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Michael Flynn May Have To Testify In Order To Withdraw Guilty Plea

January 24, 2020 4:31 PM ET A federal judge said Friday that former national security adviser Michael Flynn may have to testify under oath in order to withdraw from a plea deal he struck with the special counsel’s office. Judge Emmet Sullivan ordered attorneys in the Flynn case to file legal briefs addressing the need…

Salvadoran Man Arrested For Promoting Creation Of Migrant Caravan

January 24, 2020 3:50 PM ET A man in El Salvador was charged and jailed for promoting the formation of a U.S.-bound migrant caravan Thursday. A court in El Salvador ordered Raúl Antonio Ventura to be held in jail Thursday for social media posts and telephone messages that encouraged people to congregate in San Salvador,…

White House Rolls Out New Rules To End ‘Birth Tourism’

January 23, 2020 4:53 PM ET The Trump administration will implement new rules that aim to prevent pregnant foreign nationals from visiting the U.S. for the sole purpose of giving birth on U.S. soil. The White House announced rules Thursday meant to crack down on “birth tourism,” where foreign pregnant women enter the U.S. on…

The Supreme Court Looks Ready To Allow More State Aid For Religious Schools

January 22, 2020 6:39 PM ET The Supreme Court seemed poised to rule Wednesday that states which subsidize private schools cannot differentiate between religious schools and secular, private institutions. At issue in the case is a Montana program that allows residents to collect a tax credit of up to $150 for donating to organizations that…

New York College Rescinds Censorship Of Conservative Groups After Congressman Intervenes, Students Say

January 22, 2020 6:33 PM ET Republican New York Rep. Tom Reed met with Binghamton University conservative college students Tuesday. The visit follows confrontations between protesters and the conservative groups College Republicans and TPUSA. Progressive students use “intimidation tactics to stop our ideologies from being expressed on campus,” TPUSA chapter president Lacey Kestecher told the…

President Trump To Be First President In History To Speak In Person At The...

January 22, 2020 5:54 PM ET President Donald Trump will attend the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Friday, making him the first U.S. president to do so. The president will speak at the 47th annual March for Life, a pro-life demonstration following the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, March for Life President Jeanne Mancini…

Rocks, Tear Gas, And Riot Shields: Mexico Blocks Advancing Migrant Caravan

January 21, 2020 5:26 PM ET The Mexican government continues to fend off hundreds of Central American migrants who are trying to cross its border in order to reach the U.S., an indication of how much Mexico has stepped up its own immigration enforcement measures. For days, Mexico’s national guard troops have prevented members of…

DHS Chief Calls Out Double Standard From Border Wall Opponents

January 20, 2020 5:25 PM ET Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), accused many border wall critics in Congress of having a double standard, noting how many of them became opponents of the wall during the Trump administration. Wolf visited Yuma, Arizona, earlier in January for an event commemorating…

Bloomberg Campaign Manager Says Trump Would Likely Win Election If Held Today

January 20, 2020 4:57 PM ET Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign manager acknowledged Monday what some in the Democratic Party feared: President Donald Trump stands a good chance of winning reelection. “Right now, if the election were held, I think President Trump probably is reelected,” Kevin Sheekey, Bloomberg campaign manager, told…

Elizabeth Warren Questions If Americans ‘Want Someone Who Lies To Them’

January 19, 2020 4:01 PM ET Democratic 2020 candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Sunday questioned whether Americans want to support a presidential candidate who doesn’t tell the truth. Warren, who has repeatedly struggled with the truth on the campaign trail, was asked during a press scrum whether it’s “disqualifying for a presidential candidate to lie…

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