The last month and a half of Donald Trump’s presidency has been a chaotic rush to change rules and regulations he does not like. Every day there is something new to chart and figure out. Trump has continued to churn out executive orders one after the other. The latest executive order is one that induces […]
On Wednesday (1/1/17), the US House of Representatives voted to kill the “stream protection rule” regulation by a vote of 228-194. The “stream protection rule” was signed into effect by the Obama administration on December 16, 2016. The rule, in simple terms, ensures that coal mining companies don’t dump mining debris into local streams and […]
It has been a busy first few days for the US President. In addition to the executive order to provide relief from the Affordable Care Act known as ObamaCare, President Trump has taken numerous other steps to undo actions taken by his predecessor and to hamstring federal agencies efforts to regulate businesses and other organizations. […]
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard of California announced her plans to introduce a bill in January that will investigate the history of the “Mexican Repatriation” of the 1930s. What Was the Mexican Repatriation? Unfortunately, many states do not have the Mexican Repatriation as a part of their US History courses. In case you are not aware, […]
From the Wall Street Journal: A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to examine the 2016 election for interference from Russian hackers. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explains what this means for Donald Trump and both political parties during the transition of power.
In a motion recently filed in a San Diego Federal Court, Donald Trump’s attorneys requested that comments made by Trump regarding Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel’s Mexican heritage be excluded as evidence in Trump University’s upcoming trial. The grounds on which the motion was filed is that such comments “are both irrelevant to the issues in […]
On Monday, October 17th, Arizona Senator John McCain commented on a radio talk-show that the Republican-majority Senate will oppose any Supreme Court nomination named by Hillary Clinton, should she become president. “I promise you that we will be united against any Supreme Court nominee that Hillary Clinton, if she were president, would put up.” said […]
From Frontline PBS – The dueling stories of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as they battle for the presidency.
On Monday, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown announced plans to introduce a bill that would allow customers of Wells Fargo & Co. to sue the company who are currently unable to do so because of contractual arbitration clauses. Arbitration laws allow companies to contractually prohibit customers and employees from suing them in court, instead requiring all […]
On Friday, Us District Court Judge William Orrick rejected a request to dismiss claims against the Center for Medical Progress brought forth by Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood filed several claims against the Center, including a claim that it doctored and posted videos that accused Planned Parenthood of selling fetal remains. Planned Parenthood does donate fetal […]