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In The Tank (ep123) – Grading Trump's First Year - Education, Health Care, Budget and Tax, Energy and Environment

January 19, 2018

John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #123 of the In The Tank Podcast. In this special episode, Heartland Institute experts grade President Trump on his first year in office.

John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #123 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features (as always) interviews, debates, and roundtable discussions that explore the work of think tanks across the country. The show is available for download as part of the Heartland Daily Podcast every Friday.

Grading Trump on Year One

After one year under the Trump administration, Donny and John seek to gauge how successful he has been in the four main topic areas The Heartland Institute covers. 

Education Policy
Lennie Jarratt, Project Manager for the Center for Transforming Education gives us the education policy perspective.

Health Care Policy
Charlie Katebi, State Government Relations Manager gives us the health care policy perspective.

Budget and Tax
Jesse Hathaway, Managing Editor of Budget & Tax News gives us the budget and tax policy perspective.

Energy, Environment and Climate Policy
and finally, H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Fellow on Environmental Policy and the Managing Editor of Environment & Climate News gives us his perspective.

Last, John responds to the grades given by these experts, giving his own take on the matter.

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Donny Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute and the host of Heartland's "In the Tank" podcast. @InTheTankPod
John Nothdurft joined the staff of The Heartland Institute in May 2008 as Heartland's legislative specialist on budget and tax policy. He was named government relations director in November 2010.