Jason Steinbaum

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Author Bio

Jason Steinbaum is Principal with The Chesterbrook Group. He worked on Capitol Hill for more than three decades, during which he served as Staff Director of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and Washington Chief of Staff to Rep. Eliot L. Engel (D-NY). Mr. Steinbaum holds a JD and an MA in Law and International Affairs from The American University in Washington, DC and a BA from the University of Virginia. All opinions expressed on The Opinion Pages are his own.

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June 15, 2023

Pardon Me (Take-Two): But the Manhattan Indictment of Trump Matters

Two months ago, I wrote that the Manhattan indictments of Former President Trump are way more important than people recognized. If Trump didn’t pay hush money to Stormy Daniels, she could have gone public with…

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April 23, 2023

The Manhattan DA's Indictments of Trump: Why They Really Matter

Thirty-four bookkeeping errors. That’s how the news has described the indictments of Donald Trump by a Manhattan District Attorney. “It’s a political attack.” “A witch hunt.” That’s what MAGA world – and most Republicans –…

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November 21, 2022

Republicans Don't Like Trump Anymore....If They Lose Power

Well, there it is. Trump is running again. I guess we knew it was coming. But, there’s something different this time around. It’s starting to look like Republicans may have seen the light. In state…

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September 23, 2022

"Breakout" and the Iran Nuclear Deal

The world is watching intently as civil unrest in Iran — sparked by the brutal killing of a young Kurdish woman by the so-called morality police — is popping up all over the Islamic Republic….