Trump says he'll issue order protecting campus free speech

Trump says he'll issue order protecting campus free speech

President Donald Trump cheerfully embraced the American flag as he came on stage to "God Bless the USA" playing in the background at the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

"He took a hard punch in the face for all of us, and we can never allow that to happen", Trump said.

In the longest speech of his presidency, Mr Trump railed against the inquiry into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation.

Announced during his two-hour speech at CPAC, Trump said the order would require universities to protect "free speech" in order to remain eligible for federal research grants.

The issue of free speech on college campuses has been a key topic of discussion in recent years among young activists, particularly young conservatives who feel shunned by liberal students and professors. No further details about the potential executive order, such as how the administration would define free speech or the standards for upholding it, have been made public as of Saturday evening.

A U.S. congressional panel launched Monday a sweeping investigation into President Donald Trump's administration, family businesses, foundation and presidential inauguration committee for possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power.

Asked if he believed Trump obstructed justice, Nadler said, "Yes, I do".

Trump reiterated his stance on immigration and his campaign-promised border wall.

Seeming to feed off the crowd's support, he added: "We're in the swamp of Washington DC, but you know what - we're winning and they're not". He suggested that Williams was going to be "a very wealthy young man".

Warner pointed to congressional testimony by former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, both in public and behind closed doors, as more cause for concern.

He said the president paid him hush money to cover up alleged affairs, routinely inflated and deflated his assets for tax and financial gain and is involved in more criminal activity under investigation by the Southern District of NY.

US student Otto Frederick Warmbier (R), who was arrested for committing hostile acts against the DPRK, speaking at a press conference in Pyongyang, February 29, 2016.

"All of the sudden they're trying to take you out with bullshit", Trump said, in reference to Mueller's probe.

Trump revisited his meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, calling their summit "very productive". "We have a gentleman that likes a very strong dollar in the Fed", Trump said. They have to be people who can help us.

Senator Mark Warner is contradicting his fellow members of the Senate Intelligence Committee by claiming there is direct evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

"We're being invaded by drugs, by criminals, by people, and we have to stop it", he declared.

US President Donald Trump has launched a furious attack on Special Counsel Robert Mueller and on his critics at a conservative summit.

Published with permission from the Daily Signal.

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