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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ICE Immigration Raid on Ohio Landscaper Sees 114 Arrested

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out one of the largest raids against undocumented workers in recent years yesterday, when about 200 federal agents descended on Corso’s Flower & Garden Center in Ohio. The raid resulted in the arrest of 114 workers who are not authorized to be in the country. Corso’s is a large […]

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FBI Sent Informant to Infiltrate Trump Campaign

An informant was sent by the FBI to infiltrate the Trump campaign in the hopes of ascertaining whether officials were colluding with the Russian government on interference in the 2016 presidential election. The informant interacted with three Trump campaign staffers: foreign policy advisers Carter Page and George Papadopoulos, and Trump campaign co-chair Sam Clovis. In […]

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Cambridge Analytica to Shut Down, Possibly Retool

Controversial data research firm Cambridge Analytica announced it was shutting its doors this week. The company uses psychometrics, the study of human characteristics to predict human behavior. It’s best known for harvesting the personal information of some 87 million Facebook users, unbeknownst to them, and allegedly using that information to sway votes in the U.S. […]

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President’s Lawyer’s Phone Calls Monitored

The President’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has had his phone calls monitored for some time, according to authorities, it was learned today. Cohen has represented the Trump organization for nearly two decades in business and various other dealings, according to the President. Cohen has become a person of interest in Robert Mueller’s special investigation into […]

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President’s Team Worries About Recordings Between He and His Attorney

Close associates of President Trump’s are worried recordings made by his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, were seized in raids on his offices earlier this week. FBI agents raided space Mr. Cohen uses in the offices of another law firm located in Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan, as well as in a hotel room where Cohen […]

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Tensions Reportedly Rise Between Trump and Kelly

The relationship between President Trump and Chief of Staff John Kelly has become strained according to sources within the White House. The source of the friction, according to officials, is Trump’s reluctance to adhere to restrictions imposed by Kelly on the Trump’s freewheeling, and border-line chaotic, management style. Kelly was originally hired as the Secretary […]

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Foreign and Domestic

The shakeup in President Trump’s cabinet continues and the President wants to pull out of Syria.  We discuss both issues in today’s episode. http://media.blubrry.com/itn/p/content.blubrry.com/itn/Foreign_and_Domestic.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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