Border Patrol union funds stolen: report

ㅤ"The Union’s national President, Brandon Judd, reportedly told the El Paso sector’s agents in November the amount that was missing after over a year of speculation from agents that a long-running embezzlement operation was occurring."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 2/25/20. See "border patrol, conservative, politics."

Judge blocks health officials from moving 50 patients with coronavirus to California city

ㅤ"A federal judge has temporarily blocked state and federal officials from moving as many as 50 Americans infected with the coronavirus to a city in southern California for quarantine.
ㅤU.S. District Judge Josephine Stanton, an Obama appointee, issued an order late Friday to prevent the transfer of coronavirus patients from Travis Air Force Base in Northern California to Costa Mesa in Orange County. The patients were previously quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan after a mini-outbreak on the vessel.
ㅤLocal officials argued before the court that the federal government’s plan did not include sufficient protections from the virus for residents. They swiftly sought court intervention after being informed by the state government of plans to move patients to a state-owned facility in Costa Mesa as soon as Sunday."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 2/22/20. See "coronavirus, california, josephine stanton."

Kentucky gov signs bill requiring all schools to have one armed resource officer

ㅤ"The measure passed with overwhelming support in the state’s Senate and House earlier in February. Civil rights groups called for Beshear to veto the legislation, but if he had done so, it would have likely been overridden. He had until Friday to sign the bill or veto it, otherwise, it would have automatically become law without his signature."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 2/22/20. See "kentucky, school police."

Bill to ban sale of assault-style weapons dies in Va. state Senate committee

ㅤ"The bill would have prohibited the sale or transfer of such weapons as of July 1, a compromise from an earlier version that would also have banned possession of them, as well as possession of high-capacity magazines as of Jan. 1, 2021. Critics claimed the measure was not clear enough on how it defined assault weapons."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 2/18/20. See "virginia."

Kudlow: Trump Pushing for 'Tax Cuts 2.0' Release by September

ㅤ"President Donald Trump is pushing to unveil his administration’s ‘Tax Cuts 2.0′ plan, which calls for cuts for the middle class, by September, two months before the 2020 Presidential election, National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow has confirmed.
ㅤ’We’d love to have a 10% middle class tax cut, and we would love to strengthen and make permanent some of the other tax cuts,’ the veteran financial guru and former Ronald Reagan adviser told Fox Business’ Maria Bartiromo for an interview airing Friday night on her ‘Wall Street’ program."

Full story at Newsmax. Posted here on 2/14/20. See "tax cuts."

Trump to Transfer $3.8B from Military to Fund His Wall

ㅤ"The Trump administration is transferring $3.8 billion in recently passed military funding to finance construction of the President’s long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall, angering not just Democrats but also GOP defense hawks.
ㅤThursday’s move by the Pentagon would transfer money from National Guard units, aircraft procurement and shipbuilding to anti-drug accounts that can finance construction of new wall."

Full story at Newsmax. Posted here on 2/13/20. See "border wall."

Senate votes to rein in Trump's power to attack Iran

ㅤ"Eight Senate Republicans voted with all 47 Democrats on Thursday to rein in President Trump’s ability to take military action against Iran, paving the way for a veto showdown with the White House."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 2/13/20. See "iran."

Hope Hicks Returning to Trump White House

ㅤ"Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s most trusted and longest-serving aides, is returning to the White House after two years away to work closely with key advisors, .
ㅤHicks will serve as counselor to the President, working with Presidential son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on condition of anonymity because the announcement had not yet been made public."

Full story at Newsmax. Posted here on 2/13/20. See "hope hicks."

John Kerry: Some evidence against Trump 'more powerful already than what we saw in the impeachment of Richard Nixon'

ㅤô¿ô …Kerry was obviously paying attention to whom he was fucking. Not Watergate. Though I’ve always wanted to be a plumber who finances his dirty deeds from a slush fund of taxpayer dollars. I would really like to be tape recorded while I was discussing the details.

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 10/25/19. See "john kerry."

Trump suspends entry for migrants who will 'financially burden the United States healthcare system'

ㅤ"Migrants will be considered people who will burden the system if they are not covered by approved health insurance within 30 days of entering the country unless they have enough money to ‘pay for reasonably foreseeable medical costs.’
ㅤIt does not affect people already holding a valid immigrant visa and does not affect migrants entering the U.S. through other ways including lawful permanent residents. The change also includes exceptions for people seeking certain types of visas including visas for children of U.S. citizens.’"

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 10/4/19. See "migrants, medical costs, healthcare."