Blame Hamas, Not Ivanka Trump

Perhaps because they never were on board with President Donald Trump’s promise to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, some have unfairly targeted Ivanka Trump in the aftermath of the embassy opening. There has been an outrageous effort to both implicitly and explicitly connect Ivanka’s presence in Jerusalem at the embassy opening […]

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Congress Is Right to Consider Prison Reform

A prison reform bill being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives embodies good policy for American taxpayers, families, and communities. The House Judiciary Committee voted 25-5  last week to pass the FIRST STEP Act of 2018 (H.R. 5682) out of committee, sending it on to consideration on the House floor. With the introduction of […]

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The Left-Wing Plot to Repeal the Trump Tax Cuts

Former RATE Coalition co-chairman Jim Pinkerton spoke to The Daily Signal’s Rob Bluey and Ginny Montalbano about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, current economic conditions, and left-wing efforts to repeal the tax cuts. Pinkerton is a former Reagan and Bush White House official. An edited transcript of his interview is below. Bluey: We’re here talk about tax cuts, […]

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The Obama Legacy Deserves to Be Destroyed

It’s strange that a president who had such a transformative effect on our national discourse will leave such a negligible policy legacy. But Barack Obama, whose imperial term changed the way Americans interact and in some ways paved the way for the Trump presidency, is now watching his much-celebrated and mythologized two-term legacy be systematically […]

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GOP Lawmakers Use Rare Procedural Tactic in Attempt to Vote on Amnesty Bill

A group of centrist Republicans in the U.S. House is trying to force a vote on an immigration bill to protect so-called “Dreamers” from deportation, much to the displeasure of conservatives and House GOP leadership. Using a procedural tactic know as a discharge petition, Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., joined 17 other Republicans and one Democrat […]

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