Understanding the President’s Cabinet: Defense Secretary

Note: This is the tenth in a weekly series of explanatory posts on the officials and agencies included in the President’s Cabinet. See the series introduction here. Department of Defense logo / DoD.gov Cabinet position: Secretary of Defense Department: Department of Defense Current Secretary: Jim Mattis Succession: The Secretary of Defense is sixth in the presidential line of succession. Continue Reading...

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Can Religious Charities Take the Place of the Emma Green, The Atlantic Supporters of Trump’s budget are eager to restore the central role of faith-based organizations in serving the poor—but it’s not clear they can be an adequate substitute for government. Continue Reading...

Video: Paul Bonicelli on Trump’s way forward after AHCA

Acton Institute Director of Programs and Education Paul Bonicelli joins host Liz Claman and columnist and pundit Ellis Henican on Fox Business Channel’s “Countdown to the Closing Bell” to discuss the way forward for President Trump after the failure of congressional Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare. Continue Reading...
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