Tennessee Takes Federal Refugee Program to Court

JACKSON, Tenn. (Courthouse News) – 3/13/17 – Tennessee sued the federal government Monday, claiming it violated the 10th Amendment by threatening the Volunteer State with Medicaid cuts unless it agrees to help fund the resettlement of refugees in the U.S. The complaint – filed in Jackson, Tenn., federal court by the Tennessee General Assembly and two elected officials […]

All US Attorneys Appointed by Obama Told to Resign

(Courthouse News) – 3/10/17 – With no warning or fanfare, the Trump administration on Friday fired 46 federal prosecutors who had served in the Justice Department under President Barack Obama. “As was the case in prior transitions, many of the United States Attorneys nominated by the previous administration already have left the Department of Justice,” […]

Attorney General Sessions Directs Federal Prosecutors to Target Most Significant Violent Offenders

Attorney General Sessions Directs Federal Prosecutors to Target Most Significant Violent Offenders

3/8/17 – Attorney General Jeff Sessions today directed federal prosecutors nationwide to engage in a focused effort to investigate, prosecute and deter the most violent offenders. This builds on the announcement last week of the creation of the U.S. Department of Justice Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, which is central to the […]

The “Affordable” Care Act is Unaffordable

The “Affordable” Care Act is Unaffordable

It’s been seven years since Obamacare was passed, and now, more than ever, we are seeing the harmful effects of this disastrous law. Obamacare has led to higher costs and fewer health insurance options for millions of hard-working Americans. Independent analysis found 41 states faced higher average healthcare deductibles last year, with 17 states facing […]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks on Revised Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks on Revised Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry

Remarks as prepared for delivery Good morning.  One of the Justice Department’s top priorities is to protect the United States from threats to our national security.  Therefore, I want to discuss two points: first, the national security basis for this order, and second, our department’s role in defending the lawful orders of the President. First: As the […]

Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed

Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed

Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency. The first full part of the series, “Year Zero”, comprises 8,761 documents and files from an isolated, high-security network situated […]

House Republicans Release Obamacare Repeal and Replace Plan

House Republicans Release Obamacare Repeal and Replace Plan

(Courthouse News) – 3/6/17 – House Republicans released draft legislation Monday night to repeal the federal health care law and replace it with a new regime built upon refundable individual tax credits and grants to help states shape their own plans. House committees planned to begin voting on the 123-page bill on Wednesday, launching what could be the year’s […]

President Trump’s New Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States

President Trump’s New Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States

PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES THE WHITE HOUSE March 06, 2017      By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States […]

Video: President Donald J. Trump Delivers the Weekly Address from the U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford

Video: President Donald J. Trump Delivers the Weekly Address from the U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford

March 03, 2017 – It’s been just six weeks since President Donald J. Trump took office and our country is already moving in the right direction. Yesterday, the President visited our Nation’s newest aircraft carrier, the soon-to-be commissioned U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford. Our carriers are the centerpiece of American military might, projecting power and our unparalleled […]