ICE is giving undocumented immigrants ‘dummy’ court dates

Some undocumented immigrants living in the United States have received fake documents, ordering them to arrive at the courthouse at midnight, on weekends, or on dates that don’t exist, such as September 31, according to a report by The Dallas Morning News. According to the outlet,…

Wells Fargo CEO Phone Call Gets Journalist Reassigned

A reporter for Bloomberg News was reassigned after the news organization received a phone call from the CEO of Wells Fargo complaining about said reporter. According to CNN, Shahien Nasiripour––who had extensively covered Wells Fargo in multiple reports months ago––had written one particular report on…

The fossil fuel industry is heavily funding Florida Governor Rick Scott’s senate campaign

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has received nearly $1 million in campaign donations from donors tied to the fossil fuel industry, reinforcing the Republican senate candidate’s ties to energy executives and employees. The Tampa Bay Times reported on Friday that Scott has received at least $880,000…

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina took meetings with top US Treasury officials

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina had high-level meetings with US Treasury officials and received funding from a Russian billionaire invested in U.S. energy and technology, according to news reports on Sunday. Fresh revelations shedding more light on her activities in the United States come after Butina…

McCain backs effort to bypass GOP leadership, force House vote on DACA

A petition to bypass the House’s Republican leadership and force an immigration vote on DACA received a major boost, after Senator John McCain (R-AZ) tweeted his support Saturday for the bipartisan measure. I strongly support the bipartisan effort in the House to file a discharge…

Scott Pruitt asked for and received 24/7 security on day one at EPA

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt asked for, and received, a 24-hour security detail, seven days a week, starting his very first day in the job last February, the Washington Post revealed Monday. The agency has claimed that the increased personal security was necessary…

Kucinich says he’ll return money from pro-Assad group—but won’t apologize for taking the funds

After revelations earlier this month that he received $20,000 from a group that supports Syrian President Bashar Assad, Ohio gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich announced on Thursday that he would be returning the money. In a letter to Cleveland.com, Kucinich announced that the Association for Investment…

Voting Illegally Gets 5-8 Years, Rigging Election Gets Probation

–In Texas, Crystal Mason, a woman who accidentally voted illegally while on probation received a 5-year prison sentence, while Justice of the Peace Russ Casey, who participated in the rigging of his own election, received 5 years probation http://www.star-telegram.com/news/politics-government/election/article209641279.html -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Support Our…