Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

Mar
09
2017

Comey: ‘You’re stuck with me’

James Comey said Wednesday at a Boston College conference on cybersecurity that he plans to serve his entire 10-year term as FBI director. “You’re stuck with me for another 6 ½ years,” Comey told attendees from the law enforcement... Read more
Mar
07
2017

Why Dems will regret a probe into Russian election hacking

The investigation of Russian interference in the US election could turn into a big headache for the Democrats. The phrase “Be careful what you ask for” comes to mind. via Why Dems will regret a probe into Russian election... Read more
Mar
07
2017

Trump offers to keep funding Planned Parenthood if it halts abortions

President Donald Trump has offered to maintain federal funding for Planned Parenthood if the group stops providing abortions. Its president spurned the proposal and noted that federal money already is not allowed to be used for abortion. via Trump... Read more
Mar
06
2017

Supreme Court declines to take up transgender teen’s bathroom case

The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen’s case to a lower court without reaching a decision. The justices said Monday they have opted not to decide whether federal anti-discrimination law gives high school senior Gavin Grimm the right... Read more
Mar
06
2017

Why Trump might suspect Obama bugged Trump Tower

Officials (likely Obama-era holdovers) have broken the law and leaked what they hoped would be damaging info. Groups tied to Obama have stirred up angry protests against Trump and other Republicans. The New York Times reported Obama’s staff purposely... Read more
Mar
05
2017

Loretta Lynch: Need more marching, blood, death on streets

The Obama administration’s former Attorney General Loretta Lynch has made an impassioned video plea for more marching, blood and death on the streets – a video that was later posted on the Facebook page of Senate Democrats as “words... Read more
Mar
02
2017

Sessions Removes Himself From Russia Probes Over Meeting Envoy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed himself from investigations into Russian interference in American politics and contacts with associates of President Donald Trump, after the Justice Department acknowledged he had contacts with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 campaign. “I... Read more
Mar
02
2017

Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking

In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates of President-elect Donald J. Trump and Russians — across the... Read more
Feb
21
2017

Bloomberg-backed group plans pro-immigration campaign

A Michael Bloomberg-backed group is organizing a massive pro-immigration campaign this week, a direct challenge to President Trump’s hardline stance on the controversial issue. “Immigration is top of the agenda politically, but the national discussion often bears little resemblance... Read more
Feb
20
2017

Russian ambassador to UN dies after passing out at embassy

Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations died Monday morning after suffering heart problems at the embassy in Manhattan, sources told The Post. Vitaly Churkin was at the Russian embassy on East 67th Street when he became sick with a... Read more
Feb
19
2017

Internet-Regulating FEC Commissioner to Resign

A Democratic Federal Election Commission official who pushed to regulate the internet and has been absent from public meetings for months is resigning, according to an announcement. Ann Ravel, who wanted to regulate political speech on the internet from... Read more
Feb
16
2017

Judge finds probable cause to charge Christie over Bridgegate

A judge has found probable cause to charge New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie with official misconduct for his role in the Bridgegate scandal, according to reports Thursday. via Judge finds probable cause to charge Christie over Bridgegate | New... Read more
Feb
15
2017

‘Dreamer’ arrested in Seattle immigration sweep, was “self-admitted gang member”

U.S. authorities detained a Mexican immigrant protected by an Obama-era program that defers deportation for thousands of young illegal immigrants known as “dreamers,” the man’s lawyers claimed in a court filing this week. Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, was arrested... Read more
Feb
13
2017

Clinton reminds us why we’re lucky she lost the election

Thank you, Hillary Clinton. Thank you for ­reminding America about the importance of Donald Trump’s victory and of the awful consequences if you had won. Clinton sent out a taunting tweet of “3-0” after the three-judge panel from the... Read more