Explainer: Did he or didn’t he? What might an obstruction case against Trump look like?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A key element of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election was whether President Donald Trump unlawfully acted to impede the investigation, a crime known as obstruction of justice. U.S. President … Continue reading Explainer: Did he or didn’t he? What might an obstruction case against Trump look like?

After U.S. court strikes down policy, what happens to migrants Trump sent back to Mexico?

TIJUANA, Mexico/SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – On Tuesday, seven Central American families living temporarily in Mexico appeared in a San Diego immigration court to plead for asylum in the United States. Migrants queue for food inside a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico … Continue reading After U.S. court strikes down policy, what happens to migrants Trump sent back to Mexico?

Homeland Security’s acting deputy secretary offered resignation to Trump: Nielsen

FILE PHOTO – U.S. Homeland Security official Claire Grady attends a news conference during a meeting of the Interior ministers of G7 nations in Paris, France, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen … Continue reading Homeland Security’s acting deputy secretary offered resignation to Trump: Nielsen

More Trump firings of senior U.S. immigration officials seen likely

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration stepped up pressure on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday, raising the likelihood that he might fire more senior officials as the agency struggles with a surge of immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. Homeland Security official Claire Grady attends a news conference during a meeting of the Interior ministers of G7 nations in Paris, France, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau Two days after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced her departure, a senior administration official said others at DHS were not doing enough to enact Trump’s promised immigration crackdown, … Continue reading More Trump firings of senior U.S. immigration officials seen likely

Senate Republican leader calls net neutrality bill ‘dead on arrival’

FILE PHOTO – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters about his reaction to President Donald Trump’s proposed FY2020 budget in Washington, U.S. March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on … Continue reading Senate Republican leader calls net neutrality bill ‘dead on arrival’

Attorney General Barr to appear before Congress for first time since Mueller report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr will appear before a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday for the first time since Special Counsel Robert Mueller completed his report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The hearing before … Continue reading Attorney General Barr to appear before Congress for first time since Mueller report