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Gray Discusses Origin and Benefits of Cap & Trade

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray gave an interview yesterday on NPR on environmental regulation through government-created markets for emissions trading. Well, it’s not a new idea, it’s been kicking around economic circles for decades probably. So it was something that had been well ventilated academically and in a sense all I did was take some suggestions and ask…

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Ambassador Gray Calls for Strategic Energy Policy in Response to Russian Aggression in the Ukraine

Ambassador Boyden Gray spoke on CNBC’s Kudlow Report about the U.S. response to Russia’s aggression in the Ukraine on Friday. Gray said beefing up the NATO military presence in Eastern Europe could be helpful but would require virtually unanimous support from Europe. The tough stance German Chancellor Angela Merkel has recently taken toward Russia gives hope for strong show of…

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Stephanie Condon, Is Obama Overstepping His Bounds with Executive Actions?, CBS News, Jan. 28, 2014

C. Boyden Gray, former White House Counsel under President George H.W. Bush, is representing groups that are challenging the constitutionality of Cordray’s appointment — made the same day as the NLRB appointments. Gray himself was recess-appointed to serve as U.S. ambassador to the European Union in 2006, but in a brief filed with the Supreme Court in the NLRB case,…

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Carle Hulse, Role Reversals Emerge in Dispute Over Obama’s Recess Appointments, New York Times, Jan. 10, 2014

C. Boyden Gray, the former White House counsel and ambassador, is among the conservative lawyers urging the Supreme Court to severely constrain the Obama administration’s ability to fill executive branch vacancies during a Senate recess. Mr. Gray is exceptionally well versed in the subject, having received his own recess appointment in 2006.

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Former White House Counsel Says Government Is Too Big, MacIver Institute, July 3, 2013

[youtube id=”0NhLAM9c49w” mode=”normal” align=”center”] Boyden Gray, White House Counsel during President George H. W. Bush’s administration, sat down with the MacIver News Service recently to talk about the dramatic overreach of government. Gray says that the government is too large and the best way to change the direction our nation is heading is through challenges in the courts because the…

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