Notre Dame Withdraws From Hosting First 2020 Presidential Debate Due To CoronavirusThe debate, scheduled for September 29, will now take place at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
Black Lives Matter Chicago Files Federal Lawsuit, Seeking To Block Federal Agents From Policing ProtestsBlack Lives Matter is seeking an injunction prohibiting federal agents from “interfering in or otherwise policing lawful and peaceful assemblies and protests.”
'Not On Our Watch': U.S. Rep. Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia Slams Trump Plan To Send Federal Agents To ChicagoCongressman Chuy Garcia claims the White House plan to deploy 175 federal agents in Chicago poses a threat to our democracy, and the safety of Chicago communities.
In Letter, Mayor Lightfoot Urges President Trump Not To Send Federal Agents To Chicago, Saying It 'Would Spell Disaster'“We don’t need federal agents, without any insignia, taking people off the street and holding them, I think, unlawfully. That’s not what we need,” Mayor Lightfoot said.
Lightfoot Slams 'Litany Of Nonsense' From Trump, Stands By 'Hey Karen, Watch Your Mouth' Tweet To White House Press SecretaryThe latest flare-up came after White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany accused Lightfoot on Thursday of not doing enough to tackle gun violence in Chicago, calling her a “derelict mayor.”
St. Louis Prosecutor Investigating Couple Who Brandished Guns At Protesters Says Governor And Trump Are Targeting HerThe office of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner said on Twitter that Missouri's governor and President Donald Trump "came after her" for investigating a case.
Trump Administration Drops Restrictions On Online-Only Instruction For Foreign StudentsOne person familiar with the matter told CNN the White House has felt the blowback to the proposal and that some inside the West Wing believe it was poorly conceived and executed.
Illinois, 16 Other States, DC Sue Trump Administration Over Visa Rules For College StudentsThe lawsuit seeks to stop the Trump administration from enforcing guidance to not allow foreign students to take online-only courses this fall semester.
Trump Commutes Roger Stone's SentencePresident Trump is commuting the prison sentence of Republican political operative Roger Stone, according to an executive order by the president on Friday night.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Hits Back At Trump And Carlson: 'These Titanium Legs Don't Buckle'"Attacks from self-serving, insecure men who can't tell the difference between true patriotism and hateful nationalism will never diminish my love for this country -- or my willingness to sacrifice for it so they don't have to. These titanium legs don't buckle," she wrote in a New York Times op-ed.
U.S. Sen Tammy Duckworth Demands More Details On Russian BountiesDuckworth sent a new letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday voicing her frustration with the information provided by the Pentagon to date.
Mayor Lightfoot Shrugs Off President Trump's Call For All Schools To Reopen In Fall; 'This Really Has To Be A Localized Decision'"I don’t put much weight into what President Trump says, particularly given his lack of leadership over the course of this pandemic, but making those kinds of decisions has to lie with the local school district," Mayor Lightfoot said.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth Demands Senate Hearing Into Report Russia Secretly Offered Bounties To Afghan Militants For Killing U.S. TroopsThe New York Times reported Friday that American intelligence officials have concluded a Russian intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Trump Returns To A Changed Wisconsin To Shore Up SupportWhen Trump last campaigned in the state in January, the unemployment rate was 3.5%; now, 12% of workers are jobless.
'Overjoyed' Lightfoot Hails Supreme Court Ruling Rejecting Trump's Bid To End DACA Protections For 'Dreamers'; 'They Deserve And Have The Right To Be Here'“This is an important, important ruling. I think it will go down as one of the most historic rulings in the history of the Supreme Court, and I am overjoyed that this decision has been rendered,” Lightfoot said.