Feinstein fumes as Trump administration pushes forward with 9th Circuit nominees without consulting her
It’s time to ignore politicians and nominate those who will uphold the law. That’s what has really pissed off Demonrats. They see their control faltering, The Senate is poised this week to consider two more conservative nominees selected by President Trump to sit on the left-leaning 9th Circuit Court of Appeals — and the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee isn’t happy about it.
U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move certain to re-ignite the legal battle over a predator that’s rebounding in some regions and running into conflicts with farmers and ranchers.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Deputy Commissioner Robert Perez said Wednesday, apprehension numbers at the nation’s southern border in February marked a 12-year high, and more than half of the migrants being apprehended are made up of family units, while commenting on reports from Department of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen that 76,000 people had attempted crossings.
Illinois rep blasts ‘bogus’ Jussie Smollett case, rolls out bill to nix film tax credit for his employers
Illinois Rep. Michael McAuliffe, is firing back at Jussie Smollett’s alleged hate crime hoax charges being dropped with legislation of his own. The lawmaker announced his decision Tuesday to file a bill that would prohibit any TV or film production that employs the “Empire” actor from receiving state tax film credits. Earlier that day, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office said it was granting Smollett nolle pros, essentially dropping the case.
An ISIS supporter who planned to kill 100 people in a “spectacular” terror attack in London has been jailed. Lewis Ludlow, 27, from Rochester, Kent, was going to drive a bomb-laden truck on Oxford Street after being refused permission to leave the UK.
The US plans to end preferential trade status for India, under a scheme which allows certain products to enter the US duty-free. President Donald Trump said India had failed to assure the US it would provide reasonable access to its markets.
AOC calls Afghanistan war ‘disastrous + wrong’ response to 9/11, says US should have tried ‘non-intervention’
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faced criticism this week after writing that the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan to combat Al-Qaeda in response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks was “disastrous” and “wrong,” and asserting that “non-intervention” should have been tried instead.