Category Archives: US Lawsuits, Laws, & Legislation
The Supreme Court is staying out of legal fight over efforts to block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, with the newest justice casting the deciding vote. Monday the high court rejected review of appeals from two states, which claim the nation’s largest abortion provider should not receive any public funding after a series of disputed videos …
Sunday, Jerome Corsi, the conservative author accused of lying under oath to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators, filed a federal lawsuit accusing Mueller of leaking grand jury items and various constitutional violations, including illegal surveillance, reports said.
President Donald Trump is more interested in obtaining money for his border wall than passing a bipartisan prison and sentencing reform bill, senators on both sides of the table are saying, and as a result has not been pushing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for putting it on a back burner.
The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon’s policy of restricting military service by transgender people. It’s the fourth time in recent months the administration has sought to bypass lower courts that have blocked some of its more controversial proposals and push the high court, with a …
Demonrats are at it again. Monday 3 Democratic senators filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. Whitaker was appointed by Trump to lead the Justice Department after Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned earlier this month.
Bob Woodward, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Watergate journalist whose recent book, “Fear,” described chaotic infighting at the White House, on Tuesday criticized CNN for filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration and charged that too many media figures “have become emotionally unhinged.”Fox News
Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is eying a possible lawsuit as tensions escalate over the recount in Florida of both the governor and U.S. Senate races.
Thursday a federal judge in California ruled in favor of the Trump Administration blocking a bill that gave the state the right to thwart the sale of federal lands to private interests, including loggers, oil drillers and developers.