Federal Officials Are Looking For Whoever Etched ‘TRUMP’ On Florida Manatee’s Back

Topline Officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are trying to figure out how a manatee on Florida’s Gulf Coast ended up with the word “TRUMP” scraped into its back, spurring an investigation into the vulnerable animal’s possible harassment. A manatee swims beside a tour boat in the Crystal River Preserve State Park on…Continue Reading

Fighting From Federal Death Row in My Friend Brandon Bernard’s Memory

Last night: Brandon Bernard Today: Alfred Bourgeois January 12: Lisa Montgomery January 14: Cory Johnson January 15: Dustin Higgs These are the names of the humans on federal death row and the dates on which the Trump administration intends to kill them before leaving office. Eight federal prisoners had already been executed. Last night, Brandon…Continue Reading

Why a federal judge threw out Trump’s Pennsylvania lawsuit

Phiuladelphia As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump’s failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centered on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania.The strategy may have played well in front of television cameras and on talk radio to Mr. Trump’s supporters. But it has…Continue Reading

A federal judge dismissed a 2019 lawsuit from Trump accusing CNN of libel

A federal court dismissed a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump accusing CNN of libel, court documents showed Thursday. Trump sued CNN for an article published in 2019 written by CNN contributor Larry Noble about the Mueller report and Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump sued CNN for libel citing a line in the…Continue Reading

Roughly $1B in federal virus aid unspent in Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has less than two months to spend roughly $1 billion in federal coronavirus aid, the state budget director told lawmakers during a special session Monday. Budget Director Dan Haug outlined the huge sum of unspent federal funding during the special legislative session called by Republican Gov. Mike Parson, who asked…Continue Reading

Barr Tells Federal Prosecutors to Investigate ‘Clear’ Instances of Voting Irregularities, Sidestepping DOJ Policy

U.S. Attorney General William Barr has authorized the Department of Justice to investigate “substantial allegations” of voting irregularities in this year’s presidential election despite little evidence of widespread voter fraud, according to a memo obtained by the Associated Press.In the memo to U.S. attorneys, Barr said investigations “may be conducted if there are clear and…Continue Reading

Federal Reserve Holds Rates Steady as U.S. Economy Still in Recovery

No results matched your search Economy6 hours ago (Nov 05, 2020 02:11PM ET) © Reuters. By Christiana SciaudoneInvesting.com — The Federal Open Market Committee held its at 0.25%, as expected by analysts. “Economic activity and employment have continued to recover but remain well below their levels at the beginning of the year,” the FOMC said…Continue Reading

Federal judge in Texas rejects Republican challenge to drive-through voting

A federal judge in Texas on Monday rejected a Republican attempt to invalidate about 127,000 votes in this year’s presidential election because drive-through polling centers established during the coronavirus pandemic were used to cast ballots.U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen, appointed by Republican President George W. Bush, ruled that a Republican activist and candidates who filed…Continue Reading

Federal Judge Forces ICE To Release Over 250 Detainees From A Southern California Detention Center

Topline A U.S. District Court judge ordered a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement processing center in California to thin out its population by over 250 people after a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California alleged the overcrowded facility didn’t allow for proper social distancing and sanitation guidelines amid the coronavirus…Continue Reading

Federal Agents Are on Standby for Possible Election Day Unrest

Law enforcement agencies across the country are preparing for potential unrest around Election Day, if anyone was looking for further confirmation that November is going to be particularly grim. On the federal level, agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are reportedly on “standby” ahead of the election, while Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel…Continue Reading

Axios-Ipsos poll: Federal coronavirus response has only gotten worse

Americans believe the federal government’s handling of the pandemic has gotten significantly worse over time, according to the latest installment of the Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index.Why it matters: Every other institution measured in Week 29 of our national poll — from state and local governments to people’s own employers and area businesses — won positive marks…Continue Reading