Conservatives Don’t Need a ‘Republican Barack Obama’

Sen. Ben Sasse issued some tough love today at the Conservative Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.: Electing a Republican president, he said, won’t solve America’s problems.

“The idea that a ‘strong man’ can save us isn’t true,” Sasse (R-NE), said. “What America needs is a constitutional recovery, not a Republican Barack Obama.”

America Reveals 'Great Power' Plans Against Russia and China

The United States is entering a new era of great power competition facing off against a resurgent Russia and a reemerging China. As such, the United States has to prioritize its defense spending to meet those rising challenges—which Washington will start to do with President Barack Obama’s 2017 budget proposal, announced this week.