SOTU 2019 and American Medicine

Tucson, Arizona - While President Trump called for unity and cooperation in his 2019 State of the Union address, the views of the audience showed a sharp and bitter divide, especially on issues affecting the health and medical care of Americans. Most striking was the solid bloc of Democrat “suffragettes” clad in white like Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Remarks at Gate of Freedom Memorial

Bratislava, Slovakia - Remarks at Gate of Freedom Memorial:

Man Convicted of $100 Million International Fraud Scheme that Led to Collapse of One of Puerto Rico’s Largest Banks

Miami, Florida - A Key Biscayne, Florida resident was found guilty by a federal jury for his role in a $100 million scheme to defraud Westernbank of Puerto Rico (Westernbank); the losses triggered a series of events leading to Westernbank’s insolvency and ultimate collapse.  The defendant was also convicted of a $3 million scheme to defraud Mellon United National Bank of Miami (Mellon Bank).

Department of Justice Positions Prevail in Two Federal Religious Liberty Lawsuits

Washington, DC - Two federal courts handed down decisions this week protecting religious liberty and agreeing with the positions of the Department of Justice in those cases. In the first case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that a federal trial court had improperly dismissed a suit by a small African Christian congregation under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).

North Carolina Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Attempting and Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Akron, Ohio - Erick Jamal Hendricks, 38, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).