The President has authority to withhold appropriated funds under law, including military assistance to Ukraine while considering a deferral or rescission

By Robert Romano If the President is considering whether to defer or rescind military assistance to a foreign country, but has not yet made a decision to do so under the Impoundment Control Act, is he required to notify Congress? That’s what Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) […]


Cartoon: Triggered


Local cities rejecting HUD funds over zoning concerns and then accepting them after Congress banned federal interference proves Article I defund works

By Robert Romano In 2016, Hampden Township, Pa. opted out of receiving part of the $1.4 million of community development block grants that the the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) had allocated to Cumberland County. The issue? The 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulation put in […]


Impeachment flops as Ambassador Sondland says he ‘presumed’ Ukrainian military assistance was ‘likely’ being conditioned, but nobody told him it was

By Robert Romano U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland issued a new statement on Nov. 4 to the House Intelligence Committee that he “presumed” military assistance to Ukraine was “likely” being conditioned by the administration when he spoke to a Ukrainian presidential aide on Sept. 1, […]


Disney’s Jeffrey Epstein cover up reveals how corrupt media is

By Rick Manning On a hot mic, ABC News reporter Amy Robach recently alleged in a video revealed by Project Veritas, that ABC News, which is owned by Disney, covered up the Jeffrey Epstein story three years ago. “I’ve had the story for three years,” Robach said, adding, […]


Quid pro quo becomes quid pro no in Democrats’ crumbling impeachment farce

By Rick Manning Democrats and some Republicans in Washington, D.C. and the media throw around the term quid pro quo quite a bit these days with the intonation that it describes the ultimate evil, convincing me that they don’t really know what it means. So I consulted […]


Cartoon: It’s In The Bag


Ukraine was concerned about violations of U.S. law, not Ukrainian law, so there was no investigation by Ukraine to be requested by President Trump

By Robert Romano The root of the allegation against President Donald Trump by House Democrats according to the anonymous CIA so-called whistleblower complaint of Aug. 12 is that he temporarily held up U.S. military assistance to Ukraine in order to get Ukraine to “initiate or continue an investigation […]


Can federalism survive? It’s up to Congress.

By Robert Romano Under the original Constitution, and even with its subsequent amendments, power was supposed to be distributed between the federal and state and local governments, with the idea that the national government would have the fewest powers to affect local administration except in certain areas. […]


Now that House has released its impeachment witch hunt resolution, it’s time for the Senate to step up and guarantee due process

By Robert Romano The House has released its resolution outlining rules governing the impeachment inquiry process of President Donald Trump, including rules for each of the relevant House committees to follow, call witnesses and question them, and if the White House and Senate believe they fall short, then […]

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