The Trade Promotion Authority bill would give the president power to enforce the UN's Arms Trade Treaty, which if implemented would undo the protections provided by the Second Amendment.
The federal government continues to reach far beyond its constitutional parameters by proposing regulations to increase diversity in wealthy neighborhoods. Officials at the Department of Housing and Urban Development argue that a new rule entitled “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing” would simply clarify obligations under the Fair Housing Act of 1968, but critics view it as another example of federal overreach.
Rupert Murdoch, the Australian-born chairman and CEO of 21st Century Fox, which owns the Fox News Channel, plans next week to ask the board of the corporation he heads to install his younger son, James, as chief executive. Murdoch also intends to have his older son, Lachlan, assume an operational role as Fox’s executive co-chairman, where he will work in collaboration with him and James.