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The first 100 days of the Trump administration have been filled with a whirlwind of new policies and challenges to Washington orthodoxies, and the country is sharply divided. But if we are open to it, we might find that there are reasonable arguments being made by both sides on many issues. And those conversations can start by considering: President Trump’s “America First” policy, and what it means to different people; the administration’s impact on the health of the stock market and our economy; the team that the president has assembled; and whether it’s the media, or the president, that’s under attack. In one night we will ask five debaters, from across the political spectrum, for their views on four key issues under the new Trump presidency.

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For:

Jamelle Bouie

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Jamelle Bouie
  • Columnist, New York Times 
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If Donald Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” feels like a con, that’s because it is.

Monday, January 9, 2017
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If the question is a commitment to civil rights, Jeff Sessions falls far short.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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His total lack of expertise about the issues HUD confronts was on full display at Thursday’s confirmation hearing.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
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As for Bannon, he’s not just an informal spokesperson for President Trump; he is the president’s chief ideologist, and along with Sessions and Stephen Miller, has had a huge hand in crafting the administration’s agenda.

Monday, February 6, 2017
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It’s the antimatter Cabinet—an ungovernment brought forth by reactionary hostility to the idea of the public, a throwback to the industrial oligarchy that eventually brought American democracy to its knees.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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Both job and stock-market growth have been on upward trajectories for the last year, and manufacturing decisions from automakers and other firms reflect long-standing plans. Trump is taking credit for events and trends that precede him and his election.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Even if you agree with his decision to attack Syrian government assets, there’s still no evidence that his temperament has changed, or that he’s gained any wisdom or insight.

Friday, April 7, 2017
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“The most effective third-party presidential candidates were polarizers, not centrists.”

Thursday, January 31, 2019
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"No matter what Trump thinks, the president does not embody the will of the people."
 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

"The idea that proponents of greater electoral equity have to quiet down because we live in a ‘republic’ is absurd."
 

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Jamelle Bouie, columnist for The New York Times, discusses the very latest in national politics including how the Electoral College may impact the 2020 presidential election and why it may be time to leave the political practice in the past.
 

Monday, March 4, 2019
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"Amy Walter is joined by The New York Times columnist and CBS News political analyst Jamelle Bouie who wants to abolish the electoral college and Lina Newton, Associate Professor of Political Science, at Hunter College who thinks it’s all a bit more complicated."
 

Sunday, March 31, 2019
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"Our governing document shows this sensitivity in its structure, which diffuses powers across multiple institutions, creates opportunities for representation at each level of government, and attempts to stymie passionate majorities in favor of deliberative ones. But Madison wasn’t a minoritarian; he believed majorities, properly structured around consensus, had the right to govern."

Sunday, October 14, 2018
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"Whatever its potential merits, it is a plainly undemocratic institution. It undermines the principle of “one person, one vote,” affirmed in 1964 by the Supreme Court in Reynolds v. Sims — a key part of the civil and voting rights revolution of that decade. It produces recurring political crises. And it threatens to delegitimize the entire political system by creating larger and larger splits between who wins the public and who wins the states."

Thursday, March 21, 2019

"It has not stood the test of time."
 

Thursday, February 28, 2019

If the question is a commitment to civil rights, Jeff Sessions falls far short.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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Ian Bremmer

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Ian Bremmer
  • Founder and President, Eurasia Group
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This in no way is going to help to resolve the most challenging war in the Middle East today.

Friday, April 7, 2017
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“If you want to be sure the near-term pain a trade battle would impose on U.S. workers will prove worthwhile in the long run, you'd better have allies—both political and military,” writes Ian Bremmer.

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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"Last October, China's President Xi Jinping delivered the most consequential speech since Mikhail Gorbachev stepped before cameras to formally dissolve the Soviet Union. Addressing the Communist Party's 19th Party Congress, Xi made clear that China is ready to claim its share of global leadership. The implications of this step are global."

