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Mar 13 2018
President Trump has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him as the nation’s top diplomat, orchestrating a major change to his national security team amid delicate negotiations with North Korea, White House officials said Tuesday.Washington Post
Sep 26 2019
Mississippi, normally as Republican red as any state, is expecting one of its closest gubernatorial races in years. But four African-American voters have sued in federal court to block the conduct of the election under the state's unique system, which they argue is racially discriminatory.
Since the 1890s, governors and other statewide candidates have had to win a two-tiered contest —The Fulcrum
Jun 26 2020
The Trump administration's expedited removal program has scored its second court victory this week.
On Tuesday, a Washington, D.C. federal appeals court ruled the Trump administration could expand expedited removal, which allows for the fast-tracked deportation of undocumented immigrants without a lengthy court hearing. And on Thursday, the Supreme Court weighed in, ruling 7-2 to barThe Week - News
Feb 03 2020
House Democrats and President Trump's defense team are making their closing arguments in the Senate impeachment trial before lawmakers vote later this week on whether to remove Trump from office.
Both sides presented opposing versions of the president's handling of aid for Ukraine last summer and the impeachment proceedings so far.
With Trump's acquittal all but certain, HouseNPR (Online News)
Aug 06 2020
At a press conference Tuesday night, President Trump referred to an explosion in Beirut as a “terrible attack.” Trump said his basis for this belief was that he’d “met with some of our great generals” who “just seem to feel that it was.” Viral social media posts contained similar rhetoric, referring to the “Beirut bombing” and some suggesting the explosion was a nuclear blast. There isThe Dispatch
Mar 28 2018
Do undocumented immigrants pay federal taxes? The short answer is yes. Many undocumented immigrants find ways to legally pay both federal income and payroll taxes even if they don’t have a Social Security number (which is normally required) and even if their income was earned by working illegally. Here's how.Bipartisan Policy Center
Aug 03 2017
When President Trump picked John Kelly, the retired four-star Marine general who had been leading the Department of Homeland Security, as his new chief of staff, most people were relieved.National Review (News)
Jun 14 2019
Explosions crippled two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday in what the United States called “unprovoked attacks” by Iran, raising alarms about immediate security and potential military conflict in a vital passageway for a third of the world’s petroleum.
Iran called the accusations part of a campaign of American disinformation and “warmongering.”
The explosions forced theNew York Times (News)
Dec 21 2020
The president is discussing martial law in the Oval Office, as his grip on reality falters.
Donald Trump’s descent into madness continues.
The latest manifestation of this is a report in The New York Times that the president is weighing appointing the conspiracy theorist Sidney Powell, who for a time worked on his legal team, to be special counsel to investigate imaginary claimsThe Atlantic
Apr 07 2020
On March 27th, 2020 the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) was signed into law. The act will provide roughly $2.2 trillion in aid as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Today's article will break down where the $2 trillion is going. It diverges from our typical article pro/con format as the scale of this stimulus is unprecedented and research of the potentialThe Thread