The cause of small government is not served by following Barack Obama’s example and asserting dubious new powers for the president’s pen and phone.
Just as the anti-gun media narrative on school shootings was falling apart, Donald Trump held a televised summit with lawmakers and revived it.
U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson wrote in an order that suspended the latest version of the president’s travel ban that it ‘plainly discriminates based on nationality.’
Say what you will about Donald Trump — and there’s plenty to say — but he may be the first president in memory to actively limit his own branch’s power.
Political theater or not, DACA is probably unconstitutional. Something the pretend-defenders of law and order might want to remember.
The Supreme Court has substantially upheld a significant part of the executive power by which President Trump’s immigration order was issued.
Many are still seeking to understand this unpredictable president—what he’s accomplished, how he’s failed, and the hard truths both sides refuse to admit.
Obama’s Paris climate legacy lived by his pen and should die by Trump’s.
Last Tuesday night, President Trump gave Democrats what they wanted and, boy, did they ever hate it.
The furor over Trump’s executive order on immigration isn’t about the Constitution. It’s about liberals’ contempt for Trump.
The religious liberty of people of faith and the rights of LGBT individuals can be protected at the same time. There is no reason protection cannot accommodate all Americans equally.
The Trump administration can better its odds of ending the monopolies at the root of widespread public dissatisfaction with schools and their indoctrination of American kids.
No one doubts that the federal government has jurisdiction over immigration. Whether they can force the states to help them enforce immigration laws is another matter.
This seems to be all just one more episode of Trumpian signaling or, as the court narrated, using a ‘bully pulpit to highlight a changed approach to immigration enforcement’ in the future.
For all his condemnations of Obama’s energetic presidency, Trump feels pressured to be just as energetic, or more so, in the first 100 days of his own.
How increasingly letting states and citizens sue to stop laws and regulations they don’t like, such as President Trump’s immigration order, can politicize courts and end self-government.
The president can lay aside Congress and multiple Supreme Court rulings because he now has the power to simply choose which laws to enforce and which to ignore.
President Trump follows in President Obama’s path of not enforcing Obamacare’s requirement that people disclose their compliance. Nobody cared when Obama did it, but they care now.
Refugees are already subject to extreme vetting, and refugees are much less likely than the general American population to commits acts of violence.
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