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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.

Bill Clinton

As Jonathan Tobin points out in his post, The Big Dog, Bill Clinton, confronted protesters from Black Lives Matter – and a day later, The Big...
Wisconsin Primary

Earlier this week, in amassing the polling evidence that Donald Trump as the nominee would lead to an epic Republican loss in November, I asked whether...
Donald Trump

“If Donald Trump secures the Republican presidential nomination, he would start the general election campaign as the least-popular candidate to represent either party in modern...
donald trump

Something rather extraordinary has occurred. Donald Trump’s campaign – his parade of horribles, his race to the bottom – is so disgusting that it is...
Hillary Clinton

With so much attention being directed at Donald Trump, for perfectly understandable reasons, it’s important that we not lose sight of the Democratic race and...
presidential

Among the concerns many of us have if Donald Trump becomes the Republican nominee, and especially if he were to become president, is that he...
Ronald Reagan

Recently I wrote an essay for TIME magazine arguing that the party Ronald Reagan took such care in shaping is in danger of passing into...
Marco Rubio

During Marco Rubio’s remarks announcing that he was suspending his presidential campaign, he gave voice to the anger and frustration that many Americans feel. That...
Donald Trump

The other day I sent a long-time acquaintance that is also a conservative and evangelical Christian a 30-second ad showing Donald Trump cursing in his speeches....
Ted Cruz

Every non-Trump candidate in the Republican presidential race is having difficulties, but among the top three Ted Cruz is having a particularly rough go of...
Pope Francis

I like Pope Francis a lot more than I like Donald Trump -- but I agree with Jonathan Tobin, who wrote that the Pope's comments...
Donald Trump

In Saturday’s Republican debate, Donald Trump, in discussing the Iraq war, accused President George W. Bush and his administration of lying to get the United...