Saturday, January 6, 2018
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An interview between Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Ian Bremmer.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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"There are many ways a government can assert its interests on the international stage. Some use military muscle. Others use subversion or bluster. In Asia, Africa, Latin America and even in Europe, China is using investment to get what it wants from countries and governments in need."

Thursday, September 7, 2017
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"China continues to take a long-term, government-led and -funded approach to global trade and investment, noted Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer, one of the world’s foremost political scientists, in a keynote conversation with Oracle CEO Mark Hurd."

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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"'Increasingly the foreign policy establishment in the United States... does believe that China is a strategic competitor of the United States; that's in the national security doctrine but is also a feeling that is much broader,' says Dr Ian Bremmer, author of nine books, and founder and president of global political risk research and consultancy Eurasia Group, and GZero Media."

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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"Every year, Eurasia Group puts out a list of top geopolitical risks. In 2019, China looms large in many of them."

Friday, January 11, 2019
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"Apple is really good at high-end consumer products that have secure data. Why would China want you to have that?" Bremmer asked. "That's completely opposed to the Chinese model."

Thursday, February 7, 2019
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"In China, by contrast, 280 million people watched AlphaGo win. There, what really mattered was that a machine owned by a California company, Alphabet, the parent of Google, had conquered a game invented more than 2,500 years ago in Asia."

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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"But the most important stop will be in Beijing, where Trump will meet President Xi Jinping for the first time since the Chinese leader heralded a “new era” in global politics at his pivotal party congress in October. Trump will try to project strength while calling for closer cooperation on North Korea and on resolving trade disputes. But he arrives at a moment when China, not the U.S., is the single most powerful actor in the global economy."

Thursday, November 2, 2017
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"Ian Bremmer of Eurasia Group discusses the trade war between the United States and China."

Friday, July 6, 2018
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"Not so long ago, U.S. leaders predicted that economic development and the birth of a middle class in China would inevitably move that nation toward democracy. Instead, China’s leadership has profited from a weaker West. It has seized on opportunities created by European fragmentation and political dysfunction in Washington to offer China as an alternative model of stability and development."

Friday, June 1, 2018
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"This week marks the 40th anniversary of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping’s decision to “reform and open up” China to the rest of the world. To celebrate the occasion, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a major, 80-minute address on Dec.18 to political and business leaders in Beijing."

Thursday, December 20, 2018
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"China will expand its Belt and Road development strategy of large-scale investment in foreign countries, extending Beijing’s economic and political influence abroad as the U.S. long-term commitment to its regional allies wavers. More important, Xi will continue to protect plans that allow China to compete for access to, and development of, the emerging information and communication technologies crucial for both national security and prosperity in the 21st century."

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
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Ian Bremmer speaks with LinkedIn Editors about the future of China.

Monday, June 25, 2018
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Ian Bremmer argues, “Today, most manufacturing jobs and service sector jobs in the US that are leaving are leaving because they are getting automated.”

Friday, June 2, 2017

Ian Bremmer asks, “Why should a younger generation that faces bleaker economic prospects than their parents invest in the ‘American Dream?’ It’s hard to make the case for ‘free trade’ when trade deals combine with new technologies to kill good jobs.”
 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Ian Bremmer argues, “The dramatic rise of anti-establishment political movements has been greatly impacted by information technologies that allow individuals to understand the world through an ever-narrower lens of beliefs and facts they already agree with.”

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

“The storms creating turmoil in the US and Europe - including technological change in the workplace and a deepening sense of grievance at income inequality - are now crossing into the developing world, where governments and institutions aren't ready.”

Saturday, April 7, 2018

“The introduction of robotics and AI across the globe, even on a limited scale, will sharply reduce the low-wage advantage that helps poor countries and poor people become middle-income countries and middle-class consumers.”

Friday, April 20, 2018

Ian Bremmer argues, “The populist backlash in the U.S. and across the entirety of Europe is a backlash to globalism, and it’s only set to intensify (and expand beyond the U.S. and Europe) over the coming years, making “us vs them”—the conflict between the winners and losers in this emerging world order—a fundamental challenge to the liberal democratic model.”

