The US Senate unanimously approved a bill Thursday to crackdown on robocalls, sending it to President Donald Trump for executive approval. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act (TRACED) is designed improve enforcement of the Communications Act of 1934. The act both imposes strict penalties for individuals who directly violate it and ensures [...]

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A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the federal government is entitled to proceeds from former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden’s new memoir and several speeches because he did not submit the material to federal agencies in advance. Snowden formerly worked as a contract employee of both the Central Intelligence (CIA) Agency and the National Security Agency [...]

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Tennessee filed a lawsuit against a Nashville suburb on Wednesday to stop a zoning ordinance that effectively bans surgical abortions within the city limits. Two days after the opening of Carafem, the only abortion clinic within the city limits of Mt. Juliet, the Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners [...]

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The US House Intelligence Committee approved a report on Tuesday summarizing the evidence it has collected in regards to the impeachment inquiry. The vote, which was cast down party lines, will send the report to the House Judiciary Committee. The Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report highlights two instances of presidential misconduct: withholding Ukrainian aid in exchange [...]

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Deputy Attorney General Rosen released a statement on Monday stating that the Department of Justice is willing to broaden its review of technology cases beyond Antitrust laws. This statement was released during Rosen’s participation in the American Bar Association’s 2019 Antitrust Fall Forum. The question that Deputy Attorney General Rosen sought to address in his [...]

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The US House voted on Thursday to formalize its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of using the influence of his office to persuade Ukraine to harm his political rival, Joe Biden. The vote of 232 in favor and 196 against fell largely along party lines, with only two Democrats, Representative Jeff [...]

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Democrats in the US House of Representatives released a resolution Tuesday detailing rules they intend to follow during the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The resolution provides that House committees can continue their existing investigations into whether there is sufficient evidence to employ the Constitutional powers of impeachment. More specifically, the resolution outlines time [...]

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US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi distributed a “fact sheet” on Monday, amid the ongoing impeachment inquiry, outlining what her office describes as a gross abuse of power by President Donald Trump. The fact sheet reveals developments from the whistleblower complaint, which stated that Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former Vice [...]

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