Interior department watchdog says police did not clear Lafayette Park for Trump photo-op, rather to install fencing

An Interior Department watchdog said Wednesday that U.S. park police (“USPP”) cleared Black Lives Matter protesters from Lafayette Park near the White House last June to erect fencing around the area, not to make way for former President Donald Trump’s walk to St. John’s church. The department’s inspector general said the commander in charge of […]

President Biden ends negotiations with Senator Capito and Republicans over infrastructure legislation

President Biden has ended negotiations with Senator Shelley Moore Capito and Republicans over infrastructure legislation. According to White House press secretary Jen Psaki, Biden told Capito on Tuesday that the latest GOP offer didn’t “meet the essential needs of our country” to fix roads and bridges, prepare the nation for a future reliant on clean […]

Supreme Court rules against immigrants who entered U.S. illegally with temporary status

The Supreme Court ruled Monday in an unanimous decision that thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents. Justice Elena Kagan wrote that federal immigration law prohibits people who entered the country illegally and now have Temporary Protected Status from seeking “green cards” to remain […]

Department of Justice seizes millions in ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline

The Justice Department announced on Monday that it has successfully seized millions of dollars in cryptocurrency Colonial Pipeline paid to the cyber criminal group ‘DarkSide,’ following last month’s ransomware attack that led the pipeline to briefly shut down its operations. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said at a news conference: “Earlier today, the Department of Justice […]