Category: Crime

Schumer on Epstein: ‘I Am Calling on Secretary Acosta to Resign’

Schumer on Epstein: ‘I Am Calling on Secretary Acosta to Resign’

The top Senate Democrat is calling on Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign, for his role more than a decade ago in a "non-prosecution" agreement for wealthy socialite Jeffrey Epstein.
New York Is Investigating Whether Facebook Lets Advertisers Discriminate

New York Is Investigating Whether Facebook Lets Advertisers Discriminate

New York's Department of Financial Services will look into allegations that advertisers can exclude users by race, gender, age and other characteristics that are protected under federal law.
Mueller’s Answers to Two Questions Could Put Trump’s Presidency in Real Jeopardy

Mueller’s Answers to Two Questions Could Put Trump’s Presidency in Real Jeopardy

If Mueller steps up and says that the president of the United States knowingly engaged in acts that would, for any other citizen, warrant indictment…that’s the ball game.
Sanders’ Support for the 1994 Crime Bill Was Greater than He Would Like You To Believe

Sanders’ Support for the 1994 Crime Bill Was Greater than He Would Like You To Believe

While Joe Biden has steadily taken criticism for the massive 1994 anti-crime law, one of Biden's top rivals for the 2020 presidential nomination has been concealing the full extent of his support for the measure, according to a reporter.
Back In South Bend, Buttigieg Met By: ‘Stop Telling People to Shut Up!’

Back In South Bend, Buttigieg Met By: ‘Stop Telling People to Shut Up!’

Stepping off the trail to return to South Bend, Ind., in the wake of a deadly police shooting which left an African American resident of the city dead, Pete Buttigieg got a decidedly messy reception.
Where Supreme Court’s Flowers Racial Bias Decision Fits Within Spectrum of Rulings

Where Supreme Court’s Flowers Racial Bias Decision Fits Within Spectrum of Rulings

It should be noted that the vast majority of cases that the Supreme Court accepts are decided unanimously.
Andrew McCabe: It Would Be Good for Congress to   Make a ‘Little More Progress’ Towards Impeachment

Andrew McCabe: It Would Be Good for Congress to Make a ‘Little More Progress’ Towards Impeachment

Congress should move more quickly, given the refusals to cooperate, McCabe said.
Former Acting FBI Chief: No Equivalence on How Hillary and Trump Acquire Opposition Info from Foreigners

Former Acting FBI Chief: No Equivalence on How Hillary and Trump Acquire Opposition Info from Foreigners

McCabe: '"Campaigns are allowed to hire individuals, foreign individuals and to pay those individuals for the services that they provide and I would add too, Chris, that the example of the Clinton campaign it is that very foreign individual that stepped forward and provided the information he had collected to the FBI because he was so troubled by what he was seeing.'
Gillibrand on How To Prevent Va. Beach Shooting: ‘Ban Stocks … Universal Background Checks’

Gillibrand on How To Prevent Va. Beach Shooting: ‘Ban Stocks … Universal Background Checks’

Gillibrand outlined her plan to curtail gun violence such as that in Virginia Beach.