David Brooks

Brooks: Infrastructure Plan ‘Will Not Be Paid For’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks predicted that President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package won’t be paid for since Democrats will keep all the spending in the bill, but will compromise on the tax increases in the plan. Brooks

David Brooks on 8/5/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Biden’s Message on Immigration Was ‘Very Unclear’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the Biden administration’s immigration message was the “very unclear message” of “you can come, but not yet.” Brooks said, “Well, the short-term problem for the Biden administration is

WASHINGTON - APRIL 20: New York Times columnist David Brooks (L) speaks as moderator Tim Russert (R) looks on during a taping of "Meet the Press" at the NBC studios April 20, 2008 in Washington, DC. Brooks discussed on the race between Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) …

Brooks: House Managers ‘Did Cherry-Pick’ Video Clips of Trump

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the House impeachment managers “did cherry-pick in their video” on former President Donald Trump’s January 6 speech. Brooks stated that the managers proved their incitement case, but “I think they

David Brooks on 2/19/16 "PBS NewsHour"

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"