Larry Kudlow

The Only Problem Facing President Trump’s Tax Reform Ideas

We are all for the President’s tax reform principles, but we hope he understands that, like Obamacare repeal, the problem getting it passed isn’t the Democrats, it’s the establishment Republicans like Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and John McCain.

Trump's Speech on Jobs and Economic Growth

Donald Trump's jobs and economic growth plan, conceived with the guidance of conservative economists Stephen Moore and Larry Kudlow, with its emphasis on lower taxes and lighter regulation and its goal of adding 25 million jobs and achieving 4 percent economic growth is starting to look more and more Reagan-like.

Show Me the War That Will End ISIS Money

Lawrence Kudlow, Real Clear Politics

This past week, the U.N. Security Council, including the U.S. and Russia, put together a resolution to strengthen financial sanctions against anyone who does business with terrorist groups -- mainly ISIS. But these are repackaged sanctions that have been in place for more than a dozen years and haven't done any good. We know the ways and means to destroy the Islamic State. But we're not doing it. 

Lesson for Scott Walker: If You Want The Focus On Your Policies Don’t Invite Rudy To Your Speech

Can Scott Walker beat Jeb Bush in the primaries and win against Hillary in the fall? Our friend Larry Kudlow says it is now a matter of whether he can develop from a tough state-union buster to a national politician who can modernize Reagan's policies while maintaining the Gipper's upbeat message of optimism and growth. And it looks like last week Gov. Walker got one important lesson in that process: If you want the focus to be on you and your policies, don’t invite Rudy to your speech.

Could There Be a McClintock versus Ryan Showdown in 2016?

Someone needs to offer the principled limited government constitutional alternative to the Republican establishment on spending. Starting a “draft Tom McClintock” committee may be what is needed, because McClintock is saying what few others will – America can’t afford many more mistakes like those the Republican establishment made on the Ryan spending deal.