GOP Lawmakers Ask Jeff Sessions to End Operation Choke Point

Five high-ranking House Republicans have asked formally that the Trump administration end Operation Choke Point, an Obama administration program that critics say unfairly targets politically unpopular industries such as firearms sellers and payday lenders. In a letter sent Thursday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the four lawmakers request that the Justice Department “repudiate” the program […]

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Interest Groups Threaten Arizona Children’s Access to Educational Options

After their lawsuit failed to block Arizona families from choosing how and where their children learn, district school interest groups are trying again to stop parental choices in education. The Arizona teacher’s union and school board association filed a suit in 2011 trying to keep children in their government-assigned schools, even if the child was […]

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Interest Groups Threaten Arizona Children’s Access to Educational Options

After their lawsuit failed to block Arizona families from choosing how and where their children learn, district school interest groups are trying again to stop parental choices in education. The Arizona teacher’s union and school board association filed a suit in 2011 trying to keep children in their government-assigned schools, even if the child was […]

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These Obama Regulations Make a Strong Case for Tax Reform

Congress is pivoting to tax reform, which if done correctly, should replace a list of draconian Obama-era regulations that went to extraordinary lengths to keep American companies from leaving the U.S. Last year, drug manufacturer Pfizer’s proposed merger with foreign-based Allergan was thwarted after new regulations were issued by President Barack Obama’s Treasury Department, forcing […]

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Trump Hasn’t ‘Given Any Thought’ to Firing Special Counsel in Russia Probe

President Donald Trump said he doesn’t intend to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and possible ties between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign “I haven’t given it any thought. Well, I’ve been reading about it from you people,” Trump said Thursday during an impromptu press conference […]

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Trump Hasn’t ‘Given Any Thought’ to Firing Special Counsel in Russia Probe

President Donald Trump said he doesn’t intend to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and possible ties between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign “I haven’t given it any thought. Well, I’ve been reading about it from you people,” Trump said Thursday during an impromptu press conference […]

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How Did the Democrats’ IT Scandal Suspects Get Here?

Here is a radical proposition: The public has a right to know the immigration status and history of foreign criminal suspects. Their entrance and employment sponsorship records should not be treated like classified government secrets—especially if the public’s tax dollars subsidized their salaries. In March, I contacted the D.C. offices of House congressional Democrats Joaquin […]

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Freedom Foundation Drains Union Membership Rolls by Promoting First Amendment

Union leaders in Washington state who plotted to undermine a U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning mandatory union dues are now seeing the other end of that boot in the form of free speech activism and diminished membership. “What a favorable Supreme Court ruling really means is that our work is just beginning,” @FreedomFdtn’s Brian Minnich […]

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Desperate Patients Shouldn’t Need Permission to Try to Save Their Own Lives

The anguish experienced by Connie Yates and Chris Gard—parents of Charlie Gard—has sparked outrage and sympathy across the globe. Their 11-month-old son died in hospice care from a rare genetic disease after losing an extended legal battle. The British National Health Service wanted to cease treatment for Charlie because it believed his case was hopeless. […]

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