On Friday morning, President Donald Trump insisted that he doesn’t actually know Matthew Whitaker, the man he just appointed the new acting Attorney General.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C. appointed by former President George W. Bush has ordered the Trump administration to fully reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, including accepting new applications if the ruling stands.
An agency-wide email from the Justice Department, obtained by CNN, instructed US attorneys offices to refer to undocumented immigrants in press releases only by the term “illegal aliens”.
The Republican Party has spent the several years trying its hardest to ruin the already terrible American healthcare system, and in the last year and a half, it has finally gotten its wish. Surprisingly, it seems like a lot of people aren’t cool with that!
The GOP tried and failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act last year, so now it’s trying another strategy: deciding not to fight a legal effort to rule key parts of the law unconstitutional, including the ban on insurers denying coverage or charging an obscene amount to people who have “pre-existing conditions.”
Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Justice Department was going to introduce case “quotas” for judges in U.S. immigration courts. Today, the Washington Post reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is taking his attack on the rights of immigrant detainees even further.
Out of all the evil assholes who are currently employed in the Trump administration, Attorney General Jeff Sessions may be the most evil and the biggest asshole. His bigoted statements and actions are too numerous to count; he has somehow made an inherently oppressive institution, the U.S. Department of Justice, even…
At a certain point the shock ceases to internally register and this is another one of those moments. The Department of Justice is reportedly launching a project aimed at diminishing affirmative action and suing universities that discriminate against white people who are applying to college.
The Justice Department announced on Friday that it would help defend Texas’ recently passed ban on sanctuary cities in court.
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