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  1. Conservative leaders support the MERIT Act to fire the swampRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 16, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement upon signing onto the Conservative Action Project letter to Congress in support of the MERIT Act to expedite the firing of federal employees: "Congress needs to pass the MERIT Act during the post-election lame duck session. More than one hundred conservative leaders agree, signing the 'Now is the time to pass the MERIT Act' memo to Congress that was released today.

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  2. Interest payments account for half of FY 2018 deficit increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 15, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in response to the year-end FY 2018 deficit numbers : "Looking at the just-released increase in the deficit, it is clear that the rising interest rates are indeed significantly increasing debt interest payments, which increased $65 billion. It is sobering that more than half of the 2018 deficit increase is attributable to interest payments on the debt.

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  3. Year-round E15 without fixing RINs credits is no compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 12, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in opposition to a Trump administration decision to allow E15 to be sold year-round without allowing RINs credits to be attached to ethanol exports: "Ideally, Congress and the Trump administration would get rid of the E15 mandate altogether, but an acceptable compromise might have been the one announced in May to allow RINs credits to be attached to ethanol exports to relieve the high cost of RINs on domestic non-ethanol refiners. Unfortunately, Big Corn is getting everything they want with year-round E15 and there is no compromise to help out the refiners.

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  4. ALG praises Senate for confirming Dreiband and Clark to DOJ, urges...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 11, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Richard Manning today issued the following statement praising the Senate for confirming the nominations of Jeff Bossert Clark and Eric Dreiband to be Assistant Attorneys General at the Justice Department: "It has been ridiculous that the Democrats in the Senate have made it their mission to obstruct President Trump's appointees throughout his Administration. Senate confirmation of Eric Dreiband and Jeff Bossert Clark will finally put top level Trump Administration officials in direct control of two of the most critical agencies within the Justice Department.

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  5. McConnell should keep Senate in town to confirm Trump nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 10, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to keep the Senate in town to confirm Trump administration nominees: "If Senate Democrats want to go home and campaign, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should require them to confirm all of the pending Trump nominees by unanimous consent. There is no excuse to let Democrats obstruct pending Trump administration officials and judges any further.

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  6. Soros-funded protestor paid less than male counterpartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Get Liberty

    Oct.9, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement responding to a Lifezette report that Ana Maria Archila, co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, who accosted Sen. Jeff Flake in an elevator during the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court debate, made less than her male counterpart at the George Soros-funded organization: "According to the organization's publicly available tax returns, Ana Maria Archila made a nifty $178,071 in 2016, while her male counterpart, co-executive director Brian W. Kettenring is paid $182,198 in total annual compensation.

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  7. ALG thanks Harry Reid for helping eliminate judicial filibusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 5, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for his part in eliminating the judicial filibuster: "One of the unsung heroes of today's vote to advance the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh is Harry Reid, who in 2013 began the process of eliminating the judicial filibuster so that Senate minorities could not have an effective veto over the President's choice of judges. Today Americans for Limited Government thanks former Senator Harry Reid, without whom Judge Kavanaugh would not be headed to the floor."

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  8. Sen. Collins' Kavanaugh defense praisedRead the original story

    Friday Oct 5 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 5, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising U.S. Sen. Susan Collins for her defense of Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the floor of the U.S. Senate: "Sen. Susan Collins demonstrated the kind of sober reflection that the Constitution calls for through the advice and consent process, and her call for a return to civility should be embraced by all. Collins' decision to vote yes on the Kavanaugh nomination makes it highly likely that he will confirmed this weekend.

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  9. ALG blasts ITC court for failing to punish Apple stealing Qualcomm's intellectual propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 4, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement blasting the International Trade Commission for failing to punish Apple after it ruled it had stolen Qualcomm's intellectual property : "The protection of intellectual property is one of the most critical components of encouraging innovation and creativity in our nation. It is essential that we as a nation protect the IP rights of inventors - small and large - and that we enforce the laws to deter the theft of that property.

