Peter Morici served as Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission from 1993 to 1995. He is an economist and professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.
Oct 20, 2017
The Senate has passed its version of the annual budget resolution, which would permit a simple majority to pass a 10-year tax cut of $1.5 trillion.
Oct 11, 2017
Prresident Donald Trump has presented his first offer on immigration reform — an exhaustive list of measures to better seal our terribly porous borders, establish internal security and reassert federal authority over renegade sanctuary cities.
Sep 06, 2017
Trump vs. Congress: Debt ceiling, budget crises loom -- Maybe it's time for a good government shutdown
Conservatives in Congress and the president are headed for two big confrontations—the annual budget resolution and raising the debt ceiling.
Jul 18, 2017
President Trump is falling woefully short on his promise to fix the trade deficit. It’s on track to hit $570 billion this year — up from $505 billion in 2016.
Jun 09, 2017
These are tough times for Republicans—be they moderates or aligned with the more conservative Freedom Caucus.