The President and the Pope It was Pope Leo who conferred upon King Henry VIII the title “Defender of the Faith.” Henry turned out to be a lousy choice. He was morally […]
About John Feehery
Feehery has worked for almost two decades in a variety of influential positions both as a staffer for three prominent members of the United States House of Representatives Republican leadership and a legislative strategist in the private sector.
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Yep, this is exactly like Watergate. Roger Stone was besties with Richard Nixon and is now a pal of Donald Trump. So there’s that. Nixon campaigned to win the vote of the […]
Donald Trump had every Constitutional right to fire James Comey if he thought he wasn’t doing a good job. Comey himself said that in his resignation letter. Trump had the right to […]
The Democrats are claiming victory in the first budget battle with President Trump. I have a different take. The American people won. They won because the government didn’t shut down. Government shutdowns […]
Sparking economic growth is the right obsession for the Trump Administration. If there is one thing that typified the last 8 years, it’s the fact that the economy has limped along at […]
Although Republicans have a bigger majority in the House than the Senate, the conventional wisdom holds that the GOP is in more danger of losing control of the lower chamber than the […]
Replacing Obamacare is the broccoli of the Trump legislative agenda.
As the Republicans work to pass a budget, Obamacare replacement, and corporate tax reform in the next several months, here are some useful insider terms that might be bandied about by Members […]
In 1962, Frank Sinatra and Angela Lansbury starred in a black-and-white thriller, based on a novel written by Richard Condon, called The Manchurian Candidate.
Technically, when Donald Trump addresses a Joint Session of Congress later this week, it won’t be a State of the Union. Presidents don’t give those types of speeches until they have had […]
The same week that former House Republican Leader Bob Michel died, Milo Yiannopoulos got himself disinvited from the CPAC, the pre-eminent gathering of conservative thought leaders in the country.
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American consumers are accustomed to having a bunch of choices.
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A radical Republican, Charles Sumner was a fierce and outspoken critic of what Kenneth Stampp called the peculiar institution, better known to us as slavery.
The minority party is the minority party because it caters first to its minority factions instead of the national interest.
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Now that he’s got your attention . . .
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Donald Trump doesn’t get his facts straight; he exaggerates for effect; he makes claims that are verifiably false; and often opens himself up for ridicule with his braggadocio.
Republicans are struggling with how to replace the Affordable Care Act after they repeal it.
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If Congress wants to truly make America great again, it won’t get sidetracked by superfluous issues and will focus like a laser beam on reforming our tax code.
In 1974, Patty Hearst was abducted by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a small group of radical left-wingers, dedicated to fighting “racism, sexism, ageism, fascism, individualism, competitiveness, possessiveness and all other institutions that […]