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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 08:11 PM PDT

Can You Pass an American Citizenship Test?

Can You Pass an American Citizenship Test?

A contentious question is gripping the nation: Should everyone living in the United States be asked to disclose their citizenship status? The Trump administration wants to add a citizenship question on the 2020...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 08:52 AM PDT

Trump: I ‘Assume’ Mueller Checked My Taxes

Trump: I ‘Assume’ Mueller Checked My Taxes

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he “assumes” special counsel Robert Mueller has looked at his taxes as part of his investigation. Justice Department spokesman Peter Carr said by email...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 03:47 PM PDT

After Mueller, Trump Says He'll Fight Dems on All Fronts

After Mueller, Trump Says He'll Fight Dems on All Fronts

Just say no. As House Democrats ramp up their post-Mueller investigations into President Donald Trump, his strategy for responding is simple: Resist on every legal front. The administration is straining to hold...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 07:16 AM PDT

That’s Not How Impeachment Works

That’s Not How Impeachment Works

Scott McGrew says President Trump misunderstands important aspects of the impeachment process.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 06:59 AM PDT

Supreme Court Split on Citizenship Question for 2020 Census

Supreme Court Split on Citizenship Question for 2020 Census

The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over the Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. There was a divide between the court's liberal and conservative justices during...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 06:48 AM PDT

Top Trump Aide Said Russian Meddling Concerns Shouldn't Reach President, NYT Reports

Top Trump Aide Said Russian Meddling Concerns Shouldn't Reach President, NYT Reports

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told then-Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen earlier this year that any conversations about Russian meddling in the upcoming midterm elections shouldn't...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 02:10 PM PDT

White Presidential Hopefuls Face 'Woke Litmus Test' on Race

White Presidential Hopefuls Face 'Woke Litmus Test' on Race

After touring the National Lynching Memorial recently, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke of the "shame" he felt that some white people "kind of looked the other way during these lynching incidents."...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 12:13 AM PDT

US Judge in Oregon to Block New Trump Abortion Policy

US Judge in Oregon to Block New Trump Abortion Policy

A U.S. judge in Oregon said Tuesday he intends to at least partially block a rule change by President Donald Trump's administration that could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 07:44 PM PDT

The Comey Firing, as Retold by the Mueller Report

The Comey Firing, as Retold by the Mueller Report

President Donald Trump was seething. The FBI director, James Comey, had privately reassured him that he was not personally under investigation. But on May 3, 2017, when Comey was summoned to Capitol Hill to...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 06:34 PM PDT

Writings on Gender Issues Magnify Scrutiny of Trump Fed Pick

Writings on Gender Issues Magnify Scrutiny of Trump Fed Pick

Additional provocative commentaries about women written by Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve board, emerged Tuesday, a day after a second White House Fed choice withdrew...

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