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Is Trump Hiding Behind His Lawyers? And Will That Work?

Adjunct Professor Joel Cohen wrote an op-ed in The Hill about President Trump letting his lawyers speak on his behalf in the Trump-Russia investigation. The first rule of crisis management for public figures is this: If damaging facts will come out against you, get them out first.   That way, as a pure public relations

The Voter-Fraud Commission Relies on Some Really Dodgy Studies

Jed Shugerman was quoted in the Economist about Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is leading President Trump’s vote fraud commission. Mr Kobach’s other favourite topic is illegal immigration, which he became interested in at Yale Law School. An avid debater, he joined a panel on California’s Proposition 187, a ballot initiative passed in

Trump Administration Unveils Goals in Renegotiating NAFTA

Adjunct Professor Matthew Gold was quoted in the Washington Post about the renegotiation of NAFTA under the Trump administration. Matt Gold, a professor at Fordham University and a former trade negotiator, said the administration did not shy away from including some of the most controversial trade issues among the trading partners. That included its calls

Analyzing Trump’s Wish List for Renegotiating NAFTA

Adjunct Professor Matt Gold appeared on Southern California Public Radio where he discusses President Trump renegotiating NAFTA. I don’t think most of these things will happen, it’s a wish list. We will get some of these things—not all of these things—but they all constitute improvement. … We have had an ongoing dialogue with Mexico and

The Trump Administration May Want to Keep NAFTA After All

Adjunct Professor Matt Gold was quoted in a National Public Radio Marketplace report  about the renegotiation of NAFTA under the Trump administration. “It would not be anything close to the major overhaul Donald Trump described on the campaign trail, but it would be more than a minimal tweak,” Gold said.   Listen to the full