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Sunday, November 4, 2012
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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Katy Waldman interviews Ian Bremmer, Slate, March 6, 2012

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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Bremmer and Musacchio debate, “This house believes that state capitalism is a viable alternative to liberal capitalism,” for the Economist.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

With Europe, China and the U.S. in crisis, the real question is which of them will stumble first.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Unrest, inflation and an aging populace stand in the way of the Middle Kingdom's touted domination.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

We are now living in a G-Zero world, one in which no single country or bloc of countries has the political and economic leverage -- or the will -- to drive a truly international agenda.

Friday, April 1, 2011
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The world's two great powers are growing dangerously hostile to one another. Could this be worse than the cold war?

Monday, March 22, 2010
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Kris Kobach

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Kris Kobach
  • Fmr. Secretary of State, Kansas
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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach comments on Trump’s first news conference.

Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talked about the Executive Order signed by President Donald Trump.

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Kris Kobach is only 50, but he’s the closest thing the fractured Republican Party has to an ideological godfather on the two most galvanizing issues in the conservative arsenal: immigration and voting rights.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
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"Kansas secretary of state explains on 'Fox & Friends'"

Friday, May 12, 2017
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"Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach tells Tammy Bruce on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' that the vast majority of these asylum-seekers would have their claims rejected."

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
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"Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, has said Trump’s last-minute endorsement of him in the Aug. 7 Republican primary for governor played a key role in his victory. Kobach beat Gov. Jeff Colyer by just 350 votes."

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
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"President’s tweet could boost challenger to the state’s GOP incumbent"

Monday, August 6, 2018
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"Mr. Kobach, a hard-line conservative on immigration policy, is involved in a private effort to raise funds for a border wall, saying it would intersect with the policy goals of the government."

Friday, January 25, 2019
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"Kansas gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach says that he is “honored” to have President Trump’s endorsement, ahead of Tuesday’s Kansas Republican gubernatorial primary."

Monday, August 6, 2018
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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach weighs in on President Trump’s travel ban and refugee plan.

Monday, January 30, 2017

KCMO Talk Radio 710

Wednesday, December 31, 1969
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Kris W. Kobach March 25, 2011

Friday, March 25, 2011
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Kris W. Kobach, Wichita Eagle February 22, 2011

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
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Kris W. Kobach, National Review June 7, 2010

Monday, June 7, 2010

Tony Dokoupil, Newsweek January 30, 2011

Sunday, January 30, 2011
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Monday, May 10, 2010

Kris Kobach, New York Post July 12, 2010

Monday, July 12, 2010

Kris W. Kobach, Washington Times April 28, 2010

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
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Julia Preston, New York Times July 21, 2009

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Against:

Rich Lowry

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Rich Lowry
  • Editor, National Review
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The president has seen the enemy, and it is the refusal to accept more Syrian refugees.

Friday, November 20, 2015
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If they genuinely want to be public-spirited checks on Trump, they shouldn’t be more bitterly adversarial, but more responsible and fair.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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On Steve Bannon’s appointment to the National Security Council.

Monday, February 6, 2017
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The intense union opposition to her should redound to her credit.

Monday, January 30, 2017
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He is hugely impressive–brilliant, independent-minded, brave, and a natural leader.

Monday, February 20, 2017
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All of us should agree that Trump pulling a semi-Schwarzenegger and giving the non-ideological New Yorkers the upper hand would be an enormous problem.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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In the course of a couple of tweets, Donald Trump may have ended the image of the GOP as the party of corporate America.

Friday, December 9, 2016
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I’m not a fan of pinprick military strikes, but I welcome what appears to be the Trump administration’s more clear-eyed view of Russia and the nature of the Syrian conflict.

