Politics

Jennifer Lopez claims ‘atrocities‘ happening at border under Trump: ‘We will never forget‘

Jennifer Lopez claims ‘atrocities‘ happening at border under Trump: ‘We will never forget‘

By – The Washington Times – Friday, June 22, 2018 Actress and singer told her 45 million Twitter followers this week that “atrocities” are being perpetrated by the Trump administration along the U.S. southern border. “Jenny from the block” claims the world is living in a moment “we will never forget” due to the treatment of illegal immigrants crossing into […]

Mississippi governor won‘t recall troops from Mexican border

By – Associated Press – Friday, June 22, 2018 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi is rejecting a call to bring back Mississippi National Guard troops from the Mexican border. The state’s Legislative Black Caucus sent the Republican governor a letter on Friday urging him to recall troops, citing President Donald Trump’s policy of family separation. The lawmakers say Trump’s executive […]

Legislature approves sealing of lower-level criminal records

By – Associated Press – Friday, June 22, 2018 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – People with criminal records who go 10 years without being convicted again will see the record of their lower-level, non-violent crimes automatically sealed under a bill that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf plans to sign. The so-called “clean slate” legislation passed the Senate unanimously on Friday after getting […]

GOP amendment would pull governor from elections board loop

By GARY D. ROBERTSON – Associated Press – Friday, June 22, 2018 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Republican legislators are determined to remove the power from Democratic and his successors to appoint members of the state elections and ethics panel, and are seeking to insert that restriction in the North Carolina Constitution. House Republicans late Friday unveiled a proposed constitutional amendment […]

Texas Tech condemns racist remarks students allegedly posted

By – Associated Press – Friday, June 22, 2018 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) – Texas Tech University leaders on Friday condemned racist online comments allegedly posted by several students calling for attacking immigrants and building a border wall. Officials are investigating comments linked to the site “Frat Chat” and trying to identify the students believed to be involved, according to Chris […]

Mark Sanford: Donald Trump‘s midterm tweet is ‘game over‘ for compromise bill

Mark Sanford: Donald Trump‘s midterm tweet is ‘game over‘ for compromise bill

By – The Washington Times – Friday, June 22, 2018 said Friday that President Trump’s morning tweet effectively killed any chance the compromise bill had of passing. “Game over. It takes the wind out of the sails in what might have been a fairly productive week of looking for a compromise,” , South Carolina Republican, said on CNN’s “New Day.” […]

Cynthia Nixon, a N.Y. gubernatorial candidate, calls ICE ‘a terrorist organization‘

Cynthia Nixon, a N.Y. gubernatorial candidate, calls ICE ‘a terrorist organization‘

By – The Washington Times – Friday, June 22, 2018 , a Democratic candidate for ’s gubernatorial race, described Immigration and Customs Enforcement as “a terrorist organization” Thursday night in a speech and called for ICE to be abolished. The actress-turned-politician came out strongly against ICE and President Trump after a week of growing outrage over the administration’s zero-tolerance immigration […]