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How to Make the Left Embrace Trump’s 15% Corporate Tax Rate Target

Steve Sherman, In Washington, it’s time for congressional Republicans to do the limbo. Most conservatives agree that America’s out-of-control corporate tax rate needs drastic reform. Over the next few weeks, Speaker Paul Ryan and Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady must crank up the boombox and ask their GOP colleagues just how low they

The True Conservatives Hype A Trumpocalypse In A Desperate Bid For Attention

Kurt Schlichter, The latest Never Trump meme is that Donald Trump has defected to the Democrats, a notion that might charitably be labeled “wishful thinking” if it actually involved any thinking. But the “wishful” part is in full effect as this tattered remnant of worshippers at the altar of Establishment Conservatism seeks to revive their

Well-Deserved: Paul Ryan Now as Unpopular as Pelosi; McConnell Less Popular

John Nolte, To no one’s surprise, a just-released NBC News poll reveals that feckless Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has succeeded in becoming just as unpopular as his polarizing predecessor, San Francisco Democrat Nancy Pelosi. The Survey/Monkey poll shows that 30% of those surveyed view Pelosi favorably, a statistical tie with Paul Ryan’s 31%. The

Rand Paul: Senate health bill is ‘lit up like a Christmas tree’ with spending

Washington Republicans are taking no July 4 holiday on the Senate’s ObamaCare overhaul bill — with President Trump calling senators and Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul pushing a conservative alternative to the existing measure that he says is “lit up like a Christmas tree” with spending.   “I don’t think we’re getting anywhere with the

Repeal & Replace GOP Senators Who Oppose Healthcare Reform

Brian and Garrett Fahy, Senate Republicans this week skipped town without voting on the Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) because many GOP senators (Portman, Collins, Murkowski, Heller, etc.) appear to lack the political courage to repeal Obamacare.   Predictably, the blame game has started: it’s Mitch McConnell’s fault; it’s Trump’s fault; it’s

Hats off to “Iron” Betsy DeVos

Helen Raleigh,  The last couple of months haven’t been very easy on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Liberals put a target on her back from the get go. If not for VP Mike Pence casting the deciding vote at her confirmation, she wouldn’t have become the 11th and our current Secretary of Education.   Everywhere she

Shut Up and Govern

Linda Chavez, The comparisons between the investigation into Russia’s nefarious involvement in the 2016 presidential election and Watergate aren’t perfect, but there are important lessons Republicans can learn from the latter. We don’t yet know whether anyone in the Trump campaign, knowingly or unknowingly, assisted the Russians in their effort to disrupt the democratic process,

Ted Cruz shops one-and-done bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare

Susan Ferrechio, A member of the Senate Republican healthcare working group is working to build support for an alternative to the House-passed Obamacare repeal bill, one that allows for cross-state insurance purchases, and includes medical malpractice reform, health savings accounts and the expansion of association health plans. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, also wants to pass