Justice

Ken Cuccinelli walked into a bar. And Martin O’Malley lit into him. – The Washington Post

Instead of a punchline, what followed, one witness said, was a “shame-invoking tirade” by Martin O’Malley, the former Democratic governor of Maryland, directed at Ken Cuccinelli II, the former Virginia attorney general who is acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.The two political polar opposites crossed paths Wednesday night at the Dubliner, a…

A Mysterious ‘-1’ and Other Call Records Show How Giuliani Pressured Ukraine

House Democrats’ impeachment report showed the president’s personal lawyer executing an irregular foreign policy.Rudolph W. Giuliani’s phone records show he was in touch with a variety of people who could help him execute a pressure campaign on Ukraine, like top administration officials and an associate now under indictment.Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The New York TimesWASHINGTON — In the…

9 arrested at protest of immigration detention company

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Police have arrested nine demonstrators who used cement and tar to glue themselves to the entrances of a private prison company headquarters in Florida to protest the treatment of immigrants. Boca Raton Police spokesman Mark Economou said officers were clearing the area Tuesday after making nine arrests. He did not…

Immigrant advocates sue US over yanked detention hotline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates sued the Trump administration Tuesday for ending a free hotline that allowed detained immigrants to report concerns about custody conditions after it was featured on the show “Orange Is the New Black.”The nonprofit group Freedom for Immigrants, which has run the hotline since 2013 with a free phone line…

What’s Different About This Impeachment

It’s not the offense, but rather one party’s rejection of reality.Dec. 14, 2019, 2:30 p.m. ETHouse Judiciary Committee members and staff during debate on articles of impeachment on Thursday.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York TimesRepublicans argue that the present impeachment process is nothing like Watergate. At that time there was growing bipartisan alarm at President Richard Nixon’s…

Democrats, GOP Reach Deal to Avert Government Shutdown

(Bloomberg) — Lawmakers from the House and Senate reached a bipartisan deal to fund the government before the Dec. 20 spending deadline, according to Nita Lowey, the New York Democrat who chairs the House Appropriations Committee.The $1.3 trillion deal in principle follows weeks of negotiations between the Democratic-led House, the Republican-led Senate and the Trump…

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