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

Yates says Comey had the FBI ambush Michael Flynn in the White House ‘unilaterally,’ was unaware Steele sub-source folded on Trump-Russia allegations in Jan. 2017

By Robert Romano “I didn’t authorize that interview because I wasn’t told about it in advance… I was upset that Director Comey didn’t coordinate that with us and acted unilaterally.” That was former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, telling Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in Aug. […]


As Biden fails to denounce riots, blames and threatens to defund the police, get ready for a big backlash against the left

By Robert Romano It is former Vice President Joe Biden, and not President Donald Trump, who has a political problem due to ongoing riots in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd as public backlash against the political left has begun seeping into public attitudes concerning […]


President Trump is right. Why is the U.S. still building important parts of the F-35 outside the U.S.?

By Robert Romano The fifth-generation F-35 stealth fighter jet by Lockheed Martin has been in development since the 1990s, one of the most expensive military systems ever at a cost of about $80 million per plane , after all these years is still dependent on global supply chains including certain Chinese-made […]


Why are American pensions and mutual funds investing $251 billion in Chinese equities and bonds built on child and slave labor?

By Robert Romano U.S. mutual funds and pension funds, including private, state and local government pensions, have invested about $251 billion in Chinese equities and bonds including Hong Kong, according to an Americans for Limited Government estimate of U.S. Treasury data. That is out of a total […]


Will the virus ever allow the U.S. economy to fully reopen again?

By Robert Romano The U.S. economy contracted a record-setting, inflation-adjusted, annualized 32.9 percent in the second quarter of 2020 according to the latest data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis as tens of millions of Americans waited out the Chinese coronavirus in their homes, not venturing out much […]


Senate GOP proposes to remove perverse pandemic incentive to make more with unemployment benefits than at your job

By Robert Romano Senate Republicans are proposing to modify expanded unemployment under the COVID-19 pandemic to remove a perverse incentive for many workers to stay on unemployment rather than return to their jobs after the economy reopens because they are making more money collecting benefits. Originally a stopgap […]


Attorney General Barr: Portland insurrection by Antifa on federal courthouse ‘an assault on the Government of the United States’

By Robert Romano “What unfolds nightly around the courthouse cannot reasonably be called a protest; it is, by any objective measure, an assault on the Government of the United States.” That was Attorney General William Barr, pulling no punches on the two-months-long riot directed at the Mark […]


Another 930,000 leave unemployment in a week as Trump economy continues rapid recovery—but will the virus get in the way?

By Robert Romano Another net 930,000 Americans left continued unemployment claims the week of July 11, according to the latest unadjusted data from the U.S. Department of Labor as momentum continues to bring millions of Americans back into the labor force. In the same week, initial unemployment claims […]


Trump, Carson restore local control over zoning, end Obama-Biden war on suburbs—for now

By Robert Romano President Donald Trump and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson have finally ended the Obama-Biden era regulation Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing from 2015 that conditioned receipt of $3 billion of annual community development block grants on rezoning neighborhoods along racial and income guidelines. Now, under the […]


Debt up $3.3 trillion since beginning of the year as Sen. Rand Paul worries Phase Four will spend ‘another $1 trillion we don’t have’

By Robert Romano The national debt has skyrocketed by $3.3 trillion since the beginning of 2020 amid record spending by Congress in response to the China-originated COVID-19 pandemic, which forced states to shut down their economies as businesses large and small, critical industries, state and local governments and the American people […]


President Trump’s case for excluding illegal aliens from the Census is stronger than you think

By Robert Romano President Donald Trump has issued an executive memorandum to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to discount illegal aliens who are subject to legal removal from the U.S. Census. Here, the President is invoking the Fourteenth Amendment, Section 2 of the Constitution, which states, “Representatives shall be […]


The Steele dossier paid for by Clinton, DNC was not Russian disinformation, it was British disinformation—from Steele

By Robert Romano The intelligence in the dossier by former British spy Christopher Steele, paid for by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Hillary Clinton campaign, was not from a well-placed source in the Russian government, but a paid-for employee of Steele’s firm, Orbis, who disputed the […]


President Trump is ending the Obama-Biden regulation to rezone neighborhoods along income and racial guidelines

By Robert Romano President Donald Trump is ending the 2015 Obama-Biden era regulation Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation, and has removed requirements that more than 1,200 cities and counties make changes to local zoning in order to qualify for $3 billion of annual community development block […]


Are the state-led pandemic shutdowns a trial run for the Green New Deal? Consider it a warning.

By Robert Romano At the height of the state-led COVID-19 pandemic economic shutdowns in April, 25.3 million Americans had lost their jobs as businesses shuttered up and families stayed behind closed doors, waiting for the worst of the virus to pass. While working from home or being furloughed, millions of Americans stayed off the […]


There has never been a safe, effective vaccine for a coronavirus for humans. Will Moderna’s be the first?

By Robert Romano Moderna is set to put its COVID-19 vaccine into phase three clinical trials on July 27 and is manufacturing stocks in advance of a hoped-for approval by the Food and Drug Administration. “These Phase 1 data demonstrate that vaccination with mRNA-1273 elicits a robust […]

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