Robert Romano

Robert Romano is the Vice President of Public Policy at Americans for Limited Government and can be reached at robert@getliberty.org. 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
04.20.2018

Did the DNC destroy the evidence of the ‘hack’ on their servers? Court filing says 140 servers decommissioned, 180 computers erased and 11 servers ‘rebuilt.’

By Robert Romano On Twitter on April 20 , President Donald Trump has said if there’s an upside to the DNC lawsuit against the Trump campaign, Wikileaks and Russia , he said “we will now counter for the DNC Server that they refused to give to the FBI…” But according to the DNC’s filing , the committee may have destroyed all the evidence of the alleged hack […]

04.20.2018

If President Trump is not the target of the Mueller investigation, then why did Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein appoint a special counsel in the first place?

By Robert Romano When Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with President Donald Trump on April 12 , the President was assured that he was not the target of any investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Bloomberg reports . This raises an interesting question: Why is there even a special counsel then? On March 2, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself “from […]

04.19.2018

President Trump stands by voters that got him elected, rejects Trans-Pacific Partnership for good

By Robert Romano President Donald Trump is back to the issue that got him elected more than any other and transformed the U.S. electoral map in 2016, and that is rejecting the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal that had been proposed by former President Barack Obama. On Twitter on April 17, Trump appeared to rule out the TPP once and for all : […]

04.18.2018

Why are State Attorneys General putting up with school walkouts to promote gun control when the walkouts violate state laws against disrupting public schools?

By Robert Romano Indivisible.org is at it again, openly organizing more than 2,300 school walkouts on April 19 and April 20 to call for a “nationwide protest of our leaders’ failure to pass laws that protect us from gun violence,” urging more nationwide gun control laws in the wake of the Parkland, Fla. massacre in February. The purpose of the protest is purely about […]

04.17.2018

James Comey admits he knew the FBI investigation of President Trump was inevitable even after he knew it was ongoing at least since Oct. 2016

By Robert Romano “It might have been a mistake.” That was former FBI Director James Comey appearing on ABC News with George Stephanopoulos that aired April 15 , admitting that on Jan. 6, 2017 when he assured then President-Elect Donald Trump that he was not under FBI investigation for Russia collusion, it was very misleading. Comey had just […]

04.16.2018

If Michael Cohen lied about not being Prague in 2016, he may have fooled everyone — including CNN, Buzzfeed, the intelligence community and President Trump

By Robert Romano “By the way, we just found out, I was just coming down, Michael Cohen… is a very talented lawyer, he’s a good lawyer at my firm, it was just reported that it wasn’t this Michael Cohen they were talking about. So, all night long, […]

04.13.2018

How President Trump could shut hidden ‘backdoor’ hardware threats from China being installed on critical systems

By Robert Romano The U.S. is vulnerable to installing imported, vulnerable computer hardware from China and elsewhere with hidden backdoors on critical infrastructure, like the power grid, water systems, hospitals, air traffic control, communications and defense-related systems. And the American people may not find out about it […]

04.12.2018

It’s as if the GOP is trying to lose control of Congress

By Robert Romano House Speaker Paul Ryan is not running for reelection in 2018, but apparently intends to serve out his term as House Speaker. That brings the wave of House Republicans retiring or running for different offices this cycle up to 40. That, after the $1.3 […]

04.11.2018

President Trump is right. The Justice Department’s endless investigation into the White House is ‘an attack on our country.’

By Robert Romano “It’s an attack on our country, in a true sense.  It’s an attack on what we all stand for.” That was President Donald Trump’s reaction to the FBI raid of the residence and office of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen. Later, on Twitter, Trump declared , “Attorney–client privilege is dead!” The President is right. The Sixth Amendment […]

04.10.2018

Facebook faces attack for not being anti-conservative enough

By Robert Romano Diamond and Silk, two pro-Trump commentators, have scored a significant concession from Facebook after the social media site labeled their videos “unsafe to the community.” The pair say their social media traffic was doing great but that suddenly it had been throttled in recent months, with many users […]

04.09.2018

China is a paper dragon on rare earths monopoly, dumping treasuries

By Robert Romano Two key arguments are often made by those warning of a trade war with China, which is that Beijing could inflict major damage by cutting off the export of rare earth metals and by dumping its $1 trillion horde of U.S. treasuries. But on […]

04.06.2018

Dehumanizing Trump and his supporters is dangerous — and is becoming normalized

By Robert Romano One of the most evil aspects of Nazi ideology was the dehumanization of its opponents: the Jews, communists, Poles, Gypsies, gays and so forth. It was a necessary precondition, psychologically, for what ultimately became mass murder. But it takes other forms, too, that are […]

04.05.2018

The gloves come off: President Trump rises as he delivers big-time on trade, immigration

By Robert Romano In the past month, President Donald Trump has levied a 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, hit China with $60 billion of tariffs for intellectual property theft and steel dumping, got South Korea to give major concessions on steel dumping […]

04.04.2018

Rosenstein memo to Mueller proves special counsel probe into Manafort far beyond scope of Sessions’ original recusal

By Robert Romano On March 2, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself “from any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any way to the campaigns for President of the United States.” Arguably, as far as recusals go, it was too broad and did not narrowly list what specific part […]

04.03.2018

David Hogg is a dangerous demagogue leading a mob and should not be underestimated

By Robert Romano Parkland surviving student David Hogg has now expanded his national gun control campaign to seek to silence dissident voices, including Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, after Ingraham mocked Hogg’s rejections from some colleges. Hogg then threatened to wage a national boycott of prominent advertisers on Ingraham’s program , resulting in 17 advertisers pulling out the program as of this writing. Fortunately, so far, […]

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