President Trump's State of the Union address in February 2018 was strong. In 2017 his address was not technically a State of the Union, but nonetheless was also strong and Presidential. Here is what I said about the President's 2018 address:
Ron Nehring, the former chairman of the California Republican Party, said he thought the address was “a solid speech aimed at the issues on the minds of many Americans.” Trump also made inroads toward Democrats, Nehring argued, by previewing policies on areas such as infrastructure, “which people in both parties for years have cited as important” — and his arguments about MS-13, Nehring said, recognized “that immigrant communities are most directly threatened by criminal gangs and networks.”
Read the complete article, "President Hails 'New American Moment'"
Since becoming an opinion contributor over at The Hill, I get asked to submit articles on specific topics. For the one year mark since President Trump's inauguration, I put together this piece marking the major developments in 2017 and the impact on the 2018 campaign. Take a look.
The Hill: Trump boosted citizen involvement while solidifying political division.
As a conservative, I'm particularly concerned with protecting America's sovereignty. That's why it is vital that we fully understand the strategies and tactics the Russian government and its surrogates employed in 2016 and continue to use today to create problems in America and destabilize our democracy. I wrote about this in The Hill:
We need to know how far Russia's attack on our sovereignty really goes