Robert Romano

Robert Romano is the Vice President of Public Policy at Americans for Limited Government and can be reached at He grew up in a suburban Long Island township. He studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stony Brook University with the Class of 2008. In his free time, he composes music on piano, paints oil on canvas, and writes fiction.

Robert lives in Virginia, is married and is a father of two.

Robert Romano

Illegal immigration down 63.5 percent from peak in May after U.S.-Mexico deal, proof that Trump’s tariff threat worked

By Robert Romano Apprehensions on the southern border fell for the fourth consecutive month to 52,546 in September from a peak of 144,116 in May, a 63.5 percent drop, reflecting a major slowdown in migration according to the latest data from Customs and Border Patrol — and it all proves that President Donald’s tariffs […]


Did Yovanovitch lie about contacting committee staff about the so-called whistleblower complaint and a ‘do-not-prosecute’ list in Ukraine?

By Robert Romano Two days after the anonymous CIA so-called whistleblower complaint was filed with the Intelligence Community Inspector General’s office on Aug. 12, alleging President Donald Trump had leveraged military assistance to Ukraine in exchange for cooperation in investigations of any Ukrainian origins of the false allegations by intelligence […]


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.) […]


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, […]


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 […]


D.C. establishment wants to remove Trump because he is trying to end the endless wars in Syria, Ukraine and elsewhere

By Robert Romano It is fitting that the Washington, D.C. establishment wants President Donald Trump removed from office for considering withholding military assistance to Ukraine, or that the talk of impeachment intensified as Trump was announcing the U.S. military withdrawal from Syria, for it was that type […]


Did former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch lie about not giving a ‘do not prosecute’ list in Ukraine? Time to release the transcripts, Speaker Pelosi.

By Robert Romano “As Mr. [Yuriy] Lutsenko, the former Ukrainian Prosecutor General has recently acknowledged, the notion that I created or disseminated a ‘do not prosecute’ list is completely false — a story that Mr. Lutsenko, himself, has since retracted.” That was former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie […]


If Ukraine began the investigation into Burisma and Biden in 2018 and sought to get the information to DOJ, long before Zelensky was even elected, where’s the quid pro quo in 2019?

By Robert Romano Consider the following sequence of events and tell me where the quid pro quo is. On March 5, now-removed former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch to Ukraine called to have anti-corruption prosecutor Nazar Kholodnytskyi fired in a speech to the Ukraine Crisis Media Center, saying , “To […]


Dear Attorney General Barr and Senator Graham, time is running out to expose spygate, Russiagate and the impeachment coup

By Robert Romano Don’t look now, but in just one short year, the American people will be headed back to the polls to decide whether to reelect President Donald Trump, and at times it seems the country is no closer to piercing the veil of what really […]


Sen. Lindsey Graham must call the anonymous CIA so-called whistleblower to testify if the House impeaches President Trump

By Robert Romano By now, it is perfectly clear that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has absolutely no intention of affording any due process to President Donald Trump or any member of the executive branch called to testify in her quest to impeach and remove the President […]


Presidents including FDR, Reagan, Bush and Trump have routinely hosted summits at their private properties

By Robert Romano Well, so much for that. On Oct. 17, White House Chief of Staff and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced that the U.S. will be hosting the G7 in 2020 at the Trump Doral Resort in Miami, Fla.—and President Donald Trump’s opponents […]


Nancy Pelosi’s ridiculous impeachment witch hunt is unquestionably making the world a more dangerous place

By Robert Romano It’s been about a month since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) opened her certain-to-fail impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Sept. 24, and the world is not getting any safer. Since that time, on Oct. 1 Hong Kong police for the first time shot live rounds on […]

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