Take That: Trump Administration Considering ‘Delisting Chinese Companies from U.S. Stock Exchanges’

The Trump administration “is considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges, three sources briefed on the matter said on Friday.” The move “would be a radical escalation of U.S.-China trade tensions.” It could also be seen as “part of a broader effort to limit U.S. investment in Chinese companies, two of the sources said.” […]

Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s New Guidelines for Detention of Immigrant Children

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee “said she will block the Trump administration’s rules for the detention of immigrant children because they fail to honor a decades-old settlement agreement that spells out the conditions of custody.” The judge made the decision “after a hearing where attorneys for detained immigrant children said the rules would […]

White House Confirmed Trump’s National Security Lawyers Advised Sealing Record of Ukraine Phone Call; Trump Questions if CIA Officer Even Whistleblower

On Friday, the White House “confirmed a key detail from the unidentified CIA officer who has accused President Donald Trump of abusing the power of his office.” Concurrently, “Trump insisted anew that his actions and words have been perfect and the complaint might well be the work of a partisan operative.” The White House also […]

Trump to California: Clean Up Your Act; EPA Writes Letter to Gov. that State is Violating Clean Air Act, Polluting Water Due to Homeless Problem

After President Trump’s threat to punish California for the pollution he says is caused by the state’s homeless, the Trump administration is following through with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler sending a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom. The letter stated that the administration doesn’t feel the governor is doing enough to enforce the Clean Air Act. […]

Okay…’OK’ Hand Gesture Now Deemed a Hate Symbol, Connected to White Supremacy

The ‘OK’ hand symbol that once signified things are fine is now being deemed a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League. On Thursday, the ADL, “a Jewish civil rights organization, added 36 symbols to its ‘Hate on Display’ database including the index finger-to-thumb sign that in some corners of the Internet has become associated with […]

Dictator Mugabe’s Final Resting Place Finally Decided; Family Backtracks at Last Minute

After weeks of back-and-forth, “Robert Mugabe will be buried in his home town, following a final twist in a row over the former Zimbabwean leader’s resting place.” Mugabe died earlier this month at age 95 and his funeral was held in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare. However, “the government had resisted his family’s wish for him to […]

Deal Reached by Trump’s Lawyers, Manhattan DA’s Office to Delay Enforcement of Subpoena Demanding Trump’s Tax Returns

President Trump’s lawyers and the Manhattan District Attorney’s office have agreed on “a temporary arrangement under which prosecutors won’t enforce a subpoena for Trump’s tax returns for a short period of time, the district attorney’s office said in a court filing Thursday.” The DA’s office sent a letter to Judge Victor Marrero acknowledging “that it’s […]

Trump to Hold Rally in Omar’s Home District in Minnesota in October; Vows to Flip State He Narrowly Lost in 2016

Next month, President Trump will hold a rally in progressive Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Minnesota district in a bid to flip the state in 2020. Trump narrowly lost Minnesota in 2016. In 2016, “Trump lost Minnesota and its 10 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton by roughly 45,000 votes. But his campaign has targeted it as one […]

Pentagon to Deploy Patriot Missiles, Radar Systems, Support Personnel to Saudi Arabia After Devastating Oil Facilities Attack

The Pentagon announced on Thursday that “it plans to send four radar systems, a battery of Patriot missiles and about 200 support personnel to bolster Saudi Arabia’s defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom’s oil facilities this month.” These latest comments “added details to the Pentagon’s announcement on Friday about U.S. plans to deploy […]

Putting America First: Trump Administration Proposing Only Permitting 18,000 Refugees into U.S. in 2020

On Thursday, the Trump administration proposed only permitting 18,000 refugees to resettle in the U.S. in 2020, which would be “the lowest number in the history of the modern refugee program.” Concurrently, President Trump “issued an executive order saying his administration would seek the approval of state and local governments to resettle refugees in their […]