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President Biden’s Private Prison Executive Order Is Ill-Considered and Misguided

People should experience before they judge.

I say that in reference to the escalating national debate about private prisons, fueled even more by President Biden’s ill-considered executive action today ordering the Department of Justice not to renew its contracts with private facilities.

I would know, because I took the time to actually visit two private facilities – and could not have been more impressed. As I explained in an op-ed in March, I toured two re-entry facilities and was able to freely interact with staff and residents.

Everyone was filled with mutual respect, with the staff displaying genuine pride in helping residents succeed and providing them with the opportunities and tools to lead successful lives on the outside. Residents spoke with a newfound optimism and hope…[more]

January 26, 2021 • 05:58 PM

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By CFIF Staff
Wednesday, October 28 2020
October 28, 2020   The Honorable Donald Trump
Office of the President of the United States
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, D.C. 20006  Re:  Renewal of U.S. Business Licenses to Protect Assets and Operations in Venezuela  Dear Mr. President:   Over the past four years, your administration has rightfully targeted the rogue Maduro regime of Venezuela for its endless record of corruption and human rights abuses.  As part of that ongoing effort, you’ve protected vulnerable American companies conducting…
 
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