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Judge Bans Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman from NY said on Tuesday that the Trump administration is barred from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. The Federal Judge said that while such a question would be constitutional, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had added it arbitrarily and not followed proper procedure. However,  this decision won’t be the final word on the matter. ...Read more

President Trump Says He “Never Worked For Russia” In Regards To New York Times Report

On Monday, President Donald Trump emphatically denied that he’s ever “worked for Russia” — this statement comes in response to a news report that the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether he was an agent working on behalf of Russia against American interests, concerned about his behavior after he fired FBI director James Comey. ...Read more

White House Counsel Hires 17 New Attorneys In Preparation For Defense Of President Trump’s Executive Privilege

Counsel at the White House is adding to it’s legal team to, in the hopes of preventing President Trump’s confidential discussions with top advisers from being disclosed to House Democratic investigators. The strategy to assert the president’s executive privilege is being developed under new White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, who has also hired 17 lawyers in recent weeks to help in this effort. ...Read more

President Trump Heads To U.S. Border With Mexico To Argue For Wall

President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, in the hopes of boosting  his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats halted over his demands for funding. Trump walked out of his meeting with congressional leaders, as efforts to end the partial government shutdown fell apart. The White House meeting in the Situation Room ended after just 14 minutes, where Democrats claim they asked Trump to re-open the government but that he told them if he did they wouldn’t give him money for the wall.  ...Read more