Capitol Bell – How Congress should seize the Brexit opportunity

Capitol Bell – How Congress should seize the Brexit opportunity

The Daily Signal
June 27, 2016
Greetings from Capitol Hill, where the House is out but the Senate is in. Which is good, since Sen. Mike Lee wants his colleagues to see the bright future promised by Brexit. The Supreme Court disappoints pro-life advocates with its ruling on a Texas law designed to protect women at abortion clinics. Genevieve Wood, on Facebook Live, has analysis from Elizabeth Slattery and John Malcolm. Millennials should like conservatism, College Republicans say. Andrew Egger has details. Plus: Daren Bakst on GMO labeling.

How Congress should seize the Brexit opportunity. This week, the people of Britain won a major victory for democracy and sovereignty by voting to leave the European Union. Many on the left, along with their allies in the media, are predicting that this Brexit will lead to economic disaster for Britain, if not all of Europe and the rest of the world. These doomsayers should take a deep breath and a fresh look at the reality of the situation beyond the initial disruptions caused by this momentous decision, writes Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.
‘Growing up GOP’: Young Republicans seek messaging strategy for millennials. Four years after a wave of millennials swept Barack Obama into his second presidential term, the Republican Party is redoubling efforts to repackage its conservative platform to appeal to young voters. A new report from the College Republican National Committee, “Growing Up GOP: Fresh Ideas From the Fresh Faces of the Republican Party,” outlines strategies needed to accomplish just that, reports The Daily Signal’s Andrew Egger.
Here are 5 reasons we don’t need federally mandated GMO labeling. Senate Agriculture Committee leaders have released a new federal mandatory labeling bill for genetically engineered food. These senators are trading a state mandatory labeling law for a federal mandatory labeling law. If passed, the federal government will make it national policy to mislead consumers and legitimize bad science, writes The Heritage Foundation’s Daren Bakst.
What we’re reading: Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan recently visited The Daily Signal and wanted to know why our team wasn’t covering the 2016 presidential election. After all, it’s been a boon for so many media outlets. What were we thinking? You can read about it in her latest Washington Post column.
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Genevieve Wood spoke to Heritage Foundation legal experts John Malcolm and Elizabeth Slattery about today’s ‪Supreme Court‬ decisions.
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