The Corner

‘The free enterprise system has lifted more people out of poverty than all the government anti-poverty programs combined’

Marco Rubio spoke earlier tonight at the Reagan library on “the proper role of government,” emphasizing “prosperity and compassion” as priorities. 

He said that “poverty does not create our social problems; our social problems create our poverty.”

The Florida senator said: Those of us raised in “Ronald Reagan’s America” are now being called to leadership, to make tough decisions about America’s future. He was plenty hard on his own party from the top. And yes, he talked entitlement reform.

But you can watch for yourself.


Most Popular


Christine Blasey Ford Must Agree to Testify

When Americans went to bed last night, the path forward in the Brett Kavanaugh nomination battle seemed set. On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee — and the nation — would have an opportunity to watch Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford testify, under oath, about Ford’s claim that Kavanaugh brutally ... Read More
Law & the Courts

An Eleventh-Hour Ambush 

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation has, like that of Clarence Thomas before him, been thrown into chaos with an eleventh-hour allegation of sexual misconduct. Christine Blasey Ford, now a California professor of psychology, told the Washington Post over the weekend that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a ... Read More