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Pompeo: On World Stage, Trump Has Achieved What Critics Said He Never Could

February 29, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touted the Trump administration’s strong defense of religious liberty around the world Friday, while saying the president defies critics with achievements over “foreign policy built on fantasy.” Pompeo, speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, said religious freedom is among American values promoted abroad by President […]

Trump Begins Counterattack On Sanctuary Cities

February 17, 2020 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky and Lora Ries ~ With the recent federal lawsuits filed against California, New Jersey, and King County, Washington, the Trump administration has finally launched a fierce counterattack against the sanctuary movement. States and local jurisdictions that provide a safe haven for dangerous criminal aliens and obstruct federal immigration enforcement are on notice. Until […]

‘This Is The Liberal Establishment’: As Homelessness Rises In Major Cities, Trump Speaks Out

July 3, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump says he is working on a plan to address a spike in homelessness in the United States, particularly in several California cities. During a Fox News Channel interview that aired Monday night, host Tucker Carlson asked the president about homelessness in major urban centers. “It’s disgraceful. I’m going […]

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 […]

There’s No Need To Subsidize American Uranium

June 19, 2019 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ There is no compelling evidence that uranium imports present a threat to America’s national security interests. But President Donald Trump is expected to weigh in on a petition between now and mid-July brought by two uranium mining companies that have tried to build that case. If their lobbying efforts are successful, […]

Common Sense Finally Coming To EPA With Cost-Benefit Analysis

June 15, 2019 by

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By Daren Bakst ~ Shouldn’t Environmental Protection Agency regulations do more good than harm? The agency hasn’t always thought so. In 2012, under President Barack Obama, the EPA finalized a rule to reduce emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants. In doing so, the agency decided that it […]

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 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 […]

Keep The Faith

December 5, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ And here we are, a year later, with the American Embassy in Jerusalem and David Friedman, a Zionist Jew serving as American Ambassador. It just shows that sometimes you’ve got to have faith that things will work out. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Unplug Electric Vehicle Subsidies And Let Consumers Decide

December 4, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Frustrated with General Motors Co.’s recent announcement of plant closures and layoffs, President Donald Trump said the administration is now looking at cutting at subsidies to the automaker, including for electric vehicles. Good. Families should be empowered to purchase the car they want without nudging from Washington and the financial help […]

Low Unemployment Rate Proves Pro-Growth Policies Work

May 13, 2018 by

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By Timothy Doescher ~ The very positive April jobs report supports the idea that pro-growth policies are the best way to create more jobs, and attract more people into the workforce to fill them. In April, the U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs (slightly lower than experts’ predictions) and the unemployment rate reached its lowest level in […]

Nancy Pelosi, Other Liberals Condemn Return Of Citizenship Question To Census

March 28, 2018 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ A question on citizenship will be reinstated to the census in 2020, the Commerce Department announced. “The citizenship question will be the same as the one that is asked on the yearly American Community Survey, ACS,” the Commerce Department said Monday in a press release. “Citizenship questions have also been […]

Daily Signal Exclusive: Mercedes Schlapp On What The Media Doesn’t Tell You About Trump

March 23, 2018 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ Mercedes Schlapp, the White House director of strategic communications, speaks to The Daily Signal’s Rob Bluey about the media’s coverage of President Donald Trump and the administration’s top priorities in 2018. Schlapp attended the White House’s Generation Next event with millennials Thursday. An edited transcript of her Daily Signal interview is […]

White House Releases New Details On School Safety Agenda

March 13, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump will push states to make it easier to seize weapons from people a court finds dangerous, hold federal agencies more accountable for background checks, and promote arming teachers. The White House’s formal release of a school safety agenda is an early step, as the president is also naming […]

This Bill Won’t Help Coal Communities, But Rolling Back Regulations Will

March 2, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Congress is getting ready to load up a “Christmas tree bill” through a massive omnibus spending package. One potential ornament for the tree is legislation with the appealing name of the RECLAIM Act, which stands for a real mouthful: the Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and […]

US Trading Partners Calling Foul On Trump’s Tariffs

February 16, 2018 by

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By Tori Whiting ~ Since President Trump imposed tariffs last month of up to 50 percent on washers and solar products, five of America’s trading partners have filed requests for consultation with the World Trade Organization. South Korea, the first country to cry foul, filed consultation requests for the washer and solar tariffs on Jan. […]

8 Examples Of Lower Power Bills Because Of Tax Cuts

February 7, 2018 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Power companies and the states where they do business say consumers will see lower utility rates due to the tax law from congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump that went into effect Jan. 1. The Republican tax law reduced the federal corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. […]

Preparing For Great Power Conflict

February 6, 2018 by

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By William R. Hawkins ~ One of the great lessons of history is that all post-war eras become interwar periods as world affairs continue to cycle through their familiar patterns of conflict. Terrorist groups are growing into armies with territorial ambitions. Those insurgents backed by established powers have the advantage as the scale of warfare […]

Trump Is Repealing Obama’s Harmful Water Rule. Why Efforts To Stop Him Are Misguided.

February 3, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In 2015, the Obama administration finalized its infamous “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule—also known as the Clean Water Rule—that sought to regulate almost every type of water imaginable under the Clean Water Act. To its credit, the Trump administration is taking action to get rid of this rule by […]

Did Trump Really Beat ISIS? Here Are The Facts.

February 1, 2018 by

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By Robin Simcox ~ “We’re gonna beat ISIS very, very quickly, folks. It’s gonna be fast. I have a great plan. It’s going to be great. They ask, ‘What is it?’ Well, I’d rather not say.” Donald Trump made this pledge to supporters in Connecticut in April 2016. At the time, it seemed unlikely he would ever […]

The 5 Key Points Trump Will Talk About In First State Of The Union

January 29, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump hopes to strike a “bipartisan” and “forward-looking” tone when pushing a theme of “Building a Safe, Strong and Proud America,” for his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, a senior administration official said. The speech will focus on five key issues: seeking to reach an immigration […]

How The Trump Administration Is Taking Serious Action To Protect Life, Conscience

January 27, 2018 by

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By Melanie Israel ~ The Department of Health and Human Services made news last week when its Office for Civil Rights announced the creation of a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division dedicated to protecting our first freedom. The very next day, the department unveiled a proposed regulation to robustly enforce federal conscience statutes, and […]

Trump’s First Year Has Been A Success, Not The Disaster Many Predicted

January 12, 2018 by

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By Herbert London ~ As President Trump’s first year in office comes to a close, media hysteria about the grave harm he will cause to the nation and the world continues unabated – even though predictions of disaster he would supposedly cause in the past year never came to pass. Since Donald Trump’s upset election […]