Matters of Policy & Politics
As The World Turns . . . From Trump To Biden

As The World Turns . . . From Trump To Biden

January 20, 2021

President Donald Trump entered office in 2017 vowing a dramatic shift in U.S. foreign policy and national security. Four years later, President Joe Biden offers a return more in sync with President Obama’s worldview. H.R. McMaster,  the Hoover Institution’s Fouad and Michelle Ajami senior fellow and a former Trump National Security Advisor, offers his thoughts on the effectiveness of the Trump approach and what to expect from the anticipated Biden “re-pivot” on China and Iran. 

A Post-Trump Realignment?

A Post-Trump Realignment?

January 18, 2021

Last November, President Donald Trump gave back five states he carried in 2016, as a normally urban-centric Democratic Party made inroads into America’s suburbs. David Brady and Douglas Rivers, Hoover Institution senior fellows and Stanford University political scientists, discuss America’s post-Trump political landscape and whether a genuine realignment occurred in 2020, or if the 45th President’s impact won’t be all that lasting. 

Trump, Impeachment And The Courts

Trump, Impeachment And The Courts

January 14, 2021

Amid an otherwise chaotic presidency, the last four years witnessed a methodical, prolific appointment of conservatives to the federal bench. John Yoo, a Hoover Institution fellow and UC-Berkeley law professor, assesses the Trump record on judges and previews how the Biden White House might differ. But first, some thoughts on the constitutionality of convicting Trump in a post-presidency Senate impeachment trial.

Exit “Trumponomics” Enter “Bidenomics”

Exit “Trumponomics” Enter “Bidenomics”

January 11, 2021

How radical will the economic departure be from the outgoing Trump administration to the incoming Biden administration? Michael Boskin, the Hoover Institution’s Wohlford Family Senior Fellow and the Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics at Stanford University, weighs the good, the bad, and the unresolved of the Trump years as well as what actions Biden might take on taxation, spending, and regulation and their consequences for the American and world economies.

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