North Korea, Fallen Police Officers, and the Iran Deal
The world is watching the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, not only for the athletes but for the international politics. American mainstream media has fawned over North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong. Kim Yo Jong leads the rogue state’s propaganda department. She will spend the Games meeting with foreign dignitaries and leading the “charm offensive.” In addition, North Korea brought a cruise ship full of singers and dancers to perform around the Olympic events.
Red Gerard, a 17 year old snowboarder from Colorado, won Team USA’s first Olympic gold at the games. With Chris Mazdzer winning America’s first ever medal in luge, the medal count for the USA stands at two.
Two Ohio police officers were shot and killed on Saturday while responding to a domestic abuse incident. The suspect, Quentin Smith, allegedly shot Officer Eric Joering and Officer Anthony Morelli. The two officers were longtime veterans of the Westerville, Ohio police department. President Trump and Ohio Governor John Kasich both expressed their deep sympathies to the families and loved ones of the fallen.
Some of the $1.7 billion transferred to Iran by the Obama Administration has ended up in the hands of the terrorist group Hezbollah. Experts believe that Iran used the money to fund Hezbollah in Palestine and its Quds Force, the regime’s major intelligence agency. This puts the spotlight back on the Iran Deal. President Trump may use this example to highlight Iran’s noncompliance.
Infrastructure Week begins today! President Trump will unveil a huge spending bill to upgrade our infrastructure while reducing the deficit.