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‘Shameful. Disgusting. Disgraceful.’: Outrage after Supreme Court allows Trump’s public charge rule to take effectf 28.1.2020 Raw Story
“The Trump administration’s policy could quite literally kill people by making them too afraid to seek life-saving medical care, and the Supreme Court seems to agree such a cruel system is acceptable.” Outrage erupted Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration’s so-called public charge rule—a policy its critics call “a racist wealth […]
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Supreme Court allows enforcement of new green card rule 28.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers.
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Supreme Court Lets Trump Enforce Policy Against Poor Immigrants 28.1.2020 Mother Jones
The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce a policy designed to make it harder for poor and working-class immigrants to obtain green cards. The people most likely to be affected come disproportionately from Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court opted on Monday to lift a nationwide […]
SCOTUS conservatives OK Trump sweeping power to ban immigrants if they might someday use public services like welfare 28.1.2020 Raw Story
In yet another 5-4 decision conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court have blocked a district court judge’s ruling and are allowing President Donald Trump to implement a draconian rule that allows immigrants to be banned from entering or staying in the U.S. if the administration’s immigration officials believe that at some point in the future […]
‘Time for him to do his job’: Public urged to press Chief Justice Roberts to subpoena witnesses amid GOP ‘cover-up’ 28.1.2020 Raw Story
“Roberts’ job is to preside over a fair trial, where relevant witnesses are heard from and jurors actually listen to the evidence. Right now, he’s helping Republicans break the rules and cover for Trump. That has to end.” Progressives have a message for Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who is currently presiding over President […]
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Housing Discrimination Is Rising. Trump Is Attacking Protections Against It. 27.1.2020 Truthout.com
Housing Discrimination Is Rising. Trump Is Attacking Protections Against It.
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Legal experts: Donald Trump cannot use ‘executive privilege’ to block John Bolton testimony 27.1.2020 Raw Story
It remains to be seen whether or not Republicans in the U.S. Senate will vote to include testimony from witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, including former National Security Adviser John Bolton — who has said that he would testify if subpoenaed. Trump has asserted that he will invoke executive privilege if Bolton or […]
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Edward Snowden warns targeting of Greenwald and Assange shows governments ‘ready to stop the presses—if they can’ 27.1.2020 Raw Story
“The most essential journalism of every era,” says the NSA whistleblower, “is precisely that which a government attempts to silence.” In an op-ed published Sunday night by the Washington Post, National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden connected Brazilian federal prosecutors’ recent decision to file charges against American investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald to the U.S. government’s […]
GOP ex-congressman calls on Justice Roberts to override Republican effort to block witnesses 27.1.2020 Raw Story
In a column for the New York Times, former acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal, former Rep. Mickey Edwards (R-OK) and Georgetown law professor Joshua A. Geltzer urged Supreme Court Justice John Roberts to intercede and demand Senate Republicans allow witnesses in light of the latest John Bolton bombshell. Following a New Times report that stated […]
Influence of Wall Street Donors Has Exploded in Decade Since “Citizens United” 27.1.2020 Truthout.com
Influence of Wall Street Donors Has Exploded in Decade Since “Citizens United”
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Nambi Narayanan: The fake spy scandal that blew up a rocket scientist’s career 27.1.2020 BBC: World
Falsely charged with selling secrets to Pakistan, Nambi Narayanan's life was knocked off course.
There’s Nothing “Pro-Life” About Trump’s Opposition to Abortion Rights 26.1.2020 Truthout.com
To beat back Trump's attacks, activists nationwide are organizing teach-ins and a “Mass Strike for Reproductive ...
Desperate Trump looking for a Dem senator to vote to acquit him in effort to soften blow of impeachment 26.1.2020 Raw Story
According to a report from the Washington Post, President Donald Trump is hoping to find at least one Democrat who will vote to acquit him as Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) attempts to wrap the president’s impeachment trial up as quickly as possible. The report notes that the President has targeted Sen. Joe Manchin […]
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Trump could also have been impeached for war crimes, assassinations and corruption: Law professor 26.1.2020 Raw Story
Democratic lawmakers are continuing to lay out their case for removing the president from office in the final day of opening arguments by Democrats in the historic impeachment trial of President Trump. Republicans will begin their opening arguments on Saturday. The Senate trial comes a month after the House impeached Trump for withholding congressionally approved […]
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Our Constitutional Crisis 26.1.2020 Outside the Beltway
To defang impeachment is an invitation for presidents to ignore the rule of law.
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White House lawyers’ Trump defense ‘deteriorated’ as they tried to make the case for the president: CNN’s Toobin 25.1.2020 Raw Story
As President Donald Trump’s legal team put forward their defense of the president’s Ukraine scheme at the impeachment trial on Saturday, CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin weighed in on the effectiveness of what they had presented. “There was information put forth today that would allow Republicans to vote against witnesses and to vote for […]
What if November’s Loser Refuses to Concede? 25.1.2020 Outside the Beltway
There's a very real possibility the legitimacy of the 2020 election will be contested.
Precedent? Nah, the Senate gets to reinvent its rules in every impeachment 25.1.2020 Raw Story
Everybody seems to be using the word “precedent” right now. Commentators, the media and even Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell use it when they discuss or debate the appropriate procedures for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. The word has multiple meanings, though, so what people mean by “precedent” is often unclear and confusing. Binding or […]
Trump accused of ‘jury tampering’ after allegedly threatening GOP senators 25.1.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump was accused of “jury tampering” after he reportedly threatened Republican senators not to vote to remove him from office in his impeachment trial. This article first appeared in Salon. A Trump confidant told CBS News that Republican senators were warned: “Vote against the president, and your head will be on a pike.” Trump, […]
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Washington Post's Dana Milbank Blames Justice Roberts for Impeachment 25.1.2020 NewsBusters
The premise of Dana Milbank's Washington Post column on Thursday is that the real reason why we are currently experiencing an impeachment process is not due to the Democrats urge to impeach from the moment President Trump was elected in 2016. No, according to Milbank the true impeachment culprit is..... Chief Justice John Roberts. I kid you not. ...
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