Trump opioids plan includes death penalty for drug dealers

  • President to announce opioids plan in New Hampshire
  • Trump called state a ‘drug-infested den’ last year

Donald Trump will announce death penalties for drug dealers on Monday.

A top administration official said on Sunday the president’s plan to combat opioid drug addiction nationwide, to be announced in New Hampshire on Monday, calls for the death penalty for drug traffickers where appropriate under current law.

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Rory McIlroy’s Bay Hill brilliance raises prospect of Masters title tilt | Ewan Murray

The 2018 Masters is the most eagerly anticipated major in years and, after an injury-plagued 2017, Rory McIlroy is in fine fettle heading to Augusta

It is the marketing campaign even Augusta National couldn’t buy. If the return of Tiger Woods had apparently cranked pre-Masters anticipation to a fevered extent, Rory McIlroy’s scintillating victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational added another strand to a major quite rightly now billed as the most eagerly awaited in years.

Woods’s ability to compete once more should now be a given. That McIlroy could do likewise was taken for granted but the Northern Irishman, who had slipped outside the top 10 in the world, has every right to cherish a first tournament success since September 2016. Injury, which impacted seriously on McIlroy’s ability to practise during the following year, was a mitigating factor but external doubts still lingered. McIlroy has always revelled in quashing such sentiment.

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