Stephen Moore, Last summer, at the first meeting of the Trump Leadership Council — an advisory group consisting of top CEOs from major companies — Donald Trump asked business leaders what their biggest problems were. I expected the answer to be America’s anti-growth tax system. Almost all the CEOs did list the federal tax code
AP, He was a first-term senator-turned-president, a former law professor with little experience in economics or management. When he entered the White House he had one essential task: piece together the shards of a shattered U.S. economy. It wasn’t smooth and it wasn’t fast. But President Barack Obama will leave behind, by most measures, an
Stephen Moore, Back in early 2015, oil and gas company ConocoPhillips requested a permit from the Obama administration to launch an oil-drilling project in Alaska. The energy project, called the Greater Mooses Tooth development, is located within the National Petroleum Reserve and would create thousands of jobs in an economically depressed area of the state.
Election year politics generates much rhetoric and confusion. And the media often adds its spin. But, fortunately, there are some books around that deal with reality and can cut through the nonsense. Most of these books were not written during this election year, but what they presented can be very eye-opening on the issues raised
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
Stephen Moore, Hillary Clinton took another sniper shot at Donald Trump’s tax reform plan last week by calling it “a tax cut for billionaires” like him. She even argued that Trump “spends” trillions of dollars on the tax cuts. Question: How do you spend money on a tax cut? “Tax cuts for the rich” is
Republican Donald Trump would consider changes to Social Security and Medicare if he is elected U.S. president, a top adviser to the New York businessman said on Wednesday, signaling a shift from Trump’s earlier stance that he would not touch so-called entitlement programs. Policy adviser Sam Clovis said at a Washington conference that Trump would
John Hawkins, One of the weirdest accusations that liberals have made in the last few years is that there’s a conservative “war on women.” So apparently, women like Condi Rice, Laura Ingraham, Michelle Malkin, Dana Loesch, S.E. Cupp and Nikki Haley are making war on themselves. Who knew? If anybody is “waging a war on