Tag: Politics

Acting attorney general made nearly $1M working for controversial group, records show

Last year, before joining the Justice Department and taking a government salary, now-Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker made nearly a million dollars in salary while leading a tax-exempt organization that allegedly advocated right-wing positions. The disclosure comes in financial reports the Justice Department sent to congressional committees late Tuesday afternoon – after DOJ revised the […]

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Conservatives Slam Judge for Blocking Genital Mutilation Charges

A federal judge is facing a public outcry after he threw out federal charges against several Muslims who are suspected of cutting girls’ genitals to minimize future sexual desires. “Outrageous,” said a tweet from Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a U.S.-based advocate, who was born in Somalia and underwent Somalia’s severe form of the Islamic practice, dubbed FGM […]

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Democrat edges out Republican Rep. Mia Love in Utah nearly two weeks after President Trump mocked her as a loser

Elise Viebeck Enterprise and investigations reporter focused on politics Felicia Sonmez National reporter on The Washington Post’s breaking political news team November 20 at 7:17 PM A two-term Republican congresswoman lost her seat in suburban Salt Lake City on Tuesday, the Associated Press projected, after President Trump publicly mocked her […]

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Nancy Pelosi Puts Down Marcia Fudge’s Rebellion After Wife Beater-Backing Letter Supporting Alleged Murderer Resurfaces

House Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi crushed an intra-Democrat revolt against her bid to retake the Speaker’s gavel next year led by Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) after a 2015 letter from Fudge backing a disgraced former Cleveland judge who was convicted of brutally beating his wife resurfaced in the wake of the man’s alleged murder of […]

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WATCH: President Trump blasts judge’s ruling blocking asylum restrictions

Now Playing: Judge halts Trump asylum order, Ivanka’s email controversy Now Playing: Trump signs order denying asylum-seeking, illegal border crossers Now Playing: President Trump blasts judge’s ruling blocking asylum restrictions Now Playing: Ivanka Trump’s use of personal email a focus of Democrats in next Congress Now Playing: Trump defends Saudi Arabia in Khashoggi murder Now […]

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