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Kushner readies for spring launch of US Middle East peace plan

Kushner readies for spring launch of US Middle East peace plan

The United States is beginning to prep allies for a spring rollout of its plan for Middle East peace, with President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, outlining the timing and methodology of the plan at the Middle East security conference in Warsaw, Poland. During a presentation Thursday, Kushner confirmed that the Trump…MORE

Special counsel prosecutors say they have communications of Stone with WikiLeaks

Special counsel prosecutors say they have communications of Stone with WikiLeaks

Prosecutors said for the first time that they have evidence of Roger Stone communicating with WikiLeaks, according to a new court filing from special counsel prosecutors. During its investigation of the Russian hack of the Democrats, “the government obtained and executed dozens of search warrants on various accounts used to facilitate the transfer of stolen…MORE

Federal judge blocks discharge of two HIV-positive airmen

Federal judge blocks discharge of two HIV-positive airmen

A federal judge directed the Department of Defense to stop the pending discharge of two airmen suing the Pentagon for allegedly targeting them for being HIV-positive, LGBTQ legal group Lambda Legal said in a statement Friday. The ruling, which will allow the airmen to continue serving until their case goes to trial, is a setback…MORE

Judge puts gag order on Roger Stone and attorneys

Judge puts gag order on Roger Stone and attorneys

A federal judge has placed a gag order on longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone and attorneys involved in his criminal case. “Counsel for the parties and the witnesses must refrain from making statements to the media or in public settings that pose a substantial likelihood of material prejudice to this case,” Judge Amy Berman…MORE

Will the Supreme Court stop Trump’s national emergency?

Will the Supreme Court stop Trump’s national emergency?

President Donald Trump is well aware that his national emergency declaration will face legal challenges, but he’s moving forward anyway. “We will have a national emergency and we will then be sued,” Trump said in the Rose Garden on Friday. “We’ll possibly get a bad ruling, and then we’ll get another bad ruling, and then…MORE

Supreme Court agrees to take up 2020 census case

Supreme Court agrees to take up 2020 census case

The Supreme Court said Friday that it would take up a case this term to decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. A lower court had blocked the administration from adding the question, holding that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s decision to add the question was unlawful for a…MORE