FBI under pressure from Republicans to unmask source, putting US security at risk

Demands for the Justice Department to reveal the name of a confidential FBI source ignore the serious national security implications in the latest battle between the president and his allies, and Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Last week, reports emerged of the existence of a U.S….

Tucker Carlson is suddenly very unconcerned about the Las Vegas shooting

On Wednesday, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released a huge cache of documents, including witness interviews and police reports, related to last fall’s mass shooting at a music festival on the Vegas Strip. The evidence began to shed light, for the first time, on…

The Education Department dismantled the team investigating for-profit colleges

A team at the Department of Education that looked into abuses at for-profit colleges has been significantly dismantled, according to a report from the New York Times on Sunday.  According to the Times, who interviewed current and former employees of the department, members of the…

Trump ends deportation protection for 57,000 Honduran immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security ended temporary deportation protection for 57,000 Honduran immigrants on Friday, forcing them to either find another legal way to stay in the country or pack up their lives and leave. DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced that the Temporary Protected Status…

Federal agencies can’t confirm the whereabouts of nearly 1,500 unaccompanied migrant children

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) lost track of nearly 1,500 unaccompanied migrant children after they were released to sponsors in the United States, a top HHS official told Congress Thursday. The agency was tasked with monitoring the children, who were once in its custody….

US Eases Sanctions on Aluminum Firm Tied to Russian Oligarch

★ Get up-to-date info on new ICOs → https://www.coinschedule.com/ –The US Treasury Department, run by Trump appointee Steven Mnuchin, eases sanctions on aluminum firm Rusal, which is connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a subject of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Trump Russia https://www.politico.com/story/2018/04/23/us-sanctions-russia-rusal-oleg-deripaska-545660 -Become a…

STATEMENT: Trump’s Latest Assault on Fair Pay Rules Will Exacerbate Discrimination

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) will announce that it is upending standards designed to promote equitable compensation among federal contractors. Under the Trump administration’s policy, employers would be able to decide how their employees should be categorized and analyzed…

The Trump administration is paying Focus on the Family to stop the AIDS epidemic in South Africa

The State Department gave a prominent anti-LGBTQ religious organization a grant to combat HIV/AIDS in South Africa through a religious program that pressures kids into pledging that they will abstain from sex until marriage. An affiliate of Focus on the Family (FOTF) received a $49,505…

Dept Of Homeland Security Now Spying On Journalists

In today’s installment of “I’m Not Terrified, You Are,” Bloomberg Government reports on a FedBizOpps.gov posting by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with the relatively benign-sounding subject “Media Monitoring Services.” The details of the attached Statement of Work, however, outline a plan to gather…