The president's trump card for spending restraint

Politics / Lawrence Kudlow /

Editor's Note: Lawrence Kudlow will not be writing his syndicated column while he is working for the Trump administration. The following column is by Stephen Moore and James Carter.

The White House is seriously considering a strategy to cancel tens of billions of dollars of wasteful spending in the $1.3 trillion budget signed by ...Read more

Tariffs are taxes

Politics / Lawrence Kudlow /

One of the ironies of trade protectionism is that, with tariffs and import quotas, we do to ourselves in times of peace what foreign nations do to us with blockades to keep imports from entering our country in times of war.

Or consider that we impose sanctions on U.S. enemies such as North Korea, Russia and Iran because we want them to feel the...Read more

Trump needs a return to King Dollar

Politics / Lawrence Kudlow /

The Trump administration and the Republicans in Congress have passed one of the best pro-growth tax bills ever. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ranks in the all-time hall of fame along with former President Reagan's 1981 and 1986 tax acts, and former President Kennedy's posthumous tax cuts in 1964. The announcements by Apple, FedEx, AT&T, Fiat ...Read more

'America First' triumphs in Davos

Politics / Lawrence Kudlow /

"America is open for business, and we are competitive once again." That was just one of the key lines in President Trump's highly successful speech in Davos, Switzerland, last week.

Of course, in going to Davos, Trump entered the lion's den. A year ago such a visit would have been a poor idea. Back then, elitist heads of state, European Union ...Read more


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