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Lessons From 2012 and 2016, And The Key To 2020

Lloyd Billingsley, “The astonishing political campaign of 2016 involved much debate about whether Donald Trump is a conservative,” writes Hillsdale College president Larry Arnn in a perceptive Imprimis essay. Trump was “not always facile with the lingo of conservatism,” Arnn explains, “yet there is a lot we can learn from him about conservatism.” For Arnn,

Losing a Presidential Bid Looks a Lot Like Getting Dumped

Gillian Brassil, Earlier this week, Hillary Clinton was spotted alone at breakfast in upstate New York, clutching her phone with two hands and gazing at its screen. Within minutes of the photo being tweeted, every armchair psychologist in the country had figured out how she was feeling (forlorn, obviously). After all, anyone who’s seen a

SAD! Romney Says He Was Honored to be Considered for Secretary of State

Frank Camp, Monday, two-time former presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, added “Secretary of State” to his list of almost-but-not-quite achievements. After multiple meetings with Romney, President-elect Donald Trump ultimately chose Exxon CEO, Rex Tillerson, to be his Secretary of State nominee. Romney posted a short message to social media Monday, saying he was “honored” to have been considered:

Romney says he has ‘increasing hope’ for Trump administration after dinner meeting

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said Tuesday that he had “increasing hope” that President-elect Donald Trump would lead America to a “better future” after the two met for dinner in Manhattan. Romney, who is rumored to be on the shortlist for the secretary of state position in Trump’s cabinet, praised the real estate mogul for

Trump Risks GOP Rift Over Romney Speculation

Jim Stinson, President-elect’s consideration of fierce critic for State Department opens fault lines among his base, inner circle. President-Elect Donald Trump’s consideration of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for secretary of state is beginning to take a toll on his transition. The attempt to heal the party by vetting, or even selecting the 2012 GOP nominee,

Trump back to business as recount distractions loom large

President-elect Donald Trump will be back in the saddle Monday in New York as he looks to decide who will fill the integral appointments in his Cabinet as concerns about a possible secretary of state choice rise and the distraction of a recount vote in Wisconsin, and possibly other key battleground states, set to press

Tulsi Gabbard Is the Best Pick for Secretary of State, Not Mitt Romney

Maxwell Anderson, “We will no longer surrender this country, or its people, to the false song of globalism,” President-Elect Donald J. Trump said in an April 27 speech on foreign policy. “I will view the world through the clear lens of American interests.” The President-Elect later pledged in a speech to the American Legion that

Apology or Not Back Stabbing Mitt Romney is Unfit to Be Trump’s Secretary of State

According to Fox News’ Ed Henry, President-elect Donald Trump may make things a little more difficult for Mitt Romney if he hopes to become our nation’s next Secretary of State. As you may recall, back on March 3rd the former Massachusetts Governor and Republican nominee for President game an impassioned anti-Trump speech to a crowd

An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump

Jack Kerwick, Dear President-Elect Trump, Congratulations, sir. You have achieved what could very well amount to one of the greatest political victories in the history of the human race. Excepting your family, some close advisers, a relatively few sympathetic commentators, and your army of Deplorables, the rest of the world attacked you with a zealotry

Romney Meets with Trump, I appreciate the chance to speak with the President-Elect

President-elect Donald Trump met Saturday with Mitt Romney to purportedly discuss the possibility of Romney becoming secretary of state. Trump and Romney, a former GOP presidential nominee, met at Trump’s golf club in Bedminster, N.J. Romney was one of Trump’s most outspoken Republican critics during the 2016 primary season. “We had a far-reaching conversation with regards

Trump relationship with Moscow ‘depends an awful lot on Russia’

President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Thursday that the U.S. government’s relationship with Moscow during Trump’s presidency “depends an awful lot on Russia.” Conway spoke with “The O’Reilly Factor” hours after President Barack Obama encouraged his successor to “stand up to Russia where they are deviating from our values and international norms,” in

GOP Elites Not Attending Convention Because Trump’s ╦ťInsurrection’ Against Romney/Ryan

Tony Lee, Conservative commentator and former GOP presidential candidate Pat Buchanan argued this weekend that GOP elites who represent the globalist wing of the party will not attend this year’s convention because Donald Trump’s insurrection against them on trade, immigration, and foreign policy has succeeded. When host Michael Smerconish mentioned on his Saturday CNN program