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Trump travel ban: Appeals court takes first look at revised order

President Trump’s revision of his controversial executive order imposing a travel and refugee ban on certain countries will get an important legal test on Monday, when a federal appeals court in Virginia weighs whether the administration overstepped its authority. At issue is whether the ban violates the Religion Clause of the First Amendment, the Due

Fordham Prof Greer: ‘This Is a White Supremacist Admin’

Ian Hanchett, Trump Wants Base to See Women and People of Color Not Involved. On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Fordham University Associate Professor of Political Science Christina Greer stated that President Trump “wants his base supporters to see — this is a white supremacist administration, and he wants them to see this leadership.

Trump counterterrorism strategy urges allies to do more

A draft of President Donald Trump’s new counterterrorism strategy demands that U.S. allies shoulder more of the burden in combating Islamist militants, while acknowledging that the threat of terrorism will never be totally eliminated. The 11-page draft, seen on Friday by Reuters, said the United States should avoid costly, “open-ended” military commitments. “We need to

Trump’s Religious Liberty Order Gives Sessions Major Leeway

Ian Mason, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday reiterating the administration’s commitment to religious liberty and authorizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to issue guidance for all federal agencies. The expected order did not go as far as some news outlets had earlier reported it might. The Nation reported a leaked February draft that