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House Democrats introduce resolution to block Trump’s national emergency

House Democrats introduce resolution to block Trump’s national emergency

House Democrats introduced a resolution Friday to block President Donald Trump’s effort to build a wall on the southern border through his emergency powers, setting up votes in Congress to rebuke the President’s proclamation. In a call with reporters, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Joaquin Castro, a Texas Democrat and the author of the…MORE

Appeals court judges skeptical of plan to end DACA

Appeals court judges skeptical of plan to end DACA

A three-judge federal appeals panel on Friday expressed skepticism over the Trump administration’s reasoning for terminating the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The hearing in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit centered around the administration’s rationale to end DACA, not the legality of the DACA program itself. “Your…MORE

The White House’s new argument against collusion with Russia is nonsensical

The White House’s new argument against collusion with Russia is nonsensical

On Friday morning, this exchange happened between White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and CNN’s Joe Johns: Johns: You said there was no need to collude with Russia but there have been so many indictments and contacts with Russians. How do you balance that? Sanders: It’s real simple to me. The President far and away…MORE

Larry Hogan sure sounds like he is going to primary Donald Trump

Larry Hogan sure sounds like he is going to primary Donald Trump

The political world is focused on the ever-growing Democratic 2020 field, all jockeying for their chance to beat President Donald Trump next November. But it looks increasingly likely that Trump is going to have to clear a major hurdle before he even gets there: A primary challenge from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. Hogan, who was…MORE

Tennessee governor regrets wearing Confederate uniform in 1980 yearbook photo

Tennessee governor regrets wearing Confederate uniform in 1980 yearbook photo

The governor of Tennessee said he regrets participating in “Old South” fraternity parties when he attended Auburn University and wearing a Confederate army uniform found in a 1980 yearbook photo. “I never intentionally acted in an insensitive way, but with the benefit of hindsight, I can see that participating in that was insensitive and I’ve…MORE

Mueller could tell all in last major court filing in Paul Manafort’s case

Mueller could tell all in last major court filing in Paul Manafort’s case

Friday may be the day that special counsel Robert Mueller tells all in the long-running court saga of Paul Manafort’s prosecution. Mueller’s sentencing memorandum is due to a federal judge in DC District Court before midnight Friday. It is the last major requisite court filing in Mueller’s longest running case, a sprawling prosecution of the…MORE

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