James Comey’s Higher Disloyalty to America

Mark Penn, The Hill
The organization that former FBI director James Comey presided over was filled with leakers grabbing free sports tickets, a high official whose wife received massive Democratic political donations, and anti-Trump animus that carried over into the Russia investigation.

Saudi Arabia Bails Out Jordan

Bruce Riedel, Al-Monitor
In light of Jordan's latest protests that toppled the prime minister, Saudi Arabia initiated a summit June 10 where a $2.5 billion five-year aid program was agreed on to help the Hashemite Kingdom regain a position of stability in the region.

Another Insane Week in Trumpworld

Maureen Dowd, New York Times
This might explain why it was another insane week in Trumpworld and why, redolent of Seabiscuit in the Depression, people were finding hope rooting for a raccoon climbing to the top of a Minnesota skyscraper. Turns out another spunky Twin Cities female was going to make it after all.

The Latest: Wyden: Immigration policy ‘makes zero sense’

SHERIDAN, Ore. (AP) - The Latest on a visit by Democratic members of Oregon's congressional delegation to a federal prison where immigrants from Latin America are being held (all times local):

4:26 p.m.

Democratic members of Oregon's congressional delegation visited a federal prison where immigrants from Latin America have been ...

Officials: Vietnamese man dies in ICE custody in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say a Vietnamese man has died in custody in Arizona while awaiting deportation.

ICE said on Saturday that 47-year-old Huy Chi Tran died Tuesday at Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, where he was hospitalized for a week after being found unresponsive ...

Jury still deliberating in bribery trial of former lobbyist

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A federal prosecutor says a jury hasn't reached a verdict in the Kentucky trial of lobbyist James Sullivan in a federal bribery investigation involving state contracts. Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy Boone said deliberations will continue Monday.

The investigation has already netted prison sentences for three Democratic ...

Chinese immigrant with American family fears deportation

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York immigrant with a young American family fears he'll be deported to his native China after being arrested when he showed up for a green card interview.

Xiu Qing You (show-ching-YOU'), a 39-year-old Queens resident, is in a New Jersey detention facility run by ...

Pruitt’s new problem with the GOP: Ethanol

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is facing harsh criticism from two Republican senators who say he is failing to follow through on President Trump's pro-ethanol agenda.The two senato...

Parkland students, activists registering voters in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago anti-violence activists and a group of Florida high school shooting survivors fanned out across the city's South Side on Saturday, knocking on doors and registering people to vote in a bid to build support for changing the nation's gun laws.

Ryan Deitsch, 18, from Marjory Stoneman ...

Congressman: Youth shelter reflects flawed immigration plan

DALLAS (AP) - A Republican congressman from Texas who has toured a tent-like shelter for hundreds of minors who entered the country illegally says the facility is a byproduct of a flawed immigration strategy.

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said Saturday that the shelter near the Tornillo port of entry in ...

New directive takes aim at immigrants fleeing gang violence

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - The MS-13 gang made Jose Osmin Aparicio's life so miserable in his native El Salvador that he had no choice but to flee in the dead of night with his wife and four children, leaving behind all their belongings and paying a smuggler $8,000.

Aparicio is ...

Twitter ordered to face lawsuit from banned white nationalist Jared Taylor

Twitter has lost its bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of Jared Taylor, a white nationalist permanently suspended from the social network in late 2017, after a California judge cast doubts on the company's claim that it can ban users for any reason it wants.

San Francisco Superior ...

Affidavit: Phone numbers offer people in US illegally jobs

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A federal case against a Chinese restaurant owner in Kentucky is shedding light on how Hispanic immigrants work in the country illegally, including what an investigator says are phone numbers to find work at Chinese restaurants nationwide.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that the owner of Asian ...

Trump’s danger on North Korea? Raised expectations

President Trump's rhetoric has raised expectations for an ironclad nuclear deal with North Korea following his historic summit with Kim Jong Un, posing diplomatic and political risks for the White House if the unpredictab...