June 5, 2023

White House pulls its punches over GOP judicial nomination blockade

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith said she would not return the so-called blue slip on district court nominee Scott Colom. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Senate Republicans have once more told Joe Biden to pound sand on one of his judicial nominees and, so far, the White House is going with restraint as its response. Biden aides

Feds Dismantle “Occupy ICE” Blockade After Playing “Mind Games” Involving Metallica And An Eagle Mask

Federal officers wearing tactical gear dismantled a makeshift tent camp in Portland on Thursday which was blocking the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters during a second week of protests over President Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration enforcement policy. Protest coordinator Lillith Sinclair told local news station KGW8 that Homeland Security officers “have been playing […]