“President Trump may have come to Washington to ‘drain the swamp,’ but now he’s finding out that it’s full of nasty swamp creatures," Investor's Business Daily warns. "And, as he’s also discovered, they bite.”
President Trump nominates R. Alexander Acosta as Labor Secretary. On a quick view of his background, Acosta seems like an excellent choice.. Acosta is a former law clerk for Justice Alito when Alito was on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and has also served as a member of the NLRB, he is a Harvard Law School graduate and specializes in employment and labor issues
Charles Hurt said this on Fox News "Targeting of Flynn 'should be alarming to everyone'" and we agree with him. The Washington Free Beacon lays the issue of Flynn's discredit at the feet of former Obama officials.
The US National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine says it will be acceptable to modify human embryos destined for implantation in the womb. What a Pandora's Box!!
The Washington Times has an article on protecting consumers from swindlers that explains a case coming before the US Supreme Court. Quite interesting and may even give class action lawyers a good case of heartburn.
The Non-Silence of Elizabeth Warren: The Next Democratic President Might Get the Trump Treatment. After being "silenced" -- when she dismissed the rules of the Senate -- she wasted no time in sending out an email to raise money. It is rather pathetic that she compared herself with true heroes.
GOP breathes new hope into the education system when Betsy DeVos wins confirmation as education secretary as VP Pence casts historic vote.
Ed Whelan, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is a former law clerk to Justice Scalia opines in National Review on President Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch. "Neil Gorsuch an ideal Antonin Scalia replacement, conservative legal scholars say" is the Washington Times headline.
The Daily Signal notes that President Trump's refugee order balances security and compassion and is well within his authority to do so according to Laura Ingraham. You can read the section of law for yourself; here is 8 US Code, Section 1182 F that Ms. Ingraham cited the morning on Fox and Friends.
"We must think big and dream even bigger" says Larry Kudlow in his National Review article, quoting President Trump's inaugural speech. Kudlow focuses on President Trump's optimism, as do the people who voted for Donald J. Trump.
Former President Obama promised to continue to oppose Voter-ID laws in private life insisting that the US was the only country that makes it difficult to vote. WRONG! Read John Fund's article in National Review on-line here. Even in Obama's last hours as President, he chose to defy Congress by quietly sending $221M to the Palestinians.
The Trump Administration began with keeping a promise made to his supporters. On Friday, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order to begin the repeal and replacement of Obamacare and create a system to help Americans have reasonably priced health insurance.