As a Lifelong Republican, I Demand Trump Let Fauci Testify Before the House

President Donald Trump's decision to block Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, from appearing before the House of Representatives is ludicrous.

Christie Whitman: How we can get a woman in the White House

Around the country, the American public is faced with the reality that yet again, a woman will not achieve the presidency this election cycle. When examining why a woman has yet to obtain the highest office of the land, we need to acknowledge the role that money plays in politics.

Whitman: Elect More Women to Counteract Misogyny in NJ Politics

While she won’t be at tonight’s hearing of the committee looking into the mistreatment of women in New Jersey politics, the only woman elected to New Jersey’s highest office has at least one suggestion for improving the lot of women in politics everywhere: Elect more women.

A president who Ignores the constitution is a colossal threat—even to his own party

President Donald Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives. What happens in the Senate in early 2020 may not remove him from office, but this is nonetheless a historic moment.

Under Trump, the integrity of government research is in shambles

Regardless of President Trump’s fate in the impeachment inquiry, his presidency has exposed serious fissures in our system of government that require repair — especially when it comes to the integrity of government research.

What Howard Schultz — or any independent — needs to have a real shot

By Christine Todd Whitman CNN January 29, 2019 Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, said Sunday he was seriously considering a run for president as a "centrist independent." While we are both former elected officials of the two traditional parties, we feel passionately that Americans need an independent option. We aren't endorsing Schultz, but we are encouraged that a candidate closer to the center of the political spectrum may run. The only problem is that Schultz or someone like him stands almost no chance. [...]

The importance of independent, unbiased data

By Christine Todd Whitman The Hill January 24, 2019 The Trump administration’s latest revelation that perhaps thousands more kids have been separated from their families at the border, is yet another signal of how this administration seemingly manipulates facts and misleads the public — in ways that are slowly chipping away at our democracy's credibility and integrity. [...]