October 23, 2019

FBI Dealt Blow By DC Judge; Must Address Measures Taken To Verify Steele Dossier

The FBI has been dealt a major blow after a Washington DC judge ruled that the agency must respond to a FOIA request for documents concerning the bureau’s efforts to verify the controversial Steele Dossier, before it was used as the foundation of a FISA surveillance warrant application and subsequent renewals. US District Court Judge […]

Trump, GOP roll out huge tax cuts, as Democrats vow to fight against new measures

Congressional Republicans on Wednesday unveiled the framework for their long-awaited tax-reform plan, which simplifies the tax system and cuts rates for businesses — while attempting to boost household incomes by nearly doubling the standard IRS deduction used by most Americans. “Today, we move one step closer to fixing our broken tax code,” House Speaker Paul […]

Trump Is Considering Measures To Privatize The VA

A transition official a part of GOP President-elect Donald Trump’s team ratcheted up tensions with veterans’ groups Wednesday after the official said Trump is thinking about moves to privatize at least part of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Such a bold move is opposed not only by most veterans’ advocacy groups, but also by the […]

Gun-Control Advocates Win Three of Four Nationwide Ballot Measures

Guns obtained during a buy-back program are displayed at Los Angeles police headquarters in December 2012. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File) California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom told the Los Angeles Times the approval of Proposition 63 by voters Tuesday was not only “historic progress to reduce gun violence” but “a repudiation of the National Rifle Association […]

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