“I stand by my comments that the president told Myeshia that her husband ‘knew what he signed up fo’” and that his death ‘hurts anyway.’ These were highly inappropriate comments to a grieving widow, 24 years old and six months pregnant. The president can refute my account, but family members who were in the car support it.”
These politicians want you to believe they view the Constitution, and its amendments, as sacred documents, not to be tampered with by a president. But what about the First Amendment?
Republicans used to care a whole lot about how a president comported himself, and whether he acted at all times with the dignity his station demands.
The issues Congress should address are well-known: Ban assault-style rifles and limit the size of magazines. Expand background checks on guns purchased in so-called private sales, such as gun shows and over the Internet. Make it more difficult for people with mental health issues to buy guns.
Florida’s drinking water, as well as its waterways and beaches, could suffer from President Donald Trump’s push to slash spending at the Environmental Protection Agency. Congress needs to say no.