National Commentary

Hispanics show a diversity of opinion — including on Trump's border wall

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“There are a lot of people out there who can't imagine Hispanics being successful capitalists...

National Commentary

President Trump discovers that governing is hard

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“You'd think seven years would be ample time to cobble something together that could replace Obamacare,” writes Kathleen Parker. “The fact Republicans didn't confirms that such an overhaul requires the time and patience Trump and Co. haven't been willing — or able — to...


National Commentary

Trump is giving a lot of mixed messages about whom to blame on health care

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“Whether Trump has finally found the group he thinks is responsible for his defeat — or points his finger elsewhere in the days ahead — is to be determined,” writes Amber Phillips.


National Commentary

The GOP's lost health care conscience

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“The debacle that is Trumpcare, aka Ryancare — both President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan own this thing — is a reminder that conservatism has gone haywire,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.


National Commentary

Health care coverage is the GOP's problem now

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“Nothing good will come of the Obamacare repeal-and-replace debate,” writes Rich Lowry. “If anything resembling the current bill passes and is signed into law, Republicans will spend years trying to fix it.”


National Commentary

Why health care can't be fixed

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“Trump has led voters to believe they can have all the stuff they want and none of the stuff they resent,” writes Steve Chapman. “But neither he nor anyone else has found a plausible way to accomplish that.”


National Commentary

American democracy: Not so decadent after all

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People wondered who could stop a strongman like Trump. The answer — checks and balances, writes Charles Krauthammer.


National Commentary

Neil Gorsuch is eminently qualified for the Supreme Court

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Neil Gorsuch is heading to the Supreme Court. It's unfortunate that he has to endure the congressional kangaroo court on his way


National Commentary

Hispanics show a diversity of opinion — including on Trump's border wall

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“There are a lot of people out there who can't imagine Hispanics being successful capitalists who prioritize their own self-interests over ethnic solidarity,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.


National Commentary

Voters don't want the American Health Care Act

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“In sum, the AHCA is a plan voters and Republican governors think is going to make things worse,” writes Jennifer Rubin. “There is no popular outcry in favor of the bill.”


National Commentary

Trump is running the government like a business — a failing business

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“No competent business executive would operate a company the way Trump has operated his administration,” writes Steve Chapman.


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