David Brooks

Brooks: Trump Represents a ‘Moral and Spiritual Crisis’ in America

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued President Donald Trump “grows out of a moral and spiritual crisis” in America. Brooks said, “Just think about the interview we just saw with Rachel Maddow and Pete Buttigieg. There’s a

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Andrea Mitchell: Trump Epitomizes America’s ‘Profound Narcissism’

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” host Andrea Mitchell said President Donald Trump was considered to epitomize America’s “profound narcissism” during a discussion with New York Times columnist David Brooks. Mitchell said, “In fact, the country in so many ways has been moving

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Brooks: I Don’t Think Cohen Lied

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that he doesn’t think former Trump attorney Michael Cohen lied during his testimony before the House Oversight Committee. Brooks stated Cohen’s testimony was a “moral occasion,” and “What it illustrates is

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Brooks: Emergency Declaration Is Trump ‘Giving Himself a Performance Trophy’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that President Trump’s national emergency declaration is the president “giving himself a performance trophy” after he lost the government shutdown. Brooks said, “Yeah, well, this is awful. You know, I don’t

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Brooks: Shutdown Resolution ‘Total Victory for the Democrats’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the shutdown resolution “is a total victory for the Democrats.” He added that he believes the odds of another shutdown are low. Brooks said, “The Democrats have this big triumph.

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Brooks: I Don’t Think Trump Will Declare National Emergency

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks predicted that President Trump will not declare a national emergency on the border and said that if anything would lead to weakened Republican support for Trump, a national emergency declaration would do

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Brooks: Trump Should Have Fought Wall Fight with GOP House Majority

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued President Trump should have had the fight over funding the border wall when he had a Republican majority in the House. Brooks said Trump “should have fought this fight, obviously, when

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Brooks: Trading Wall Funding for DREAMer Citizenship ‘a Good Deal’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that while a border wall isn’t a great investment, trading wall funding for a path to citizenship for DREAMers “would be a good deal.” Brooks said, “I think there’s a solution

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Brooks: Trump Undercut His Own Party’s Message on Shutdown

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that President Trump undercut his own party’s message on a government shutdown during his meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Brooks said, “Republicans

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