National Newswatch

White House official called Trudeau ‘that little punk kid running Canada’

Oct 18 2018 — — Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow says a White House official called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a “little punk kid running Canada.” In remarks Wednesday night at a dinner hosted by the conservative American Spectator magazine on Capitol Hill, Kudlow boasted about the Trump administration’s governance of the economy, saying that President Trump has ended […]

White House: ‘We are putting Iran on notice’

Feb 1 2017 — — President Trump’s national security adviser announced Wednesday that the White House has officially put Iran “on notice” following reports that Iran has tested several ballistic missiles since reaching an agreement with the previous administration in 2015.

Look to Canada for lessons on cutting red tape

Mar 17 2016 — Sean Speer — House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is a border-state representative who has about an eight-hour drive to Canada. He has good personal relationships with Canadian conservatives and has spoken positively about some of Canada’s policy choices, including its competitive corporate-tax system. He may not quite be ready for honorary citizenship, but he seems prepared to import […]

Now it’s Warren Buffet, one of President Obama’s favorite rich guys, saying yes to Keystone XL

Mar 4 2014 — Mark Tapscott — Bad news just keeps coming for opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline would bring millions of gallons of Canadian tar sands oil south to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast. A crowd of an estimated 1,000 or so students and professional global warming protesters marched to the White House on Sunday. There were speeches, there were arrests, there […]

White House dismisses Canadian plea for Keystone XL decision

Jan 16 2014 — Joel Gehrke — Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird believes it’s “decision time” for the Keystone XL pipeline, but White House press secretary Jay Carney disagrees. “Once the process is moving forward we’ll apprise you of that and when a decision is made, we’ll announce it,” President Obama‘s spokesman replied when asked about Baird’s comments.