The GOP learned, not just from Republican failures but from Democrat obstructionism, particularly regarding the conservative nominees of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. Trading Miers for Samuel Alito and Garland for Gorsuch looks a lot like the deals Red Auerbach once pulled on hayseed general managers throughout the NBA.
Instead of reforming a system, this bill would simply check a box. It is a bill intended to fulfill, on paper, the campaign promise of repealing and replacing Obamacare. But because it is bad policy, it is also bad politics. It won't improve much in the sector, and it will lead voters to blame Republicans instead of Democrats for all the costs and confusion of the healthcare system.
McCarthy and House Republican leaders would be making a serious mistake if they misread the results of the election. Voters wanted to “drain the swamp,” not maintain the cesspool that is the status quo in Washington. If McCarthy wants respect the results of the election, he should have the House Freedom Caucus play a prominent role in 2017 and push a pro-growth agenda.
California long ago shifted to the left demographically and economically, and there’s basically nothing the GOP can do to stop it. The state’s party has been particularly mock-worthy, with its goofy strategies, poor candidates and lack of fundraising prowess. But it doesn’t really matter at this point.
Donald Trump’s cabinet is starting to take shape and it’s already an improvement over Obama’s. Plus, If Trump is true to his word he should have no problem keeping his voters happy; Give #NeverTrump a key to the conservative door, just be ready to change the lock, and, Trump visits the White House, prepares for the next phase.
Hillary and Obama scratched their names in the book of historic losers on Tuesday night. Plus, In dealing with #NeverTrump conservatives should remember Abraham Lincoln; Pollsters rival Clinton and Democrats for title of biggest loser, and, Trump well-wishers come out of the woodworks, but what are they really after?
On Election Day, Donald Trump overcame all the odds and his establishment naysayers to pull off a victory of epic proportions. Plus, Preliminary takes on the astonishing Donald Trump election.
Presidential Horse Race 2016: Only Donald Trump has a shot at bringing the country together. Period.
There are literally thousands of reasons to vote for Donald Trump today, but here are five of the most important. Plus, Is this the last presidential election Republicans have a chance to win?; Hard as it is to believe, the election might not be over by tomorrow, and, Only Donald Trump has a shot at bringing the country together. Period.
#NeverTrump is making its closing pitch for conservatives and Republicans to stay home on Election Day. Plus, Will the electorate this year be more like 2012 or 2014?; Ben Carson touts Trump’s education plan for black communities, and, Experts admit Trump has a path to victory, but are they just covering for themselves?
Donald Trump can secure skeptical Republican voters by staying on message and continuing to serve as an alternative to the party establishment. Plus, Republican transition team readies for a post-election mission to stamp out Obama’s legacy; Clues to solving the mystery early on Election Night, and, Melania Trump can help Trump win over women voters.
Prominent #NeverTrumpers admit they voted for someone other than Trump, restarting the debate on what will happen after the election. Plus, Don’t give in to the temptation of dwelling on early voting reports; Early vote cancellation available in states crucial to Trump’s chances of success, and, Donald Trump still courting non-traditional Republican voters.
No single story or scandal is enough to bring either of the candidates down at this time, not even the reopening of the FBI investigation into Hillary’s emails. Plus, Pew poll shows most Hillary supporters don’t respect Trump voters; Trump defies conventional and consultant wisdom, campaigns all over the map, and, Trump goes all-in on making Obamacare repeal the centerpiece of his campaign.
The possibility that Huma Abedin was sharing top secret information with Islamic radicals may have triggered the FBI’s investigation into her laptop. Plus, Crooked Hillary’s Watergate-like scandal could end up being her own personal Waterloo; Polls were moving in Trump’s favor even before news of the FBI investigation came out, and, At long last, a Democrat jumps off the Hillary bandwagon.
Presidential Horse Race 2016: On Halloween, Hillary’s email skeletons are bursting out of the closet
The reopening of the FBI investigation into Hillary’s email scandal has the Democrats in a tizzy, but they have no one to blame but themselves. Plus, #NeverTrump thinks if Trump is elected, there’s always impeachment to fall back on; New Pennsylvania political ad deemed timeliest of the year, and, Evan McMullin wins prize for best Halloween costume, attacks Trump.
Donald Trump was the “outsider” the people wanted this year, a fact #NeverTrump can’t seem to comprehend. Plus, Beneath the media “sex” storm, Trump still offers real conservative ideas; Contrasting Melania Trump’s agenda with Crooked Hillary’s “bullying” nonsense, and, No matter what Hillary does, #NeverTrump would rather talk about something else.
No-name Evan McMullin is apparently challenging Trump for a win in Utah, a result that conservatives can and should work hard to prevent. Plus, Why Megyn Kelly should start wearing a “Stronger Together” campaign button; Whatever happened to Gary Johnson?, and, Trump finds a way to bypass the mainstream media on TV.
Wikileaks reveals Clinton did serious opposition research on Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio as well as Trump. Plus, Pundits battle over the meaning of the polls but the best answer is no one really knows; Despite media pessimism there are many positive signs for Trump, and, Just when you thought the Obamas were almost gone, think again.
A majority of Republican voters in a NBC/Survey Monkey poll released Tuesday says they would trust presidential nominee Donald Trump to lead the GOP over Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). The survey shows that 63 percent of Republican and Republican-leaning voters say they trust Trump more than Ryan to lead the party, while 34 percent put their trust in the Speaker.
Not only is it too early to declare Hillary Clinton the winner of the election, there will be no “negative mandate” for her. Plus, If foul language makes one unfit to serve as president, Hillary Clinton should be barred from office; No, Donald Trump is not trying to rig the election so Hillary can win, and, “Nasty” women to vote for Hillary, sensible women to choose Trump.
With two weeks to go until the election and most pundits already writing him off, Donald Trump should do something jarring to refocus the campaign on his message. Plus, Yes, #NeverTrump has suffered this election, but they’re not alone; The media downplays violence on the left to further the Democrat narrative, and, Gingrich says the polls are wrong, predicts Trump Brexit-like wave.