Emotional Moment: Trump Recognizes Widow of Fallen US Navy SEAL [VIDEO]

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Last night, President Donald  Trump gave his first joint address to Congress. Reactions to the speech were mixed, generally depending on one’s opinion of the man. Towards the end of the speech, President Trump recognized Carryn Owens, widow of  US Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William (Ryan) Owens who was killed

Why Does Rand Paul Want to Give Trump a Free Pass on Russia?

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Rand Paul has taken the stance to not pursue an investigation into President Trump‘s ties to the Russian Federation. During a frenzied week of resignations, audacious claims, and frightening exchanges with the Kremlin, the Kentucky senator took time to explain himself on Fox’s “Kilmeade and Friends.” “I think that might

Celebrate Rand Paul’s 54th: Watch His 13 Hour Patriot Act Filibuster Here

Written by: Alex Furman Today Rand Paul turns 54, and to help celebrate who is perhaps Liberty’s most beloved US Senator, we present you Rand’s famous thirteen-hour filibuster of the Patriot Act reauthorization. This contributor remembers the very day of this momentous occasion. Notably, how I came to be curled up in front of an

Source Says Trump Will Ask Congress Instead of Mexico to Fund Border Wall

Written by Jennifer Giorgi Follow Jennifer on Twitter @jejoagio A source from the Trump transition team has stated that President-elect Donald Trump plans to ask Congress to fund the construction of the border wall between the United States and Mexico, CNN reports. Trump asserts that he already has the authorization to build the law based

Gary Johnson Is “Not Getting Elected King,” But Supports “Simplifying And Lowering Taxes” [VIDEO]

By: Liberty Laura In an interview during Freedom Fest last week, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson expressed his support for simplifying taxes, while acknowledging the limits of presidential power. He notes that he is not “King,” and cannot make unilateral decisions as the other two major candidate seem to be promising.

Congressman Thomas Massie SLAMS Paul Ryan Over Upcoming Gun Control Vote

By: Jeff Caldwell House Speaker Paul Ryan made an announcement on a June 30 conference call stating there is going to be a “counterterrorism package” vote the following week. The package is allegedly going to include a provision that, according to Ryan, helps prevent terrorists from purchasing a weapon. At 9:48 pm central time on

Obama on Congress: “They Don’t Do Anything Except Block Me And Call Me Names”

President Obama gave a speech where he whined about not getting congressional support from Congress on raising the minimum wage. “They don’t do anything. Except block me. And call me names. It can’t be that much fun. It would be so much more fun if they said, let’s do something together. If they were more