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Venezuela On The Brink With Markos Kounalakis

Venezuela On The Brink With Markos Kounalakis

January 30, 2019

Six years ago, a US Secretary of State John Kerry declared an end to the Monroe Doctrine and US dominance of the Latin America. Hoover visiting fellow Markos Kounalakis suggests that the Trump Administration’s response to the constitutional crisis in Venezuela – economic sanctions, the outside chance of military intervention – is an indicator the doctrine is alive and kicking.

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Is It Constitutional? Featuring Richard Epstein

Is It Constitutional? Featuring Richard Epstein

January 17, 2019

Constitutional law is frequently thrown around as a justification without people fulling understanding the document. From Speaker Pelosi believing she’s President Trump’s co-equal, to air traffic controllers demanding pay and senators wanting to know more about the president’s finances, constitutional law often arises. But are any of those justifications valid? Richard Epstein, the Hoover Institution’s Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow and the voice behind “The Libertarian” podcast, examines what the Constitution does and doesn’t allow in terms of executive power and impeachment proceedings.

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The Lowdown On The Shutdown With David Brady

The Lowdown On The Shutdown With David Brady

January 15, 2019

Now in its record third week, the partial shutdown of the federal government casts a long shadow over the new Congress and the nascent Democratic presidential field. But has it affected President Trump’s popularity? David Brady, the Hoover Institution’s Davies Family Senior Fellow and a Stanford University public policy professor, reviews the polling evidence.

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