The deal struck by Donald Trump to keep approximately 1,000 manufacturing jobs at the Indiana factory of Carrier Corporation from moving to a new plant in Mexico has been met with skepticism, […]
About Brian Robertson
Robertson, a twice-published author of well-received books on public policy, recently served as Policy Director for Senate candidate Ed Gillespie’s 2014 campaign. Prior to his work providing policy and message strategy for Gillespie, who surprised pollsters and the public when he came within a hair of toppling incumbent Mark Warner in the 2014 Senate race, Robertson was senior policy advisor for the Joint Economic Committee under Sens. Brownback (R-KS-Ret.), DeMint (R-SC-Ret.), and Coats (R-IN), where he gained an in-depth knowledge of economic policy, including tax, budget, and financial services issues.
Posts by Brian Robertson:
In one of many demonstrations that have arisen around the nation in the last two weeks to protest Donald Trump’s election to the presidency, demonstrators in the nation’s capital blocked traffic for […]
The twin bombshells of Donald Trump’s lewd remarks of a decade ago and the Wikileaks revelations about Hillary Clinton put into sharp relief what is perhaps the biggest story of this epoch-making […]
So far in this presidential campaign, the Clinton and Trump camps have laid out—with varying degrees of specificity—starkly divergent visions of how to help American families with their child care needs.
One of the greatest ironies of this campaign seems largely lost on a generation of commentators and reporters who cut their political teeth in post-Cold War, post-Reagan Washington.
As first lady in 1996, Hillary Clinton published a controversial book titled It Takes A Village. While it ranged far and wide concerning the community supports necessary to raise children, it was […]
For many critics, one of the biggest revelations of Bob Dylan’s well-received memoir over a decade ago was his insistent and resentful disavowal of the “voice of a generation” moniker that had […]
As usual in an election year, not much is happening in Congress as the attention of leadership in both parties is focused on political posturing for November rather than passing legislation.