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Did Donald Trump Change His Mind on Domestic Spying?

Judge Andrew Napolitano, Late last week, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, repeated his public observations that members of the intelligence community — particularly the CIA, the NSA and the intelligence division of the FBI — are not trustworthy with the nation’s intelligence secrets. Because he has a

NAACP warns black passengers about traveling with American Airlines

The NAACP has warned African-American travelers to be careful when flying with American Airlines. The group issued an advisory late Tuesday, saying it has noticed “a pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers, specific to American Airlines.” It said the incidents “suggest a corporate culture of racial insensitivity and possible racial bias” and advised

New Trump travel ban can’t be enforced on Syrian family trying to flee to Wisconsin

A federal judge on Friday blocked President Trump ‘s administration from enforcing his new travel ban against a Syrian family looking to escape their war-torn homeland by fleeing to Wisconsin. The ruling is likely the first by a judge since Trump issued a revised travel ban on Monday, according to a spokesman for the Washington

Does DeVos Have An Education Agenda of Her Own?

Jane Robbins, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is exhibiting some noteworthy resistance to the education agenda of President Trump. One indication of this disposition is her insistence that the Every Student Succeeds Act did away with Common Core over a year ago, and her declaration that the federal government properly plays a role in approving states’ education

Trump Has a Grating Style but Significant Substance

Michael Barone, Substance and style — it’s easy to get them confused or mistake one for the other. And they’re never entirely unconnected, though exactly how much so is a matter of debate. That’s especially true when it comes to evaluating Donald Trump’s performance — a word particularly ambiguous in his case, as referring to

Trump administration revokes Obama-era transgender bathroom guidance for schools

The Trump administration Wednesday revoked federal guidelines issued by former President Barack Obama that allowed public school students to use restrooms and other facilities corresponding to their gender identity. A document submitted to the Supreme Court by the Solicitor General’s office said that the Obama-era directive issued this past May did not “undergo any formal

Pelosi, Cummings, New York Times fall victim to fake Twitter account

That blue checkmark on verified Twitter accounts is there for a reason. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and The New York Times learned that lesson the hard way Tuesday when all three were fooled into quoting a fake Twitter account. The mixup arose after the resignation of National Security Adviser