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Trump Indictment Possible by Spring, Say White House Lawyers

February 2, 2018

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, v. DONALD J. TRUMP, defendant. That is how the cover page of the case file would likely read. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who President Trump once ordered fired,  has slowly worked his way through Team Trump. He…

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The Best People? Twitter Thrashes Trump’s Judicial Nominee for His Sheer, Shocking Incompetence

December 15, 2017

Matthew Spencer Peterson literally knew nothing when testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee — Twitter Quickly Took Note. When you’ve had as many questionable nominees for federal positions as Donald Trump has had, it’s hard to rise head and shoulders…

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Trump Lawyers Claim First Amendment Right to Suppress First Amendment With Violence. Really.

July 26, 2017

Claiming To Use Free Speech Rights To Stop Protesters First Amendment Rights Pres. Trump has his attorneys claiming that he was exercising his first amendment right to free speech when protesters were being assaulted at one of his rallies for…

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Florida Supreme Court Shoots Down ‘Stand Your Ground on Steroids’ Law

July 3, 2017

Stand Your Ground on Steroids Gets Shot Down The Florida Supreme Court just shot down a law that could be called Stand Your Ground on Steroids, which the NRA lobbied for this spring. On June 9th, Florida Governor Rick Scott…

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Federal Judge Blocks Controversial Abortion Ultrasound Law

April 3, 2017

A federal judge has blocked an Indiana mandate requiring pregnant women to submit to an ultrasound at least 18 hours prior to having an abortion, ruling that the mandate is likely unconstitutional and causes women, particularly low-income women, to face “clearly…

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JUDGE: Protesters Can Sue Trump for Creating ‘Atmosphere of Violence’ at Rallies (VIDEO)

April 1, 2017

A Kentucky federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit against then-candidate Donald Trump amid allegations that he allowed the use of violence against three protesters at a Louisville rally when he told his supporters to “get ’em out of here.”…

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Nunes Has an Absurd Response to Calls For His Removal From House Russia Investigation

March 28, 2017

Devin Nunes Sets A New Standard For Tone Deafness As Pressure Mounts House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) is facing increasing calls to recuse himself from the committee’s investigation into the meddling of Russia in the 2016 election. House Minority…

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Trump EPA Pick Ordered to Release Thousands of Potentially Explosive Emails Hours Before Confirmation Vote

February 16, 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Trump’s nominee to direct the EPA, has hit a snag one day ahead of his confirmation vote. A judge in his home state has ruled that his office must release thousands of emails to…

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BREAKING: Judge Slams The Brakes On Brazen Republican Power Grab

December 30, 2016

A Momentary Victory For Democracy Against Republican Power Grabs In North Carolina A judge halted a brazen power grab by the Republican party in North Carolina, Reuters reported Friday. Earlier this month, the Republican party, which holds a veto-proof minority in…

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Judge DEMANDS Details Of RNC / Trump Campaign Voter Intimidation Pact As Election Day Looms

November 1, 2016

The Republican National Committee has been ordered by a federal judge to reveal any plans it has to that involve poll-watching schemes after Donald Trump called on his supporters to be on the lookout for voter fraud in areas that…

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