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POLITICS | Pelosi: House to Vote on Bill to Repeal Trump’s Travel Ban

POLITICS | Pelosi: House to Vote on Bill to Repeal Trump’s Travel Ban

  BY JACK PHILLIPS   House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said the House will consider legislation to repeal the Trump administration’s travel ban on several countries about two years after the Supreme Court upheld the measure. The initial travel ban, which was implemented in early 2017, placed restrictions on travel to the United States for citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, […]

California Adds Iowa To ‘Travel Ban’ Due To Its Refusal To Cover Gender Transitions In Medicaid

California Adds Iowa To ‘Travel Ban’ Due To Its Refusal To Cover Gender Transitions In Medicaid

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   California’s attorney general announced the state added Iowa to a “travel ban” on account of the Midwestern state’s refusal to cover gender transitioning procedures within Medicaid. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra made the announcement on Sept. 13 prohibiting taxpayer-funded travel to Iowa for public employees and state university students as of Oct. 4, […]

Supreme Court Decisions/Retirement, ICE, California’s Gas Tax and Daylight Savings Time On Ballot |Look At News Daily  (June 23-29/Day 154-162) Week 23

Supreme Court Decisions/Retirement, ICE, California’s Gas Tax and Daylight Savings Time On Ballot |Look At News Daily  (June 23-29/Day 154-162) Week 23

By Michael Hernandez   June 23 (Saturday):  Day 154 President Trump approval rating going up President Trump currently enjoys a higher approval rating than the embattled FBI and its disgraced former director, James Comey. According to the Real Clear Politics poll of polls, Trump’s approval rating is 44 percent which is a point higher than the […]

Supremes Deal Victory For Trump, Uphold Travel Ban

Supremes Deal Victory For Trump, Uphold Travel Ban

Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter   A five-justice majority of the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the latest iteration of President Donald Trump’s travel sanctions Tuesday. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the Court’s opinion, joined by Justices Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch. “The president has lawfully exercised the broad discretion granted to him […]

California files legal challenge to Trump administration’s revised travel restrictions

California files legal challenge to Trump administration’s revised travel restrictions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California joined five other states Thursday in filing a court action seeking to block the Trump administration’s new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, arguing it is unconstitutionally motivated by anti-Muslim animus. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the new restrictions, which take effect Oct. 18, contain the same flaws […]

Red states rip California’s new travel ban, and California

Red states rip California’s new travel ban, and California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The eight states targeted by California’s new travel ban barring official travel are not suffering the slight quietly. The ban — punishing states that have recently passed laws that California’s attorney general has determined infringe on LGBT rights — has been ruthlessly mocked by its red-state critics since last week’s announcement that […]

Supreme Court revives Trump travel ban

Supreme Court revives Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court said Monday that most of President Trump’s travel ban executive order can go into effect, delivering the first major victory to the new administration on perhaps his most controversial policy to date. Justices said the lower court rulings that blocked Mr. Trump’s policy were far too broad, and said the president can […]

Why Trump’s Revised Executive Order is Constitutional, Legal, and Common Sense

Why Trump’s Revised Executive Order is Constitutional, Legal, and Common Sense

President Donald Trump’s revised executive order restricting travel from terrorist safe havens is just as constitutional and legal as his original order, despite what some courts such as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said about the original order. But the revisions he has made, which clarify that the executive order does not apply to […]

Gavel Down: Closing out the Week in Congress (Feb. 6-10, 2017)

Gavel Down: Closing out the Week in Congress (Feb. 6-10, 2017)

House passed bill to extend privacy protections to old emails. Senate confirmed three more nominees in historic confirmation sessions in more ways than one. House passed three more resolutions aimed at reversing executive rules. President Trump signed executive orders focused on law enforcement officers and Justice Department. Appeals court maintained freeze on travel ban executive […]

Legal battle over travel ban looms as Trump continues attacks on judge

Legal battle over travel ban looms as Trump continues attacks on judge

  After a federal appeals court on Sunday rejected President Donald Trump’s emergency bid to reinstate his contentious travel ban, the White House signaled fresh determination to push forward in a legal dispute that is fast becoming a test of executive power. Meanwhile, visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries targeted by Trump’s temporary ban hurried to […]

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