Trump barreling toward war with Iran, Congress must stop him
US Senators:
Two US senators warn that the administration of President Donald Trump “is barreling toward war with Iran,” calling on Congress to act to prevent it.
60% of Americans Oppose Trump's Emergency Declaration to Fund Wall
Poll:
About six in 10 Americans in a new poll oppose President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the Southern border.
No Charges for Police Officers Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Black Man
Two officers who shot and killed a 22-year-old black man in the backyard of his grandmother's home, mistaking a cell phone in his hand for a gun, will face no legal repercussions, prosecution said, ruling the use of force lawful.
Crazy That President 'Is A Racist, A Sexist, A Xenophobe, A Fraud'
Sanders on Trump Insult:
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) responded to President Donald Trump calling him "Crazy Bernie" on Wednesday by flipping the "crazy" tag back on the president.
Dems to Introduce Measure Blocking Trump's Emergency Declaration
House Democrats are slated to introduce a privileged resolution as soon as Friday in an effort to stop President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to build a barrier along the Southern border, according to a Democratic aide.
Number of Hate Groups in US Reaches 20-Year High
Study:
The number of active hate groups in the United Stated has risen to a 20-year high, according to an annual study by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).
Former US Cardinal McCarrick defrocked for sex crimes
Former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled by Pope Francis from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against teenage boys and adult males, according to the Vatican.
Trump Declares National Emergency at Border
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to bypass Congress and spend roughly $8 billion on barriers along the Southern border, a big step toward building his long-promised wall that also comes with significant political and legal risk.
Most Americans Frustrated by Lax US Gun Laws
Poll:
Most Americans are frustrated by the country's lax gun laws and have little confidence US lawmakers will take action, according to a new poll released ahead of the one-year anniversary of the country’s deadliest high school shooting.
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