Sunday the illegal immigrant that was killed in a shootout with a California cop had been deported three times and arrested and released over ICE’s objection on several occasions — including cases involving the very department whose officer took him down in a dramatic exchange caught on her body cam.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro rejected an international ultimatum to call elections within eight days and said opposition leader Juan Guaido violated the constitution by declaring himself interim leader.
A political action committee (PAC) aligned with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez paid her boyfriend $6,000 during the infancy of her campaign. The Brand New Congress PAC (BNC), a political arm of Brand New Congress LLC, a company that was hired by Ocasio-Cortez to run and support her campaign, paid Riley Roberts for marketing services he provided to the PAC.
A leaked unpublished document from Sweden’s Justice Ministry has revealed that the costs of mass migration are far higher than figures currently expressed by the government.
Tuesday Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vigorously defended her role in sinking Amazon’s move to New York City in the face of bipartisan criticism, claiming the deal would have been “one of the biggest giveaways in state history” and would have priced people out of the local community.
Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) she believed Congress could reach a compromise on “physical barriers” at the border but “not to the degree” President Donald Trump has requested.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is highlighting her work bridging the political divide as she embarks on a 2020 presidential campaign – just don’t call her a “moderate.” The day after the Minnesota Democrat declared her candidacy, she pushed back against the label, telling Rachel Maddow, “I think [voters] should see me as a progressive because I believe in progress and I have worked towards progress my whole life.”
Sunday a senior White House correspondent Jeff Zeleny said former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is telling people she has not yet closed the door to running for president in 2020.
Monday President Trump accused Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe of pursuing an “illegal and treasonous” plot against him, after McCabe detailed private DOJ discussions about secretly recording and potentially ousting the president.
Venezuela’s top military representative to the US has defected from Nicolás Maduro’s government. Col José Luis Silva says he now recognises opposition leader Juan Guaidó as president instead. Mr Guaidó declared himself “acting president” on Wednesday, gaining the backing of several countries including the US.