In The News
Seventeen years ago today, I was coming up out of the Metro subway when I realized the world had changed.
“It’s going to be okay. It’s going to be okay.”
White House counsel Don McGahn, whose imminent departure was announced by President Trump this week, will likely be called to testify before Congress about his efforts to constrain testimony in the Russia investigation if Democrats capture control of the House in this fall’s elections, says a top House Democrat.
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - BART has been awarded $6.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
This one-time FEMA funding will help with safety and security.
BART is one of a dozen large transit agencies to get a piece of this $88 million pie.
A Democratic congressman has introduced a bill to make it a criminal offence for the US president, vice president, their families or their companies in which they have at least half-ownership, to receive “anything of value” from a foreign power.
Our White House is not for sale, and it’s about time that Congress takes a meaningful stand to ensure that. No U.S. president should be enriched by foreign sources—presidents should hold themselves to a higher standard, and if they won’t, it’s our job to do it for them.
Last week, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced legislation that would require federal candidates to report receiving any private, significant information about opponents from a foreign power.
Over the past year, I’ve spent hours listening to witnesses talk about the events of the 2016 campaign. The House Intelligence Committee, on which I sit, has been investigating Russian interference in the election.
Gary Jackson never stood a chance.
Gary was 28 and working as a security guard at a taco truck in Oakland, Calif., in 2009 when he saw Dreshawn Lee carrying a sawed-off shotgun and reported it to police. Three months later, Lee took his revenge by shooting and killing Jackson with an AK-47-style semiautomatic assault rifle.
As our president demonizes the free press on a daily basis, this pillar of our democracy — with rights strictly protected by the First Amendment — deserves explicit protection from physical violence.