed to get, even if it takes months. “I could do it if I wanted,” Trump said Friday of completing a barrier […]

National Security Debates on the Border and Beyond

January 3, 2019 by

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Two national security issues are casting a long shadow over 2019. By Mark Alexander  ~ “The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges, if by decency and […]

Net Neutrality Is Gone, But The Internet Is Fine

January 2, 2019 by

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By Jeff Jacoby ~ Here’s a piece of news you may have missed: The internet is getting faster. The technology news website Recode reported this month that “US internet speeds rose nearly 40 percent this year,” with broadband download velocity now averaging as much as 159 megabits per second in some cities. The United States […]

Heather Nauert, Trump’s Pick To Succeed Haley At UN, Praised As ‘Capable,’ ‘Well-Informed’

December 8, 2018 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ President Donald Trump’s nomination of Heather Nauert is an excellent choice to replace Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, analysts say. “Heather Nauert is capable, well-informed, and articulate,” Clifford May, founder and president of the Foundation for Defense Of Democracies, said in an email to The Daily […]

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 […]

Trump’s Populist Coalition Reshapes American Politics

May 29, 2018 by

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By Ginny Montalbano ~ Salena Zito and Brad Todd recently co-authored the book “The Great Revolt: Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics”. They spoke to The Daily Signal’s Ginny Montalbano about who the Trump voters are, what motivated them during the 2016 election, and what they can tell us about the future. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/993475610377932801 Ginny […]