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APRIL 6, 2018

This Week in Washington: Promised Tax Hikes, EPA's Pruitt, Trade with China (Audio: Interview)


On the weekend edition of Point of View, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews joins Kerby Anderson and Penna Dexter to discuss the week's events in Washington. They tackle Democrats's promises to raise taxes, a brewing trade war with China,  immigration, and how Scott Pruitt is doing at the EPA.

APRIL 4, 2018

Ugly, But Undeniable, Truths About Tariffs (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with WAVA's Don Kroah, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses his latest work, "Five Undeniable Truths About Tariffs."

APRIL 2, 2018

Truths About Tariffs, Problems with Ethanol (Audio: Interview)


Matthews discusses five undeniable truths about tariffs, what’s impacting Arctic sea ice, and the unintended consequences of ethanol’s use as fuel.

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. 

 

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