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.

Van Jones to Interview Trump Supporters on CNN

 

Tonight at 9pn ET, CNN will present my friend and sparring partner Van Jones in a special titled: “The Messy Truth.” The CNN press release is below. But a word here. I’ve seen some of the footage from the taped sections of the show. Van the staunch progressive sits down with an Ohio family of […]

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Jennifer Palmieri and the Party of Race

 

It was the traditional Kennedy School after-the-election sit down for the leaders of that cycle’s presidential campaigns. This time, of course, that meant a conversation between the leaders of the Trump and Clinton campaigns. By multiple media accounts it did not go well. Here is a sample of the back-and-forth between Hillary Clinton’s communications director […]

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A Challenge for the Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty: What Lies?

 

So in this Mediaite account of the dust up between Trump and Clinton aides at Harvard’s Kennedy School, there is this from the Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty to CNN president Jeff Zucker. It reads: At one point The Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty got in on it, asking about why CNN hired and promoted “nutjob” Trump supporters. “At […]

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David Urban: The Next RNC Chair?

 

The CNN story has it right. The headline: Pennsylvania political operative to be considered as RNC chair, sources say The story by ace reporters Dana Bash, Mark Preston, and Daniella Diaz says, in part, this: Washington (CNN) — President-elect Donald Trump is considering Pennsylvania political operative Dave Urban as the next chair of the Republican […]

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The Importance of Jared Kushner

 

So as America heads into the Thanksgiving holidays, the Washington and political/media Establishment still agog at the election of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president, various knickers are in knots because of news reports that the President-elect is considering making his son-in-law Jared Kushner a member of the White House staff. Aghast, there are […]

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The General, The Trumps, and Security Clearances

 

No, having a top secret security clearance while being in a private sector business is not a conflict of interest. In fact, the idea that the Trump kids would have some sort of conflict of interest with running the private sector Trump Organization and advising their presidential Dad is just wrong — because this is […]

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Yes, Trump Can Win — Revisited

 

In the Age of Google and links there isn’t much call to rerun an old article. But there’s always an exception to the rule, and the week that Donald Trump has been elected to be the 45th President of the United States is surely that moment. Back there in the mists of time, to be […]

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Hillary’s Klan Cover-Up

 

She looked the American people straight in the television eye and lied. I know, I know, she does it all the time. But this time the lie was as bold as it was false. Appearing in Greenville, North Carolina the other day, Hillary Clinton played the Democratic Party standard — the race card. Said she: […]

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Hillary and the FBI: Who Is Surprised?

 

The Washington Post. May 27, 1994. The headline: Hillary Clinton Futures Trades Detailed The story begins as follows: Hillary Rodham Clinton was allowed to order 10 cattle futures contracts, normally a $12,000 investment, in her first commodity trade in 1978 although she had only $1,000 in her account at the time, according to trade records […]

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Newt Was Right: Megyn Kelly and Sexual Schizophrenia

 

Remember the picture? The one with Walter Cronkite, “the most trusted man in America,” as a legendary CBS anchor bare-chested and in a Speedo bathing suit, posing as his, um, bulge bulged just underneath his portly bare belly? Surely you didn’t miss NBC and later ABC anchor David Brinkley shirtless in cut-off jeans? Or Barbara Walters […]

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