by | Jun 11, 2019

“Everyone [sic] very excited about the new deal with Mexico” President Trump tweeted Saturday, following the announcement of a deal aimed at curbing immigration from Central and South America. The deal came after several days of negotiation, largely as a…

by | May 10, 2019

Trade talks between the U.S. and China have hit an impasse, but there is surprising bipartisan support for the Trump administration to stay the course on what will be a long process to resolve the full range of trade problems…

by | Dec 31, 2018

St. Louis, Missouri Are you a government-failure denier — someone who believes that the government that governs best is one that overflows with good intentions, regardless of the cost or outcome? Are you someone who thinks a lot about “market…

by | Sep 28, 2018

5G is the platform for our most groundbreaking innovations to come, offering connectivity speeds 100 times faster and five times more responsive than today’s networks. From digital health, to drones, to smart cities, U.S. leadership on the technologies that will…

by | Sep 18, 2018

This morning, President Trump tweeted “Our Steel Industry is the talk of the World. It has been given new life, and is thriving. Billions of Dollars is being spent on new plants all around the country!” As of June 1st,…

by | Aug 28, 2018

Unfortunately, it has become all too common to see politicians choosing winners and losers when advancing policy and doling out government benefits on the taxpayer dime. However, it’s unusual for the winner and loser of a particular policy to be…

by | Aug 15, 2018

From the first day Donald Trump started running for president he has raged against America’s large and persistent trade‎ deficit. His tariff policies are designed to try to reduce these trade imbalances — it is the metric he uses to…

by | Mar 28, 2018

Earlier, I wrote about how bureaucrats deciding which businesses and industries will be hit by tariffs on steel and aluminum was bad policy. Allowing the government to pick winners and losers is never good economic policy, as it replaces the…

by | Mar 28, 2018

President Trump continues to batter away at the American economy with ill-advised trade policies, threatening the jobs of 470,000 Americans who stand to become unemployed should Trump’s tariffs be implemented. The implementation of tariffs creates yet another type of crony…

by | Mar 14, 2018

President Donald Trump’s new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are facing an avalanche of false criticism. Naysayers argue tariffs will raise prices, spark a trade war, and do nothing to bolster America’s military preparedness — the official rationale for…

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