1 Action Lawmakers Could Take to Make Food Stamp Reform Much More Likely

Congressional Republicans could imperil both the welfare-reform and the farm-bill reform efforts by failing to learn from history and making the same unforced errors they did three years ago. Next year, Congress is set to consider a comprehensive agriculture bill (aka “farm bill”), as well as reforms to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, aka […]

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We Hear You: Tax Cuts, the GOP Establishment, the Job Outlook, and the Trump Economy

Editor’s note: Here’s another smorgasbord of emails from The Daily Signal’s audience, reflecting your thoughts on tax cuts and other matters as 2017 came to a close. Enjoy, and don’t forget to write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: The historic tax reform legislation draws a clear distinction between the governing matrixes guiding the […]

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Analysis Finds 1 Million Americans So Far Getting Pay Raise From Tax Reform

One million Americans are getting pay increases because of the tax reform package signed into law in December. “More than one million hardworking Americans have already received a ‘Trump Bonus’ or ‘Trump Pay Raise’ as a result of the historic tax reform package that President Donald J. Trump signed into law just before Christmas,” @PressSec […]

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Must-See Moments: Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ Withering Response to the Media

The Daily Signal’s Facebook Live show “Top 10” features the top news stories of the week— many of which went misreported by the mainstream media and some weren’t reported at all. This week, the media has fixated over author Michael Wolff’s new book, “Fire and Fury”—but White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders had a […]

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Why Dissolving the Election Fraud Commission Is a True Loss for the Nation

This week, the White House announced the sudden, disappointing news that the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity was being dissolved. Liberal advocacy groups, which for months have worked to obstruct the group’s efforts to examine the integrity and security of the ballot box, ecstatically declared victory. But their win is a loss for the […]

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Trump Just Cut Aid to Pakistan. Why This Long-Overdue Move Could Have a Real Impact.

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. It’s a lesson the U.S. government has learned the hard way in Pakistan. Fortunately, the Trump administration’s recent decision to suspend $255 million in aid to Islamabad serves as a welcome injection of sanity into the […]

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How Trump Administration Will Fight Voter Fraud After Shutting Down Panel

After issuing an executive order late Wednesday closing his commission to investigate voter fraud, President Donald Trump now stresses the need for more voter identification and has tasked the Department of Homeland Security with ensuring the integrity of elections. The White House so far is not saying that the president will call for a national […]

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‘Internet of Things’ Devices Have Their Security Risks. How Regulators Should Address Them.

Most Americans own some sort of “smart” device, whether it’s a smartphone, a smart thermostat, or a smart fitness tracker. These devices are benefiting Americans in countless ways, from helping them become more energy-efficient, to saving money and even tracking their health. But many of these devices can also pose a security risk to unsuspecting consumers. […]

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