Tag:President Trump

  • Budd campaign touts polling benefits from Trump endorsement

    U.S. Rep. Ted Budd’s campaign team is highlighting new polling data showing the impact of former President Donald Trump’s endorsement in North Carolina’s 2022 U.S. Senate race. “The Ted Budd for US Senate campaign today released survey results that reveal Ted Budd sees a 45-point net positive swing and surges…

  • Walker criticizes Meadows over Trump endorsement

    Former U.S. Rep. Mark Walker on Wednesday pointed to former 11th District congressman and former President Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows for the surprise endorsement of Rep. Ted Budd of North Carolina for U.S. Senate. Walker says the endorsement “hijacked” the Republican State Convention. Walker and former Gov. Pat…

  • The great debate: To wear or not to wear? 

    It’s trite to say the country is divided. It’s a presidential election year and the racially charged protests over police conduct ended whatever fleeting moment of national unity there was in the age of coronavirus. Splits along racial, generational, and ideological lines run deep, and much ink…

  • Trump administration spearheads health care reform

    As we near the end of President Trump’s third year in office, it’s worth looking back at some of the health care policies enacted by this administration so far. Given that next year is an election year, it’s a safe bet that leaders from both parties…

  • ‘Politainment’ in the era of Trump 

    Republicans are in a strong position. The party has the White House and Senate, and a majority on the Supreme Court. No sitting president has been denied a second term for more than 30 years. Despite a recent cool down, the economy is humming. Polls…

  • Flag burning and free speech: A question of who owns the flag

    To agree with others is not a problem in any society; it is the right to disagree that is crucial. It is the institution of private property that protects and implements the right to disagree. —Ayn Rand, “What is Capitalism?” During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump tweeted that he believed…