Politics

Melania to Attend Barbara Bush Funeral

FIRST LADY MELANIA TRUMP WILL ATTEND THE FUNERAL OF BARBARA BUSH THIS SATURDAY IN HOUSTON

1/1First Lady Melania Trump will attend the funeral of Barbara Bush this Saturday in Houston. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The current first lady will attend the funeral of a former first lady this weekend. Melania Trump’s communications director confirms that she will be at Barbara Bush’s funeral in Texas Saturday. Mrs. Bush died Tuesday at the age of…

SCOTUS Dismisses Major Privacy Rights Case

SUPREME COURT DISMISSES MAJOR PRIVACY RIGHTS CASE

1/1Supreme Court dismisses major privacy rights case Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Supreme Court has dismissed a major privacy case. Microsoft had been fighting against the Justice Department for years over a government order to hand over data stored on foreign servers. The Supreme Court dismissed the case Tuesday. The government told the justices “The Cloud Act” rendered…

Legal Fees More Than 20% Trump Campaign Spending

LEGAL FEES MADE UP MORE THAN 20 PERCENT OF TRUMP'S CAMPAIGN SPENDING SO FAR THIS YEAR

1/1Legal fees made up more than 20 percent of Trump’s campaign spending so far this year Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – More than 20% of Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign spending has gone to legal fees so far this year. That’s according to the campaign’s latest quarterly federal election commission filing. About $840,000 in payments for “legal consulting” were made…

NRA Received More Russia-Linked Money than Reported

SOME INDIVIDUALS IN RUSSIA HAVE BEEN DONATING MONEY TO THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION

1/1Some individuals in Russia have been donating money to the National Rifle Association. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The National Rifle Association got money from donors in Russia. The gun rights group sent a letter to Congressional leaders stating it took contributions totaling $2,500 from at least 23 people with links to Russia. Most were the result of membership…

DOJ Gives Nunes Doc that Launched Russia Probe

NUNES THANKS ROSENSTEIN FOR COOPERATING A DAY AFTER SUGGESTING HE COULD BE HELD IN CONTEMPT

1/1Nunes thanks Rosenstein for cooperating a day after suggesting he could be held in contempt. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Department of Justice gave house intelligence chairman Devin Nunes access to the document that launched the FBI’s Russia probe Wednesday. That de-escalated tensions that previously led Nunes to threaten to hold Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI…

DOJ Suspends Immigrant Legal Advice Program

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS SUSPENDING A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES LEGAL ADVICE FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

1/1The Trump administration is suspending a program that provides legal advice for undocumented immigrants. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Trump administration is suspending a program that provides legal advice for undocumented immigrants. A Justice Department official confirmed the decision to pause the “General Legal Orientation Program.” The program was created under president George W. Bush in 2003. It…

Roy Moore Files Countersuit Against Accuser

ROY MOORE FILES COUNTERCLAIM AGAINST WOMAN WHO ACCUSED HIM OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

1/1Roy Moore files counterclaim against woman who accused him of sexual misconduct. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Former Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore filed a countersuit against a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct. AL.com reports Moore and his attorney filed the counterclaim against Leigh Corfman late Monday. Moore also called a defamation suit filed against him…

FBI Raids Michael Cohen’s Office

FBI AGENTS RAIDED OFFICE OF TRUMP'S PERSONAL LAWYER MICHAEL COHEN

1/1FBI agents raided office of Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The FBI raided the office of president Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen on Monday morning. Cohen’s attorney, Stephen Ryan, says agents seized privileged communications between Cohen and his clients. Ryan also said the raid stemmed partially from a referral by the Office of Special…

Florida Governor Rick Scott Running for U.S. Senate

FLORIDA GOV. RICK SCOTT SAYS HE'S RUNNING FOR SENATE

1/1Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’s running for Senate Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Florida governor Rick Scott is expected to officially announce he is running for U.S. Senate. The Republican governor joked to Politico in an interview published Monday; that it’s one of the worst kept secrets in the state’s political scene. Scott is said to be planning…

Us/Mex Illegal Border Crossings Surged In March

TRUMP SAYS HE WILL SEND NATIONAL GUARD TO BORDER TO COMBAT THE SURGING NUMBER OF ILLEGAL CROSSINGS

1/1Trump says he will send National Guard to border to combat the surging number of illegal crossings. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Illegal crossing into the U.S. from Mexico spiked last month. Such crossings traditionally increase in march as weather improves. Illegal crossing attempts have dropped in recent months and remained relatively steady in a trend dubbed the “Trump…