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About Bart Chilton

Bart continues to be an unconventional, experienced and entertaining voice in financial regulation, policy and politics.

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Trump’s Troubled Times OpEds

The white sheet has been taken off the head of the White House and it was called out yesterday by an unlikely group: President Donald Trump’s corporate colleagues. What’s transpired is both historic and consequential for policy, politics, and national security....

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Trump at Six Months Media mentions / OpEds

Evaluating our U.S. presidents is done intermittently. Such benchmarks are the bedrock upon which we gauge the past. The first 100 days of an administration—a standard used since Franklin Roosevelt’s Administration—arrived on April 29th. President Trump said it was a “ridiculous...

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The decidedly dicey G20 Media mentions / OpEds

Arguably the most presidential periods of Donald Trump’s administration were in February when he addressed a joint session of Congress and in May on his first foreign foray when he visited Saudi Arabia and Israel, followed by Belgium for a North...

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Trump’s kooky climate change calculus: Opinion Media mentions / OpEds

President Donald Trump’s decision on Thursday to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change—an agreement supported by nearly every other nation in the world—is perhaps the kookiest policy calculation of his young presidency. Here’s why it matters. Environmental The...

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Taking to the Roadways Media mentions / OpEds

Low oil and gas prices have encouraged those in the US to drive more and do so in style. Meanwhile, OPEC (the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) and several non-OPEC (NOPEC) nations are efforting to increase those prices. Will they succeed? Memorial Day signals...

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