Friday, April 7, 2017
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"Trump’s dominance of the party begins with his lockdown support of the right, forcing any primary challenger to the left. This isn’t fertile territory. Self-identified moderates and liberals are only a fraction of the party, and it is grass-roots conservative activists who have fueled the most potent Republican primary challenges (Ronald Reagan in 1976, Pat Buchanan in 1992)."

Friday, March 1, 2019
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Amid the barstool bombast about deporting all illegal immigrants already, here is the core of a program that is more sensible than the “comprehensive” solution offered by the political establishment.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Marco Rubio has a dubious distinction among the top-tier Republican presidential candidates: He’s the only one who crafted and passed through the Senate a so-called comprehensive immigration reform that is anathema to the right.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Trump believes in immigration laws and the country’s elite really doesn’t.

Friday, September 2, 2016
Against:

Jennifer Rubin

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Jennifer Rubin
  • Author, The Washington Post’s “Right Turn” Blog
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The problem is this is not a normal presidency nor a president-elect whose views and judgment deserve deference. Unfortunately, the “give him a chance” sentiment readily transforms into an all-purpose rationale for turning a blind eye to early outrages and, on the right, for remarkable hypocrisy.

Friday, October 21, 2016
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Trump should remember that America First means something and isn’t an empty slogan for him to drape whatever policy he chooses to embark on.

Saturday, April 8, 2017
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We can’t turn back the clock, pull up the drawbridge and tell the world to get lost without severely damaging our economy.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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One is struck by how little the Trump team seems to know about the operation of the U.S. economy.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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One cringes to hear the president use the phrase of the Charles Lindbergh, fascist-sympathizing set of the 1930s. He puts forth a demonstrably false narrative that we benefited other countries at the expense of our own.

Friday, January 20, 2017
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Perhaps it took Trump to discredit the whole grab bag of ideas and remind us that putting “America first” means maintaining leadership in the world, keeping markets open and staying true to our values.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
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President Trump — who ran a presidential campaign excoriating interventionism, ridiculed the idea of action in Syria, voiced confidence we could leave Bashar al-Assad in place and reintroduced the noxious 1930s “America First” rhetoric — when confronted with the real world threw away all that refuse and launched a retaliatory missile strike on the airfield from which planes carrying sarin gas took off earlier in the week.

Friday, April 7, 2017
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With a strong, internationalist approach grounded in U.S. values — not a mean-spirited, peevish “America First” stance — Trump can make our national security policy great again.

Sunday, April 9, 2017
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Unless Trump is bent on doubling down on a failed policy, he had better come up with something more coherent than what he has.

Monday, April 10, 2017
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The voters have been done wrong, the theory goes, so they really cannot be blamed for embracing a raving lunatic for president of the United States. Really? Frankly, none of this rings all that true.

Friday, July 31, 2015

At some point, one hopes that before it really is too late, GOP voters will come to their senses and reconsider entrusting vast power to a know-nothing bully.  

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

It is a shame neither Republican nor Democrats treat voters like adults who can be persuaded by reasonable arguments and easily verifiable facts.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The spectacle at Donald Trump's presidential convention -- the crude calls to lock up his political opponent, the fear-mongering, the blatant lies, the made-up statistics on immigration, the utter lack of intellectual content and the absence of a positive vision -- was in many ways representative of the GOP in the era of Trump.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Fear of the fringe can become a self-fulfilling prophesy, as we saw in the GOP presidential primary.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Trump’s loss and the humiliation of the GOP will rest squarely on the shoulders of Trump, right-wing media shills, the soulless RNC chairman, elected Republicans too spineless to oppose him and, most of all, the primary voters who lifted him to the nomination.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

We are not alone in recognizing that the most rabid right-wingers have become lapdogs for the presidential candidate embracing big government, isolationism, protectionism and opposition to entitlement reform.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Debater: Jamelle Bouie

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Even if you agree with his decision to attack Syrian government assets, there’s still no evidence that his temperament has changed, or that he’s gained any wisdom or insight.

Friday, April 7, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie

“America First” has a specific history, as a nativist and isolationist slogan, popular among Americans who resisted entry into World War II and were associated with the demagoguery and anti-Semitism of Charles Lindbergh. And it’s a fitting slogan for Trump.

