Trump wants stricter libel laws

Posted on 2018-01-09 16:00:00

which reminds me of the Alien and Sedition Acts

The Alien and Sedition Acts (which suddenly sound really familiar) were very unpopular. The author of the First Amendment believed them to be unconstitutional and their repeal was the primary goal of the administration which swept the next election. Trump seems to be setting the Republicans up for a big loss.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_and_Sedition_Acts

Trump says administration will take ‘very strong look’ at stricter libel laws

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-says-administration-will-take-very-strong-look-at-stricter-libel-laws/2018/01/10/9a1f68de-f633-11e7-91af-31ac729add94_story.html