A Washington, DC, federal judge has ruled against President Donald Trump in his fight to block House Democrats from getting his financial records, giving Democrats the first edge in their battle with the White House over congressional oversight.
Last week, the White House announced the outlines of a plan that would revamp the country’s legal immigration system, cutting back family-based immigration in favor of “merit-based” immigration. Under that system, the US would prioritize high-skilled immigrants with college degrees who speak English fluently over immigrants with immediate relatives in the US.
A first-of-its-kind Obamacare “public option” will be implemented in Washington state after Gov. Jay Inslee last week signed into law a bill creating the new health care program.
Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash thinks President Donald Trump’s conduct in office is impeachable, that Attorney General William Barr knowingly misled the public about the conclusions in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, and that his Republican colleagues in Congress are turning a blind eye to it all.
Facebook’s latest defense against it being broken up: China. If the argument seems well timed, it’s because it is.
The graduating class at Atlanta’s historically black Morehouse College got the surprise of a lifetime on Sunday when commencement speaker and billionaire Robert F. Smith announced that he wasn’t just there to give the nearly 400 graduating seniors a nice motivational speech — he was also going to pay off their student debt.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has firmly declined to participate in any town hall held by Fox News, making her decision known in a series of tweets last week. South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, however, is among the Democrats who’ve taken a different stance.
Robert Smith, a private equity executive worth an But you would not expect there to be profound differences between the composition of the Morehouse graduating class of 2019 and that of the class of 2018 before them, or the class of 2020 after them. These are groups of students who applied to and chose to attend the same college, at roughly the same period in history. They’re not identical groups, but they’re extremely similar.
It’s typical in progressive circles to assume that abortion politics is heavily driven by gender, reflecting the left’s conviction that the legality of abortion is fundamentally a question of women’s rights and bodily autonomy.
During an interview on Steve Hilton’s Fox News show on Sunday, President Donald Trump bragged about how rapidly his administration is getting stuff done. But he revealed a profound misunderstanding of how federal lawmaking is supposed to work in the process.