Sessions orders review of police reform agreements

Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a widespread review of police reform investigations launched by the Justice Department. The review comes as Sessions looks for ways to cut back on federal oversight of local law enforcement. The order was issued in a two-page memo, opening up a review of actions by the Obama administration which forced local law enforcement officials to change some policies. These include … Continue reading Sessions orders review of police reform agreements

President Trump Begins to Unravel Obamacare

Just a few hours after taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump has signed into law an executive order that allows federal agencies the power to loosen large chunks of Obamacare, including the mandate requiring Americans to purchase insurance. During the official Oval Office ceremony, President Trump signed several official documents. The order allows federal agencies the power to change, delay or waive provisions … Continue reading President Trump Begins to Unravel Obamacare

Trump continues to fight with intelligence community

President-elect Donald Trump has begun a fight with the intelligence community, that could spill into his presidency. Trump has raised doubts about U.S. intelligence, citing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Trump elicited alarm after he tweeted disparagingly about a classified briefing he is due to receive this week. Assange has been seen as a partner with Russia in fighting the West. Assange recently appeared on Sean … Continue reading Trump continues to fight with intelligence community

Donald Trump names General James Mattis as next Defense Secretary

After lots of rumors and predictions, President-elect Donald Trump announced he is nominating retired four-star general James Mattis as his Secretary of Defense. Mattis has been a vocal opponent of the Obama administration. Trump’s appointment of Mattis echoes his intention of taking a tougher stance against U.S. enemies abroad, especially Iran. Trump made the announcement during a rally in Cincinnati. “We are going to appoint … Continue reading Donald Trump names General James Mattis as next Defense Secretary

Donald Trump’s claims of ‘illegal voters’ backs Jill Stein’s recount

While condemning the recount spearheaded by Jill Stein, Donald Trump has now alleged voter fraud, which could actually support the effort. Despite winning the election, Donald Trump has now alleged voter fraud, which he says cost him the popular vote. This sudden outburst comes as Green Party candidate Jill Stein announced that she would seek a recount in Wisconsin. Trump criticized Stein for the recount effort, … Continue reading Donald Trump’s claims of ‘illegal voters’ backs Jill Stein’s recount