Your Tuesday night briefing from the staff of Courthouse News
Top CNS stories for today including President Donald Trump wants a federal judge to re-establish the investigatory “red line” that is his financial records from Deutsche Bank; House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said his panel will recommend an investigation into Blackwater founder and Trump ally Erik Prince for lying to Congress; Health care activists told lawmakers a Medicare for All plan is necessary to truly reform the health care system, and more.
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1.) President Donald Trump previously declared his financial records from Deutsche Bank to be an investigatory “red line.” Congressional Democrats crossed it earlier this month, and now, Trump wants a federal judge to re-establish it.
2.) House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Tuesday that his panel will recommend an investigation into Blackwater founder and Trump ally Erik Prince for lying to Congress.
3.) Lining up what is likely to be a fixture of the 2020 presidential election, health care activists on Tuesday told lawmakers a Medicare for All plan is necessary to truly reform the health care system, as right-leaning economists cautioned them on the legislation’s price tag and the fundamental changes it would bring to the U.S. insurance industry.
4.) The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared a website that brokers gun sales of liability for a mass shooting, finding that facilitating firearm sales between third parties is not the same as selling guns.
5.) The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lacked authority to change the controversial name of one of the most popular lakes in Minneapolis, the state appeals court ruled.
6.) A 10th Circuit panel decided Tuesday to deny a Utah man’s request to keep his bump stock while his appeal over the federal government’s ban on the firearm device is heard.
7.) Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and its 239 passengers mysteriously disappeared while flying over the southern Indian Ocean in 2014. The plane has never been found, but a new mathematical approach could help discover its location, according to a new study released Tuesday.
8.) An EU magistrate recommended defeat Tuesday for an attempt by Paris prosecutors to regulate Airbnb with strict rules meant to govern real estate agents.