Despite sour predictions, the U.S. economy is booming since President Donald J. Trump implemented steel and aluminum tariffs, industry executives Jesse Gary and Bob Prusak write. “American aluminum workers can feel confident that Trump will continue to stand up to countries that cheat as we work together to create more American jobs and revitalize the American aluminum industry,” the two explain in the Washington Examiner.
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------------Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) has weighed in on President Trump's choice to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy. “Last year, President Trump made an outstanding choice in nominating Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. This week, he again put forward an impressive nominee in Judge Brett Kavanaugh,” Sen. Perdue writes in the Marietta Daily Journal.
------------In The Daily Signal, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) says that President Trump is right to call for our NATO allies to up their defense spending. “Alliances are built on trust, and our trust is undermined when our allies fail to meet their defense spending promises,” the Senator explains.
------------Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation would likely strengthen the Supreme Court’s support for separation of powers, Peter Wallison of the American Enterprise Institute writes in The Wall Street Journal. “[Brexit] shows what happens when people question the legitimacy of the rulemaker they must obey. By restoring the separation of powers, the court will prevent a similar loss of legitimacy in the American government.”