Rick Santorum

Pinkerton: Back to the Future — Generous 1990s Block Grants Show GOP Path to Obamacare Repeal and Replace

The future of Obamacare repeal and replace lies with the GOP’s past success in converting federal welfare funds into block grants that allow governors to tailor the funds to their own local needs. However, like welfare reform in the 1990s, healthcare reform today will only succeed if it demonstrates that it can improve lives and not just reduce spending. The flesh-and-blood well-being of folks is more meaningful to people than abstract budget numbers showing a deficit reduction.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 12: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) shows a thumbs up to President Donald Trump during an executive order signing as Vice President Mike Pence, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta look on during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White …

Watch: Rick Santorum, Carlos Gutierrez Clash Over DACA

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, Democratic strategist Neera Tanden and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) got into a heated exchange over the future of the Obama-era Deferred Action for

Sunday on CNN’s "State of the Union," former Sen. Rick …

Rick Santorum: Obama Was a Vindictive Bully

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” former Sen. Rick Santorum said, “President Obama was probably one of the most vindictive presidents that we’ve ever dealt with,” adding, “This president has been a bully.” Partial transcript as follows: TAPPER: That

FILE - In this April 25, 2015 file photo, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom 15th Annual Spring Kick Off, in Waukee, Iowa. Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who won the 2012 Iowa caucuses by a hair, is widely expected to enter the race …