Kushner Still Lacks Highest Level Security Clearance

Presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner lacks the clearance necessary to view the nation’s most closely-guarded secrets. The revelation was reported by The Washington Post. It is the latest development in a story that has drawn out for nearly two years as Kushner has struggled to achieve, and maintain, the security clearances […]

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President Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the forthcoming vacancy on the High Court left by the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kennedy was nominated by then-President Ronald Reagan and has served for 31 years. Although nominated by a Republican, Kennedy became a reliably independent voice, providing swing votes on such landmark issues as marriage-equality, […]

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Kennedy to Retire, Ensuring Second Trump Nominee to Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement. He will be leaving the High Court in July. The announcement was made yesterday in the public release of a letter he wrote to President Donald Trump. “This letter is a respectful and formal notification of my decision, effective July 31 of this year, to end […]

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Supreme Court Sides with States in Gerrymandering Cases

The Supreme Court, in two closely watched cases, allowed gerrymandered district maps to stand in Texas and North Carolina meaning both sets of maps will most certainly be used in the midterm elections. The Court allowed three district maps to stand in Texas, but struck a fourth down. Critics had argued the maps discriminated against […]

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Mueller Accuses Manafort of Witness Tampering, Wants Him Sent to Jail

Paul Manafort has been indicted once again by a federal grand jury in Washington D.C. on charges of fraud and money laundering. The new indictment also included charges of obstruction of justice. The indictments were brought by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team and is the latest superseding indictment to be handed down against President […]

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McConnell Cancels Senate’s August Recess

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has cancelled the Senate’s August recess it was announced this week. McConnell said the time was needed to work through a backlog of President Trump’s nominees which McConnell claims Democrats have been slow-walking. “Due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president’s nominees, and the goal of passing […]

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President’s Team Struggles to Explain Contradiction on Trump Tower Meeting Response

The President’s legal team, as well as White House staff, are struggling to explain an apparent contradiction in statements made about the President’s involvement in response to questions about a meeting Donald Trump Jr. had with individuals connected to the Russian government. In June 2016 a friend of the Trump family emailed the President’s son […]

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President’s Letter to Mueller: We Did Not Obstruct

President Trump’s legal team, in a letter written to special counsel Robert Mueller, said the President did not obstruct justice in the ongoing Russia probe. The letter says one of the reasons the President cannot be found to have obstructed justice is the fact that as President, Mr. Trump has the authority to end any […]

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