McConnell really came out of his shell.
Critics accuse the president of overstepping his legal authority and violating the U.S. Constitution’s protections against religious bias.
An “improvised explosive device” detonated on a London underground train Friday morning, injuring 23 people on their way to work. The explosion occurred at Parsons Green station and the authorities are treating it as an act of terrorism. While both British and world leaders responded with empathy, President Trump exploited the attack to forward his … Continued
President Donald Trump’s administration suffered another legal blow yesterday after the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court’s nationwide injunction against his revised travel ban. The 10-3 vote halts Trump’s plans to deny visas from seven Muslim-majority countries. Chief Judge Roger Gregory delivered the stinging rebuke to Trump in the court’s majority opinion, … Continued
Although the courts have blocked President Trump’s second attempt at imposing a travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, many people find themselves in limbo. Families have been split up, legal U.S. citizens and green card holders are wary of foreign travel, and refugees who are currently in the process of moving to the … Continued
Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland cited President Donald Trump’s own rhetoric and tweets as evidence of his desire to ban Muslims from the United States as they issued nationwide temporary restraining orders on his new travel ban. In his decision blocking the Trump administration’s revised travel ban, which would have banned people from Iran, … Continued
President Trump is preparing to sign a new Executive Order today banning travel for a 90-day period from six countries, including Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iran and Libya but excluding Iraq, according to a fact sheet provided to Congress. Iraq apparently was removed after Pentagon and State Department officials expressed concern that keeping Iraq on list … Continued
Sidd Bikkannavar, a natural born US-citizen and an employee of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), was detained by US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) on January 30 upon returning to the United States. At the time, Bikkannavar was returning from Santiago, Chile, where he had been pursuing his hobby of racing solar-powered cars. He is also enrolled … Continued
When ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos asked Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) about President Donald Trump’s tweet Saturday attacking a federal judge who blocked his immigration order, Sasse called out Trump’s behavior. (Federal Judge James Robart, a George W. Bush appointee who presides in Seattle, blocked the order, which sparked spontaneous protests across the nation’s … Continued