David Brooks

Brooks: Expectations Are Trump Will End up Signing COVID Bill

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the expectation is that President Donald Trump’s criticisms of the coronavirus relief bill were “just more noise,” and that, when all is said and done, Trump will ultimately end up

David Brooks on 6/22/18 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: I Think Trump’s NDAA Veto Will Be Overridden

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks predicted that President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will be overridden by Congress and that Republicans who voted for the bill will join in overriding the veto.

David Brooks on 6/24/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: I Have ‘Concerns’ about Austin as Defense Secretary

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks expressed concern over Joe Biden’s Defense Secretary pick, retired General Lloyd Austin, and said that there’s no need to risk contradicting the principle that the secretary of defense should “have distance from

David Brooks on 10/16/15 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: ‘Crazy’ for Trump to Not Want to Debate

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that it is “just crazy” for President Donald Trump to not want to debate, and that not having the second debate will “cement where we are right now, which is Biden

David Brooks on 2/15/19 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Democrats Have Tried to ‘Get the Issue’ on COVID Relief Rather Than Solve Problem – GOP Wrongly Thinks It’s ‘Normal’ Circumstance

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that Republicans have incorrectly treated coronavirus relief “as a normal fiscal circumstance, where it’s important to save money and be fiscally responsible” and Democrats “have played this more politically, compromised less,

David Brooks on 9/7/18 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Democrats ‘Got on the Wrong Side of Order’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that the Democratic Party “somehow got on the wrong side of” issues of law and order. Brooks stated, “Democrats, I think, have come to understand, they somehow got on the wrong

David Brooks on 9/18/15 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: GOP Has ‘No Coherent Critique of Biden’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that Republicans do not have a “coherent critique” of 2020 Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden and their lack of a “general argument to make” was demonstrated in President

David Brooks on 3/25/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: I Think RNC Will Be ‘More Policy-Oriented’ than DNC

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that he expects the Republican National Convention next week to be “more policy-oriented” than the Democratic National Convention was and stated that at the convention, President Donald Trump needs to talk

David Brooks on 1/22/16 "PBS NewsHour"