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Michael McKenna

Michael McKenna

Michael McKenna, a columnist for The Washington Times, is the president of MWR Strategies. He was most recently a deputy assistant to the president and deputy director of the Office of Legislative Affairs at the White House. He can be reached at

Columns by Michael McKenna

Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," poses for photos in a Fox News Channel studio, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)  **FILE**

Tucker Carlson blows up left’s Jan. 6 narrative

On Monday, Fox News' Tucker Carlson opened his show with the first of what are likely to be many segments examining how the public was misled about what happened on Jan. 6, 2021. Published March 8, 2023

Illustration on Biden upstaging Republicans by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Hysterical Team Biden always on the defense

In case you wonder whether elections matter at this late date in the republic, there was a startling bit of confirming evidence this week. Published February 1, 2023

Illustration on America on death and depopulation by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

United States losing its will to live

The Aspen Institute Economic Strategy Group recently released a book about the economic challenges facing the United States. One challenge on which they focused was the specter of U.S. population decline. Published January 25, 2023

Illustration on the nature of China’s adversarial relationship with America by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

What a House Select Committee can do about China

A few days ago, the Center for Strategic and International Studies made public the results of war games that sought to predict what would happen if communist China invaded Taiwan. Published January 21, 2023