First, a programming alert: I will be on C-SPAN's Washington Journal tomorrow (Saturday) morning starting at 8:45 a.m. EDT to talk about the Affordable Care Act and the Trump Administration’s achievements on health care.In a nice coincidence of timing, I had a commentary published today at The Hill on Health Care Reform that Works.I explained that GOP candidates … [Read more...] about Answering Challenges
While Vice President Pence clearly prevailed in Wednesday night’s debate, I, too, was disappointed that he didn’t seize the offense on health care, especially since conservative candidates around the country are getting pummeled with ads on health care and especially pre-existing conditions.The Executive Order the White House issued Sept. 24 lists dozens of major and targeted accomplishments … [Read more...] about Seize the Offense
Amid the astonishing pandemonium, disruption, and distress in our country today, some brave souls are looking beyond the political season to chart a brighter future of “unprecedented prosperity” for America. The answer lies with the states and the great American experiment with federalism. A new book has just been released by Regnery Publishing with chapters by conservative leaders providing … [Read more...] about Prosperity Ahead!
President Trump delivered his long-awaited speech on health care yesterday in Charlotte, NC, outlining both his administration’s accomplishments—an impressive list—and his plans for future actions.His America First Health Plan is organized around the theme of “Empowering Americans to choose what coverage works best for them and their families, not what bureaucrats force them into.”Many of the … [Read more...] about A Vote for Choice and Competition
Another lesson from COVID-19: Data and politics can be a dangerous brew. Take, for example, the political narrative that New York tamed the beast and Gov. Andrew Cuomo was a model of leadership—including praise that New York “got it right” and did a “laudable job ”in managing the spread of the virus. And then there are the facts, detailed in a new paper by Doug … [Read more...] about New York City, A COVID Calamity