Month: February 2019

Man who died in Democratic megadonor Ed Buck’s home called him a ‘f—ing devil,’ report says

A man who died last month at the West Hollywood home of prominent Democratic Party fundraiser Ed Buck warned his friends to steer clear of the well-connected donor and referred to him as a “f—ing devil” and “a horrible, horrible man,” The Daily Beast…

Michigan joins lawsuit challenging border wall declaration

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Attorney General Dana Nessel says Michigan has joined a lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed the lawsuit Mo…

Rod Rosenstein to step down: Report

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has reportedly set his expected departure from the Justice Department for mid-March. Citing unnamed administration officials, Fox News reported Monday night that not only has the time been set but that newly-confi…

Louis Farrakhan chides Ilhan Omar for Jewish money apology

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan says Rep. Ilhan Omar merely spoke the truth and should not have apologized for saying Israel and the U.S. Jewish lobby use money to control U.S. politicians. Indeed, the black-nationalist anti-Semite chided the Mi…

New York, California, 14 other states sue Trump in Ninth Circuit over emergency declaration

The attorneys general of California, New York, and 14 other states on Monday filed a lawsuit in the Ninth Circuit against the White House’s recent national emergency declaration over border security, claiming President Trump has “veered the country toward a constitutional crisis of his own making.”

16 states’ lawsuit aims to stop Trump border wall emergency declaration

Sixteen Democrat-led states made good Monday on their threat to sue to stop President Trump’s emergency declaration to build his border wall, hoping to use the West Coast’s famously liberal courts to block him. Led by California, the states said Mr. Tr…

NY joins lawsuit challenging Trump’s border wall declaration

NEW YORK (AP) – New York is joining California and 14 other states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. New York Attorney General Letitia James said in the lawsuit Monday that Trump is threatening public saf…

Allies wary of Shanahan’s assurances with looming presence of Trump

U.S. allies were apprehensive about acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan in his first meeting with NATO defense officials, with questions about the former Boeing executive’s timetable in his current role, and how muc…