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Spring cases in limbo without Supreme Court guidance on arguments during pandemic

Spring cases in limbo without Supreme Court guidance on arguments during pandemic

The Supreme Court has yet to announce alternatives for regular oral arguments in pending cases, even as President Donald Trump has declared the national distancing guidelines should continue through April. The justices issued an order on Monday in an April case, as if the month’s schedule had not changed amid the death and turmoil of…MORE

The US is swiftly removing migrant children due to new coronavirus restrictions

The US is swiftly removing migrant children due to new coronavirus restrictions

The United States is returning some unaccompanied migrant children arrested on the US-Mexico border to their home countries under new coronavirus guidelines, a move the Trump administration has up until now been unable to do. Earlier this month, at the direction of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Homeland Security began…MORE

President Trump’s coronavirus briefings lack a crucial element: Empathy

President Donald Trump wants everyone to know it: His coronavirus briefings are a ratings hit. By tweeting a New York Times story about the millions of viewers his evening news conferences attract, the President made one thing clear: In his mind, it’s all about him. Maybe, in tweeting about his ratings being on par with…MORE

Trump contradicts Pompeo by downplaying foreign coronavirus disinformation campaigns

Trump contradicts Pompeo by downplaying foreign coronavirus disinformation campaigns

President Donald Trump on Monday expressed skepticism about foreign disinformation campaigns related to the coronavirus pandemic, contradicting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who has been a strong critic of China and Iran in particular. Asked about reported efforts by China, Russia and Iran to mislead the public about the source of the deadly pandemic and…MORE

Trump says he will speak with Putin to discuss oil market and trade

Trump says he will speak with Putin to discuss oil market and trade

President Donald Trump said he will be speaking with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday. He said they are expected to talk about the oil fight between Russia and Saudi Arabia. “Right after this call, I’m speaking to a gentleman named Vladimir Putin,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends.” The two will be talking about…MORE