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Heritage Expert: Released Mueller Report Confirms No Collusion

The released Mueller report confirms that the Trump 2016 presidential campaign did not collude with Russia. It does not conclude that Trump attempted obstruction of justice. "The main element," explains Heritage expert Cully Stimson on the Ben Shapiro Show, "is the intent. Can you prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the individual had the requisite mental thinking, the mens rea, to intentionally try to obstruct justice?" 

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22 hrs ago

SCOTUS 101: "I Know It When I See It"

This week, Kevin Daley from the Daily Caller joins Elizabeth Slattery to dispel an RBG conspiracy theory and break down a "scandalous" Supreme Court oral argument. Elizabeth also chats with Jamil Jaffer from GMU's Scalia Law School.

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Apr 17

Heritage Experts: Democrats are to blame for unfilled posts in Trump administration

Senate Democrats have consistently delayed confirmation votes for Trump administrative and judicial nominees. As a result, "acting" government officials are filling those roles instead. "This is the first time that nominees to many executive branch positions have had to jump through so many hoops to get confirmed," write Heritage Experts Hans von Spakovsky and Thomas Jipping.

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Apr 16

Heritage Expert: Housing Finance Reform Has Never Really Been About Affordable Housing

With new leadership at the Federal Housing Finance Agency, housing finance reform could be on the horizon. "Home prices are rising in almost the same pattern they displayed leading into the 2008 crash," warns Heritage Expert Norbert Michel. "Luckily, the administration can now reverse these dangerous trends."

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Apr 15

Heritage Explains: What You Need to Know About Your Tax Refund This Year

Fact, the amount of your tax refund has nothing to do with how big your tax cut was. But if you’ve watched the news lately you wouldn’t know that. This week, Heritage expert Adam Michel explains what your refund check really is, why it has nothing to do with President Trump’s tax cuts, and the specific ways in which our tax laws truly did change for the better.

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Apr 12

Heritage Scholars Are Reaching New Audiences

The Heritage Foundation broke new ground recently with the publication of a scholarly article in Telos, a quarterly academic journal, founded 1968. “This is the first time a Heritage scholar has been published in Telos,” said Heritage expert David Azerrad. “Dr. Holmes's essay helps to expand Heritage’s sphere of influence beyond conservative circles, which is an important goal for Heritage.”

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