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Colleen Long

  • President Trump Feb 8

    After Acquittal, Trump Ousts Officials Who Testified on Impeachment

    Exacting swift punishment against those who crossed him, an emboldened President Donald Trump ousted two government officials who had delivered damaging testimony against him during his impeachment hearings. The president took retribution just two days after his acquittal by the Senate. First came news Friday that Trump had ousted Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the decorated soldier and national security aide…

  • impeachment Jan 25

    In Recording Trump Asks How Long Ukraine Can Resist Russians

    President Donald Trump inquired how long Ukraine would be able to resist Russian aggression without U.S. assistance during a 2018 meeting with donors that included the indicted associates of his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani. “How long would they last in a fight with Russia?” Trump is heard asking in the audio portion of a video recording, moments before he calls…

  • Immigration Dec 18, 2019

    Administration Seeks to Bar Convicted Immigrants From Asylum

    Immigrants convicted of illegally reentering the U.S., driving drunk or committing domestic violence will be barred from claiming asylum under a proposed regulation announced Wednesday by the Trump administration....

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    The proposal, which must go through a public comment period before it is finalized, lists seven criminal areas, including some low-level crimes, that would bar migrants from claiming asylum in addition...

  • Pentagon Dec 12, 2019

    Pentagon Watchdog Investigating $400M Border Wall Contract

    The Defense Department’s internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job. The Pentagon’s inspector general sent a letter Thursday to House Homeland Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson telling him the contract awarded to North Dakota-based firm Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. would be...

  • Florida Feb 26, 2019

    Data Show Allegations of Sex Abuse of Migrant Children

    Thousands of accusations of sexual abuse and harassment of migrant children in government-funded shelters were made over the past four years, including scores directed against adult staff members, according to federal data released Tuesday. The cases include allegations of inappropriate touching, staff members allegedly watching minors while they bathed and showing pornographic videos to minors. Some of the allegations included...

  • Donald Trump Feb 15, 2019

    Trump Tests Presidential Power, Declares Emergency at Border

    Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, moving to secure more money for his long-promised wall by exercising a broad interpretation of his presidential powers that is certain to draw stiff legal challenges. In his emergency proclamation, Trump painted a dark picture of the border...

  • California Feb 13, 2019

    FEMA Head Brock Long, Investigated Over Vehicle Use, Resigns

    The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency resigned Wednesday after a two-year tenure in which he managed the response to historic wildfires and major hurricanes but was dogged by questions over his use of government vehicles. Brock Long said in a letter to FEMA employees that he was resigning to spend more time at home with his family. His...

  • United States Jan 25, 2019

    Judge Sets Hearing Behind Closed Doors in Manafort Case

    A federal judge said Friday she will hold a hearing behind closed doors to determine whether former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort intentionally lied to investigators, including about sharing polling data with a business associate the U.S. says has ties to Russian intelligence. Attorneys with special counsel Robert Mueller’s office say Manafort breached his plea deal by repeatedly making false...

  • Donald Trump Jan 17, 2019

    US Government May Have Split Up Thousands More Migrant Families

    It seems likely that thousands more migrant children were split from their families than the Trump administration previously reported, in part because officials were stepping up family separations long before the border policy that prompted international outrage last spring, a government watchdog said Thursday. It’s unclear just how many family separations occurred at the U.S.-Mexico border; immigration officials are allowed...

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