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PETER WEHNER

PETER WEHNER

Peter Wehner is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Previously he worked in the administrations of Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush.

Donald Trump

After their meeting today, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and de facto Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump released conciliatory statements. In his weekly press...
Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin’s attack on Paul Ryan yesterday because the House Speaker is not now supporting Donald Trump’s presidential bid confirms yet again that she is...
republicans

Well done Republicans. Presented with the strongest presidential field in 36 years – filled with accomplished conservatives -- you have succeeded in nominating a man who...
fight dirty

If you want an insight into the mindset of a good number of Donald Trump supporters, you simply need to listen to them. And you...
latinos

As Donald Trump appears to be closing in on winning the Republican nomination, it's worth considering the durable political damage he will likely do to...
John kasich

In an effort to stop Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich have joined forces. Their alliance means Kasich would pull out of Indiana to...
donald trump

In this post last week, I pointed out how absurd it was that Donald Trump claimed in an interview with the Washington Post's Bob Woodward and...
donald trump

Well that lasted a long time, didn't it? The "that" I have in mind is the New Donald Trump -- the one, countless newspaper reporters and...
objectivity

For those who have concerns about the attitude that we make up our own truths, our own scripts, and our own reality, you'll want to watch this short video. (It was Rod Dreher...
republicans

“Is there a favorite Bible verse or Bible story that has informed your thinking or your character through life, sir?” radio host Bob Lonsberry asked...
entitlement reform

One of the problems with Donald Trump is his corrosive effects, including on our intellectual standards. What I have in mind is people have now seen...
presidential

In his op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Fred Barnes reports that Donald Trump "plans a series of formal speeches on policy issues, set pieces...