Dr. Ted R. Bromund, is the Margaret Thatcher senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation. Trump Just Ditched a UN Arms Treaty, and He Was Right to Do It. On Friday, at the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association, President Donald Trump announced that he was un-signing the Arms Trade Treaty. As he put it,

 

“The United Nations will soon receive a formal notice that America is rejecting this treaty.”He then pulled out a pen and, in front of the entire audience, signed a message asking the Senate to end its consideration of the treaty.