Home / Washington Times (page 30)

Washington Times

Keith Ellison evades questions on DNC finances, Hillary Clinton's accusatio…

Rep. Keith Ellison evaded questions Friday about the bankruptcy of the Democratic National Committee in 2016. “Hillary Clinton is a wonderful American. I think she’s a wonderful person that served this country — so I’m not looking back. I’m looking forward,” Mr. Ellison, Minnesota Democrat, said on MSNBC. “We can’t ...

Read More »

Americans for Prosperity rolling out digital ads targeting House Republicans on …

Americans for Prosperity is rolling out a six-figure digital ad campaign on Friday designed to spur on House Republicans to get moving on tax reform and rally around the conservative grassroots group’s principles for an overhaul. The campaign, which includes banner and display spots, as well as Facebook and Twitter ...

Read More »

Huntington church agrees to be a 'sanctuary' for immigrants

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A church in West Virginia has pledged to be a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants who are targets of deportation. The Herald-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2rwU3Qy ) The First Congregational United Church of Christ in Huntington announced on Wednesday a pledge to open its doors to those facing deportation ...

Read More »

'Sanctuary cities' have until end of June to comply

Jurisdictions put on notice by the Trump Administration that they must prove compliance with federal immigration laws or risk losing some federal grants have until the month’s end to submit such documentation. Most of the 10 jurisdictions singled out by the Justice Department are still formulating responses, with several expected ...

Read More »

Deportation cases lagged under Barack Obama, says watchdog

Under the Bush administration, it took an immigration judge less than a month to finish the average deportation case. Near the end of President Obama’s tenure, that time had soared to nearly a year, according to a new report Thursday from the government’s chief watchdog that underscores the immigration mess ...

Read More »

Doctor in Trump Hotel case released but due back in court

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Pennsylvania doctor arrested at Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington is due back in federal court Friday afternoon. Bryan Moles, 43, faces charges of unlawful possession and transportation of a firearm. He was not licensed to carry a gun in the District of Columbia, which has ...

Read More »

Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries and refugees from anywhere in the world, saying the U.S. will be safer if the policy is put in place. The Justice Department filing to the high ...

Read More »

Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Former Penn State President Graham Spanier and two other former school administrators are to be sentenced Friday on charges of child endangerment for failing to report a 2001 allegation about Jerry Sandusky to authorities in a child sex abuse scandal that first broke more than five ...

Read More »

The Latest: ACLU against effort to allow Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on the Justice Department’s appeal to the Supreme Court to reinstate the Trump administration’s travel ban (all times local): 12:45 a.m. The ACLU is decrying the Trump administration’s late-night request that the Supreme Court immediately reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. ...

Read More »

Trump to Supreme Court to let travel ban take effect

Trump administration made a plea to Supreme Court late Thursday to let the president’s travel ban that would block citizens from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. take effect. The administration asked the justices to consider the legality of President Trump’s executive order, a move that marks the president’s first ...

Read More »