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US and Russian relations

US and Russian relations

February 23, 2017

What to make of US-Russian relations? Michael McFaul, the Hoover Institution’s Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow and US ambassador to Moscow from 2012-2014, deciphers the riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma, that is the coming diplomacy between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.

The Art of Presidential Transitions
Tax Reform during the forty-fifth Presidency

Tax Reform during the forty-fifth Presidency

February 9, 2017

President Trump has indicated that a “phenomenal” tax reform will materialize in two to three weeks. John Cochrane, Hoover senior fellow and author of the Grumpy Economist blog, walks us through the intricacies of what may evolve and why a carbon tax espoused by Hoover’s George Shultz makes economic sense.

Trump’s First Two Weeks

Trump’s First Two Weeks

February 2, 2017

Only two weeks into the job, President Trump hasn’t lacked for action – or drama. That includes executive orders, meetings with foreign leaders, a Supreme Court pick and an open question as to implementing an ambitious agenda. Hoover polling experts explain how the busy pace has affected Trump’s approval numbers and what that bodes for his presidency moving forward.