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Posts Tagged: Donald Trump
The first in a ConservativeHome series of what the new Prime Minister must do in the month before Parliament returns in September.
That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
John Jenkins: Too many excuses are made for Iran – especially by the EU. We must get real, stand with America, and take decisive action.
I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
Daniel Hannan: For Brexit to work, power must be stripped from the quangocrats – and returned to people we elect
Over the past three years, we have seen large chunks of our bureaucracy – civil servants, quangocrats and other officials – working to frustrate the referendum result.
It must necessarily have a worldview. The question is whether or not this has caught up with the Brexit vote.
Plus: Johnson, not a populist. Hunt’s beside manner. Lewis and his highly professional CCHQ team. And: the courage of 16 year old Ajay.
A confused and crowded field will ensure the President has plenty of ammunition to throw at whoever emerges to challenge him in 2020.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
WATCH: “I have a lot of respect for the President… I don’t agree with him on everything.” Hunt on Trump.
He notes America’s strong GDP growth, and suggests that this might be important as post-Brexit Britain tries to ‘turbo-charge’ the economy.
Chloe Westley: Khan poses, tweets and postures – while London is ravaged by four murders in four days
As the Mayor tours TV studios to express his disapproval of Trump and Brexit, our capital city suffers.
The United States’ weakened capabilities and frayed alliances both play in Tehran’s favour at a crucial and sensitive time.
Ben Roback: Trump’s inaccurate view of ‘Londonistan’ only underscores the dire state of transatlantic relations
The arrival of a new Prime Minister might offer some opportunity to reset the relationship.
From Reggie to Rory Sahib: My whip said the office is neutral for this leadership contest. Tell that to the marines.
Our elder statesman returns for the election – and writes that “the poor devil who wins will then face the same dead end as old Mrs May”.
ConservativeHome’s leadership election panel. “The next Tory leader’s task is to fashion a home for “decent populists”
Each week, our panel of John O’Sullivan, Rachel Wolf, Trevor Phillips, Tim Montgomerie and Marcus Roberts will analyse and assess what’s happening.