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Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 11:30 PM EDT

McAleenan, Acting Homeland Security Secretary, Stepping Down

McAleenan, Acting Homeland Security Secretary, Stepping Down

Kevin McAleenan, a career civil servant who became the unlikely point man for President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, is stepping down as acting Homeland Security secretary after six months on...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:41 PM EDT

Trump Gripes About Impeachment, Media at Louisiana Rally

Trump Gripes About Impeachment, Media at Louisiana Rally

President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than a new attempt to overturn his election based on "a lot of crap." Trump found a sympathetic audience...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:59 PM EDT

Judge Rules Trump Violated the Law on Wall Funding With National Emergency

Judge Rules Trump Violated the Law on Wall Funding With National Emergency

A federal judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump violated federal law when he used his declaration of a national emergency to get millions for building a wall on the southern border, NBC News reports....

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:10 PM EDT

Federal Judges Blocks Trump Public Charge Rule for Immigrants Receiving Public Assistance

Federal Judges Blocks Trump Public Charge Rule for Immigrants Receiving Public Assistance

Federal judges in New York and California on Friday ordered a nationwide block in cases challenging a Trump administration policy that would make it far easier for the government to deny legal status to...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 03:13 PM EDT

Trump to Nominate Pompeo Deputy as Ambassador to Russia

Trump to Nominate Pompeo Deputy as Ambassador to Russia

President Donald Trump on Friday announced his intention to nominate Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan as his new ambassador to Russia. Sullivan would take on the role during fraught time in the U.S.-Russ...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 08:12 PM EDT

US Suspends Plans to Hike Tariffs Tuesday on Chinese Imports

US Suspends Plans to Hike Tariffs Tuesday on Chinese Imports

The Trump administration and China declared a temporary truce Friday in their 15-month trade war. Yet the grievances that led them to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of each other's goods...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 02:14 PM EDT

Big Tech Is Now a Big Punching Bag for Politicians

Big Tech Is Now a Big Punching Bag for Politicians

Republicans and Democrats don't agree on health care, immigration or taxing the rich. But one subject draws critics from both parties: Big Tech. The list of grievances is long and growing by the week. Companies...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 01:43 PM EDT

US Consumers Snap Up Italian Parmesan Before Tariffs Hit

US Consumers Snap Up Italian Parmesan Before Tariffs Hit

U.S. consumers who appreciate the tang of aged Italian Parmesan cheese as an aperitif or atop their favorite pasta dish are stocking up ahead of next week's tariff hike and as dairy producers in the two...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:24 AM EDT

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Nearly one year ago, the Trump administration fired a panel of scientific experts who assisted the Environmental Protection Agency in its review of air quality standards for particulate matter, NBC News...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:37 AM EDT

Ambassador Sondland Will Testify, Defying Trump Admin.

Ambassador Sondland Will Testify, Defying Trump Admin.

Lawyers for Ambassador Gordon Sondland announced Friday that he will appear for an interview before a joint House committee taking depositions in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump despite having...

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