Keep everyone guessing. That appears to be President Trump’s “strategic vision” with regard to his surprise announcement that he will meet with North Korean communist dictator Kim Jong-un.
The year-long House Intelligence Committee probe into alleged Russian meddling — and collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia — was officially brought to an end Monday. In what should have been headline news, the committee announced that it while found that Russia attempted to cause chaos in the 2016 election, there was no evidence that Trump or anyone connected to him colluded with Russia or that Putin favored Trump over Clinton.
The National Rifle Association has sued the state of Florida for enacting a law that violates the rights of law-abiding citizens.
The vacuum left by Gary Cohn’s departure last Tuesday will be filled shortly, either by Peter Navarro or by Larry Kudlow. Reuters reported that these are the president’s “top two candidates” to replace Cohn as chief economic advisor.
President Trump has stated that he was in favor of allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty for convicted drug dealers — an unconstitutional exercise if done federally.
In announcing his legal crackdown against the rogue state government running California, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions drew widespread applause — but he also made a huge legal and historical blunder on the topic of nullification. So significant is the falsehood pushed by Sessions that, if the erroneous belief were to become more widely held, it could threaten the very foundation of America's federalist system of constitutional government. Fortunately for liberty and the Tenth Amendment, though, both liberals and conservatives are increasingly recognizing that nullification is as American as apple pie — and using the important constitutional tool to rein in a bloated federal government that countless Americans from across the political spectrum say is “out of control.”
Trump's gun proposals are a mixed bag, infringing on precious rights but not as much as anti-gun liberals wanted.
An assortment of new restrictions on the Second Amendment in Florida also launched an attack on the Fourth Amendment, as well.
President Trump sent a clear message Friday by pardoning a former Navy sailor who was convicted in 2016 and sentenced to a year in prison for taking pictures in a classified area of a Navy submarine. That message: People should not have their lives "destroyed" for crimes that are "nothing by comparison" to Hillary Clinton's crimes.
President Trump’s decision to place tariffs on imported steel and aluminum has been accurately hailed as a “promise kept.” But is it also an example of a political system broken and a Constitution violated?