Friday, January 20, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie

Both job and stock-market growth have been on upward trajectories for the last year, and manufacturing decisions from automakers and other firms reflect long-standing plans. Trump is taking credit for events and trends that precede him and his election.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie

It’s the antimatter Cabinet—an ungovernment brought forth by reactionary hostility to the idea of the public, a throwback to the industrial oligarchy that eventually brought American democracy to its knees.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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Jamelle Bouie

As for Bannon, he’s not just an informal spokesperson for President Trump; he is the president’s chief ideologist, and along with Sessions and Stephen Miller, has had a huge hand in crafting the administration’s agenda.

Monday, February 6, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie

His total lack of expertise about the issues HUD confronts was on full display at Thursday’s confirmation hearing.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie

If the question is a commitment to civil rights, Jeff Sessions falls far short.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie

If Donald Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” feels like a con, that’s because it is.

Monday, January 9, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie

Debater: Ian Bremmer

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This in no way is going to help to resolve the most challenging war in the Middle East today.

Friday, April 7, 2017
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Ian Bremmer

The shift is greatest on values: independent America renounces exceptionalism, the notion that the US actively promotes democracy, civil rights, and rule of law. Trump's approach toward alliances, and multilateral institutions more broadly, is transactional.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer, founder of the risk-assessment firm Eurasia Group, explains which Trump White House controversies you should focus on--and which ones are just for show.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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Ian Bremmer

The United States is still home to the world's largest consumer market, and Donald Trump is likely to stimulate growth. But that won't solve the U.S. economy's underlying issues, and that's a problem for the entire global economy.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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Debater: Kris Kobach

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Kris Kobach is only 50, but he’s the closest thing the fractured Republican Party has to an ideological godfather on the two most galvanizing issues in the conservative arsenal: immigration and voting rights.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
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Kris Kobach

Kobach and Katyal debate whether the new executive order restricting travel from six Muslim majority countries will hold up in court.

Monday, March 6, 2017
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Kris Kobach

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talked about the Executive Order signed by President Donald Trump.

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Kris Kobach

Trump’s immigration plan will protect the wages of American workers.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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Kris Kobach

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach comments on Trump’s first news conference.

Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Kris Kobach

Debater: Rich Lowry

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I’m not a fan of pinprick military strikes, but I welcome what appears to be the Trump administration’s more clear-eyed view of Russia and the nature of the Syrian conflict.

Friday, April 7, 2017
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Rich Lowry

Conservatives should embrace a sensible and moderate form of nationalism.

Monday, February 6, 2017
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Rich Lowry

In the course of a couple of tweets, Donald Trump may have ended the image of the GOP as the party of corporate America.

Friday, December 9, 2016
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Rich Lowry

All of us should agree that Trump pulling a semi-Schwarzenegger and giving the non-ideological New Yorkers the upper hand would be an enormous problem.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Rich Lowry

He is hugely impressive–brilliant, independent-minded, brave, and a natural leader.

Monday, February 20, 2017
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Rich Lowry

The intense union opposition to her should redound to her credit.

Monday, January 30, 2017
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Rich Lowry

On Steve Bannon’s appointment to the National Security Council.

Monday, February 6, 2017
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Rich Lowry

If they genuinely want to be public-spirited checks on Trump, they shouldn’t be more bitterly adversarial, but more responsible and fair.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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Rich Lowry

Debater: Jennifer Rubin

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Unless Trump is bent on doubling down on a failed policy, he had better come up with something more coherent than what he has.

Monday, April 10, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin

With a strong, internationalist approach grounded in U.S. values — not a mean-spirited, peevish “America First” stance — Trump can make our national security policy great again.

Sunday, April 9, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin

President Trump — who ran a presidential campaign excoriating interventionism, ridiculed the idea of action in Syria, voiced confidence we could leave Bashar al-Assad in place and reintroduced the noxious 1930s “America First” rhetoric — when confronted with the real world threw away all that refuse and launched a retaliatory missile strike on the airfield from which planes carrying sarin gas took off earlier in the week.

