What Now? A Conversation On Where Conservatives Go After the Trump Presidency

American Compass’s Oren Cass, WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib, and author George F. Will discuss the future of the conservative movement, co-hosted with the Wall Street Journal.

Oren Cass, American Compass
Gerald F. Seib, The Wall Street Journal
George F. Will, author and columnist

This event was co-hosted by American Compass and WSJ+ and produced by WSJ+.


Oren Cass is the executive director of American Compass and author of The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America. Previously, he was a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and served as the domestic policy director for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign.

Gerald F. Seib is the executive Washington editor for The Wall Street Journal. He was previously the Washington bureau chief, overseeing the Journal’s news and analysis from Washington. He also developed the digital edition of the Washington bureau that includes his own column and commentaries, a real-time version of Washington Wire and other features and columns.

George F. Will’s newspaper column has been syndicated by The Washington Post since 1974. Today it appears twice weekly in more than 440 newspapers. In 1976 he became a regular contributing editor of Newsweek magazine, for which he provided a bimonthly essay until 2011. In 1977 he won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in his newspaper columns. In June 2019, Mr. Will released his most recent work, The Conservative Sensibility. Mr. Will has also published three books on political theory, as well as three books on baseball.