The unique perspective and provocative opinions of Joe O’Neill
Johnson’s friendship with Trump and their joint admiration society is a
liability for him with the Europeans. The closer he allies himself with Trump,
the more difficulty he’ll have going forward with the Europeans, from trade to
security.”—Julianne Smith, former U.S. deputy national security adviser.
“We’re in favor of trade peace.”—British Prime
Minister Boris Johnson.
“Greenland is not for sale. Thankfully,
the time where you buy and sell other countries and populations is over. Let’s
leave it there.”–Greenland Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen.
Trump wants power over the world, not presence in it.”—Daniel Immerwahr,
historian and author of “How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United
think any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it shows either a
total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.”—President Donald Trump.
Israel equals Trump, then there is a concern that opposition to Trump will
transition, God forbid, into opposition to Israel. It is very dangerous.”—Rabbi
Shmuel Herzfeld, who leads Ohev Sholom, an orthodox congregation in
imperative that we loudly speak for ourselves because if we don’t, the loudest
voices that claim to speak on behalf of Jews will be right-wing evangelical
Christians.”—Sophie Ellman-Golan, former director of communications and
digital outreach at the Women’s March organization.
one level, I agree with President Trump that it would be nice to get to a new
U.S.-Russia relationship. But he never seems to suggest that Russia has to make
some changes to its policies to get to that point.”—Steven Pifer, former
U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
I don’t see a recession. … Let’s not be afraid of optimism.”—Larry Kudlow,
Trump’s top economic adviser.
Democrats are trying to ‘will’ the economy to be bad for purposes of the 2020
know they aren’t the majority. They rely on establishing minority rule
for power.”—New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on
why the Republican Party is averse to abolishing the electoral college.
are almost always ill-served by true believers who do not know when to stop channeling
the worst impulses of their bosses and when to start reassuring the American
people that they have not elected an autocrat.”—John Nichols, author of
“Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse.”
what his enablers claim, Mr. Trump isn’t a conservative. He’s reckless on
fiscal issues; he’s incompetent on the border; he’s clueless on trade; he
misunderstands executive power; and he subverts the rule of law. It’s his poor
record that makes him most worthy of a primary challenge.”—Joe Walsh,
former Illinois Republican congressman and now an announced Trump re-election
challenge my fellow Republicans to summon the nerve to speak out on the record
against Trump. Defy the culture of fear he has created and go public with the
concerns you readily express in private.”—Anthony Scaramucci, former
Trump Administration communications director.
has become increasingly clear that Trump’s belligerence about foreign trade
isn’t a pose; it reflects real conviction. Protectionism seems to be up there
with racism as part of the essential Trump. And the realization that he really
is a Tariff Man is having a serious dampening effect on business spending,
partly because nobody knows just how far he’ll go.”—Paul Krugman,New
other political process in the modern world has so abandoned this critical
vetting function of the political party in the nominating process.”—Elaine
Kamarck of the Brookings Institute and the author of “Primary politics:
Everything You Need to Know about How America Nominates Its Presidential
Trump is a strong 2A President and supports our Right to Keep and Bear
Arms?”—NRA Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre.
short of disarming America satisfies @democrats. Give them NOTHING.”—Willes K.
Lee, second vice president of the NRA board.
is an evil part of America’s past—as well as that of nearly every nation on
earth. The fact that slavery has a universal heritage does not absolve American
slave owners, but it does provide a necessary, historical context.”—Joshua
Lawson, the Federalist.
worst thing we could do is go all white male. There needs to be a woman on the
ticket. This election is going to go through women, and it’s going to be
decided by women.”—Ione Townsend, chairwoman of the Democratic Party of