About Lawrence Kudlow

Lawrence Kudlow

Lawrence Kudlow

Lawrence Kudlow is director of the National Economic Council and chief economist to President Donald Trump. He is a former contributor to Creators Syndicate. 

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Tariffs Are Taxes Mar 06, 2018

One of the ironies of trade protectionism is that, with tariffs and import quotas, we do to ourselves in times of peace what foreign nations do to us with blockades to keep imports from entering our country in times of war. Or consider that we impos... Read More

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Trump Needs a Return to King Dollar Feb 17, 2018

The Trump administration and the Republicans in Congress have passed one of the best pro-growth tax bills ever. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ranks in the all-time hall of fame along with former President Reagan's 1981 and 1986 tax acts, and former Presi... Read More

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'America First' Triumphs in Davos Jan 30, 2018

"America is open for business, and we are competitive once again." That was just one of the key lines in President Trump's highly successful speech in Davos, Switzerland, last week. Of course, in going to Davos, Trump entered the lion's den. A year a... Read More

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Bannon Goes Belly up, and the Stock Market Soars Jan 09, 2018

There were two big money-and-politics stories in the first week of the new year: The Dow Jones industrial average soared 577 points, and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon ended his political career. Are these two events related? Perhap... Read More