Lisa De Pasquale

conservative journalist and autho

Lisa De Pasquale is a former contributor to The Federalist.  She is also the former Director of the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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CNN reports that Donald Trump was surprised to learn he'll have to appoint an entirely new White House staff. There's passionate conflict over his choice of two top leaders.

Does the President-elect want a divided White House?

CNN reports that Donald Trump was surprised to learn he'll have to appoint an entirely new White House staff. There's passionate conflict over his choice of two top leaders.

from To the Point

Against a background of police killings, terrorism and an attempted coup in Turkey, Republicans are gathered in Cleveland to nominate Donald Trump.

The Trump National Convention in Cleveland

Against a background of police killings, terrorism and an attempted coup in Turkey, Republicans are gathered in Cleveland to nominate Donald Trump.

from To the Point

Donald Trump is reportedly on the verge of choosing a running mate, with Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich and Chris Christie supposedly all among the finalists.

Will Donald Trump Face a Convention Coup?

Donald Trump is reportedly on the verge of choosing a running mate, with Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich and Chris Christie supposedly all among the finalists.

from To the Point

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