Feds Grilled Over Trump Appointment of Immigration Official

A federal judge told the Justice Department on Tuesday that its case for the legitimacy of President Donald Trump appointing the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services eviscerates a law Congress passed to ensure top agency officials are Senate-confirmed. 

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O’Rourke Pledges Reversal of Trump-Era LGBTQ Policies

Promising to undo what he calls an assault on LGBTQ rights under the Trump administration, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke rolled out a new plan Wednesday to strengthen federal protections for gay and transgender people in the United States that calls for the reversal of several Trump policies, including the transgender troop ban.

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Beto O’Rourke Unveils Plan to Boost Voter Turnout

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke released a comprehensive new voting rights plan Wednesday that aims to increase voter turnout, secure U.S. elections from foreign interference and crack down on voter suppression laws, saying the country can’t solve challenges “with half-measures or only half our people – it’s going to take all of us.”

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