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Davenport: Congress Needs to Step Up Its Game

tax reform, Trump Doctorine, Trump, international law, rugged individualism, economic freedom

While everyone was evaluating Donald Trump at 100 days, we also should have been grading Congress.  With significantly lower approval ratings than the president, Congress has done very little. With the same political party controlling the White House and Congress, how can that be?  The answer is that Republicans in...

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THR 5/20/17: A Media Storm of Epic Proportions

Philip Rucker of The Washington Post joins the Hugh Hewitt Show to defend the WaPo story alleging that President Trump shared classified information with the Russians. Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse also joins Hugh Hewitt to discuss the allegation that Trump asked disgraced former FBI Director James Comey to end the...

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Mark Davis: After Comey

Comey

Reactions to President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey are falling along predictable lines. There’s a strain of conservative comments that this was overdue, even though his late October re-opening of the Hillary Clinton e-mail case may have contributed to Trump’s win in November. That’s the recently expressed belief...

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THR 5/13/17: “The President Was 100% Correct” to Fire James Comey

James Kallstrom, former FBI Assistant Director, says that Trump was “100% correct” to fire James Comey on the Mike Gallagher Show. Michael Medved looks at Sally Yates’ testimony in front of a Senate committee. Secretary Tom Price joins the Mike Gallagher Show to explain the House’s healthcare bill. Dennis Prager...

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Bret Stephens on France, Climate Change, and Domestic Politics

Conservative columnist Bret Stephens was on the Hugh Hewitt Show to dissect the recent French election, discuss his move from the Wall Street Journal to the New York Times, and why it’s important for the Trump administration to fill key roles that are currently unfilled at the State Department.  

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THR 4/29/17: Trump’s First 100 Days Are an “Executive Success”

Hugh Hewitt converses with WaPo’s White House Bureau Chief Philip Rucker about Trump’s first 100 days as president. The Washington Examiner’s Byron York explains why he calls Trump’s first 100 days “an executive success” on the Mike Gallagher Show. Larry Elder looks at what could have been if Hillary Clinton...

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David Davenport: Trump’s First Hundred Days: Doing What He Promised

tax reform, Trump Doctorine, Trump, international law, rugged individualism, economic freedom

Since Franklin Roosevelt, presidents have been evaluated at the end of a hundred days.  Donald Trump drafted his own report card in a campaign speech last fall, saying what he would do in his first hundred days. And here’s the surprising thing:  he’s doing what he said. •    Appoint judges...

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Greg Thornbury: Nothing New Under The Sun

Greg Thornbury on WikiLeaks

When President Trump informed the media via Twitter that he would not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, he became the first Commander in Chief not to do so in 36 years. This followed on the heels of Mr. Trump saying that the media was the enemy of the...

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FBI Director Wants DOJ to Refute Trump Wiretap Claims

James Comey Calls For Wiretap Investigation

Comey wants the Justice Department to publicly reject Trump’s wiretap claim (NY Times).  Hugh Hewitt explains why “it’s quite possible” for Trump to be correct (Hugh Hewitt).  A former Bush attorney believes Trump is right that it happened but wrong to blame Obama (The Hill)  It wouldn’t be a complete...

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Michael Medved: Trump Turns

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

For most Americans, Presidents Day counts as a trivial holiday but this year it looks as if Donald Trump made the most of the occasion. Perhaps he saw results of new historian polls and noted that the five all-time greats shared common characteristics. Lincoln, Washington, FDR, Theodore Roosevelt and Eisenhower...

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Michael Medved: Trump’s Habit: Turning Obstacles Into Advantages

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

Even his harshest critics recognize President Trump’s habit of turning obstacles into advantages. In the primary campaign, the fact that 17 well-qualified Republicans ran against him was supposed to make his victory impossible. But it served to divide more cautious, mainstream voters while giving Trump an unbeatable edge among all...

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12 States Consider Bills Requiring People Use Bathroom of Biological Sex

correlating bathroom use to biological sex

And the Trump executive order is helping (Washington Times).  From Owen Strachan:  The decision of the Trump administration to correlate bathroom usage with one’s biological sex is not a victory for any political group. It is a victory for common sense. It is an affirmation of basic human sanity (Center for Public Theology...

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Michael Medved: False Charges of Anti-Semitism

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

The bitter divisions in American life currently stem from politics as much as from differences in race, religion or economic status. Even tightly connected subgroups endure internal conflicts over President Trump and his policies. Jewish Americans, for instance, represent less than 2 percent of the national population but that community...

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