Category: Law

It’s Illegal for Federal Officials to Campaign at Work. A Trump Official Just Did So.

It’s Illegal for Federal Officials to Campaign at Work. A Trump Official Just Did So.

A trend may be emerging after the Trump administration took no action against a “repeat offender,” White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.
A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It’s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children

A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It’s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children

With the agency under fire for holding children in deplorable conditions and over racist and misogynistic Facebook posts, one agent speaks about what it’s like to do his job. “Somewhere down the line people just accepted what’s going on as normal.”
Border Patrol Agents Are Passing Around A Commemorative Coin Mocking Care for Migrant Kids

Border Patrol Agents Are Passing Around A Commemorative Coin Mocking Care for Migrant Kids

The coin declares “KEEP THE CARAVANS COMING” under an image of a parade of migrants crossing the border.
Border Patrol Condemns Secret Facebook Group, but Reveals Few Specifics

Border Patrol Condemns Secret Facebook Group, but Reveals Few Specifics

The agency won’t say how many employees have been disciplined or warned in the ongoing scandal over offensive social media posts.
Rep. Al Green: ‘I Want to Ensure All that Impeachment Is Not Dead’

Rep. Al Green: ‘I Want to Ensure All that Impeachment Is Not Dead’

A leading advocate for the impeachment of Donald Trump spoke this week on the House floor to keep the impeachment option alive.
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.
First Judicial Subpoenas Served in Emoluments Lawsuit Brought by More Than 200 Lawmakers

First Judicial Subpoenas Served in Emoluments Lawsuit Brought by More Than 200 Lawmakers

Because Trump never formally severed himself from his for-profit business ventures before being sworn in, his Washington Trump Hotel is a prime source where the president can be collecting emoluments.
Appeals Court Blocks Trump’s Border Wall in Emergency Declaration Challenge

Appeals Court Blocks Trump’s Border Wall in Emergency Declaration Challenge

A federal appeals court last week denied the government’s attempt to begin construction of President Trump’s border wall using funds unauthorized by Congress.
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.