Honorable Maurice McTigue, QSO | Congress Breaches its Own Rules | Reckless Government Spending | Consequences of Raising the Debt Ceiling | Principled Solutions

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August 9th, 2021

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Join America's Roundtable co-hosts Natasha Srdoc and Joel Anand Samy for an enlightening conversation with Honorable Maurice McTigue, QSO, Vice President for Outreach at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Executive Advisory Board Member, International Leaders Summit.

A former cabinet minister and member of parliament in his native New Zealand, McTigue was one of the architects of the “New Zealand miracle,” which dramatically reformed the country’s government and economy by implementing market-driven, pro-growth policies. He later became New Zealand’s ambassador to Canada and received the prestigious Queen’s Service Order in recognition of his public service from Queen Elizabeth II.

McTigue has testified on Capitol Hill and published articles in many major media outlets, including the New York Times, the Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, US News & World Report, and the Chicago Tribune. McTigue advised The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and most federal agencies in the Clinton and Bush administrations on issues of accountability and transparency and has consulted with legislators and governors in more than 30 states. McTigue was a special advisor to Louisiana’s Commission on Streamlining Government and was named to Virginia governor Bob McDonnell’s Commission on Government Reform and Restructuring.

For further details about Maurice McTigue and his leadership in advancing principled reforms in his home country of New Zealand, the United States of America and Europe — please review these articles and videos:

Rolling Back Government: Lessons from New Zealand
https://imprimis.hillsdale.edu/rolling-back-government-lessons-from-new-zealand/

Video: Maurice McTigue | The Rule of Law, Jerusalem Leaders Summit 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x1fpYL4eJw

Video: Maurice McTigue: Advancing Reforms in Eastern Europe | HRT Prime Time News — Croatia Radio and Television | International Leaders Summit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXOUcLgCzRs

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