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Trump rejects the Constitution that presidents swear to protect
Eli Lehrer

Donald Trump’s campaign of lies about his loss in the 2020 election took an even darker turn recently when the former president called for the “termination of all rules, regulations, and…

, Reason
Biden’s spending spree is unprecedented
Jonathan Bydlak

More than any time in recent history, the consequences of government over-spending are becoming apparent. Inflation continues to be well above the Federal Reserve’s target, and the national debt…

, R Street Institute
Radio: Ron DeSantis and Florida politics with Jonathan Bydlak and Ed Dean
Jonathan Bydlak

The R Street Institute’s Jonathan Bydlak discussed Ron DeSantis, elections and all things Florida politics on the Ed Dean Morning Show on WBOB Jacksonville.

, Politico Magazine
Opinion | Trump Is a Problem for Republicans. DeSantis May Not Be the Solution.
Jonathan Bydlak

In the wake of their disappointing midterm election results, many Republican commentators are already adopting a common refrain: The party has a Trump problem, and it’s time to move on, preferably…

Radio: Is Ron DeSantis the Future of the Republican Party?
Jonathan Bydlak

From Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson:

After a midterm shellacking… Republicans are at a crossroads, looking for someone to represent the party who will help them win in 2024. And many are…

, The Spectator World
Democrats’ last gambit: a corporate windfall tax
Jonathan Bydlak

Inflation continues to be the economic story of the day. While Democrats try to divert attention to the job market, and many Republicans seem more interested in appealing to “gut feelings” on…

RSI joins coalition in support of the DC National Guard Home Rule Act
Ryan Williamson

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Hoyer, Chairman Smith, and Chairman McGovern:

The undersigned organizations, from across the political spectrum and focusing on an array of issues, urge you to…

You can’t grow the economy by abusing government authority: Defense Production Act Edition
Philip Rossetti & Jonathan Bydlak

Not long ago, the R Street Institute (RSI) called the Biden administration’s plan to use the Defense Production Act (DPA) for energy the “Pandora’s box of bad policy.” Invoking the DPA is the…

, Orange County Register
Political fixes for baby formula shortage are thin gruel
Steven Greenhut

SACRAMENTO – In the midst of a nationwide baby formula shortage, the president has announced seemingly dramatic solutions. Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the Defense Production Act, a Korean…

, Government Executive
Two Years of COVID-19 Oversight: A Look Back
Nan Swift

From Government Executive:

“I think that these oversight bodies are probably doing the best they can under very challenging circumstances,” Nan Swift, resident fellow for the governance…

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