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  10. A vote against Kavanaugh is a vote for mob ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 2, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging the Senate not to cave into mob rule and to instead support confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court: "If the Senate votes against Judge Kavanaugh it will be assenting to mob rule to take down President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, not because of veracity of the allegations made against him or whether they could ever be proven beyond a reasonable doubt but because of the politics of the moment. In the past, judges and justices were examined by the Senate on the basis of qualifications.

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  11. The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement puts America firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 1, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising President Donald Trump for concluding the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement : "It has been clear for a number of years that NAFTA was outdated and in need of modernization. President Trump's U.S-Mexico-Canada Agreement, while hardly acronym friendly, reflects the three nations' needs moving forward in the 21st Century.

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  12. President's prerogative to direct FBI investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 1, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement affirming President Donald Trump's authority under Article II of the Constitution to order FBI investigations including into Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh: "We are happy that the media and Senate Democrats are finally acknowledging the fact that the President of the United States has the constitutional authority to open and close investigations. They may not like it, but the President gets to make that call under the Constitution.

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  13. McConnell praised for scheduling Kavanaugh voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Get Liberty

    Oct. 1, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for scheduling a final vote on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court: "Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is right to bring the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court Associate Justice to the Senate floor later this week. While the left will scream, 'Unfair!' the only thing unfair in this proceeding has been the deliberate and calculated abuse of the privacy of both Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and the Kavanaugh family.

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  14. Christine Blasey Ford standard is Pyrrhic victory for Democrats, Trump power affirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Get Liberty

    Sept. 28, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in response to the call for President Donald Trump to order the FBI to conduct another investigative background check on Judge Brett Kavanaugh: "So, the Democrats now agree that the President of the United States has the authority to tell the FBI to open or presumably close any investigation.

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  15. ALG praises Sen. Flake for yes vote pledge on KavanaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Get Liberty

    Sept. 28, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising Sen. Jeff Flake for pledging to vote yes on the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court : "Senator Flake's statement in support of the Kavanaugh nomination to the Supreme Court demonstrates that for some senators the presumption of innocence and the rule of law matters. Senator Flake knows that nothing would be gained through a continuation of this already prolonged and extensive process.

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  16. ALG urges House Energy and Commerce Committee to investigate ComcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Get Liberty

    Sept. 27, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning sent a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Sept. 24 to investigate Comcast to review the outcomes that have followed the Comcast-NBC merger.

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  17. President Trump should veto spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Get Liberty

    Sept. 26, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging President Donald Trump to veto the cromnibus spending bill: "President Trump should veto the Congressional spending plan that breaks the budget while not funding many of his top priorities including the wall. The President vowed when he signed the last budget-busting appropriations bill that he would never do it again.

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  18. Attorney General Sessions praised for speedy removal of HrabarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Get Liberty

    Sept. 24, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement reacting to the removal of DOJ employee Allison Hrabar after she used federal government resources to target political opponents: "Attorney General Jeff Sessions' rapid response to the revelation that DOJ employee Allison Hrabar was abusing government resources to further her political objectives demonstrates that the system can work. There is simply no excuse for allowing anyone to abuse the civil service system with the arrogant expectation that they cannot be fired.

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  19. Rosenstein resignation long overdueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Get Liberty

    Sept. 24, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement reacting to the resignation of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reported by Axios.com: "Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was right to resign. The confirmed reports that he jokingly or not advocated wearing wires to the White House in an attempt to entrap President Donald Trump destroys his capacity to perform his duties.

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  20. Rod Rosenstein denial rings hollow, resign nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Get Liberty

    Sept. 21, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement calling for the resignation of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after the New York Times broke news that he suggested wearing a wire to the White House to record President Donald Trump : "It is deeply troubling that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly proposed that he wear a wire to the White House to entrap President Donald Trump in the wake of the James Comey firing on Rosenstein's recommendation.

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