Tag Archives: President Trump

Soleimani, Iran and the Power of Deterrence

Townhall Review – January 11, 2020

President Trump addresses the nation following the military strike that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobsen talk with Cliff May, President of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, about the reaction to the strike.

Hugh Hewitt and retired New York Times London Bureau Chief John Fisher Burns talk about the European reaction.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator Tom Cotton on Iran and Impeachment.

Hugh Hewitt and Senator John Cornyn talk about Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s delaying tactics on impeachment.

Seth Leibsohn gives his views what he calls a “vanishing frame of reference.”

Dennis Prager and Yoram Hazony, Founder and Chair of the Edmond Burke Society, talk about the Judeo-Christian roots of America.

Sebastian Gorka turns to novelist Andrew Klavan to talks about British comedian Ricky Garvais’ “blistering” of his audience of actors and film executives as he hosted the Golden Globe Awards.

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Lanhee Chen: Trump Bringing More Transparency and Accountability to Government Bureaucracies


It’s not something that gets a lot of attention from the media, but the regulatory reforms undertaken by the Trump Administration have been critical to keeping the American economy strong.  President Trump has led efforts to roll back red tape by cutting over 8 regulations for every new one that’s been put in place.  This action alone will save American households an estimated $3,100 each year.

Federal bureaucracies have too often abused their power to impose unreasonable burdens on Americans.  In 2014, for example, the EPA wanted to impose $20 million in fines on a family that built an environmentally-friendly pond for their horses.  President Trump is bringing more transparency and accountability where it’s badly needed.

Now, the Trump Administration is working with states and local governments to cut regulations and costs and harmonize regulations at different levels of government.  This will lead to even more cost savings and a stronger economy for the American people.

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A Year In Review

 

Townhall Review – December 28, 2019

Hugh Hewitt looks at the year in review and the impeachment of President Trump with Andrew McCarthy, a senior fellow at National Review Institute.

…Hugh also…

Talks with Senator Tom Cotton about the unrest in Hong Kong…

Talks with Michael Oren about the threat Iran presents to the Middle East…

Talks with Larry Arnn, President of Hillsdale College, about the recent British elections…

Talks with Bill Bennett, about China…

Talks with Nikki Haley about the United Nations…

And talks with Georgia Congressman Doug Collins about the impeachment.

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Proft: The Somber, Prayerful, Reluctant House Democrats


House Democrats were “somber,” “prayerful,” and “reluctant” about impeachment—or so they say.

But, on December 6, 2017, 58 House Democrats voted for impeachment over Trump’s criticism of NFL players who knelt during the national anthem.

And, on January 19, 2018, 66 House Democrats voted for impeachment over Trump’s use of coarse language to describe underdeveloped countries.

Then, on July 17, 2019, 95 House Democrats voted for impeachment over Trump’s insulting statements about “The Squad.”

This says nothing of Rep. Al Green’s demand Trump be impeached over his “racism” … and Rep. AOC’s contention that Trump should be impeached over the citizenship question the Department of Commerce attempted to put on the 2020 census questionnaire.

Yet, we are supposed to believe the House Democratic caucus is comprised of reasonable people who take their Constitutional oath seriously.

Democrats in the House have been thirsting for impeachment since inauguration day.

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Albert Mohler: A Partisan Impeachment

In Washington D.C., the big story last week—and continuing into this week—has been the impeachment process going on in the United States House.

The New York Times reported on how the Intelligence Committee adopted the report—and I quote—“strictly along partisan lines, hours after its release.”

Here’s what you need to know at this point. That line—“strictly along partisan lines”—indicates just how partisan this process has become, and it also points to the reason why the process is likely to get nowhere after the House of Representatives is likely to vote for the impeachment of the president—also along predictable partisan lines.

It should be considered evidence about the strength of our constitutional system that we have an impeachment process. It should also be considered as evidence of the strength of our constitutional order that no president is likely ever to be removed from office strictly along partisan lines.

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Bowyer: The Markets and the Message on Impeachment


In the midst of the push to remove Trump from office, it’s important to remember what the left said last time a President was impeached. When Clinton was under threat, the media and Democratic politicians were arguing that Republicans should back off—because impeachment was bad for the economy.

CNN and NPR—among others—blamed poor market performance on GOP efforts to remove Clinton, while Democratic members of the House denounced the disruptions to markets caused by impeachment.

Now, Democrats in politics and the media are pushing for impeachment; not a single word about economic uncertainty.

If removing the president is bad for the economy then why are markets hitting record levels? The answer is simple. Markets are shrugging all this off not because removal would be good, but because they simply don’t take it seriously. They know what this is, nothing more than political theater.

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Democrats Continue the Push for Impeachment

Townhall Review – October 26, 2019

Hugh Hewitt talks with David Drucker of the Washington Examiner about potential damage to President Trump from the impeachment inquiry.

Mark Davis talks about a jury decision to allow a 7-year-old to undergo sexual reassignment against his father’s wishes.

Political commentator Nick Adams and CNN commentator Steve Cortes talk about the increasing violence from Mexican drug cartels and the threat to our southern border.

Sebastian Gorka invites Mark Robinson to talk about his candidacy for Lt. Governor of North Carolina.

Hugh Hewitt and Bill Bennett talk about China and other weighty matters.

Seth Leibsohn talks with Michael Barone about his book, “How America’s Political Parties Change (and How They Don’t).

Hugh Hewitt and Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine Graduate School of Public Policy, talk about California electrical utilities cutting power to thousands and who is at fault.

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