Month: August 2018

Oregon faith leaders arrested in immigration protest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Federal officers arrested nearly two dozen Oregon religious leaders during a Portland, Oregon, demonstration by a coalition opposed to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that authoritie…

Brett Kavanaugh to face questions on executive power, sexual harassment

Senate Democrats said Friday they’ll probe Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about his opinion on abortion, sexual harassment and gun control during next week’s confirmation hearing, but the most consequential topic will center on executive authori…

Trump calls court ruling on N.C. redistricting ‘very unfair’

President Trump on Friday criticized as “unfair” a court ruling that voided North Carolina’s redistricting map two months before the midterm elections. “How unfair is that?” Mr. Trump said at an event in Charlotte, North Carolina. “Now you have to redr…

Immigration advocate in Arizona pleads guilty to tax charge

PHOENIX (AP) – A longtime advocate for immigrants in Arizona has pleaded guilty Friday to a felony charge tied to his tax preparation business after acknowledging that he falsely added dependents – including three children who lived in Mexico – to his …

Chris Wallace: Trump to blame for Mueller probe

Fox News host Chris Wallace said on Friday that President Trump has only himself to blame for special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and any possible ties between his presidentia…

The Latest: Avenatti may fundraise for Nevada candidates

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The Latest on Michael Avenatti’s visit to Las Vegas (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Michael Avenatti says he may return to Nevada in the coming months to help raise money for Democrats running for office in the state but he’s not raising …