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Pat Buchanan

Should U.S.-Saudi Alliance Be Saved?

Pat Buchanan, Over the weekend Donald Trump warned of “severe punishment” if an investigation concludes that a Saudi hit team murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Riyadh then counter-threatened, reminding us that, as the world’s largest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia “plays an impactful and active role in the global

Pat Buchanan: It’s Trump’s Party, Now

Before the largest audience of his political career, save perhaps his inaugural, Donald Trump delivered the speech of his life.        And though Tuesday’s address may be called moderate, even inclusive, Trump’s total mastery of his party was on full display.        Congressional Republicans who once professed “free-trade” as dogmatic truth rose again and again to cheer economic nationalism.       

Pat Buchanan: Is a Trump-Putin Detente Dead?

Pat Buchanan, Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging power of American nationalism at home, and of ethnonationalism in Europe. And he embraced Brexit. While our bipartisan establishment worships diversity, Trump saw Middle America recoiling from the demographic

Pat Buchanan: Is the Left Playing with Fire Again?

Pat Buchanan, To those who lived through that era that tore us apart in the ’60s and ’70s, it is starting to look like “deja vu all over again.”        And as Adlai Stevenson, Bobby Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey did then, Democrats today like Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are pandering to the

Buchanan: President cannot accept judicial power grab or rely on ‘cowardly’ Congress

Jim Stinson, Pat Buchanan to Trump: ‘Defy’ Ruling on Executive Orders. Longtime conservative pundit Pat Buchanan said Friday that President Donald Trump should take the suspension of his executive orders on immigration directly to the Supreme Court. Speaking on “The Laura Ingraham Show” Friday morning, Buchanan, the one-time communications director for former President Reagan, said Trump must

Pat Buchanan: Trump Must Break Judicial Power

“Disheartening and demoralizing,” wailed Judge Neil Gorsuch of President Trump’s comments about the judges seeking to overturn his 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. from the Greater Middle East war zones. What a wimp. Did our future justice break down crying like Sen. Chuck Schumer? Sorry, this is not Antonin Scalia. And just what

Pat Buchanan: The Coming Clash With Iran

Pat Buchanan, When Gen. Michael Flynn marched into the White House Briefing Room to declare that “we are officially putting Iran on notice,” he drew a red line for President Trump. In tweeting the threat, Trump agreed.        His credibility is now on the line.        And what triggered this virtual ultimatum?        Iran-backed Houthi rebels, said Flynn,