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MARCH 14, 2018

Kudlow, Democrats' Policy Mischief, Disturbing Medicaid Developments (Audio: Interview)

IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the week's latest issues in Washington with GCN host Mike Siegel, including the announcement of Larry Kudlow as top White House economic advisor and what he thinks of tariffs, Democrats itching for tax hikes and a return to net neutrality, and disturbing reports on the state of Medicaid. 

MARCH 9, 2018

Both Parties Guilty of Economic Ignorance (Audio: Interview)

Economic ignorance has spilled over into both parties, says Tom Giovanetti in an interview with WAVA's Don Kroah. For the Democrats, it’s ignorance regarding tax cuts, and for Republicans, it’s illiteracy on trade policy and tariffs. 

MARCH 9, 2018

Tariffs, North Korea and Texas's 'Blue Wave' (Audio: Interview)

In a discussion with Mark Davis of 660 AM - The Answer, IPI president Tom Giovanetti covers why tariffs are poor policy, North Korea has won a coup of legitimacy and respect by gaining Trump's acceptance to meet, and whether Democrats in Texas should be encouraged by the recent Texas primary results. 

MARCH 9, 2018

History Shows Tariffs Are A Bad Idea (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with the WBAP Morning News, IPI president Tom Giovanetti warns host Brian Estridge of the folly of President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs, and how the tariffs' impact will harm U.S. consumers and downstream  industries. 

MARCH 8, 2018

Giovanetti Minces No Words Condemning Trump Tariffs (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with Sirius XM POTUS Channel 124 hosts Michael Steele and Rick Ungar, IPI president Tom Giovanetti minces no words as he calls President Trump's tariff move terrible policy and explains why it will hurt both U.S. consumers and downstream industries. "I do not indict (Trump's) sincerity, I indict his understanding of economics," said Giovanetti.

MARCH 7, 2018

Tariffs Invite More Cronyism into the DC Swamp (Audio: Interview)

Opening the door to tariffs means opening the door to crony capitalists looking to Washington for a leg up over their competitors, warns IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews to the WBAP Morning News’s Hal Jay. 

FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Other Nations Should Pay Their 'Fair Share' To Combat Drug Costs (Audio: Interview)

In a conversation with KMED’s Bill Meyer, Merrill Matthews shares his thoughts on President Trump’s State of the Union address and how the administration is planning to combat rising drug prices-- and it’s not through Democrat-style price controls. 

FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Tackling Drug Prices Through Better Trade Deals (Audio: Interview)

Talking with Mike Siegel, Merrill Matthews discusses President Trump’s State of the Union pledge to bring down the high cost of prescription drugs, which Matthews says can be done through renegotiating bilateral trade deals. 

JANUARY 26, 2018

Tax Cuts and Oil Exports Driving Prosperity, Freedom (Audio: Interview)

Turn out “crumbs” feed people pretty well! In an interview with WBOB’s Ed Dean, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses how companies are boosting wages for their workers in the aftermath of the recent tax cut law, and how U.S. energy exports are helping to bring freedom to countries around the world.

JANUARY 23, 2018

Trump Administration Levies Tariffs on Solar Panels, Washing Machines (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with the WBAP Morning News in Dallas, IPI president Tom Giovanetti responds to the Trump administration decision to unilaterally levy tariffs on foreign solar panels and washing machines, with a close look at how the industry and its consumers will be impacted. 


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