Friday, April 7, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin

Perhaps it took Trump to discredit the whole grab bag of ideas and remind us that putting “America first” means maintaining leadership in the world, keeping markets open and staying true to our values.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin

One cringes to hear the president use the phrase of the Charles Lindbergh, fascist-sympathizing set of the 1930s. He puts forth a demonstrably false narrative that we benefited other countries at the expense of our own.

Friday, January 20, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin

One is struck by how little the Trump team seems to know about the operation of the U.S. economy.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin

We can’t turn back the clock, pull up the drawbridge and tell the world to get lost without severely damaging our economy.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin

President Trump has little relevant experience, zero curiosity in policy and a rotten temperament that suggests he is divorced from reality. His staff is a mix of ideological extremists and party hacks, none with White House experience.

Friday, March 31, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin explained why Donald Trump's cabinet picks are mostly "ignoramuses."

Sunday, December 11, 2016
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Jennifer Rubin

Ivanka Trump is not the only non-employee/employee with a questionable classification.

Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin

In sum, Trump is not convincing non-loyalists when he bashes the press.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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America First

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From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land.  From this moment on, it’s going to be America First.  Every decision on trade, on taxes, on immigration, on foreign affairs, will be made to benefit American workers and American families.

Friday, January 20, 2017
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President Donald Trump

The Trump Administration foreign policy plan is focused on American interests and American national security, including the negotiation of tougher trade deals.

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The Trump Administration is working toward energy policies that lower costs and maximize the use of American resources, with the aim to free us from dependence on foreign oil.

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The America First Committee (AFC), which was founded in 1940, opposed any U.S. involvement in World War II, and was harshly critical of the Roosevelt administration, which it accused of pressing the U.S. toward war.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Krishnadev Calamur

Trump should remember that America First means something and isn’t an empty slogan for him to drape whatever policy he chooses to embark on.

Saturday, April 8, 2017
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Jennifer Rubin

Stock Market

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Dow Jones, S&P, NASDAQ

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What’s really behind the so-called “Trump Bump”, and how much can presidents affect what happens on Wall Street?

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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Bourree Lam

Mnuchin said he "absolutely" believes the market is a good indicator of economic progress.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Jeff Cox

But my bottom line is that the high pricing of the market — and the public perception that the market is indeed highly priced — are the most important factors for the current market outlook. And those factors are negative.

Friday, March 31, 2017
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Robert Shiller

Nobody expects him to get his entire program enacted, but his economic efforts will be viewed as a success if even half is put in place and growth increases 1% with only modest inflation and a minor increase in the budget deficit,. That’s what the stock market is telling us is going to happen, and let’s hope the stock market is right.

Friday, February 24, 2017
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Byron Wien

Trump's Team

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Established in Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution, the Cabinet's role is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of each member's respective office.

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A list of appointees and nominees for top posts in the new administration.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Trump and The Press

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The danger for the established press, then, is the same danger facing other institutions in our republic: that while believing themselves to be nobly resisting Trump, they end up imitating him.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Ross Douthat

It’s impossible to track all the ways in which the media are leaning into their bias, their unnecessary hostility, and their abandonment of journalistic principles.

Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Washington Examiner is keeping a database of media misfires as they occur.

Sunday, February 19, 2017
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T. Becket Adams

“Even in normal times, even with an everyday president, it’s an extraordinary challenge to try to keep on top of so many issues and to try to understand the nuances and complexities of all these different things going on at once,” the Times’s Baker says. “And this is not a normal circumstance.”

Thursday, January 19, 2017
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David Uberti and Pete Vernon

President Donald Trump’s war on the news media violates the spirit of the free press.

Monday, February 27, 2017
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Noah Feldman

Media Matters is tracking the Trump administration’s “unprecedented war on the press.”

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Media Matters Staff