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‘Trump Factor’ Is Powering Strong Economic Gains

Trent Baker, Sunday on New York AM 970’s “The Cats Roundtable,” CNBC regular and economist Larry Kudlow credited President Donald Trump for the recent stock market gains and economic growth. “[T]he profit reports continue to exceed expectations and that’s been true for the last couple of quarters,” Kudlow told host John Catsimatidis. “I think that’s the backbone

Finding Strength in Melania Trump

Larry Kudlow,  When the now-infamous Donald Trump/Billy Bush audio feed was released, my confidence in Donald Trump all but evaporated. The so-called locker-room conversation — about kissing, groping, and fondling women — was worse than locker room. It was vile, vulgar, and inexcusable for a grown man. But it didn’t end with the audio tape.

Tax Cuts, King Dollar and Growth: From JFK to Reagan to Trump

Larry Kudlow, Fifty-four years ago, at The Economic Club of New York, President John F. Kennedy unveiled a dramatic tax cut plan to revive the long-stagnant U.S. economy. He proposed lowering marginal tax rates for all taxpayers and reducing the corporate tax. He advised lowering the top tax rate from 91 to 65 percent, and

Donald Trump and Conservative Dogma

Matthew Continetti, How conservative is Donald Trump? It’s a question that’s been asked frequently since he entered the presidential race last June, but no one seems to have agreed on an answer. Many of Trump’s primary opponents criticized him for not being a “true conservative.” Even today, his critics note, positively or negatively, his departures

Our 1 Percent Economy

Stephen Moore, Have you noticed that Hillary Clinton wants to talk about the economy about as much as she wants to talk about Monica Lewinsky or Benghazi? Here’s why: The economy is lousy. Feeble. Barack Obama’s own numbers prove it. We got revised GDP numbers from the Commerce Department on Friday and the economy is

Trump the Disrupter is a Good Thing #Trump2016

Larry Kudlow,  Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the GOP House leadership member from Washington state, finally uttered the words I’ve been waiting to hear with respect to Donald Trump’s march on the nation’s capital. In an NBC News interview with my pal Luke Russert, she said that Trump is a “disrupter,” and we have to learn that

Trump Must Prove that He Can Do the Job, Clinton is a weak candidate

Larry Kudlow, Donald Trump has swept the primaries and is now the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. His almost unbelievable primary surge — from New York to Indiana — was nothing short of breathtaking. He has confounded almost all the pundits and a majority of elected officials. Going back to last summer, it was Trump’s outsized

Wisconsin poll: Walker leads Burke 49% to 44%

Wisconsin’s GOP Gov. Scott K. Walker leads Mary Burke, his presumed Democratic challenger 49 percent to 44 percent, according to a late March Human Events/Gravis poll of 988 registered Wisconsin voters. “When looking at these data on the level of party identification, the election for governor appears to be following partisan lines with 82.5 percent