Podcast: The Week in Review, Plus Charles Krauthammer’s Place in History

On today’s edition of The Daily Signal podcast, Rob Bluey and Ginny Montalbano welcome Reaching America President Derrick Hollie to talk about his organization’s innovative solutions for African-Americans. Hollie discusses his commitment to finding solutions on issues ranging from energy poverty to occupational licensing. And he shares his thoughts on President Donald Trump’s ongoing feud with […]

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As a Tax Accountant, I Can Tell You Tax Reform Is Helping Small Businesses

As we enter the summer, Republicans and Democrats continue to debate the merits of the tax cuts. Lost in this partisan bickering is the genuine and long-overdue relief the tax cuts offer small businesses. Sadly, the media reporting on small business tax cuts has been heavily politicized, complicating rather than clarifying the issue. Even The New […]

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Trump Orders Fix to Family Separation on Border, Calls for ‘Comprehensive’ Immigration Solution

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to halt separating families that illegally cross the border, but also said he wants to sign a “comprehensive” immigration bill from Congress. “You may be able to do for immigration what Nixon did for China and Reagan did for the Soviet Union,” @SenAlexander says. In signing the […]

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Exclusive Interview: Mercedes Schlapp on Trump’s Expectations and ‘Fighting’ Media Bias

Mercedes Schlapp, assistant to the president and senior adviser for strategic communications at the White House, spoke exclusively to The Daily Signal’s Ginny Montalbano on Friday during the Young Women’s Leadership Summit organized by Turning Point USA in Dallas. Schlapp described the Trump administration’s successes, what the president expects from his team, and how the media […]

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Leftist Ideas That Keep Black People Down

For several decades, a few black scholars have been suggesting that the vision held by many black Americans is entirely wrong. Shelby Steele, a scholar at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, said: “Instead of admitting that racism has declined, we [blacks] argue all the harder that it is still alive and more insidious than ever. We […]

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Trump Administration Action Could Lower Health Care Costs, Expand Coverage for Small Business Employees

A new Labor Department regulation finalized Tuesday—which will make it easier for small businesses to pool resources to negotiate with large employers—will expand health care coverage for 4 million Americans by 2023, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Out of that 4 million—who were previously required to buy on the individual market through Obamacare […]

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Fact Checking 4 Claims About Detaining Children at the Border

The Trump administration is taking heat from Democrats and Republicans for separating parents and children after they illegally crossed the southern border. Over the six weeks from April 19 through May 31, federal officials separated about 2,000 children from their families at the U.S.-Mexican border, the Associated Press reported last week. President Donald Trump blamed […]

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