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  1. Trump executive order ends union abuse of official timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Get Liberty

    May 25, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising President Donald Trump for issuing executive orders including one that limits union official time : "Taxpayers have for too long been subsidizing federal employee unions through the salaries, offices and travel expenses of their employees. President Trump's executive orders at least partially rectify the situation by limiting how many hours can be spent on union business saving taxpayers $100 million.

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  2. LA Times and other U.S. news sites banned in Europe. Whata s next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Get Liberty

    May 25, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in response to new European measures, the General Data Protection Regulation, that have resulted in the LA Times and other U.S. news outlets being banned from being viewed by Europeans : "News that The LA Times and other U.S. news outlets have been blocked from Internet distribution in Europe is shocking and reminds us why Americans invested in Radio Free Europe and other outlets. Of course Radio Free Europe was designed to penetrate the Iron Curtain to give hope to those living under Soviet oppression.

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  3. Europe just took over the Internet with GDPR and the U.S. needs to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Get Liberty

    May 25, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement blasting the European Union's new Internet regulations, the General Data Protection Regulation and urging the U.S. to respond with trade sanctions: "The European Union's new privacy regulations, GDPR, have gone into effect, forcing U.S.-based companies like Facebook and Twitter to comply with the new draconian anti-free speech scheme. Because the rules, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, and Google all are impacted negatively by compliance issues and have been left scrambling.

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  4. Illegal immigration amnesty discharge petition final test for House leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Get Liberty

    May 24, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging House Republican leadership to stop the discharge petition to bring illegal immigration amnesty to the floor of the House: "I had always hoped that the Ryan-McCarthy-Scalise House leadership team would do what was right when it came to the handling of the illegal alien issue that played a critical role in defining President Trump's successful 2016 campaign. "Unfortunately for the country, the current House leadership is refusing to do what is politically and legislatively necessary to defeat those who would bring amnesty to the floor of the House. 5 comments

  5. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao praised for efforts to create rational CAFE standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Get Liberty

    May 23, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao for starting the process of revising the Obama Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standard standards for automobiles : "The Obama administration attempted to utilize CAFE standards to transform America and to force us into tiny cars or expensive electric vehicles. Disturbingly, not even the tiny golf-cart-like cars meet the 2025 Obama fleet average mandates.

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  6. Haspel either knew about anti-Trump spying or she lied to Congress, neither is acceptableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Get Liberty

    May 17, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging President Donald Trump to withdraw the nomination of Gina Haspel to head the Central Intelligence Agency after questions emerged over her potential role in spying on the Trump campaign in 2016: "The Senate should stop any and all action on the Gina Haspel CIA nomination given new information about her potential culpability in igniting a massive counterintelligence investigation during the presidential campaign.

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  7. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthya s actions must match words on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Get Liberty

    May 17, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in response to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's statement that "We cannot disrupt ourselves. Intensity levels are still not there, and discharge petitions release the power of the floor that the American people gave us the responsibly to hold.

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  8. Senate culpable in Obama holdoversa continued grip on Justice DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Get Liberty

    May 16, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging the Senate to immediately confirm Jeffrey Clark, nominee for Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, Brian Benczkowski, nominee for Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, Eric Dreiband, nominee for Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division and Joseph Hunt, nominee for Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division: "We are nearly 16 months into the Trump administration and it is inexcusable that the Senate cannot find the time to confirm qualified nominees to be Assistant Attorneys General for the criminal, civil rights and natural resources divisions.

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  9. Trump administration Ginnie Mae choice puts China before vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Get Liberty

    May 15, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in opposition to the nominee to head up the $1.9 trillion Ginnie Mae, Michael Bright: "The announcement that Michael Bright will be nominated to lead Ginnie Mae is a slap in the face to veterans with lower credit scores who have seen their access to VA home loans attacked through his agency policies appeasing China. Bright stated in an industry publication after speaking with foreign investors , 'The Chinese were very upset with our prepayment speeds.'

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  10. Trump art of the deal shines in EPA ethanol dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | Get Liberty

    May 9, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising President Donald Trump for negotiating a deal on ethanol that will allow Renewable Identification Numbers to be applied towards exported ethanol : "President Trump proved he is a deal maker once again by reaching an agreement with ethanol producers and oil refiners.

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  11. President Trump should withdraw Haspel nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | Get Liberty

    May 9, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging President Donald Trump to withdraw the nomination of Gina Haspel for CIA Director after she testified that "I support the higher moral standard this country has decided to hold itself to. I would never, ever take CIA back to an interrogation program.

