Arthur Laffer

Paul Ryan And Mitch McConnell’s Do Nothing Congress

A close look reveals that the last two months have not been characterized so much by what has happened but by what has not. It is time Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell got something remotely resembling President Trump’s legislative agenda moving.

Lesson for Scott Walker: If You Want The Focus On Your Policies Don’t Invite Rudy To Your Speech

Can Scott Walker beat Jeb Bush in the primaries and win against Hillary in the fall? Our friend Larry Kudlow says it is now a matter of whether he can develop from a tough state-union buster to a national politician who can modernize Reagan's policies while maintaining the Gipper's upbeat message of optimism and growth. And it looks like last week Gov. Walker got one important lesson in that process: If you want the focus to be on you and your policies, don’t invite Rudy to your speech.