"It is hard to say what is more troubling: that the Government would seek this extraordinary relief seemingly as a matter of course, or that the Court would grant it," Sotomayor wrote in the dispute over a Trump administration regulation that would make it more difficult for people who use public benefits, even for modest periods and even if Medicaid, housing and other non-cash assistance, from obtaining green cards. … [Read more...] about Trump’s 2020 message behind his attacks on liberal Supreme Court justices
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"We had a great Michigan day," Pence told supporters. "I’m here for one reason and one reason only: And that is that Michigan and America need four more years of President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump suggests Sotomayor, Ginsburg should have to recuse themselves on 'Trump related' cases Sanders says idea he can't work with Republicans is 'total nonsense' Sanders releases list of how to pay for his proposals MORE." … [Read more...] about Pence visits Michigan in effort to solidify swing state support
That scares the hell out of many Democrats, including many of my friends. Bernie’s too far left, they say. He’ll turn off moderates and independents. And, besides, he’s not even a Democrat. He’s a democratic socialist, and that designation alone — “Socialist!” — is political poison. The best way to guarantee Trump four more years, critics argue, is to make Sanders the Democratic Party nominee. … [Read more...] about Press: Bernie and Trump: Déjà vu all over again?
The battle to force Donald Trump to release his tax returns took a new turn today as California governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation making disclosure of five years of income-tax filings a condition for appearing on the state’s presidential-primary ballot, beginning next year. As the Los Angeles Times reports, it’s not the first time the legislature passed a bill on this subject, but it’s the first time it has become law: … [Read more...] about California Aims to Make Trump Release Taxes by Requiring It for Primary Ballot
Stone acknowledged in his testimony to Congress that he continued to talk to Trump "from time to time" after his official departure from the campaign in August 2015, saying some conversations were brief but some could last "as long as an hour." He claimed that the conversations were about standard election matters like Trump's prospects in key states, never about WikiLeaks. (It's safe to say Stone's word here should be treated with caution: One of his five convictions for lying to Congress was about his false denial of some of his WikiLeaks-related communications with the Trump campaign.) … [Read more...] about Fact check: Trump falsely claims Roger Stone was ‘never’ involved in his campaign