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, Rocky Point, where he graduated from high school. 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 Manassas, Virginia, is married and is a father of two.

Robert Romano

Success of Trump-Putin summit to prevent nuclear war between U.S. and Russia missed by establishment amid hysteria over hacking

By Robert Romano If one did not know any better, he or she might conclude that the single most important function of the President of the United States is to secure the computer email systems of the nation’s privately run major political parties against intrusion by foreign […]


Do Democrats really want a cyber treaty with Russia? They should be careful what they wish for, Trump might take them up on the offer.

By Robert Romano “If [the Russians] want to collaborate and show they will properly act with us going forwards — so-called cyber norms — I think it’s a conversation our State Department is already having and one which started in previous administrations and that Trump should support […]


Trump asks the right question: Where’s the DNC server?

By Robert Romano “Where is the server? I want to know where is the server and what is the server saying?” That was President Donald Trump at the Helsinki, Finland summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16, responding to a question of whether he believed U.S. intelligence agencies, which have stated Russia hacked the Democratic […]


Mueller indicts Russia for hacking the DNC and Podesta but when did Wikileaks actually get the emails?

By Robert Romano Special Counsel Robert Mueller on July 13 indicted several Russians said to be GRU intelligence operatives who Mueller alleges hacked the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and gave the emails to Wikileaks to be published. But just […]


T-Mobile-Sprint merger will create more competition in 5G, boost growth

By Robert Romano In April, CTIA, the nation’s leading wireless trade association, rolled out its standard for 5G , promising 10 gigabits per second speeds at the top end, 100 times faster than today’s 4G of 100 megabits per second, as carriers begin deployment this year. It will be a faster mobile network […]


No, Kavanaugh’s dissent in Seven Sky v. Holder did not uphold the Obamacare Taxing Clause argument

By Robert Romano The die is cast as President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who has served on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals since 2006, to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Prior to the nomination, one criticism brought against Kavanaugh from the […]


Ivanka Trump is absolutely right, labor participation among 16-to-64-year-olds is surging

By Robert Romano “I think one of the tremendous opportunities that we’re seeing because the economy is so strong is that people who have been out of the workforce are coming back off the sidelines… And this is something we’re working incredibly hard to incentive, because there […]


Magic number for 3 percent growth in 2018 rises to 4.3 percent in Q2 amid accelerating labor participation in the Trump economy

By Robert Romano In 2017, labor participation among working age adults aged 16 to 64 has jumped up to an average, annual, unadjusted 73.34 percent, up from 72.95 percent in 2016, according to data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics . The trend has continued into 2018, rising to 73.47 percent. As a result, the number […]


Trump-Putin summit shows why the President is ahead of the curve

By Robert Romano President Donald Trump will be meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland on July 16 . There the two will discuss nuclear weapons and U.S.-Russian relations. This is not only the right time to cool tensions between the two foremost nuclear powers — who have clashed over Syria, Ukraine […]


Kennedy retirement does more to motivate Republicans to vote for the Senate than the GOP Senate does

By Robert Romano The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy has reminded voters in this midterm election season that their vote matters — because judges matter. With the Senate closely divided 51 to 49, another Supreme Court nomination by President Donald Trump promises to be one of the […]


Trump’s victory on travel ban at Supreme Court big win for Constitution and national security

By Robert Romano The Supreme Court has ruled 5 to 4 that President Donald Trump’s 2017 travel restrictions for Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Somalia, Venezuela and Yemen were a constitutional and legal exercise of his powers under Article II of the Constitution and 8 U.S.C. […]


Federal law, not President Trump, dictates how unaccompanied children and family units are treated at the border

By Robert Romano

Finally, we have a President whose top priority is enforcing the law. If Congress does not like the family separations that occur in federal immigration cases, then Congress needs to change the law to make it possible to deport family units together. There shouldn’t be any amnesty for arriving at the border with children, and President Donald Trump understands that.


4.1 percent GDP growth is magic number for Q2 to get back on track

By Robert Romano When President Donald Trump stood for election in 2016, he set a national goal of getting the U.S. economy to grow 4 percent annually, and maybe even greater than that. Speaking to the Economic Club of New York on Sept. 15, Trump said , “it’s time to establish a national goal of reaching 4 percent of economic […]


After AT&T-Time Warner merger approved, mass media consolidation could lead the way to one-party rule in the U.S.

By Robert Romano A vibrant and healthy democracy depends on the free marketplace of ideas. Call it what you want. Viewpoint diversity. Access to alternative views. In today’s media and information-driven society and culture, being able to find the opposing view on an issue, to compare the […]


Trump cautiously optimistic on North Korea denuclearization deal after Singapore summit

By Robert Romano “I do trust him, yeah… Maybe in a year you’ll be interviewing and I’ll say I made a mistake. It’s possible. We’re dealing at a high level, a lot of things can change a lot of things are possible.” That was President Donald Trump […]

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