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Trump responds to California wildfires by threatening to cut federal aid

Trump responds to California wildfires by threatening to cut federal aid

As California continues to suffer from a number of wildfires, President Donald Trump has made a vague threat to cut federal aid to the state’s fire recovery efforts. Amid high winds and dry weather, the fires have spread so rapidly that California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency last week to mobilize resources to…
The Trump administration is bringing back federal executions

The Trump administration is bringing back federal executions

US Attorney General William Barr ordered the Federal Bureau of Prisons on Thursday to resume capital punishment for federal prisoners for the first time in nearly two decades, and to change the drugs it uses to carry out executions. Five people, all of whom have been convicted of murder and other crimes, now have executions…
Mississippi’s Restrictive Abortion Ban Blocked By Federal Judge

Mississippi’s Restrictive Abortion Ban Blocked By Federal Judge

News Abortion Clinics Reported A Surge In Trespassing, Vandalism & A H... Abortion clinics across the United States reported a significant increase in online hate speech, trespassing, vandalism, and obstruction in 2018. As the by Alejandra Salazar
Republicans are set to tank Herman Cain’s nomination to the Federal Reserve

Republicans are set to tank Herman Cain’s nomination to the Federal Reserve

Herman Cain is likely to withdraw from consideration for the Federal Reserve Board, as more and more Republican Senators vocalize opposition to his nomination, ABC News reports. Four Senate Republicans have now joined Democrats in rejecting his potential appointment, effectively tanking it. Cain, a 2012 Republican presidential candidate and the former chief executive of Godfather’s…
Michael Avenatti is indicted on 36 federal charges

Michael Avenatti is indicted on 36 federal charges

Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti is in legal hot water yet again, this time facing perhaps his most serious criminal charges yet: a 36-count federal indictment alleging that he stole millions of dollars from his clients, skirted taxes, and committed wire fraud, perjury, and a number of other financial crimes. The 61-page Justice Department indictment lays…
Trump’s budget request slashes retirement benefits for 2 million federal workers

Trump’s budget request slashes retirement benefits for 2 million federal workers

President Donald Trump’s grand vision for America in 2020 can be summarized this way: spend billions more dollars on the US military and immigration enforcement; cut billions of dollars from the social safety net. And do nothing to close the $1 trillion deficit Republicans created with their 2017 corporate tax cuts. The president’s 2020 budget…
Trump’s New Birth Control Rules Are Blocked Nationwide By Federal Judge

Trump’s New Birth Control Rules Are Blocked Nationwide By Federal Judge

"As a doctor, I cannot believe that we are still debating birth control in 2019, something that nine in 10 women will use in our lifetimes. Affordable, accessible birth control is why the U.S. has reached the lowest unintended pregnancy rate in 30 years," Dr. Leana Wen, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said…
Reaction to Trump speech: 2020 Democrats focus on federal workers

Reaction to Trump speech: 2020 Democrats focus on federal workers

President Donald Trump had one particular line in his Tuesday night border security address that will likely become fodder for Democratic attack ads in 2020. “Some have suggested a barrier is immoral,” Trump said. “Then why do wealthy politicians build walls, fences, and gates around their homes? They don’t build walls because they hate the…
Trump orders federal pay freeze for 2019

Trump orders federal pay freeze for 2019

Federal workers are really being left out in the cold this holiday season. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Friday freezing federal workers’ salaries for 2019, coming as hundreds of thousands of them are either furloughed or working without pay because of a political standoff over government funding. The order halts the automatic…
What Happens Now That The Mueller Probe Directly Connected Trump To A Federal Crime?

What Happens Now That The Mueller Probe Directly Connected Trump To A Federal Crime?

The short answer is yes. Martin London, a retired partner for the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, told Time magazine that “there is no language in the Constitution providing the President with any immunity from prosecution by the appropriate criminal authorities.” This means that Trump is subject to the ordinary criminal processes…

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