National Security

#WINNING: SCOTUS Reinstates Bulk of Trump’s Controversial ‘Travel Ban’

The U.S. Supreme Court stepped in to put the 9th Circuit in its place on Monday morning, Save Jerseyans, permitting the Trump Administration to enforce most provisions of its reworked “travel ban” executive order. Citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen are impacted by the executive order. Justices did. however, carve out one […]

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Trump DHS Cancels Obama Executive Amnesty Program

The Department of Homeland Security announced late Thursday that it is canceling the program that would have allowed the illegal immigrant parents of American-born children and green-card holders to remain in the U.S. The program would have granted them three-year work permits, and protected them from deportation. The program, known as the Deferred Action for […]

Christie distances himself from Trump over Flynn

Chris Christie waded into national politics again today, Save Jerseyans, during a state house press conference to discussed New Jersey issues. “He’s not my cup of tea. If I were president, I could decide who comes in and who doesn’t. He could go on a tour if he wanted to,” Christie told reporters, responding to […]

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Judge Warns 9th Circuit’s Use of Trump Campaign Pledge ‘Judicial Psychoanalysis’

A federal judge is raising an alarm about “judicial psychoanalysis” resulting from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on President Donald Trump’s executive order on “extreme vetting.” Last week, the 9th Circuit voted against rehearing the case that a three-judge panel had previously ruled on in affirming the federal district judge’s temporary restraining […]

Frelinghuysen says Trump wiretapping claim has no basis

MORRISTOWN — U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, facing a spate of criticism for supporting President Trump, again sought to distance himself from Trump on some key issues Monday night. During Frelinghuysen’s third “telephone town hall” in four weeks, the 12-term congressman continued to advocate for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. […]

A Border Wall is Cheaper Than Driving in N.J.

A study frequently cited last year by New Jersey gas tax hike proponents is instructive as we debate one of President Trump’s defining policy pushes, Save Jerseyans.  The June 2016 national transportation research group (the “TRIP”) report concluded that it costs New Jersey motorists a total of $13.1 billion statewide annually, or more than $2,600 per driver and […]

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The Legal Questions Facing Trump’s New Travel Ban

With his revised temporary travel ban, President Donald Trump sought to resolve legal questions that caused a federal judge to halt the first version of the executive order. Legal experts say the Trump administration succeeded in strengthening the legal case for the new order by applying travel restrictions to fewer people — exempting entire classes […]

John McCain, Arizona senator, predicts ‘there’s a lot more shoes to drop’ on Trump-Russia connection

Sen. John McCain predicted Sunday that “there’s a lot more shoes to drop” regarding President Trump’s connections to Russia, and said he believes top Trump associates should be called before Congress to testify. Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union,” the Arizona Republican said the American people need more information and need it quickly. “There’s […]

Memo to Wisniewski: Is There a Phil Murphy Angle in the Latest Wikileaks Row?

Presumptive Democrat gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) is no stranger to Wikileaks, Save Jerseyans. In fact, he was prominently featured in the Podesta Email dump. Now we’ve got another huge dump from the controversial hacking organization and, given that we’ve already lived up to our promise to be the Internet’s top Phil Murphy watchdog, I’d […]

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GOP governor candidate: ISIS will ‘unleash hell’ if N.J. backs off Trump travel ban

TRENTON — A Republican candidate for governor warned Monday that ISIS would “unleash hell” if New Jersey enacts a bill blocking Port Authority police from enforcing President Donald Trump’s new travel ban on Muslim-majority nations. Steve Rogers, a 38-year veteran of the Nutley police department, said he opposed the bill — sponsored by Assemblyman John […]

Meet the Syrian-Born N.J. Mayor Who’s 100% Against Sanctuary Cities

Syrian-born Prospect Park Mayor Mohamed Khairullah and his fellow New Jersey Democrat mayors have gotten all the media attention as of late for their sanctuary city declarations, Save Jerseyans, and that’s a damn shame. There’s another side to the story. A very different perspective that’s not getting the attention it deserves because, frankly, it doesn’t fit the media’s […]

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Trump Vows ‘Low-Life’ Leakers Will Be Caught, Demands Apology From The Press

President Donald Trump promised the “low-life” leakers who got Michael Flynn fired as national security adviser would be caught in a series of tweets Thursday, and demanded an apology over the story from The New York Times. “Leaking, and even illegal classified leaking, has been a big problem in Washington for years,” Trump tweeted. Failing […]

Donald Trump: ‘Russian connection non-sense’ is cover for Hillary Clinton’s ‘many mistakes’

President Trump said Wednesday that new reports saying his associates had contact with Russian officials during last year’s campaign are “non-sense” and accused the U.S. intelligence community of illegally leaking information to news outlets. “This Russian connection non-sense is merely an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton’s losing campaign,” Mr. Trump […]

Ciattarelli blasts ‘mind-boggling’ N.J. sanctuary city aid legislation

Republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli joined fellow Republicans on Tuesday pushing back against the Trenton Democrats’ efforts to provide state funding for hypothetical federal aid cuts by the Trump Administration directed at sanctuary cities. “The whole concept of an elected official in the United States of America declaring their local jurisdiction a Sanctuary City is a […]

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WATCH: Spicer Says General Flynn Didn’t Break The Law

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Tuesday that President Trump asked for Gen. Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security advisor because of a breach of trust. He repeatedly asserted that an internal White House investigation did not turn up evidence that Flynn’s contacts with Russian officials during the transition period broke federal law. […]