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Join us for a conversation with Stephen Moore, former Trump Senior Economic Adviser and Senior Economist at FreedomWorks.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 12 PM (ET)

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Since Joe Biden took office, Democrats have taken aim at every successful policy that President Trump initiated to restore America’s economy.

Instead of prosperity, their policies have destroyed America’s energy independence, triggered 6 percent inflation and soaring gas prices at the pump, crippled employers and empowered government agencies.

They have used the Communist Chinese Party COVID-19 pandemic to impose lockdowns and frighten Americans into giving up important freedoms.

Now they are even taking aim at credit card reward programs, even though these programs benefit millions of Americans.

Democrats like Sen. Richard Durbin (Ill.) propose “reverse Robin Hood” rules to end programs that return money or gifts to people who use credit cards, saying the programs only make the ultra-rich richer.

As Stephen Moore wrote recently at CNSNews.com, “An International Center for Law & Economics study… reports that ‘86% of credit cardholders have active rewards cards, including 77% of cardholders with a household income of less than $50,000.’ It is entirely wrong to argue that one must be rich to have a rewards credit card.”

Earlier Democrat policies, he wrote, “resulted in consumers losing access to free checking accounts, and the number of people without a bank account increased by about 1 million.  

“According to a Boston University study, the loss of free checking accounts costs low-income customers about $160 per year.

“The policy goal in Congress should be to make it easier for everyone — rich and poor — to have access to credit and reward cards if they want to participate.”

Mr. Moore also has written recently about the Biden Administration’s war on America’s fossil-fuel sector.

“When he announced … that he would release more oil from the American Strategic Petroleum Reserve, President Joe Biden told the American people he is doing everything possible to bring down gas prices at the pump.

“That’s a lie. This administration and the climate change crazies have declared war on American energy.

“They want high oil and gas prices. The Biden master plan is for American oil and gas production and consumption to go to zero over the next 15 to 20 years.

“How do you achieve that goal? By making oil and gas so expensive and so unavailable that Americans are forced to use alternatives.”

Stephen Moore co-authored with Arthur Laffer “Trumponomics: Inside the America First Plan to Get Our Economy Back on Track” (2018).

Stephen Moore served as a Senior Economic Adviser to President Donald Trump, where he focused on tax reform, regulatory reform and energy policy.

He is a Senior Economist at FreedomWorks and a co-founder of the Committee to Unleash Prosperity. He is currently on leave as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

With more than 30 years of experience as an economist and as a leading thinker on the impact of government on business, Moore is well-positioned to provide a deepened understanding of the shifts in our global economy.

Moore previously wrote on the economy and public policy for The Wall Street Journal and was a member of its editorial board. He has written for the Washington Times, National Review, and many other publications.

He co-founded and served as president of the Club for Growth from 1999 to 2004. On March 15, 2019, President Trump nominated Moore to serve as a governor of the Federal Reserve. On May 2, 2019, Moore withdrew his name from consideration amid mostly leftist resistance in the Senate.

Moore has served as a Senior Economist at the Congressional Joint Economic Committee and as a Senior Economics Fellow at the Cato Institute, where he published dozens of studies on federal and state fiscal policy.

He advised the National Economic Commission in 1987 and served as a Research Director for President Reagan’s Commission on Privatization.

Please join us for this informative and stimulating conversation.

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