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Sessions laid down the law on immigration, A list of cities who aren’t working with ICE

Matt Vespa, As Katie wrote earlier this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a surprise appearance at Monday afternoon’s White House press briefing—where he said that sanctuary cities must obey federal immigration laws or face having their stream of federal dollars cut off [emphasis mine]: Some states and cities have adopted policies designed to frustrate the

Former Speaker John Boehner Says Repeal And Replace Isn’t Going To Happen

Matt Vespa, Former House Speaker John Boehner threw a wet blanket on the repeal and replace effort, saying that Republicans will likely fix the flaws in the legislation and build a conservative box around it at a conference hosted by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society in Florida. Boehner offered his crystal ball projection

Ninth Circuit Court Judge Calls For En Banc Hearing

Matt Vespa, While its been initially reported that the Trump White House won’t file an appeal to the Supreme Court, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said that all options were on the table, according to The Washington Post. This afternoon, it was reported that not even an appeal for an en banc hearing with the

Troll Fail: Alec Baldwin’s Russian ‘Make America Great Again’ Hat Is Mistranslated

Matt Vespa, Christine wrote about actor Alec Baldwin’s attempt to troll President-elect Donald Trump with a “Make America Great Again” hat that’s in Russian. It’s an obvious swipe at Trump for the reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin ran a coordinated effort to influence the 2016 election in order to tilt the scales in favor

Truth: If Four Whites Did This To A Black Man, There Would Be No Hate Crime Debate

Matt Vespa, Newt Gingrich On Chicago Video. Christine pounced on the disturbing news coming out of Chicago, where four black individuals kidnapped, bound, and tortured a white man, while shouting, “fuck Donald Trump” and “fuck white people.” All four assailants have been arrested and charged with executing a hate crime. The Wall Street Journal added

Obama’s Pick For The Commission on Civil Rights Infuriates Nation’s Largest Police Union

Matt Vespa, While Debo Adegbile’s nomination to become Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division failed in 2014, President Obama decided to put him on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, which has infuriated the country’s largest police union. Adegbile was a lawyer with the NAACP that worked to appeal the conviction of Mumia Abu-Jamal,

Jill Stein To Take Pennsylvania Recount Challenge Into Federal Court

Matt Vespa,  We have seriously passed a point of unseriousness here. No, we have way passed that point with this obnoxious recount attempt on behalf of Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who alleges that hacking occurred on the night of the election in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. Her legal team has zero evidence that such a

Obama: No One Hacked The Election; ‘The Will of the American People’ Was Reflected

Matt Vespa, As Green Party candidate Jill Stein plans to file petition to recount the votes in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, the Obama administration has come out to say unequivocally that the election was no hacked, and that the “will of the American people” was reflected in the results, according to The New York Times. Stein’s