Javier Palomarez Resigns From Trump Diversity Coalition Over DACA

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Last week, President Donald Trump announced that he will end Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Today, he formalized that decision. Unsurprisingly, Democrats are vehemently opposed to the move, and the fallout continued Tuesday when Javier Palomarez, the president and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), resigned …

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Rahm Emanuel Just “Banned” Trump from Chicago

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When President Donald Trump decided to repeal the Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying that such an initiative could not be implemented via executive order and was instead the province of Congress, Democrats by-in-large responded in a calm and rational manner. Sure, they disagreed with the Trump administration’s decision, …

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Justice Department Drops Defense of Obama OT Rule

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Obama appointee declared regulation ‘unlawful’ in August decision The Justice Department will no longer fight to preserve President Barack Obama’s attempted overtime hike that a federal judge declared invalid in August. The department will not pursue an appeal challenging Judge Amos Mazzant’s decision to strike down the Obama White House’s …

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Obama Commuted More Jail Sentences Than Any Other President

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Former President Barack Obama broke every modern record for commuting sentences during his presidency, according to a new report from the U.S. Sentencing Commission. The report states Obama made 1,928 grants of clemency during his presidency, more than any president has made since Franklin D. Roosevelt. Of the grants of clemency, 1,716 were …

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North Korea may actually want war

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North Korea claims it is now part of the thermonuclear club, after successfully testing on Sunday a miniaturized hydrogen bomb capable of fitting on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Assuming the reports are true, the North’s most recent nuclear detonation wasn’t just another test on a growing list of Kim Jong Un’s provocations. It was …

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Trump says he has ‘great love’ for Dreamers

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President Trump on Tuesday expressed hope that Congress “will be able to help” young undocumented immigrants after he moved to end an Obama-era program shielding them from deportation. “I have a great heart for the folks we are talking about, a great love for them,” Trump told reporters of so-called Dreamers before …

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GOP leaders banking on Trump to save them from fiscal disaster

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Republican lawmakers say Trump’s endorsement of a ‘clean’ debt increase and no-drama funding deal would tamp down an intraparty fight. Congressional Republicans, rudderless on an unpopular debt ceiling and government funding strategy, are looking to President Donald Trump to bail them out. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker …

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