The complaint, according to the overview, calls for “an investigation into whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated the criminal laws on conflicts of interest and false statements.”
Today, First Lady Melania Trump’s parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, officially became naturalized U.S. citizens after having moved from their native Slovenia several years ago.
One person who agrees is Paul Schmidt, a retired former immigration judge and general counsel for the now-defunct predecessor of ICE, the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
And although Republicans seemed to have pulled off a narrow victory and hold onto the seat, the results cannot be encouraging for them.
“And I’ll tell you this,” he added. “Legacies will be remembered for people who stuck on principle and didn’t fail in the face of adversity. He’s failed in the face of adversity.”
Republicans had hoped to lock out Democrats from key races in the California primaries, but they failed — and now the chance for Democrats to retake the House is that much stronger.
Susan Ellis Wild defeated the anti-choice, anti-immigrant Trump-loving John Morganelli to run for Congress in the state with the largest all-male delegation.
On the eve of the primary, West Virginia’s most bombastic candidate, U.S. Senate hopeful Don Blankenship, has turned on the man he is emulating.
Republican legislators voted overwhelmingly to ban state funds from being used to pay any penalties Kobach might face after a federal judge found him in contempt of court.
Republicans’ political fortunes have taken a turn in Missouri. GOP officials in the state are panicking over the fiasco surrounding Gov. Eric Greitens. And polls show their commanding lead over Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race has reversed.
According to OH Predictive Insights/ABC15, Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema trounces all three major GOP competitors in the race to fill retiring Republican Jeff Flake’s Senate seat. She leads Rep. Martha McSally 48 to 42, former state Sen. Kelli Ward 50 to 40, and disgraced ex-Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio 59 to 33.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is no longer confident he can keep his GOP majority this fall. It’s apparently so bad, he’s resorting a desperate Hail Mary tactic: keeping the Senate open so long that red-state Democrats will be trapped in Washington and unable to go home to campaign for re-election.
There’s more bad news for Ted Cruz in his effort to hang onto his Senate seat. A new shock poll released by Quinnipiac on Tuesday revealed that the Texas race is suddenly neck and neck. Cruz is up by just 47 to 44 percent over his challenger, Democratic El Paso Rep. Beto O’Rourke.
In one of the biggest surprises yet in the battle for control of the Senate, former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen has taken a 10-point lead over GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn in the new Middle Tennessee State University Poll. This is the latest of multiple polls giving Bredesen the lead.