conservative populists

Resetting red and blue in the Rust Belt

MJ Lee and Jeremy Moorhead, CNN

CNN spent a week visiting three Rust Belt cities: Buffalo, New York; Youngstown, Ohio; and Erie, Pennsylvania. Trump supporters expressed a raw anger at the idea that party leaders might try to deny him the nomination — a warning for establishment Republicans publicly challenging their front-runner.

Toward a Conservative Populism

Ramesh Ponnuru & Rich Lowry

The worst outcome of this political season would be for Trump to win the nomination — remolding conservatism in his image and weakening its attachment to limited government — and then lose the election. Not as bad, but still a cause for alarm, would be for Trump to lose the nomination and anti-Trump conservatives to breathe a sigh of relief and carry on as though nothing had happened.

Sen. Jeff Sessions Files Amendments, Issues ‘Critical Alert’ On TPP Effects On U.S. Sovereignty

The Congressional Research Service confirms a global trade pact will supersede U.S. law, surrendering American sovereignty and subjecting the United States to international tribunals dominated by our political and economic competitors. We urge CHQ readers to call their Senators and Representative (the Capitol Switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) to demand they vote “NO” on TPA and “NO” on the Trans Pacific Partnership unless and until their provisions guarantee there is no surrender of American sovereignty, the deal is made public and disinterested studies of the economic benefits to American workers and quality of life are conducted.