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Attorney General William Barr condemned the rise of nationwide injunctions Tuesday, saying such sweeping orders undermine the rule of law. Nationwide injunctions prohibit the federal government from enforcing a particular law or policy across the entire country. Progressive-cause lawyering groups have used such injunctions to stymie a wide array of Trump policy priorities. “Since President
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A federal judge in Washington, D.C. rejected President Donald Trump’s bid to quash a congressional subpoena for his business empire’s accounting records Monday. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said the courts should assume Congress conducts investigations and issues subpoenas in good faith, despite Trump’s assertions that Democratic lawmakers subpoenaed his accounting records to embarrass
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Hezbollah been forced to make “draconian cuts” to its expenditures as a direct result of President Donald Trump’s 2018 sanctions on Iran, according to The Washington Post. Hezbollah, a U.S.-designated terrorist group, received upwards of $700 million a year, or 70% of its revenue, from Iran in the past. But Iran’s ability to finance the
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Former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley sharply criticized three prominent Democrats — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders — for going soft on Venezuela’s socialist dictatorship. “On the fringes of the left, celebrity politicians refuse to condemn [Venezuelan dictator Nicolas] Maduro. Worse, some
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ERIE, Pa. — On Wednesday, May 15, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania, announced that a resident of Erie, Pennsylvania man, has been sentenced in federal court for visa fraud and false statements, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Philadelphia investigation
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President Donald Trump signed an executive order preventing the importation of foreign technologies and use of foreign technology services that present a risk to the United States or her people. “Today, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order entitled ‘Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain‘ as part of his
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2020 Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney criticized Sen. Elizabeth Warren Tuesday for turning down an offer from Fox News to participate in a town hall. The former Maryland representative said on Twitter he will use the platform if she refuses. If you’re not using your town hall, I will. Democratic candidates have to campaign
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Posted by: R. Mitchell in In The News, Syndicated Posts, Trump Administration, US News May 11, 2019 Edward O’Callaghan Attorney General William Barr announced Saturday that he will replace outgoing Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein with Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Edward O’Callaghan. “Yesterday in the Great Hall at the Department of Justice, we
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Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Thursday that former FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page damaged the bureau’s reputation and possibly undermined the Trump-Russia investigation by exchanging text messages bashing President Trump. “So do you acknowledge that this whole episode with Strzok and Page, that it damaged the reputation of the FBI and perhaps
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The Department of Justice today filed a Statement of Interest in the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont supporting parents and parochial high school students who claim that the State discriminated against them in violation of the Free Exercise Clause of the U.S. Constitution by barring them from a state program paying tuition
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LARGO, Fla. – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today the creation of a new collaborative program intended for local law-enforcement that wish to honor immigration detainers but are prohibited due to state and local policies that limit cooperation with the agency. The Warrant Service Officer (WSO) program was launched during a signing ceremony
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In a little-noticed exchange during his Senate hearing Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr made a surprising disclosure that could allow the public and press to obtain sensitive details about the origins of the Trump-Russia probe. During a back-and-forth with Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, Barr identified Alexander Downer, a former Australian diplomat, as the FBI’s source
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A top House Democrat who pushed the now-debunked collusion narrative for more than two years is calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign from office for giving what he claims is “deliberately false and misleading” testimony to Congress last month. “There’s no sugarcoating this: I think he should step down,” California Rep. Adam Schiff
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Get the CDN Morning News Blast Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. You have subscribed! There was an error processing your subscription. A newly released survey shows a dramatic increase in the percentage of Democrats who believe the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border constitutes a “crisis.”
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The Pentagon announced that it expects to send around 300 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, breaking with the longstanding policy of avoiding troop-migrant contact. A spokesperson for Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, Charles Summers, said Friday that his boss is expected to green light the proposal shortly. However, the troops will not be allowed to
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Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts led the charge for gun control during Monday’s CNN Town Hall events, both calling for universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons. They appeared along with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg in a series
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President Donald Trump’s campaign team raked in a roughly $1 million from small donors after the Department of Justice released special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference, The New York Post reported Friday. “The release of the full Mueller report directly led to the campaign raising more than $1 million,” Trump campaign COO
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