“What makes the NRA so feared is its willingness to spend heavily and campaign aggressively in pursuit of its goal of removing all restrictions on the possession and use of firearms just about anywhere by just about anyone.” Kennedy went on to compare the NRA to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, suggesting that the NRA is more dangerous than ISIS.
“We are going to step up our effort and already are stepping up our efforts on all leaks...This is a matter that’s gone beyond anything I’m aware of. We have professionals that have been in the security business of the United States for many years that are shocked by the number of leaks and some of them are quite serious…Whenever a case can be made, we will seek to put some people in jail."
Military and Police
President Trump presented the Purple Heart to Sgt. First Class Alvaro Barrientos, who was wounded on 17 March when an Afghan soldier opened fire at a base in Helmand province, Afghanistan. As a result of the incident Barrientos’s right leg was amputated below the knee. Two other US soldiers were wounded in the green on the blue attack before the Afghan soldier was killed.