President Trump Asks Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Resign

President Trump has asked Jeff Sessions to resign as Attorney General. The President made the announcement yesterday on Twitter. “We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney General of the United States. He will serve […]

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President Trump Urges Jeff Sessions to Find Anti-Trump Op-Ed Author

President Donald Trump has instructed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to find the author of an anonymous op-ed published in The New York Times last week. The piece, purportedly written by a senior administration official, claims several administration officials are actively working to thwart President Trump’s agenda. “President Trump is facing a test to his presidency […]

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Relationship Between Trump and Attorney General Sessions Near Breaking Point

President Trump criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions harshly today on Twitter, attacking him for not investigating Mr. Trump’s political enemies and for what the President calls a double standard in the prosecution of corruption. “’Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced by political considerations.’ Jeff, this is GREAT, what everyone wants, so look into […]

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Reunifications for Children Under 5 Complete Administration Says

The Trump administration has successfully reunited all eligible immigrant children under the age of 5 it was announced today. The heads of Health and Human Services, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice issued a joint statement this morning making the declaration. “Dedicated teams at the Departments of Health and Human Services, […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Rescinds Affirmative Action, Asylum-Right-to-Work Guidances

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rescission of twenty-four guidance documents written by previous administrations yesterday, in an effort to do away with regulations he says skirt the rule of law or are otherwise incorrect. In November 2017 Sessions issued a memorandum to DOJ employees prohibiting the creation of rules that did not follow procedures […]

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The Current Migrant Crisis Explained

President Trump has signed an executive order directing the Department of Homeland Security to reverse its policy separating young children crossing the U.S. border from their families. According to DHS, some 2,000 children have been separated from their parents and guardians and placed in detention centers since April when the administration announced a tougher policy […]

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U.N. Harshly Criticizes U.S. Policy Toward Immigrant Children

The Office of the Human Rights of the United Nations harshly criticized the U.S. this week for the policy of separating young immigrant children from their parents at its southern border. Spokesperson for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Ravina Shamdasani called the policy a violation of human rights. “We are deeply concerned that […]

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Undocumented Immigrants Can Serve on California State Boards, New Bill Says

A bill that would grant illegal immigrants the right to sit on state boards and commissions has been introduced in the California State Senate. Senate Bill 174 amends an existing state law that prohibits individuals from holding office if they are not a U.S. citizen at the time of their appointment. The bill was introduced […]

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Former FBI Deputy Director McCabe to Sue Trump Administration

Fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is looking into suing the Trump administration for defamation and wrongful termination his attorney said last week. A timeframe for any potential lawsuit hasn’t yet been worked out. His legal team “want [the lawsuits] to be solid… We’ll file when we’re ready,” his attorney Michael Bromwich said. McCabe was […]

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U.S. Surgeon General, In Rare Public Advisory, Urges Americans to Carry Anti-Opioid Overdose Drug

The U.S. Surgeon General has issued the first public health advisory in years, calling on Americans to carry Naloxone, a drug that reverses the deadly effects of opioid overdoses. Surgeon General Jerome Adams characterized the advisory as the best, most immediate way to help those suffering the deadly effects of an overdose. “Each day we […]

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