16 states filed a lawsuit against President Trump to block his national emergency. The suit was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California and asks the Court to enjoin the Trump Administration from funding the border barrier with federal money, from constructing a barrier at
As of Thursday, President Trump will sign the latest border deal and simultaneously declare a national emergency. Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, backs the President in his declaration. Other Republicans such as Sen. Susan Collins, Sen. Rand Paul, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski are not in favor of Trump declaring a
As temporary funding to keep the government open dwindles, lawmakers must decide on a bipartisan deal to secure the budget for the rest of the fiscal year. This deal was painstakingly crafted after a stalemate in talks over the weekend. The deal consists of seven funding bills for respective departments,
59-year-old Ralph Northam, Democratic governor of Virginia, faced abundant backlash over a photo in the Eastern Virginia Medical School’s student-produced yearbook. The photo was found on Northam’s personal page in the book. The school’s photo is from 1984, the year Northam graduated. The school confirmed the photo is real in
On Saturday morning, five people were shot in southeast Louisiana. In Livingston Parish, a 21-year-old man named Dakota Theriot fired at his girlfriend, her father, and her brother. Billy Ernest, 43, Summer Earnest, 20, and Tanner Earnest, 17, all died from their wounds and were found dead in their home.