Beyond The Campaign Tactics: The Intersection of Politics and Policy
When elections are over, how do the winners translate campaign platforms into legislation? How do they decide which campaign issues are first in the queue when it comes to the legislative process, and how do they ensure that political momentum is maintained through that process? For example, some analysts suggest it was a mistake for the Trump Administration and the new Republican Congress to make repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act their first priority.
Guest: The Honorable Joshua Bolten, CEO of the Business Roundtable, former White House Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and policy director for Bush-Cheney 2000.
IOP Spring 2018 Fellow Ed Gillespie