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Pat Buchanan on ‘Nixon’s White House Wars’ and Trump’s Critics: Democrats Seek to ‘Overthrow a President They Could Not Defeat in a Democratic Contest’

Legendary conservative columnist and author Pat Buchanan discussed the firing of FBI Director James Comey with SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam on Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily. As Kassam humorously observed, the current media firestorm over the ostensibly “Nixonian” firing of FBI Director James Comey was excellent publicity for Buchanan’s new book, “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

Pinkerton: Reagan Rising, Carter Falling: a New Book Offers Lessons for Trump from Two Presidents

“For conservatives, it was their Camelot.” Those words appear as the epigraph to Craig Shirley’s new book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980. In his new volume, Shirley chronicles the years 1976 to 1980, when Reagan, having lost his bid to grab the Republican presidential nomination away from Gerald Ford, was pondering his next political move—if there was to be one. Along the way, we learn much about America in the late 70s—lessons that echo even to this day, as Americans once again see populist insurgency pitted against establishment power.

Virgil: Like Reagan, Trump Can Bounce Back—and So Can His Agenda

Like Trump, Ronald Reagan had his early—and painful—baptism of fire. But the 40th President bounced back and entered into the pantheon of American immortals. Yes, he made mistakes, but he knew how to recover from them, and keep his eye on the agenda ahead. History smiles on such leaders.

Glazov: 3 Lessons on the 25th Anniversary of the Soviet Union’s Fall

December 25 marked the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union. On this occasion, it is urgent for us to reflect on 3 key lessons that the fall of the Evil Empire provided. They are lessons that the new incoming Trump administration must put into action immediately vis-à-vis our enemy in the terror war.

GAFFNEY: Make America’s Deterrent Great Again

President-elect Donald Trump has once again caused the elite’s (talking) heads to explode with a Tweet. Yesterday, he did so by simply declaring, “The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes.”

The Hill: Trump Economic Advisor Tells House Republicans ‘You’re No Longer Reagan’s Party’

The Hill’s Jonathan Swan reports that during a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, Donald Trump’s economic advisor Stephen Moore told House Republican lawmakers that “they now belong to a fundamentally different political party.” To the surprise of some in the room, Moore explained that the conservative party of Ronald Reagan has now become Trump’s new “populist working-class party.”