• Black Activist Says Trump Policies, Unlike Obama’s, Create Jobs

    Black Activist Says Trump Policies, Unlike Obama’s, Create Jobs

    Project 21’s Horace Cooper joined The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood to discuss the historic low unemployment rate for black Americans and how the left is co-opting Martin Luther King Jr. Day to protest tax reform and promote action for illegal immigrants covered by the DACA program. Here is an edited transcript of the video.

    Wood: Horace, Martin Luther King Day is coming up next week, and there has been a lot of interesting news, especially for the black community on the economic front, in this past week or so. What do you make of the numbers coming out? READ MORE...

  • Former CFPB Employee on Why There Aren't More Republicans in the Agency

    Former CFPB Employee on Why There Aren’t More Republicans in the Agency

    Ron Rubin, a lawyer and writer who used to work for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, discusses the nature of the federal agency with The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood. What follows is an edited transcript.

    Wood: There’s been a lot of controversy around this Consumer Protection Financial Bureau. The head of this agency, the director, Mr. [Richard] Cordray, stepped down right before Thanksgiving. He appointed someone on his team to come in and take his place, but the president had other ideas and made OMB Director Mick Mulvaney, who we actually just saw leaving the building, the acting director instead. Ron, we’ve got a lot we could talk about here. First let me ask you: What do you think the legitimacy is of Cordray’s making the appointment he did versus Donald Trump’s appointment? READ MORE...

  • Rep. Mike Kelly on How to Help Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Under Attack

    Rep. Mike Kelly on How to Help Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Under Attack

    Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., joined The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood to discuss the American Civil Liberties Union’s attack on religious adoption centers and explain the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act, a bill he is sponsoring. Below is an edited transcript of the interview.

    Wood: November is National Adoption Awareness Month and you have legislation you’ve introduced in the House that pertains to the whole issue of adoption. Before we get specifically to the legislation, let’s talk about how big this population is. Am I right that there are about 400,000 kids today in foster care? READ MORE...