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  12. Trump puts America first in leaving Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Get Liberty

    May 8, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising President Donald Trump for leaving the Iran nuclear deal : "Under the Constitution and federal law, President Donald Trump can leave bad foreign agreements at his discretion and institute sanctions against countries hostile to U.S. interests, including Iran. Today, President Trump has put America first by ending the Iran nuclear deal and reinstituting sanctions on Tehran after it was revealed that Iran lied when it entered into the deal in the first place about the extent of its nuclear weapons program.

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  13. Lawsuit against HUD irrelevant, HUD cannot implement AFFH because it is illegal as currently writtenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Get Liberty

    May 8, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in response to a lawsuit filed against the Department of Housing and Urban Development for suspending the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulation until 2024: "The lawsuit against the Department of Housing and Urban Development for suspending the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule until 2024 is irrelevant. Under the omnibus spending bill, currently HUD is prohibited from ordering any changes to zoning under the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulation.

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  14. House should reject Sugar Modernization Act, support Zero for Zero insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Get Liberty

    May 8, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement after joining with eight free market and limited government groups in calling for the House to reject H.R. 4265 , the Sugar Modernization Act, and instead to adopt the Zero for Zero approach to reducing sugar subsidies: "The Sugar Policy Modernization Act foolishly mandates that the U.S. Department of Agriculture oversupply U.S. markets with subsidized foreign sugar and removes critical farmer loan programs that are otherwise available to almost every commodity.

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  15. Flynn conviction should be overturned, Congress should defund Mueller ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | Get Liberty

    May 7, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in response to revelations by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence including testimony by former FBI Director James Comey and former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe that the FBI agents who interviewed former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn in Jan. 2017 did not think he had lied about his conversation with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kisylak in Dec. 2016: "The prosecution of former National Security Advisor reflects the Orwellian justice of the Mueller investigation where both James Comey and Andrew McCabe testified to Congress that Flynn did not lie to the FBI, and yet Flynn was forced to plead guilty to lying to investigators because he could no longer afford to defend himself financially .

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  16. EPA needs to fix or end the Renewable Fuel StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | Get Liberty

    April 30, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging the EPA to fix the Renewable Fuel Standard or end it in light of a recent waiver issued to CVR Energy, Inc. by the agency : "Granting CVR Energy, Inc. a waiver from the Renewable Fuel Standard is a good first step in implementing overall RFS reforms. As company owner Carl Icahn noted in a 2016 oped with the Wall Street Journa l, his company 'is losing hundreds of millions of dollars because of the Renewable Fuel Standard.'

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  17. Caravan proves U.S. asylum laws are weak, Congress should fix with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | Get Liberty

    April 30, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging the House to immediately enact H.R. 391 by U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson to strengthen the standard under which asylum seekers may enter and remain in the United States from "a significant possibility" of credible fear of persecution to "more probable than not" in response to the caravan incursion into the U.S. via Mexico: "The illegal immigrant caravan on the Mexico side of the California border shows what a mess Congress has made of the U.S. immigration system.

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  18. President Trumpa s peace through strength approach working on Korean peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | Get Liberty

    April 27, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement on the latest developments on the Korean peninsula: "President Trump promised to change the geo-political world in which we live and the current rapprochement between South Korea and North Korea is evidence that his re-think everything approach is working. In the past, China was seen as the key broker with the North Koreans, and while they have had a role in this process, the pictures of just confirmed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un demonstrates that President Trump, unlike his predecessors, recognized that on the U.S. can represent U.S. interests.

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  19. Super special counsel legislation blasted as unconstitutional a disastrous ideaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | Get Liberty

    April 26, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement blasting the Senate Judiciary Committee proposal to shield Special Counsel Robert Mueller or any future special counsel from firing: "Americans for Limited Government has always been a leading group in support of Congress reaffirming its constitutional Article I powers. Senator Mike Lee is the leader of the Senate's Article I project and has correctly noted that today's Senate Judiciary Committee action is an unconstitutional attempt to protect a Justice Department at-will, political appointee from firing, effectively stripping the President of his constitutional, Article II power to execute the laws.

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  20. Poll: 32 percent of Trump supporters, 25 percent of Republicans and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Get Liberty

    April 25, 2018, Fairfax, Va.-Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement calling attention to a new poll by McLaughlin & Associates on behalf of the Ear to the Ground Listening Project that found 57 percent of likely voters disapprove of the Republican majority in Congress, including 32 percent of Trump voters, 25 percent of Republicans and 64 percent of independents: "This poll is a wake-up call. It is clear that if Republicans want to create enthusiasm with those who should support them, they need to start fighting in favor of the issues that got them elected.

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