Month: May 2019

Judge upholds House panel subpoena for Trump financial records

District Judge Amit Mehta on Monday ruled in favor of a subpoena issued by the House Oversight Committee for President Trump’s financial records from the accounting firm Mazars.In a 41-page-long opinion, Mehta foun…

Dem-pushed probe into Betsy DeVos’ personal email use finds no ‘active or extensive’ misconduct

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos did not make “active or extensive” use of her personal email accounts to conduct official business, according to an internal watchdog inquiry long pushed by House Democrats that concluded with a whimper on Monday.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauds billionaire’s offer to pay off academic debt, but says students shouldn’t have to rely on generosity of others

New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez weighed in on billionaire Robert F. Smith’s offer to pay off the student loan debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College, saying that while she applauded the gesture, college students shouldn’t be forced to rely on the generosity of others. 

Chick-fil-A bill advances over LGBT lawmakers’ objections

AUSTIN, Texas — A bill pushed by Texas Republicans after the city of San Antonio blocked a proposed Chick-fil-A airport location has advanced over sometimes tearful opposition from LGBT lawmakers. Monday’s key vote in the Texas House reignited te…