episodes about Trump


07/07/2022

Episode 194: “Making America First Again” with Brooke Rollins


As we can all recall, when Donald Trump took office in January 2017, he didn’t exactly come equipped with the detailed plans and the 1,000s of people necessary to bring about his agenda. Essentially, he had to start from scratch. That was part of his appeal. That he did accomplish so much was a testament to the strength of his mission - Make America Great Again - and the power of his personal le ...


10/19/2021

Episode 157: “Standing Up For Truth” with Kevin Hassett


First year economics classes usually begin the semester with the principles of supply and demand. You learn that incentives matter and that to suggest otherwise is to betray basic principles of economics - and human nature. You learn that you can ignore or violate these fundamental laws, but that you cannot change them. You learn that throughout history the societies that have succeeded r ...


03/03/2021

Episode 119: CPAC, Trump and the future of the GOP


The TBWS Roundtable discusses former President Trump's CPAC speech, and what it means for Republicans going forward. Has he learned anything about shoring up his weaknesses? Will he attempt another run for President? Should he? And if not, where does the Republican party go from here?We also look at the future for Mike Pence. What role will the former VP play in the party? Plus, we look at the ...


02/27/2020

Episode 76: Steve Moore on the Trump Economy


Last week I interviewed economist Steve Moore at a conference with conservative leaders. While the capital markets selloff and bad coronavirus news had not yet had hit galeforce levels, as it has this week, they were looming.


05/07/2019

Episode 54: Part 2: Ken Fisher: Thinking in Ways That Others Do Not, with John Tamny


Ken Fisher on: coastal redwoods, dikes, efficient markets, quantitative easing, the limits of our knowledge, climate change, the fed, interest rates, why $100 billion isn’t that much money, money flows around the world like water downhill, tree science, behavioral science, why philanthropy is immoral and bad for humans, optimization of scarce resources, Bastiat, financial system intermediation and why inequality is a good thing.


05/07/2019

Episode 54: Part 1: Billionaire Investor Ken Fisher on Donald Trump and Politics, with John Tamny


Ken Fisher on: coastal redwoods, dikes, efficient markets, quantitative easing, the limits of our knowledge, climate change, the fed, interest rates, why $100 billion isn’t that much money, money flows around the world like water downhill, tree science, behavioral science, why philanthropy is immoral and bad for humans, optimization of scarce resources, Bastiat, financial system intermediation and why inequality is a good thing.


04/18/2019

Episode 52: Part 2: Ed Meese and Ron Nicol on Lessons Learned from the Trump Transition


Ed Meese and Ron Nicol on Lessons Learned from the Trump Transition


04/18/2019

Episode 52: Part 1: Ed Meese on the Mueller Report with Ron Nicol


We had the good fortune to have Ron Nicol and Edwin Meese on The Bill Walton Show the day the Mueller report was released. Meese, a former U.S. Attorney General, says Robert Mueller should have made a decision on obstruction of justice by the president and that at least one of his attorneys was a “totally irresponsible, unprofessional, unscrupulous lawyer” whom “should not be in any part of the Department of Justice.” There’s much more in this penetrating analysis by one of our foremost Constitutional authorities.”


01/03/2019

Episode 43: Trumponomics with Steve Moore


Ronald Reagan was a winner who believed in the boundless potential of America. Sound familiar? It’s one of the reasons Donald Trump is succeeding despite the relentless criticism. He “has a finger on the pulse of millions and millions and millions of Americans.” He beat 17 other candidates to get elected and then outsmarted Congress and his own advisers to get a much better tax bill. Learn how Trump gets what he wants on “The Bill Walton Show” with guest Steve Moore.