Will Trump's Top Donor Try To Remake One Of The Biggest Conservative Groups?
Rebekah Mercer, the Republican donor who backs Breitbart and helped Steve Bannon become Trump’s top adviser, is also on the board of the Heritage Foundation. Her involvement in the foundation’s chaotic leadership fight could shape the direction for conservative institutions in the Trump era.
Heritage Foundation Challenges CBO Immigration Reform Estimates With Controversial Study
The Congressional Budget Office released a report saying the immigration reform bill could reduce the federal deficit by $200 billion over the next decade, but the Heritage Foundation has challenged that estimate, citing its own embattled report.
Heritage Immigration Implosion Could Pull In More Anti-Immigration Scholarship
Conservatives face questions over the people they’re relying on to support their opposition to immigration reform. One says Hispanics have a lower IQ than “native white Americans.” Another says pregnant women shouldn’t be allowed in the US.
Brutal Ad Hits White House On Libya Timeline Contradictions
Though it runs a little long, the Heritage Foundation's excellently crafted new video is worth a watch for anybody who's a fan of political attack ads — or wondering why the Obama Administration is facing so much criticism in the aftermath of the Benghazi attack.
When Mitt Romney First Introduced The Individual Mandate
Mitt Romney often is attacked by conservatives for first implementing the cornerstone of ObamaCare, the individual mandate, in his state health care reform plan in 2006. Many Republicans forget that the idea was also heralded by a conservative think tank, the Heritage Foundation. The following video shows Romney first introducing the individual mandate at Heritage in January 2006, while working with his legislature to craft a plan. Attached also is the powerpoint Romney gave with his speech.