President Trump’s Growth Budget

By: Larry Kudlow When Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney unveiled President Trump’s new budget, he used language that is so important — although we haven’t heard it in so many years. To paraphrase Mulvaney, the measure of budget success for the Trump administration is not how much federal assistance is given out…

The GOP Needs a 5 Percent Growth Target

By:  Larry Kudlow First-quarter real GDP actually declined by 0.7 percent, according to revisions out this week, creating much new talk about recession. But there is no recession. Trouble is, there continues to be virtually no recovery. The economy has expanded about 1.5 percent over the past two quarters, 2.4 percent at an annual rate…

Time for a Military Man in the White House?

By:  Larry Kudlow “More than any election since 1980,” ace pollster Kellyanne Conway tells me, “2016 will be a national-security contest.” And she says former Gov. Rick Perry may have the best chance to convince voters that he can be commander-in-chief. Let’s think on that. With the world in turmoil, who do you really want…