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Hot Topic: Trumpocracy with David Frum [Part 2]

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PostedNovember 21, 2018

Episode Summary

In this episode of The Wealth Exchange,  Nicola Wealth Management’s CEO, John Nicola, and David Frum continue their conversation on the current political landscape in the U.S. and global politics.

On this episode, John and David’s conversation focuses around Trump’s policies, taxes, and the impact of media and communications on the current political and economic landscape.

David is the Senior Editor of The Atlantic and has previously held many titles, including Speech Writer for George W. Bush. An avid political commentator and author, David has recently published his New York Times Best Selling book, Trumpocracy.

Key Takeaways

Mentioned in this episode

Jair Bolsonaro’s declared Brazil’s next President

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America, by Timothy Snyder

“America is Edging Closer to Civil War” by Niall Ferguson
GM’s CEO on the future of electric vehicles

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Guest Bio

David Frum

One of the most influential political analysts of our time, David Frum brings a rational conscience into the mainstream and the often-polarized world of American politics.

As Senior Editor at The Atlantic, David’s commentary on social and political issues generates thought-provoking discussions throughout America and around the world. The Wall Street Journal dubbed him one of the leading politician commentators of his generation for his work in The Atlantic, Newsweek, The Daily Beast and CNN. In his quest for the truth, David has been a long-time advocate for shaking up the polarized U.S. Political system, providing insight into what political outcomes mean for specific audiences around the world.

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About The Host - John Nicola

John Nicola is the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of Nicola Wealth Management and has been a veteran of the financial services industry since 1974.

His areas of expertise include investment management, estate and financial planning, as well as business planning with a focus on best practices for wealth building, exit strategies, and shareholder agreements.

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