Biography of the Author Steven R Okun

Steven R Okun

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    Commentary: Ticket against Donald Trump in White House race missing boldest choice

    Given her huge personal popularity, political savviness and role in the Obama-Biden Administration and campaigns, there's no better choice for VP ...
  2. U.S. President Trump leads daily coronavirus response briefing at the White House in Washington

    Commentary: Could Donald Trump not run for re-election?

    With riots in the streets and the COVID-19 death toll rising, Trump doubles down on his 2016 anti-establishment strategy. But the odds are stacked ...
  3. President Donald Trump, who initially downplayed COVID-19, has oscillated between stressing the

    Commentary: Trump fights a two-front war on the coronavirus

    To lead the US to victory in the pandemic war, US President Donald Trump's language is as important as his orders, says Steven Okun and Thurgood ...
  4. At rallies, the US president repeatedly encourages the crowd to boo and heckle journalists covering

    Commentary: Imagine holding the US elections during a COVID-19 outbreak

    It will be tough to replicate the Singapore model of containing the virus in the US, says Steven R Okun and Thurgood Marshall Jr.
  5. US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un talk before a meeting in the

    Commentary: Will a US president facing impeachment manufacture a foreign policy crisis?

    Donald Trump will soon be the third US President impeached. Does that mean he might engineer a foreign policy crisis to distract the American public?
  6. FILE PHOTO: New York Mayor Bloomberg prepares to speak to reporters after his meeting with U.S. Vic

    Commentary: Michael Bloomberg for US President? Only possible in a year like 2020

    If Michael Bloomberg does get in the race under this scenario, buckle up for what undoubtedly will be a wild ride, says Steven Okun.
  7. The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is weighing on investor sentiment

    Commentary: Trump’s impeachment highly likely but don’t hold breath (yet) for conviction or removal

    Here’s why US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and the senior Democrats calculate that they should impeach Trump now, says Steven R Okun, former ...
  8. "We don't need China and, frankly, would be far... better off without them," US

    Commentary: Have the gloves come off in latest US-China trade war saga?

    McLarty Associates’ Steven R Okun and John Holden discuss Donald Trump’s approach to the trade war with China, and how re-election and the state ...
  9. Donald Trump delivers an address from Oval office on Jan 8, 2019

    Commentary: Impeach Trump? It’s about math, party and the public interest

    US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's and the senior democrats' calculation may say that impeachment is not a good option for now, but that does ...
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    Commentary: Remember, Americans like divided government

    In a mid-term election, the President’s party starts out with a disadvantage, regardless of the economy’s performance, says Steven R Okun.