Month: November 2018

Federal judge rules against White House push to restrict ‘sanctuary’ money

A federal judge reportedly ruled against the Trump administration on Friday, determining that they were not permitted to hold back millions of dollars in grant money from multiple states and New York City as a result of them being sanctuary cities.

Michael Cohen thought Trump would give him a pardon: CNN

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former longtime attorney and fixer initially believed that he would receive a pardon in exchange for backing the president during discussions with federal prosecutors, two people familiar…

US judge won’t immediately allow Trump to enforce asylum ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A U.S. judge in San Francisco has refused to immediately allow the Trump administration to enforce a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Judge Jon Tigar on Friday rejected the Justice Depart…

Florida Gov. Rick Scott suspends Brenda Snipes from role as supervisor of elections

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday suspended Brenda Snipes from her duties as the supervisor of elections in Broward County and chose her temporary successor following the contentious recount in the state’s governor and U.S. Senate races during the midterm elections.