#trump-administration

Pressure Is Building on Biden to Do More for Asylum-Seekers and Migrants | KQED
Noorani said Biden needs the backing of a much broader swath of Americans if he wants to build the support he needs to address immigration issues.
Tony Podesta is hired to lobby by Huawei and a Bulgarian energy company.
WASHINGTON - The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has hired the veteran Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta as part of an expanded campaign to improve relations with the Biden administration.
The Significance of Tom Barrack's Obstruction and False Statements Charges | emptywheel
I want to expand on something I said in this post about Tom Barrack's charges: the obstruction and false statements charges against Trump's big fundraiser make this case much more solid than many in the press (usually the same people claiming it's a FARA case) are suggesting.
Eviction moratorium exceeds CDC authority, federal court rules
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unlawfully placed a temporary hold on tenant evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Trump ally Thomas Barrack to be released on $250-million bail
Thomas J. Barrack, the prominent Los Angeles investor and longtime ally of former President Trump, was expected to be released from jail Friday on a $250-million bond while he awaits trial on charges of obstruction of justice and covertly acting as an agent of the United Arab Emirates.
Trump Foreign Business Dealings Draw Scrutiny as New York Probe Ramps Up
As the New York attorney general's criminal investigation into the Trump Organization heats up, former President Donald Trump's business empire is facing further scrutiny in Scotland while scrubbing longtime Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg's name from corporate filings across the globe.
New U.S. sanctions aim to punish Cuban forces for crackdowns on protesters.
Calling attention to police violence in the United States, the foreign minister added: "It should rather apply unto itself the Magnitsky Global Act for systematic repression & police brutality that took the lives of 1021 persons in 2020."
Dreamers in turmoil after Texas ruling blocks new Daca applications
For Kimberly, an undocumented 20-year-old in Missouri, last week's decision by a Texas judge to not allow immigrants to file new applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca), a program that shielded them against deportation and provided work permits and other benefits, could have immediate impacts.
Pelosi Bars Trump Loyalists From Jan. 6 Inquiry, Prompting a G.O.P. Boycott
Democrats said Representatives Jim Banks and Jim Jordan, who amplified Donald J. Trump's lies of a stolen election and opposed investigating the assault, could not be trusted to scrutinize it.