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Eric Holder Joins the “Resistance,” Mulls 2020 Presidential Bid

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/20/2017 at 9:00pm

Remember Eric Holder, Obama’s Attorney General.

He down-played and lied about his and Obama’s Fast and Furious fiasco, refused to prosecute Black Panthers for voter intimidation, pursued prosecution of journalists and labeled one a “c0-conspirator,” used his taxpayer-financed “slush fund” to funnel money to Obama allies until it was dismantled by AG Jeff Sessions.  Holder...

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Trump Will Keep Obama’s Dreamers Policy (UPDATE)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 10:00am 6/16/2017 at 10:00am

President Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security did not touch former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which allows undocumented immigrants, who came to the U.S. as small children, to remain in America. From The New York Times:

The Department of Homeland Security announced late Thursday night that it...

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9th Circuit upholds Hawaii injunction against Trump Travel Order No. 2

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 12, 2017 at 1:50pm 6/12/2017 at 1:50pm
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We’ve been here before. Another judicial opinion upholding an injunction against Trump’s Travel Order No. 2. This time from the 9th Circuit arising out of the injunction by the Hawaii District Court.

The Opinion (pdf.) is embedded below. The Trump administration already has the Hawaii injunction be...

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Powerline’s Scott Johnson Caught Up in “Travel Ban” Litigation

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/11/2017 at 2:30pm
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Que Twilight Zone theme.  Scott Johnson of the conservative blog Powerline has been served a draft subpoena ordering that he preserve records of items he noted in his blog posts.

Judge James Robart, presiding over the Hawaii v. Trump “travel ban” case, authorized the move.

Johnson writes:

These are strange days. I seem to...

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Stupid travel “ban” tricks

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7:05pm 6/5/2017 at 7:05pm
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There he went again.

Early this morning Donald Trump launched a twitter storm regarding the issue of the Executive Orders regarding visa entry to the U.S. from 6 (originally 7) majority Muslim nations previously identified by the Obama administration as posing unique security risks.

On January 28, 2017, just after the first Executive...

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How can Ginsburg participate in Travel Order case after her statements about Trump?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 9:20pm 6/2/2017 at 9:20pm
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Donald Trump’s second Executive Order on visa entry from six majority Muslim countries is now before the Supreme Court.

Trump is seeking review of the 4th Circuit’s decision upholding a Maryland District Court injunction halting...

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Waiting for SCOTUS to rule on Trump request to stay injunction against travel Executive Order

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/2/2017 at 4:00pm

IF the U.S. Supreme Court wants to weigh in quickly on the legality of Donald Trump’s Second Executive Order temporarily barring new visa entries on people from six high-risk countries, SCOTUS has an opportunity to do so.

Yesterday the Justice Department filed requests for review of the case (Petition...

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“Quietly,” the State Department Nearly Doubles Number of Refugees Entering U. S.

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 4:30pm 5/27/2017 at 4:30pm
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In a move that is sure to go uncelebrated on the regressive left and to leave many Trump supporters scratching their heads, the State Department has lifted the limit on the number of refugees admitted to the U. S.   This change will result in almost twice as many refugees flooding into...

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4th Circuit upholds injunction against Trump revised travel Executive Order

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 2:24pm 5/25/2017 at 2:24pm
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The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, which heard the case en banc, has upheld substantially all of the Maryland District Court injunction against Trump’s revised travel Executive Order in an opinion (pdf.) dripping with politics. (Full embed at bottom of post).

The opinions (including concurring and dissenting) are 200 pages, so it...

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Sanctuary cities & states may pick up tab for Trump’s Border Wall

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 19, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/19/2017 at 2:30pm
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When it comes to blocking President Donald Trump’s plans for the Border Wall, the Democratic Party has displayed imagination, creativity, and enthusiasm rarely surpassed in the annals of human history.

Democrats opposed border wall funding in the latest government spending debate and the White House eventually backed off of its demand to...

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Joy Reid: Texas Anti-Sanctuary Cities Law “Sounds Almost Like an Apartheid-era Law”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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Hey, give Joy Reid credit. At least she didn’t go full Hitler analogy . . . On her MSNBC show this morning, Reid claimed that a recently-adopted Texas immigration law sounds “almost like an apartheid-era law.”

To support her alarmist claim, Reid badly mischaracterized the law, suggesting that under it, “any person can...

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Did you notice the “Day Without Immigrants” strike?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 1, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/1/2017 at 5:30pm

Today, cities across the country participated in a “Day Without Immigrants” strike.

Did you notice? Because we didn’t.

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Baltimore: Immigration Status “Collateral Consequences” Considered in Prosecuting Crime

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/30/2017 at 3:00pm
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Baltimore is taking the idea of “sanctuary cities” to the next level in its ongoing “resistance” to President Trump’s policy of enforcing our nation’s immigration laws.

The mayor has insisted that Baltimore is a “welcoming” rather than a “sanctuary” city, and earlier this month, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz signed an executive...

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AG Sessions Vows to Eradicate the Barbaric Salvadorian Gang MS-13

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/29/2017 at 5:30pm
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a press conference in Long Island, New Jersey in which he addressed gang violence.  He directly addressed the brutal and growing barbarism of the MS-13 gang, stating that in the Trump era the violent grip this gang has on Long Island, in particular, is unacceptable and...

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Cruz Introduces “El Chapo Act”: Use $14B Asset Forfeiture to Pay for Border Wall

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/26/2017 at 4:00pm
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As the GOP and President Trump kick the border wall funding can down the road, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has proposed the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act.  The proposal includes using the expected $14 billion to be seized from El Chapo should he be...

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Mika Mimes Trump’s Border Wall

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:00am 4/26/2017 at 10:00am
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There’s a wall being built on the Mexican border.

You just can’t see it. But Mika Brzezinski could feel it.

On today’s Morning Joe, Brzezinski mimed an invisible border wall.

Mika’s shtick came in the course of a discussion suggesting that the Trump administration might settle for less than a 2,200 mile-long wall, substituting...

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Part of Trump’s Immigration Order on Sanctuary Cities

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:10pm 4/25/2017 at 7:10pm

A federal judge in California blocked a portion of President Trump’s January Immigration Executive Order Tuesday.

Jude William H. Orrick of United States District Court for the Northern District of California targeted the Trump administration’s promise to cut federal funding from “sanctuary cities” or cities who refused to cooperate with federal law...

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