Jeffrey Lord

 Jeffrey Lord, a contributing editor to The American Spectator, is a former aide to Jack Kemp and Ronald Reagan. An author and CNN commentator, he writes from Pennsylvania at jlpa1@aol.com and @JeffJlpa1. His new book, What America Needs: The Case for Trump, is now out from Regnery Publishing.

Anderson Cooper and the Trump Dump Kerfuffle

 

So. In case you missed? Friday evening I was Skyping in to Anderson Cooper’s CNN show. And, hard as it may be to believe, the subject of President Trump came up. I know, I know. Crazy! The latest Trumpian news nugget being discussed was the tale that the President had, in his own inimitable style, […]

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The High-Tech Lynching of an Uppity President

 

Last night the Department of Justice — with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the lead — announced that it had appointed ex-FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to investigate the Russia mess. I hate special counsels. But I will say that unlike the earlier ones, Mueller will operate within the confines of […]

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The Sabotaging of the President

 

So. Last night the Washington Post sends the media nerve system crazy with this story: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian diplomats The story begins as follows, bold print supplied: President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former U.S. officials, who […]

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A Shout Out From the President: And My Shout Out to My CNN Colleagues Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon

 

Amazing. So the word comes that the President has given an interview to Time magazine and I may need to comment. I read the interview — found here — and lo and behold there is a reference to, well, me. As follows, with particular reference to my CNN appearances where I vigorously (I hope) and […]

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Liberal Fascism Attacks Robert Mercer’s First Amendment Rights

 

You can’t make this stuff up. Now comes the news featured in this headline from CNN (among a number of other places): Trump supporter Robert Mercer sued by employee who says he was fired for speaking out on politics Sounds bad, yes? There is yet another thug-like Trump supporter acting out in full totalitarian mode […]

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Democrats Get Their Wish: Trump Fires Comey

 

Democrats were adamant. They wanted FBI Director James Comey out. Period. Let’s name some names — and with doubtless thanks to Mr. Google more can be found. Bold print supplied for the names below. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, September 2016.  Headline in the Daily Beast: Harry Reid: Comey Should Resign In the wake of […]

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The White House Correspondents’ Association and the First Amendment

 

Editorial note: A shorter, word-length-appropriate version of this opinion column was submitted to the Washington Post. It was rejected. Every outlet always and should always have the right to accept or reject material according to their own editorial standards. Yet under the circumstances, with the subject at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner being the First […]

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Trump’s Health Care Victory: He Never Gives Up

 

The title of the book was plain: “Never Give Up: How I Turned my Biggest Challenges Into Success. The author? Donald J. Trump (with Meredith McIver). The book comes to mind as House Republicans finally got their act together and — with the President personally summoning them to the White House in Art of the Deal […]

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Sean Hannity Leads Fight Against Media Fascism

 

Sean Hannity has had enough. Good for him. The other day, after being falsely accused of sexual harassment — an accusation that was hastily withdrawn the moment Hannity announced he was hiring lawyers to defend himself from this slanderous inanity — Sean spent some time on his television show on April 26 talking about not […]

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A Challenge to Liberal Symone Sanders: Fund The King Center and Ben Carson Scholarships

 

The other day, my CNN colleague Symone Sanders and I were charged to discuss an interview in the Wall Street Journal with President Trump. The headline and sub-headline in the WSJ was this: Trump Threatens to Withhold Payments to Insurers to Press Democrats on Health Bill ‘Democrats will start calling me’ if turmoil hits insurance […]

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