Congress urges Supreme Court not to delay House committees’ access to President Trump’s financial records (updated)

Lawyers for Congress urged the Supreme Court on Wednesday not to delay House committees’ access to President Trump’s financial records, saying the information could be crucial to investigating foreign involvement in American politics and legislative protections for next year’s elections. House asks Supreme Court not to delay access to Trump’s financial records, citing threat to … Read more

4th Circuit Court of Appeals revives emoluments clause case (Updated)

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit claiming that President Trump is illegally profiting from foreign and state government visitors at his hotel in downtown Washington. Trump emoluments case over his D.C. hotel gets second chance in legal challenge: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit agreed to rehear the lawsuit, … Read more

First Monday in October: SCOTUS expected to take a hard turn right in the culture wars

“The Enemy of The People,” Senate Majority Leader “Moscow Mitch” McConnell, may be on the verge of realizing his years-long abuse of power in stacking the federal courts with right-wing ideologues who will deny overwhelming popular support for reforms and acts of Congress passed by their elected representatives, in the same way that conservative Supreme … Read more

BREAKING: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to announce formal impeachment inquiry (Updated)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called a 4:00 p.m. meeting of the entire Democratic caucus Tuesday, where the party is expected to discuss impeachment. Howard Fineman, a reporter with Yahoo News who has reliable sources, tweeted earlier today: At a later speaking event for The Atlantic, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated that she would have … Read more

Submissive Trump is outsourcing the U.S. military as a mercenary force for Saudi Arabia

In early July, the House voted to require congressional approval for military strike against Iran in a 251-170 vote with more than two dozen Republicans in support. The National Defense Authorization Act amendment’s adoption by the House follows Trump’s statement in June that the United States had been “cocked and loaded” to strike Iranian targets in retaliation … Read more