The NRA collects $350 million a year in member dues by promoting the idea if citizens cannot buy semi-automatic assault weapons, the government is going to come into their homes and take their guns or worse. It is time that the voices of innocent Americans are heard more loudly on Capitol Hill than the voices of lobbyists.
Cyber is everywhere in our lives today and it is our greatest strategic weakness. In this war of bits, bytes, and the dark web, there is no "frontline" and Congress is not doing its job: Building an army to protect you and I – the American people – from a nefarious global network of economic terrorists.
Securing the border along with resolving the legal status of Dreamers who have been living in the shadows of America for many years would
build public confidence in the government's ability to manage our immigration system.
Public confidence is the necessary pre-requisite to a comprehensive 21st century immigration reform plan.
The Trump Administration created a "Dreamer crisis" and then gave Congress six months to "fix" the problem. That's not constructive.
The Trump Administration must work with Congress to fashion a legislative process which builds the trust of the American people and sets the stage for future legislation to modernize our antiquated immigration system.